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    • September 30, 2009

    Livanta, the CERT Documentation Contractor (CDC) had asked contractors to educate their provider community on the following items: The CDC is encouraging providers who have voluminous pages of medical records to submit medical records electronically via CDs either in .pdf or .tif format. To protect the electronic records please... more

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    • September 30, 2009

    Noridian Administrative Services, LLC (NAS) has noticed an increase of incorrect coding for Complete Blood Count (CBC) and Urinalysis (UA) laboratory services. Recent Comprehensive Error Rate Testing (CERT) analysis indicates providers are performing additional laboratory services based on a standard written or implied protocol, rather than a... more

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    • September 30, 2009

    This article is being written to notify providers of an increase in Comprehensive Error Rate Testing (CERT) denials due to the lack of a legible identifier for the services provided and/or ordered in medical record documentation review. Ensuring that all services are ordered, legible and medical necessity is supported in the medical records will... more

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