FQHC

June 25, 2020
HCPCS CS Modifier Guidelines Related to COVID-19 Testing for Community Health Centers

The Family First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), which went into effect March 18, 2020, waives cost-sharing ...

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June 23, 2020
Changes to Medicare Provider Enrollment Due to COVID-19

The Covid-19 National Health Crisis has impacted Federally Community Health Centers (CHCs) in ways never before ...

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June 16, 2020
Coding Guidelines for SARS-COV-2 Testing in Health Centers

On May 24, 2020 the Department of Health and Human Services presented a COVID-19 Strategic Testing ...

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May 27, 2020
PMG Welcomes New Provider Enrollment & Credentialing Client in New York

PMG Inc., the nation’s leading full-service revenue cycle management company dedicated exclusively to FQHCs and CHCs, ...

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May 1, 2020
CMS Telehealth Guidance to Health Centers During the COVID-19 PHE

Community Health Center Telehealth Services covered by Medicare during the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency Highlights from ...

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March 26, 2020
PMG Announces New Provider Enrollment & Credentialing Client, Shalom Health Care Center in Indianapolis, Indiana.

PMG Inc., the nation’s leading full-service revenue cycle management company dedicated exclusively to FQHCs and CHCs, ...

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March 18, 2020
PMG Response to COVID-19

As the COVID-19 Pandemic continues to impact our daily lives, the health and well-being of our ...

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February 19, 2020
2020 OACHC Annual Conference

PMG will be in Columbus next week attending the OACHC Annual Conference. We specialize in revenue ...

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October 17, 2019
Join Us at the 2019 Financial, Operations Management/IT (FOM/IT) Conference

Visit PMG in Booth # 416 to learn more about our revenue cycle solutions designed specifically ...

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August 13, 2019
Come See Us at the 2019 Community Health Institute & Expo!

Visit PMG in Booth #1003 to learn more about our revenue cycle solutions designed specifically for ...

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September 20, 2017
More Action Needed – 10 Days Until the Health Center Funding Cliff

Health centers and the patients they serve are counting on you and your advocacy to move ...

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October 27, 2016
UCLA Study Looks at Number of CHC Uninsured Patients Post ACA

Community health centers are serving millions more people than they did before passage of the Affordable ...

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April 19, 2016
CMS launches largest-ever multi-payer initiative to improve primary care in America

CMS recently announced its largest-ever initiative geared to improve how primary care if delivered and payed ...

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July 29, 2015
Bill Proposes Medicare Common Access Card

  Bills calling for a Medicare Common Access Card were submitted in the U.S. House of ...

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May 13, 2015
Cutting Costly Codes Act Attempts to Delay ICD-10

Ted Poe (R-Tex.), along with 6 co-sponsors, proposed a House bill to delay the government-mandated transition ...

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May 5, 2015
HHS Announces $101 Million in Affordable Care Funding For CHCs

Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced today approximately $101 million in Affordable Care ...

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April 15, 2015
“Doc Fix” Bill passes Senate… no more patches for this leaky boat

Last night the U.S. Senate voted 92-8 to prevent cuts in payments to Medicare patient providers. ...

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March 27, 2015
House Approves Full Funding for CHC’s

The recent Medicare funding bill was passed in the House of Representatives yesterday but today the ...

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March 25, 2015
$7.2 Billion in Funding for CHC’s Hits a Snag

The recently announced bipartisan health care deal has come upon opposition in the Senate. The deal ...

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March 24, 2015
Iowa Medicaid Managed Care Proposal Hits Opposition

Plans to shift Iowa’s Medicaid program to managed care face opposition. Click Here to Read More 

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August 1, 2014
Deadline for ICD-10 and FFS Testing Opportunities

http://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Coding/ICD10/Medicare-Fee-For-Service-Provider-Resources.html    

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November 4, 2013
Community Health Centers Provide Care, Promote Wellness.

Read the full article below.  http://azstarnet.com/news/opinion/guest-column-community-health-centers-like-el-rio-provide-care/article_64710617-63b2-5882-b9ca-c84c25ee55e5.html

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November 4, 2013
Payers Embrace Medical Homes ‘With Enthusiasm’ to Cut Costs, Improve Care

Patient-centered medical homes (PCMH) have reached a critical juncture in their short existence–achieving broad private- and ...

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November 4, 2013
OIG Releases Semiannual Report to Congress

Expected Recoveries Set to Exceed $1 Billion The Office of Inspector General (OIG) of the Department ...

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November 4, 2013
The Science Behind Medical Billing

Medical Billing, also known as Revenue cycle management, is considered to be one of the most ...

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November 4, 2013
The Impact of CMS Changes on the FQHC Revenue Cycle

By Robert Skeffington, CHBME, PMG Inc. 2011 has already seen the most significant changes to the ...

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November 4, 2013
5010 Enforcement Discretion Period Ends June 30, 2012

The CMS Office of E-Health Standards and Services (OESS) reminds industry that the end of its ...

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November 4, 2013
7 Things Medical Billers Should So to Increase Revenue

Today’s healthcare industry is full of ever-changing laws, regulations, guidelines and payer policies making medical billing ...

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November 4, 2013
Subcommittee on Health Center Finance

FQHC Medicare – Program Assistance Letter 2011-04 As we all know Medicare is growing and is ...

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November 4, 2013
Supreme Court Decision on the Constitutionality of the PPACA

HBMA GR Committee Earlier today, the Supreme Court announced its decision on the questions it was ...

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November 4, 2013
Health Law Alert

HHS Warns Providers of Abusive “Over-documentation” via EMR to inappropriately elevate reimbursement.http://www.nixonpeabody.com/HHS_warns_hospitals_and_health_care_providers_not_to_game_system

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November 4, 2013
CMS Delays Limitation on “Brown Bagging” prescription drugs

A recent article indicated providers could not write a prescription to have patients bring prescription drugs ...

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November 4, 2013
2012 Integration Summit – Save the Date

3rd AnnualPrimary Care and Behavioral Health Integration Summit September 12, 2012 Jacobs Center in San Diego12:00 ...

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November 4, 2013
FQHC Payment Increase 2013

Announcement of Medicare Rural health Clinic (RHC) and Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC) Payment Rate Increases.MLN ...

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November 4, 2013
NGS has officially afforded limited amnesty for 5010 transition

Compliance is still essential BUT there are some permitted delays as described in the email below:National ...

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November 4, 2013
AMA 2012 National Health Insurer Report Card

The American Medical Association’s (AMA) National Health Insurer Report Card (NHIRC) provides physicians and the general ...

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November 4, 2013
Regulatory Update

Important Information about the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule for 2013 CMS has prepared and sent HBMA ...

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November 4, 2013
HBMA Special Alert re PECOS

Over the past eighteen months, HBMA has been working with CMS to provide feedback regarding the ...

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