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FAQs: Administrative Fees Under Medicare
September 14, 2022
Late patients, last-minute cancellations, and difficulty in collecting fees are all common complaints from our healthcare clients. As such, it is no wonder that a common topic among our healthcare clients revolves around what administrative fees can be charged to patients and related issues.
Jeana M. Singleton, JD
Medical Records Update
February 27, 2019
In order to help standardize forms to authorize the release of medical records, the Ohio Legislature directed the Ohio Medicaid Department to develop a standardized form to be used by healthcare providers which would authorize the release of medical information in compliance with provisions of HIPAA, state law and the substance abuse and other disorder regulations. Ohio Medicaid has issued a standardized form which use will be effective February 1, 2019.
Scott P. Sandrock, Esq.
Unprecedented Medicare Reversal Victory for BMD's Health Law Department
February 25, 2019
BMD's RAC Team, lead by attorney, Amanda L. Waesch, reversed a $3.6 million over-payment at Level 1.
CLIENT ALERT: Medicare Trust Fund to Run Out of Funding Beginning in 2026, Likely to See an Increase in Audits, Overpayment Demands and Extrapolations
June 6, 2018
Pursuant to a Medicare Trustee Report released on June 5, 2018, the Medicare trust fund will run out of funding beginning in 2026, which is three years earlier than previously expected. Although the Trustee’s report requests that Congress and the President act with urgency to remedy this problem, in the short term, we expect to see an increase in government payer audits, overpayment demands, and extrapolations.
BMD's Healthcare Department