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Monthly Archives: December 2006

Pay Attention To your Place of Service Codes

Posted in Billing & Reimbursement, Fraud and Abuse, Medicare

According to an audit report published by the Office of Inspector, doctors are not reporting the correct "Place of Service" codes when submitting claims.  Medicare payments for the same services may vary depending on the location where the services were rendered.  This is because Medicare has determined, among other things, that the cost to produce… Continue Reading