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eTicket Enables Providers to Save Time with Every Call 02/27/2020
April 2020 Release Dark Days for the Common Working File (CWF) Hosts 02/26/2020
A/B MAC and DME MAC Collaborative Nebulizer Webinar 02/26/2020
Ways to Connect to Palmetto GBA 02/26/2020
ePass is Available to Ease the Burden of Repeated Authentication When Calling Palmetto GBA's Provider Contact Center 02/24/2020
Medicare Beneficiary Identifier (MBI) Lookup Tool 02/19/2020
Feedback for Your MAC: 2020 MAC Satisfaction Indicator (MSI) Survey Is Coming Soon 02/18/2020
How to Use the Medicare Coverage Database Open in New Window02/18/2020
Entering Beneficiary Information: eServices Eligibility Inquiry vs. Claim Submission 02/17/2020
Jurisdiction J Part B Submission of Required Additional Documentation (PWK) 02/17/2020
2020 Provider Contact Center Training and Holiday Closure Schedule 02/13/2020
Procedure Codes that Require Additional Documentation 02/07/2020
MBI on a Patient's Card Doesn't Work? 02/06/2020
Instructions for Completing the Medicare PWK Fax Cover Sheet When Submitting Additional Documentation 01/31/2020
Local Coverage Determinations: Find Them Quickly 01/31/2020
MBI on a Patient's Card Doesn't Work? 01/31/2020
Important Tax Information - 1099 Forms 01/24/2020
Submit Medical Record Documentation via esMD 01/15/2020
Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA) - Improper Use of the AQ HCPCS Modifier May Reduce Cash Flow 12/09/2019
How do I make the text larger to make it easier to read? 12/02/2019
New Medicare Card: HICN Claims Reject January 1, 2020 11/18/2019
Care Plan Oversight Services 11/11/2019
Did You Know DME MACs Offer Resources for Physicians? 10/29/2019
Masking of Patient Control Number/Patient Account Number Field on Paper Remittance Advice Began October 1, 2019 10/22/2019
Bankruptcy 10/08/2019
Alcohol Misuse Screening and Counseling 10/04/2019
Alpha-Numeric HCPCS Open in New Window10/04/2019
New Medicare Card: Questions about Using the MBI? 10/04/2019
End of the Month/Quarter Provider Inquiries 09/27/2019
2020 ICD-10-CM 09/26/2019
Local Coverage Determinations (LCDs) Revisions and LCD Articles Notice Period and Update: Part A and Part B 09/13/2019
Beneficiary Signature Requirements 09/09/2019
Medicare's Telehealth Benefit: Clarification from the Durable Medical Equipment MACs 07/23/2019
Polysomnography (Sleep Study) 06/26/2019
Billing Instructions for Investigational Device Exemptions (IDEs) 06/05/2019
Fraud Alert: Genetic Testing Scam Open in New Window06/04/2019
Provider Contact Center 02/20/2019
2019 Payment Adjustment Reminders 02/07/2019
Palmetto GBA to Consolidate Twitter Accounts 01/18/2019
'What If' and Scenario Questions 12/17/2018
Physicians, Are You Ordering Glucose Monitors and Supplies for Your Patients? 11/19/2018
Appropriate Usage of the Modifier for a Distinct Procedural Service, Other Than E/M Services 11/15/2018
Provider Responsibility 09/27/2018
Physicians! Are You Ordering Oxygen for Your Patient? 09/05/2018
Palmetto GBA Achieved a Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) Maturity Level 4 Rating 08/03/2018
Intensive Behavioral Therapy (IBT) for Obesity 07/23/2018
Submitting Additional Documentation 06/26/2018
Open Draft Local Coverage Determination (LCD) Meeting Open in New Window05/17/2018
Unsolicited Fax or Email Inquiry 04/19/2018
Split/Shared Visits in Inpatient Hospital or Emergency Department 04/03/2018
NCD Coding Review - CR 10318-ICD-10 and Other Coding Revisions to NCDs 03/14/2018
Submitting Additional Documentation to Palmetto GBA 03/07/2018
Unlisted and Not Otherwise Classified Procedure Codes (NOC) 02/22/2018
FOIA Requests 02/19/2018
Medicare Provider Alert - Your Responsibility When Using Outsourcers 02/19/2018
National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI) Tool 02/19/2018
Reminder: Additional Documentation Narrative Fax Cover Sheet 02/19/2018
CMS Open Payments Data Website 02/13/2018
CMS Advanced Care Planning FAQs Open in New Window01/26/2018
Are You Receiving Email updates from Palmetto GBA? 01/12/2018
CMS Provider Minute Videos for Part A and Part B Providers and DMEPOS Suppliers 01/12/2018
Contact Information on Medicare Notices 01/12/2018
Email Update Archive Available on Palmetto GBA Facebook 01/12/2018
How often does CMS update the Medicare Revalidation List due date information? 01/12/2018
Identify a Medicare Advantage Plan 01/12/2018
Medicare Advantage Plan Directory (CMS website) 01/12/2018
Medicare Advantage (MA) Plans Adherence to Local and National Coverage Determination Inquiries 01/12/2018
Palmetto GBA B Notice or 1099 Request Form 01/12/2018
Please Do Not Email Protected Health Information (PHI) 01/12/2018
Provider Self Service Applications 01/12/2018
Reminder of Advance Beneficiary Notice of Noncoverage (ABN) Renewal 01/12/2018
Federally Qualified Health Center or Rural Health Clinics 01/10/2018
Advanced Beneficiary Notice of Noncoverage (ABN), Form CMS-R-131 Website Open in New Window01/05/2018
Jurisdiction J (JJ) Local Coverage Determination (LCD) Notification 12/14/2017