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11/26/2013 - Annual Washington Update with Bill Finerfrock on 12/12/13
This is a free event for all HBMA members
11/11/2013 - HBMA Billing - Share Your Opinion in Jan/Feb Issue of Billing
10/31/2013 - Important Information Regarding HBMA Management
10/08/2013 - Got Questions about ICD-10? We've got the answers!
10/08/2013 - THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT: Are You Ready for January 2014?
10/07/2013 - Got CHBME - but looking for some CEU's?
10/07/2013 - FAQ on 1995 & 1997 Documentation Guidelines for Evaluation & Management Services
10/04/2013 - SLIDES from today's presentation on ACA's with Bill Finerfrock
10/01/2013 - FREE Webinar for HBMA Members: Bill Finerfrock update on ACA Exchanges
10/01/2013 - Congratulations to our newly-elected Board of Directors, and new CHBME members!
09/30/2013 - HBMA O&M Hotel Rate of $199 valid only through Wednesday, October 2nd!
09/16/2013 - HBMA Billing - Share Your Opinion
Every issue of HBMA Billing includes a member poll question. This months question is 'Tell Us How You Are Competing with Companies Charging Very Low Fees for Similar Billing Services'. Click to read more.
09/13/2013 - HIPAA / HITECH Omnibus Deadline Approaches
09/11/2013 - HBMA 2013 August Washington Report
08/30/2013 - Did we cause confusion with the NEW HBMA APP?
The HBMA Mobile App is a NEW all-encompassing app that will contain
all of the sub-apps (is that even a term?) that HBMA offers.
08/28/2013 - Is the HBMA APP on your smart device?
08/26/2013 - Streamlined Access to PECOS, EHR, and NPPES — Coming Soon
Changes are being made to simplify the way Providers and Suppliers access the Provider Enrollment Chain and Ownership System (PECOS), the Electronic Health Records (EHR) Incentive Program, and the National Plan and Provider Enumeration System (NPPES). These updates will improve the user experience when registering as an individual practitioner, authorized or delegated official of an organization, or someone working within PECOS on behalf of a provider or supplier (also known as a surrogate).
08/14/2013 - Florida Blue Open Friday Invitation
08/12/2013 - HBMA 2014 Board of Director Nominations
08/08/2013 - August's AMA "Prescription for a Healthier Practice" check-up
08/07/2013 - Recording - FREE Webinar from CAQH / CORE for HBMA Members
07/23/2013 - CMS Update - FREE Webinar for HBMA Members Only
Participants will gain a deeper understanding of the
connections between PQRS reporting and the VM program, as well as the
components of the registration process for PQRS GPRO and/or
07/16/2013 - Report Payor Related Issues via the HBMA Web Reporting Tool
Having problems with a payor? Utilize the HBMA Web Reporting Tool to help get your payor issues solved!
07/03/2013 - HBMA's new Professional Billing Service Locator!
06/24/2013 - HBMA Billing - Share Your Opinion!
HBMA Members - Share your opinions and experiences with other members and tell us how you are preparing for ICD-10 (internally and with clients).
06/19/2013 - Did you lose a new client last week?
06/07/2013 - HBMA 2013 May Washington Report
05/24/2013 - NGS Update - FREE Webinar Recording for HBMA Members Now Available!
05/15/2013 - NGS Update - FREE Webinar for HBMA Members
This free for members webinar will include an introduction to the
checklists that have been created for your industry segment outlining the
critical checkpoints needed to ensure compliance for health care industry
testing of future standards, leading to a more rapid adoption of the future
05/09/2013 - HBMA Billing-Share Your Opinion
04/11/2013 - HBMA Call for Nominations
HBMA is currently seeking association professionals to fill four director positions on the HBMA Board of Directors.
04/05/2013 - AMA Prescription for a Healthier Practice
03/06/2013 - We would like to hear from you on the following topic: Offering Payment Plans to Patients
12/18/2012 - Accounts Receivable Survey - deadline 1/8/13
12/17/2012 - 2013 commemorates HBMA's 20th anniversary - Sound Off!
11/28/2012 - HBMA Annual Washington Update - 12/13/12
Register to reserve your phone line for this important annual government update!
11/27/2012 - CMS Plans for the Initial Implementation in 2015 of the Physician Value-Based Payment Modifier under the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule
provide an overview of its final plans for the physician value-based
payment modifier as described in the final Physician Fee Schedule Rule
published on November 16, 2012.
11/21/2012 - Simplify your billing and reduce admin overhead
11/20/2012 - Cooperative Exchange Launches Online Payer Survey
11/13/2012 - HBMA Billing - Share Your Opinion
11/01/2012 - The Medicare Learning Network - Your Medicare Education and Information Resource!
10/23/2012 - Do Eligibility, Claim Status, EFT and ERA Matter to Your Organization?
CAQH CORE has been designated by HHS as the operating rules authoring entity for three sets of healthcare operating rules mandated under Section 1104 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA).
08/28/2012 - Final rule released on adoption of Health Plan Identifier and Change in Compliance Date for ICD-10
Adoption of Standard for Unique Health Plan Identifier; Addition to National Provider Identifier Requirements, etc.
08/23/2012 - HBMA Billing - Share your Opinion
Pros and Cons of Hiring Employees' Family Members
08/21/2012 - Medicare Learning Network - Quality Education and CHBME approved!
Web Based Training Courses offered by CMS. Great education and credits count towards CHBME certification!
07/26/2012 - HBMA Billing - Share Your Opinion
Express your opinion in the next issue of HBMA Billing!
07/09/2012 - FREE Members Only Recording: "Supreme Court Update: What did they say? What does it mean?"
05/02/2012 - Pros and Cons of Using Patient Portals for Patient Payments - Sound Off!
Contribute to the July/August issue of HBMA Billing!
04/24/2012 - HBMA Billing - Share Your Opinion
Members - Share your opinion in the July/August issue of HBMA Billing!
03/29/2012 - Professional Designations added to HBMA member accounts
Professional Designations added to HBMA member accounts.
03/27/2012 - FREE program for Members - Protect Yourself and Your Company with Errors and Omissions Coverage
Protect Yourself and Your Company with Errors and Omissions Coverage. A FREE webinar program for HBMA membership!
03/19/2012 - Supreme Court Coverage of Healthcare Reform Case
On March 26, 2012, the Supreme Court is scheduled to begin
hearing oral arguments on the landmark case challenging the
constitutionality of various provisions of the Patient Protection
Affordable Care Act (healthcare reform). The Supreme Court will be releasing audio recordings and transcripts for the proceedings.
03/15/2012 - Earn your HBMA Bucks today!
Earn HBMA Bucks by referring new members to HBMA!
03/14/2012 - HBMA State Representatives needed!
03/14/2012 - CMS Special Presentation - FREE for HBMA members!
HBMA Member Benefit
03/13/2012 - HBMA Call for Nominations
Call for HBMA Board member nominations
12/12/2011 - HBMA 2012 Hill Day Poll
12/11/2011 - CHBME Renewal Due 12/31/11!
12/07/2011 - Download Now Available! - Washington Update on 12/8/11
08/31/2011 - HBMA - Lobbying at the State Level. A Beginners Guide
This flash presentation and PDF contain information that will inform you on how to effectively lobby your state government. Lobbying = The process of attempting to influence the passage, defeat or content of legislation by individuals or a group.
06/06/2011 - Preparing for a Disaster - HBMA Disaster Recovery Audio Series
In light of the recent tornado in Joplin, MO the HBMA Education Committee would like to offer a series of free audio downloads to our members.
01/06/2011 - HBMA Spring Educational Conference
April 3-5, 2011 at the Grand Hyatt on the Riverwalk in San Antonio, TX.
12/20/2010 - PECOS FAQ
FAQ compiled from the Nov. 10, 2010 HBMA webinar with David Zetter
08/20/2010 - RECORDING from the HBMA Town Hall Meeting on Thursday, August 19, 2010
12/14/2009 - 2010 Physician Quality Reporting Initiative Educational Products
08/31/2009 - News from the Medicare Learning Network
08/10/2009 - MAC Regional Map
08/04/2009 - CMS Releases Important Information Regarding NPI and NPPES
01/21/2008 - Charge for Missed Appointment
05/03/2007 - Compliance Resources and Citations
11/22/2006 - CMS contractor customer service telephone numbers
05/09/2006 - Facilitating Medicare Enrollment
01/01/2003 - 2003 Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System Proposed Rule
06/28/2002 - US House Approves Medicare Reform Bill
05/31/2002 - NEW HIPAA REGULATIONS PUBLISHED-MAY 31, 2002
04/25/2002 - HBMA Comments on Proposed HIPAA Revisions
03/25/2002 - HIPAA Rule Changes
12/19/2001 - Outpatient Prospective Payment Regulation POSTPONED
11/20/2001 - Janet Rehnquist, Inspector General-Letter to Healthcare Providers
11/20/2001 - Corporate Integrity Agreement-Frequently Asked Questions
11/20/2001 - New CIA Claims Review Procedures
10/21/2001 - MERFA Report
09/26/2001 - Medicare Contractors Get Failing Grade from GAO
02/27/2001 - New Ambulance Fee Schedule
02/15/2001 - Billing Newsletter Subscription Form
01/02/2001 - MedPAC Meeting - December 14-15