On March 24th, 2017, I was assigned to Medical-surgical unit of Arlington Memorial Hospital. My patient was 56-year-old woman, came to the hospital complain of abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, fever, and bloody diarrhea. She was admitted in the hospital two days ago. I had medication check off that day so I was responsible to give her medication.
I support the Medicare Claims Service (MCS) department for all of their reporting needs. This e-mail is intended for your awareness. I plan on scheduling a meeting with you and members of the MCRT (Medicare Claims Reporting Tool) team very soon to discuss the following information. When software developers designed the MCRT in 2010 to report information to Medicare, they did not build in a way for an average user to run any reports. Instead, they gave one of the Performance and Support team members access to the underlying tables.
Thank you for your follow-up related to this Fast Appeal for Mrs. Letha Washington. You have been very instrumental in ensuring that Mrs. Washington got the necessary medical referrals while here in Houston, TX and we truly thank you for all you have done in that area. This letter is a direct rebuttal to your Grievance Resolution letter dated 2/5/16: 1. In your letter on page 2 you stated “ Per the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) guidelines, Cigna-HealthSpring is required to mail a letter acknowledging receipt and processing of a Customer’s enrollment application.”
Fractured wrists are a common injury. In many cases, the accident occurs when people try to prevent themselves from a basic slip and fall or a sports injury. In either situation, the impact on an outstretched hand can create a fracture in one of the numerous bones within the hand or wrist. If the impact is severe, a surgeon for fractured wrist is needed to help reset the bones and repair any damage. Find the best surgeon for fractured wrist by taking the time to research options.
DOI: 4/16/2012. Patient is a 29-year-old male technician who sustained injury when he was 25-feet up on a ladder when the ladder slid and he fell onto the pavement. He had an open reduction internal fixation (ORIF x 2) for a compound tibia fibula fracture and had hardware removal in 4/25/2013. MRI of the lumbar spine performed on 3/24/2016 revealed L5-S1 small right paracentral disc protrusion without significant spinal canal stenosis or neuroforaminal narrowing.
Medicare fraud is a very common occurrence in the United States. However, there are whistleblowers who are working hard to stop Medicare fraud. The vast majority of people who report Medicare fraud are healthcare professionals. This includes people such as ambulance drivers, physicians, nursing home workers, hospice workers and nurses. There have been some changes recently to the United States whistleblower laws.
Catherine, I did not realize how important the modifiers were to the Medicare billing process. Since reading some of the discussions this week I understand the role of modifiers much better. It is essential that we are able to choose the correct modifier because it can avoid fraud and abuse. After doing a little research I found that one of the top billing errors is from choosing the incorrect modifier. Because every code does not require a modifier I 'm afraid I will have trouble determining which code needs a modifier and which ones do not.
There are many careers out there for you to choose from, and Medical Billing and Coding should be at the top of your list. This position allows you to work in various establishments within the healthcare business. These types of institutions include physician offices, nursing homes, hospitals, rehabilitation facilities, and insurance companies. A medical biller performs several duties in the workplace that include reviewing the patient 's records, submitting claims, answering any questions regarding claims, and calculating charges. Medical billers also comply to legal guidelines and policies such as the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
It is very important to provide feedback to the learners now and then during their learning process. Swann (2002) states that a good clinical instructor is the one who demonstrates an ability to provide feedback to the learners related to their skill performance and behaviors. Various roles of the clinical instructor should be multifaceted and include various responsibilities such as facilitating, supervising, coaching, guiding, consulting, teaching, evaluating, counseling, advising, career planning, role modeling, mentoring, and socializing (Jensen & Mostrom, 2013). Providing frequent feedback to students during their clinical practice by the clinical instructor is more recognized as an important part of undergraduate and graduate health sciences
My website analysis is on the well-known social problem of disability. I am using this website for the first time in hopes of discovering some useful information and resources that may prove to be beneficial to me in my Personal Care Services (PCS) job at Ambercare. The website that I have chosen is Disability Advocacy Network (DAN) http://www.dan-inc.net.au (Disability Advocacy Network). The social problem addressed within this website is that of a disabled individual.