Tag Archives: Billing

Time for New Jersey Medical Practices to Update Certain Patient Disclosures and Comply with the Surprise Medical Billing Law

The New Jersey Out-of-Network Consumer Protection, Transparency, Cost Containment and Accountability Act (the “Law”), New Jersey’s “surprise” medical billing law, went into effect on August 30, 2018.  Among other things, it requires licensed health care professionals in New Jersey (including, … Continue reading

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New CMS Date of Service Coding and Billing Guidance Complicates Billing for Non-Global Radiology Claims

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued new guidance on what date of service (DOS) should be billed for various Medicare Part B services.  For radiology services, CMS offers the option of reporting the DOS of either … Continue reading

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Streamline Your Law Firm’s Billing With These 3 Tips

Practicing law isn’t just a job; it’s a profession. The work that lawyers do is important and makes a difference in the lives of their clients and their communities. Even so, it’s still work and like everyone else, lawyers need … Continue reading

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Law Firm Rejects Software Engineer-Turned-Attorney’s Offer of Efficiencies — Schools Him in Hourly Billing (Part I)

SPOILER ALERT: This story has a happy outcome. Its subject becomes a senior leader in Microsoft’s legal department. Where he maximizes the value that lawyers bring to that company. And where yesterday he published an instantly acclaimed article (Bricklayers and Architects) … Continue reading

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Psychiatrist Who Saw Patients by "Skype" Pleads Guilty to Health Care Fraud for Treatment and Billing for Workers' Compensation Patients

When health care providers tell me that "telemedicine" is now "legal," I respond that the same standard of care applies and that they need to be very careful regarding how the patients are seen, referred, examined and ensure that the … Continue reading

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