We are all adjusting to a new reality in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. We extend heartfelt sympathy to anyone impacted by the virus, and sincere gratitude to the healthcare workers and providers on the front lines battling this unprecedented disease. We’re reaching out to update you on how Panacea is approaching this situation.
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On March 18, 2020, the CDC announced the decision to implement in the United States use of new emergency temporary ICD-10-CM diagnosis code, U07.1 COVID-19, effective for use April 1, 2020 to facilitate coding of claims during this pandemic.
Our coding and billing consultants are tracking payment, coding and billing updates from all of the regulatory agencies, such as CDC, AMA, etc. In an effort to provide assistance to Panacea’s clients and the provider community during this public health emergency, we will be updating this page from our healthcare experts as we receive […]
Panacea is providing guidance for institutional (facility) billing during this public health emergency. Hospitals will need to take additional steps to ensure coding and billing are appropriate during this time. For the most part, billing for telehealth services has not changed with exception of the information provided below. HCPCS code Q3014 (Telehealth facility fee) describes […]
In an effort to provide coding and billing assistance to Panacea’s clients and the provider community during this public health emergency, we have developed some general Telehealth coding and billing guidance and listing of eligible codes not only permitted for use by Medicare and Medicaid but at least two major payers (UnitedHealthcare and Blue Cross […]
Panacea has summarized the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the American Medical Association (AMA) payment and coding updates being implemented during this public health emergency into the following sections:
We know that change is coming to Evaluation & Management (E&M) coding, but there are specific things organizations can be doing now to make sure they’re prepared for the changes when they go into effect on January 1, 2021. Panacea’s team of financial and coding and compliance experts have assessed the broader impact of the […]
ST. PAUL, Minn.—February 27, 2020. Panacea Healthcare Solutions, Inc., a company specializing in healthcare coding, compliance, pricing software, and consulting services, announced today that it has developed and launched new pricing transparency readiness software and consulting services to help providers prepare for and comply with the recently expanded Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) […]
Please join us on Wed. January 15, 2020 for our live webinar, “Change is Coming for E&M: Start Preparing Now for 2021.” The webinar will focus on Office and Outpatient E&M coding guidelines that passed with the CY2020 Physician Fee Schedule for implementation in 2021. These include significant changes to some of the most commonly […]
With the CMS Final Rule published there is a flurry of activity across the industry to come up to speed on the changes. In our experience though we’ve found that for many healthcare systems it’s easier to keep track of changes to the codes, rules, and guidelines they are already using; the challenge comes in […]