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Chiropractic Documentation ModuleDocumentation Requirements for Initial and Subsequent VisitsChiropractic Services: Documentation of Treatment Effectiveness for Subsequent VisitsNational Coverage Determination (NCD) for Services Provided for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Diabetic Sensory Neuropathy with Loss of Protective Sensation (aka Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy) (70.2.1)Physician Certification Statement for Ambulance Services: ReminderDocumentation Tips for Ambulance Providers - Paint the PictureWe're All In This Together: Repetitive Scheduled Non-Emergent Ambulance Transport FlyerAmbulance Coverage for Nonemergency Transports ModuleFoot Care Coverage GuidelinesLand Ambulance: Vehicle and StaffingBeneficiary Signature RequirementsLand Ambulance: Mutual Aid SituationsDialysis Services (In/Outpatient) Same Date as an Evaluation & Management ServiceOIG Report: Medicare Needs Better Controls to Prevent Fraud, Waste, and Abuse Related to Chiropractic ServiceLand Ambulance: Reasons for DenialLive Kidney Donor ServicesAmbulance Transport: Death of BeneficiaryAir Ambulance: Origins and DestinationsLand Ambulance: Physician Certification Statement (PCS) RequirementsCPT Modifier 59: Physical Medicine (Therapy)Portable X-Ray ServicesAir Ambulance: Vehicle and StaffingAmbulatory Surgical Center (ASC) Facility: Services Included in PaymentsAmbulatory Surgical Center (ASC) Facility: Services Reimbursed SeparatelyAmbulance Transports: Two Trips on the Same Date of ServiceTerminated Ambulatory Surgical Center ProceduresAnesthesia Services: Anesthesiologist Assistants (AAs) and the QZ HCPCS ModifierAmbulance Transports: Repetitive vs. Non-Repetitive, Scheduled vs. UnscheduledTherapy ModifiersRoutine Foot Care General InformationAmbulatory Surgical Centers (ASCs) Tips and RemindersOrigin/Destination Ambulance ModifiersCertified Mammography CentersClarification of Payment for ESRD-Related Home Services Under the Monthly Capitation PaymentLand Ambulance: What Medicare CoversEducational Resources to Assist Chiropractors with Medicare BillingLand Ambulance: No Transport and Non-Covered TransportsEmergency ServicesAir Ambulance: What Medicare CoversChiropractic Services: Submission of Claims for Services Excluded from Medicare CoverageESRD Monthly Capitation Payment (MCP) Coding and Frequency LimitationsMultiple Patient TransportsAmbulance Services Provided Outside the United StatesChiropractic Services: Acute TreatmentPhysician Self-Dialysis Training ServicesUse of the AT modifier for Chiropractic Billing (New Information Along with Information in MM3449)Chiropractic Services: Subluxation by X-ray or Physical ExamAnesthesia: Modifier SubmissionMonitored Anesthesia Care (MAC)Rituximab Check ListOrders for Diagnostic TestsCLIA Made EasyOrders for Diagnostic TestsProvider Compliance Tips for Nebulizers and Related Drugs Fact Sheet - Revised2020 Durable Medical Equipment Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) Code Jurisdiction ListComplying with Documentation Requirements for Laboratory ServicesMedicare Documentation Job Aid for Doctors of ChiropracticManagement Options: Drug Therapy Requiring Intensive Monitoring for ToxicityEntries in Medical Records: Amendments, Corrections and AddendaCOVID-19 Laboratory Test PricingCOVID-19 Vaccine and Monoclonal Antibody Therapy Paper Roster Billing PacketMedical Review: Additional Documentation Requests (ADRs)Optometry and Ophthalmology: Determination of Refractive StateGeneral Ophthalmological Services vs. Evaluation and Management (E/M) Codes'Incident To' and Nonphysician Practitioner ServicesHome Health Plans of Care: NPs, CNSs and PAs Allowed to CertifyMedicare Coverage of Transthoracic EchocardiographyClinicians! Are You Ordering Diabetic Shoes for Your Patients?How Does Palmetto GBA Use Invoices to Reimburse Drugs and Biologicals?Chiropractic Medical Records and Documentation: Comprehensive Error Rate Testing (CERT) ProgramChiropractic Claims Submitted with Both the 'AT' and 'GA' Modifier to RejectMedicare Coverage for Chiropractic Services: Medical Record Documentation Requirements for Initial and Subsequent VisitsAmbulance Fee Schedule and Medicare Transports CMS BookletMedicare Medical Records: Signature Requirements, Acceptable and Unacceptable PracticesMedicare Medical Records: Signature Requirements, Acceptable and Unacceptable PracticesDenosumab Checklist