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Do I need to obtain preapproval or precertification before I provide a Part B service to a Railroad Medicare patient? 03/29/2016
Can Railroad Medicare beneficiaries have coverage through a Medicare Advantage plan? 03/28/2016
Railroad Medicare denied my claim because the patient is in a Medicare Advantage plan. The patient gave us a Railroad Medicare card. How would I know the patient is enrolled in a Medicare Advantage plan? 03/28/2016
When I check eligibility through the eServices portal will it show Medicare Advantage plan enrollment? 03/28/2016
When I check eligibility through the IVR will it give me information about Medicare Advantage plan enrollment? 03/28/2016
What is Twitter? 03/25/2016
How can I tell if a remittance was paid by paper check or by electronic funds transfer (EFT)? 03/23/2016
As a rendering physician, how should I report my NPI on a claim? Do I submit differently if I am a member of a group? 03/22/2016
Do you have questions about portal verification films? 03/22/2016
How do I make the text larger to make it easier to read? 03/22/2016
How often are CARCs and RARCs updated? 03/22/2016
I received a letter saying I have to file claims electronically with Railroad Medicare and references 'ASCA'. What does 'ASCA' mean? 03/22/2016
I sent a written request to Railroad Medicare, and it was returned stating I didn't include enough information. What information does Railroad Medicare need to answer my written inquiries? 03/22/2016
My claim denied for timely filing. When can timely filing be waived? 03/22/2016
One physician in a group performed a surgical procedure but a different physician in the same group was responsible for follow up after the surgery. Do we submit as split post-op care? 03/22/2016
What are CARCs and RARCs? 03/22/2016
What place of service (POS) do I use when reading a test from a remote location? 03/22/2016
Where do I file durable medical equipment (DMEPOS) claims for Railroad Medicare beneficiaries? 03/22/2016
Why is documentation required for unlisted codes? 03/22/2016
Can a single visit be counted as both the IPPE and an AWV? 03/21/2016
Can I use the KX HCPCS modifier when filing claims to Railroad Medicare for charges that exceed the therapy cap? 03/21/2016
Can other medical services be performed at the same time as an AWV? If so, how are they coded? 03/21/2016
Does it matter what position modifiers are submitted on an anesthesia claim? 03/21/2016
Is an intravenous insulin drip considered a 'drug requiring intensive monitoring for toxicity' under the Table of Risk? 03/21/2016
Is Coumadin or Heparin considered a 'drug requiring intensive monitoring for toxicity' under the Table of Risk? 03/21/2016
My paper claim was rejected with remittance messages N265 and N276? What information was missing? 03/21/2016
What documentation is required for transtelephonic monitoring? 03/21/2016
What modifiers are required when billing for beneficiaries enrolled in hospice? 03/21/2016
After I receive a 277CA will I receive anything else? 03/16/2016
Are there MSP examples available to view? 03/16/2016
For physical therapy claims where the service is performed in the patient's home (PS=12), does there need to be a 2310C loop with the patient's home address? If so, does is it need a 9-digit zip code? 03/16/2016
How can I check on the status of my Railroad EDI Enrollment Form? 03/16/2016
How can I tell if I am set up for Electronic Billing? 03/16/2016
How do we distinguish test from production submissions? 03/16/2016
If we pass testing as a submitter, will we be able to submit claims for all our providers without them testing as well? 03/16/2016
Is the 277CA returned for each test submission? 03/16/2016
Once I enroll for electronic billing, do I automatically receive electronic remits? 03/16/2016
PC-ACE Pro32 software FAQs 03/16/2016
What if we do not receive the 999 and 277CA consistently? 03/16/2016
What information do I need to have available when calling for Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) assistance? 03/16/2016
What is a Network Service Vendor? 03/16/2016
What is an approved software vendor? 03/16/2016
What is my Submitter ID? 03/16/2016
What is the most current version (date) of the 837 implementation guides? 03/16/2016
Where can I locate the payer ID for Railroad Medicare? 03/16/2016
Where in the 277 CA file can we find the rejection message that provides the detailed rejection reason description? 03/16/2016
Will one test file allow me to move to PROD? And does the file require 25 claims? 03/16/2016
Will you reject claims with a P.O. Box in the billing provider address? Will you reject claims where the group number and policy number are the same values? 03/16/2016
Can I print and photocopy a blank 'Request for Railroad Medicare PTAN for Electronic Submitters' form? 03/15/2016
Can My Billing Agency or Clearinghouse Update My Provider Enrollment Record with Railroad Medicare? 03/15/2016
Do I need to notify Railroad Medicare that a provider has left our group? 03/15/2016
Do I need to notify Railroad Medicare that a provider has retired? 03/15/2016
How do I update my provider information on an existing Railroad Medicare provider number? 03/15/2016
How long will it take Railroad Medicare to issue a PTAN? 03/15/2016
I have a Railroad Medicare PTAN but need to update my record. How do I update with Railroad Medicare? 03/15/2016
What information do I need to include when I send a written inquiry to Provider Enrollment? 03/15/2016
What information is verified on my local Medicare Administrative Contractor's (MAC's) Part B file? 03/15/2016
Appeals: What happens to an incomplete redetermination request? 03/02/2016
Are chiropractors required to submit therapy codes with both the GP and the GY HCPCS modifiers? 03/02/2016
Are observation codes submitted by the hour or by the calendar date? 03/02/2016
Are we required to complete the ICD Indicator field in Item 21 of the CMS-1500 (02/12) claim form? 03/02/2016
Are we required to submit a claim to Palmetto GBA for maintenance therapy? 03/02/2016
Are we required to submit our Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) claims electronically? 03/02/2016
Are Your Medicare Secondary Claims Rejecting? 03/02/2016
Benefits Coordination & Recovery Center (BCRC) Contractor Fact Sheet 03/02/2016
By the time you received my refund, you had already offset my claim. Why wasn't my refund returned to me? 03/02/2016
Can a chiropractor use a manual device to assist with manipulation? 03/02/2016
Can a nurse practitioner perform the initial hospital visit? 03/02/2016
Can a provider request immediate offset for voluntary refunds or for solicited overpayments prior to the 40-day interval? 03/02/2016
Can a provider submit a hospital inpatient or office/outpatient evaluation on the same calendar date as a critical service? 03/02/2016
Can a service with the GY HCPCS modifier be appealed? 03/02/2016
Can an ABN (Advance Beneficiary Notice of Noncoverage) be issued for HCPCS code A0427-ALS 1/Emergency Transports? 03/02/2016
Can an evaluation and management (E/M) service be performed as a split/shared service? 03/02/2016
Can ancillary staff that provides a service 'incident to' a physician or non-physician practitioner sign the documentation? 03/02/2016
Can I bill for drug wastage from a multi-dose/multiuse vial or package of drug or biological? 03/02/2016
Can I bill you for sending requested documentation for a prepayment or postpayment review? 03/02/2016
Can I call the Reopening line to change the total number of post-operative days I billed? 03/02/2016
Can I call the Telephone Reopening Line to correct a rejected claim? 03/02/2016
Can I print or view remittances online? 03/02/2016
Can I submit a claim with both ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM codes? 03/02/2016
Can I submit a subsequent hospital visit if my documentation does not support one of the three levels of an initial hospital visit? 03/02/2016
Can I submit a subsequent nursing facility CPT code if my documentation does not support one of the three levels of initial nursing facility services? 03/02/2016
Can I submit a voluntary refund request and payment electronically via eServices? 03/02/2016
Can I use an ABN (Advance Beneficiary Notice of Noncoverage) for chiropractic services? 03/02/2016
Can incident to occur in place of service (POS) 22 (outpatient hospital)? 03/02/2016
Can My Billing Agency or Clearinghouse Request My PTAN from Railroad Medicare? 03/02/2016
Can the modifier that indicates 'increased procedural services' be submitted with an E/M service when a physician spends an extended amount of time with a patient? 03/02/2016
Can time alone be used to select an E/M code? 03/02/2016
Can we bill a patient for a service that denied due to MUE? Should we issue an Advance Beneficiary Notice (ABN) to the patient in this case? 03/02/2016
Can we combine two different problems/diagnoses to obtain the HPI or can we only use one problem? 03/02/2016
Can we utilize the 'status of three or more chronic/inactive conditions' as an extended History of Present Illness (HPI) for the 1995 guidelines? 03/02/2016
Contacts for PTANs and EDI: Questions and Answers 03/02/2016
Do I need to notify Railroad Medicare that a provider's address has changed? I have already notified our local Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC). 03/02/2016
Do subsequent chiropractic visits need new treatment plans? 03/02/2016
Does a beneficiary need to sign an Advance Beneficiary of Noncoverage (ABN) for every visit? 03/02/2016
Does it matter what position pricing modifiers are submitted on a claim? 03/02/2016
Does Medicare allow providers to bill a patient for a missed appointment? 03/02/2016
Does Medicare reimburse for ambulance transportation to and from a physician's office? 03/02/2016
Does Railroad Medicare have Local Coverage Determinations (LCDs)? 03/02/2016
Does time need to be documented in order to submit for a hospital or nursing facility discharge service? 03/02/2016
Generally speaking, when we say 'objective measures,' what does that mean? 03/02/2016
Generally speaking, when we say a 'treatment plan with specific goals', what does that mean? 03/02/2016
How can I check the status of my Appeal request submitted through eServices? 03/02/2016
How can I get a duplicate remittance notice? 03/02/2016
How do I access Immediate Offset and electronic payments for Medicare overpayments and voluntary refunds in eServices? 03/02/2016
How do I address Chiropractic treatment goals if I see the patient once and no further treatment is necessary? 03/02/2016
How do I bill chiropractic manipulative treatment correctly? 03/02/2016
How Do I Find a Form? 03/02/2016
How do I indicate the ICD-CM diagnosis type billed on my claim? 03/02/2016
How do I obtain my Continuing Education Unit (CEU) credit from a Palmetto GBA training session I attended? 03/02/2016
How do I register for listservs? 03/02/2016
How do I report a provider address change? 03/02/2016
How do I request immediate offset on an established overpayment due to Railroad Medicare? 03/02/2016
How do I sign up for Twitter? 03/02/2016
How do I submit an Appeal online? 03/02/2016
How do I upload attachments to an Appeal request? 03/02/2016
How do I verify the effective date of my electronic fund transfer (EFT)? 03/02/2016
How do you determine if an ambulance transport is considered emergent? 03/02/2016
How does a chiropractor submit a claim for an office visit and X-rays to Medicare for the denial of statutorily excluded services for the patient's secondary insurance company? 03/02/2016
How does Palmetto GBA decide when to request documentation, for what and from whom? 03/02/2016
How many units of services should I submit when I am billing a bilateral surgical procedure with CPT modifier 50? 03/02/2016
How should I list the name of the ordering/referring provider when submitting my paper and electronic claims? 03/02/2016
How will I know my Appeal request has been received in eServices? 03/02/2016
I've received a demand letter regarding an overpayment for a post pay review, or some other adjustment, in which it was determined that I have been overpaid and a refund is due to Medicare, if I appeal, do I also need to refund the money? 03/02/2016
I am a hospitalist and all records for my services are part of the patient's hospital record. Why do Medicare contractors send me the request for medical records and not the hospital? 03/02/2016
I am submitting an appeal request through eServices. Can I attach an appointment of representative form with my supporting documentation? 03/02/2016
I billed for a chemotherapy drug with HCPCS code J9999 and it denied. Why? 03/02/2016
I billed multiple patients on one ambulance trip with HCPCS modifier GM, why are my claims still being denied? 03/02/2016
I have primary payment for a consultation service. My software does not allow me to change the procedure code to an E/M code that Medicare will accept. Since Medicare no longer accepts consultation codes, can I bill the patient the co-pay from the primary insurance and not submit a claim to Medicare? 03/02/2016
I have received a payment marked PQRS (Physicians Quality Reporting System) from Railroad Medicare, but my remittance shows a negative dollar amount. Is this a recoupment or withholding? 03/02/2016
I have updates on my EFT banking information. Who do I contact? 03/02/2016
I need information on receiving Twitter updates on my cell phone. 03/02/2016
I need to refund an overpayment to Railroad Medicare. What documentation should I include with my check? 03/02/2016
I noticed a 'multiple procedure' modifier on my remittance advice but I did not submit it. The service was allowed, but should I have included this modifier on my claim? 03/02/2016
I rarely file paper claims and do not want to buy new forms. What are my options? 03/02/2016
I received a letter from Medical Review requesting supporting documentation for a claim. What form should I use when returning the requested information? 03/02/2016
I sent my claim to Railroad Medicare but the IVR and eServices indicate that it is not on file. Should I call and ask a customer service representative to search for the claim? 03/02/2016
I submitted a claim for Chiropractic manipulative treatment (three to four regions) with HCPCS modifiers AT and GA. The claim denied provider responsibility because the documentation lacked specific goals and objective measures. The patient signed an Advance Beneficiary Notice (ABN), so why isn't this patient responsibility? 03/02/2016
I submitted an assigned claim. Why was the payment sent to the patient? 03/02/2016
I submitted an office visit and a surgery code on the same date of service. Why was the office visit denied? 03/02/2016
I was late to the webcast and missed information presented at the beginning. Is there a way for me to watch the session in its entirety later? 03/02/2016
If a forwarding address notification is submitted to the post office when a provider changes site location, will Medicare remittance advices and/or check payments be forwarded to the new address? 03/02/2016
If a paramedic (not an EMT) is requested for a transport (emergent or non-emergent), but no advanced life support (ALS) procedures are performed is it considered an ALS transport? 03/02/2016
If a patient had one system complaint that was documented for the review of systems (ROS) and then the provider documented: 'patient has no other complaints', is that enough to receive a complete ROS? 03/02/2016
If a patient is being transported to a wound care center located within a hospital or on hospital grounds, which destination modifier would be used when filing the claim? 03/02/2016
If a patient is transported by ambulance to hospice prior to the initial assessment and development of the plan of care, what destination modifier do I use? 03/02/2016
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