AANEM Advocacy News Express

AANEM News Express

Committees Provide Opportunity to Network, ‘Shape the Future’

    3/21/2013
Shape the future of this organization by becoming involved in an AANEM committee or task force. The goal is to have each group represented.

United Healthcare to Reprocess EDX Claims

    3/12/2013
In response to a request from AANEM, United Healthcare announced this morning its plan to correct an error that has impacted provider reimbursement nationwide.

Sequestration Cuts Medicare Reimbursement Beginning April 1

    3/6/2013
The federal budget sequester went into effect March 1 after a lack of Congressional action to avoid the automatic spending cuts.

Medicare Reductions: What Can You Do Legally?

    2/20/2013
As the first Medicare checks of the New Year are arriving in physician practices, AANEM members are seeing the reality of the 2013 reimbursement changes, and they are raising many questions.

Tell Congress to Resolve Sequestration Cuts

    2/15/2013
If Congress fails to reach an agreement on sequestration cuts before the end of March, AANEM members will face additional Medicare reimbursement cuts.

Congress Considers End to SGR Formula

    2/13/2013
In Congress last week, a bill was introduced by Rep. Allyson Schwartz, D-PA, and Rep. Joe Heck, DO, R-NV, that seeks to end Medicare’s sustainable growth rate (SGR) formula.

Survey Reveals Potential Impact of CMS Reimbursement Changes

    2/8/2013
In November 2012, the AANEM conducted a member survey to determine the potential impact of the 2013 CMS cuts to nerve conduction study (NCS) codes.

Will the SGR Finally be Fixed?

    1/30/2013
From 2003 through 2013, Congress has enacted 15 separate laws to prevent SGR-driven pay cuts, but there could be a change on the horizon.

2013 EDX Code Set Inappropriately Causing Insurance Denials

    1/30/2013
Have you been experiencing claims denials of EMG codes 95885-95887 when billed with the new nerve conduction study (NCS) codes 95907-95913?

Revised Medicare Fee Schedule Has Been Posted

    1/4/2013
On January 4, the revised 2013 Medicare fee schedule was posted on the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services website.


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