ICD-10 Information Paper
The October 1, 2014 implementation date for switching from ICD-9 to ICD-10 is fast approaching. You should be preparing now so your claims processing and revenue stream are not negatively impacted. The ACEP Coding and Nomenclature Advisory Committee (CNAC) has prepared an information paper to help explain the changes to make the transition easier.
Step-by-Step Guide to Aetna UCR Settlement
of its ongoing efforts to help physicians get paid fairly, defeat unfair overpayment recovery demands and respond to audits effectively, Whatley Kallas is pleased to provide the following step-by-step guide to help physicians and other health care providers maximize their recovery from the Aetna UCR settlement.
Preparing for Payer Audits
Information paper of how to Prepare for Payer Audits.
Top 20 ED Codes
This chart lists the 20 most often services provided in the ED along with their 2011 Medicare RVU allocations.
Reimbursement and Coding Update for 2013
Several factors will impact emergency physician reimbursement for 2013, and many important coding updates have been made that impact emergency department procedures.
Remember to Use the Fair Health Discount Code
ACEP has arranged for its members to receive a 20% discount on the FH Fee Estimator, a new source of independent charge data from private insurance claims.
Medicare 2011 E/M Frequency Distributions
FAQ on Reimbursement and Coding Updated
Revisions to the CPT and ICD 9 codes always spark a few questions. ACEP has updated its FAQs in reimbursement reflect changes for 2013. Visit the FAQs section to view the updated lists .
These are short tips, typically between 50 and 150 words, you can use to quickly learn coding and documentation rules to maximize your payment for the services you provide.
Templated Letters for Appealing Denied Claims - These letters have been prepared to assist in appealing some of the most common denials experienced by emergency medicine practices.
The Fundamentals of Reimbursement: What Every Graduating Resident Should Know Before Starting Practice
Billing Hassles Log - Provides a mechanism for practices to report denials from payers on processed claims.