The Hierarchy of Medicare

The “Ladder” of Medicare It’s important to understand the hierarchal relationship between the Office of Inspector General (OIG), The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), the Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC), and the Doctor of Chiropractic (DC). OIG Since it was established in 1976, the Office of Inspector General of the U.S. Department of Health...
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What is Medicare?

Don’t be fooled into thinking that just because Medicare is a national program, it’s the same for every patient. Seamless and simple Medicare reimbursement starts with understanding the options and plans you’re working with. This quick tutorial provides the basics of Medicare Part A and Part B.
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Medicare Quick Web References

Download Reference Document The Medicare and associated MAC website are a wealth of information for the practice. This Reference Document provides a list of the most common sites billing departments and providers should be aware of. Download and review it and then save it with your Medicare training materials. Medicare Quick Web References
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Medicare Hierarchy

The “Ladder” of Medicare It’s important to understand the hierarchal relationship between the Office of Inspector General (OIG), The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), the Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC), and the Doctor of Chiropractic (DC). OIG: Since it was established in 1976, the Office of Inspector General of the U.S. Department of Health...
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Your Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC)

Whether a provider of service or a team member working with Medicare billing or verification, you must know how to find your MAC and navigate their website. This short training helps you identify which Medicare jurisdiction your state is in and helps find the way to the tools and resources needed to interact with your...
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Interacting With Your MAC

As you’ve learned by now, your MAC is responsible for many different activities connected to the enrollment of the provider through to processing claims and appeals. This brief training outlines all the activities for which you’ll look to your local MAC to fulfill.
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