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Neurology Society Conference February 28th-March 2nd Austin TX

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Claudine Desamours MD, GB Anesthesia Services from Bristow, VA Gerlyn Friesenhahn MD PA, Neurologist, New Braunfels, TX Yanko Yankov MD PA, Neurologist, Bulverde, TX

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New Health Care Law Provisions, ICD 10 Proposed to Delay Until October 1, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, April 9, 2012  New health care law provisions cut red tape, save up to $4.6 billion Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius today announced a proposed rule that would establish a unique health plan identifier under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA). The […]

New Requirements for Billing Nerve Conduction Studies

Effective April 1, 2012, payment for nerve conduction studies will require additional information to be included on or with the claim.  This information includes: The name of the manufacturer. And The model name of the equipment used for testing. This information can be on an attachment for paper claims or in the comment field for […]

Neurology Society Conference Update

SMB sponsored the break for the Neurology Society Conference held in Austin TX on Februrary 4th and it was a great success.  We wanted to congratulate Dr Nathaniel Kho from Dallas for winning the 1oz Canadian Maple leaf coin, which has almost doubled in price since last years winner.   Thank you to the Society for […]

SMB Newsletter February 2012

2012 Newsletter Volume 1 Important changes effecting Medical Practices in TX Texas Medicaid Dual Eligible Payment Cuts The Texas Legislature directed HHSC to implement the change to reduce Medicaid costs.  The rules, scheduled to take effect n January 1, 2012, will eliminate payment of Medicare Part B coinsurance if the payment would result in Medicaid […]

Change in Texas Medicaid policy may affect some patients co-pays

A new state Medicaid policy could leave some elderly and low-income Texans without access to certain treatments, including crucial cancer medications, critics say. Starting today, Medicaid will no longer cover the full co-payment of patients who also qualify for Medicare, a change that would affect 333,000 people known as “dual-eligible” clients. The change is expected […]

SMB to Sponsor the TNS Winter Conference

Solutions For Medical Billing will be sponsoring the Texas Neurological Society Winter Conference at the Hyatt Regency in Austin Texas, February 4th 2012.  This will be SMB’s fourth time to sponsor this event and we look forward to the event each time. TNS Purpose: The purposes of the Society are: To Promote the interest of […]

Dr Restrepo Marathon Run

Dr Santiago Restrepo with Neurology Associates started training this past summer to run a marathon and he spent his holiday doing just that, in fact he ran 39.3 miles over two days.  He sent us a picture to let us know he was sporting our SMB sweatshirt which to say without question was awesome!  Maybe we […]