KMC University’s Chronicles

KMC University’s Chronicles, now available to download! Your summary of the latest reimbursement and compliance news. We know you count on us to keep you up to date with the most important information in the profession. We have compiled updates, blogs, and news for you into this convenient digital publication. Watch for this recap, courtesy… To access this post, you must purchase KMCU Library Membership or Library Membership – Annual Subscription.

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Cyber Alert!

Unfortunately, in the past few days the ‘record of severity’ has been broken when it comes to the level of threat to internet facing applications. A flaw in Log4j, a Java library for logging users and error messages in applications, is the most high-profile security vulnerability on the internet and has earned the severity score of 10 out of 10.

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Medicare Claim Submission Update

CMS has released a revised MLN Medicare Billing 837P & Form CMS-1500.

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Apple iOS Security Issue- Immediate Attention Necessary

According to MultiState Information Sharing & Analysis Center (MS-ISAC) an advisory was released in late May and again on June 14th for iOS users about an exploit that may have already impacted devices

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Medicare FFS Claims: 2% Payment Adjustment (Sequestration) Suspended Through December

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act suspended the sequestration payment adjustment percentage of 2% applied to all Medicare Fee-for-Service (FFS) claims from May 1 through December 31, 2020.

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2% Sequester Reduction Suspension

In anticipation of possible Congressional action to extend the 2% sequester reduction suspension, we instructed the Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) to hold all claims with dates of service on or after April 1, 2021

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