The Health Information for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH) portion of the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) provides incentives and regulations for the use of electronic health records (EHR) by all Medicare enrolled practitioners, whether a single physician or a multiple site clinic group. (more…)
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As consultants we assist providers in enrolling or changing required information to the Medicare Fiscal Intermediaries (F.I.).
For most California providers, the F.I. is Palmetto GBA and they are not located in California. To report a change or enroll in the program, Medicare requires the completion of an enrollment application known as a CMS-855A. When submitting applications, there are many items to consider in order for your application to be accepted and approved. (more…)
As of March 25, 2011 a new application fee was imposed on Medicare enrollments using application CMS-855A or 855B. The fee is applicable to facility-based enrollment applications, but not to individual enrollments (855I and 855R). Physicians, non-physician practitioners and physician group practices are exempt from the fee. (more…)