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FISS DDE Users Must Recertify- Deadline Fast Approaching

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) requires annual recertification of every user who accesses the Fiscal Intermediary Shared System (FISS) using Direct Data Entry (DDE).   FISS DDE Users Must Recertify by February 28, 2016.

CMS Quick Links

CMS has a vast amount of information available on their website.  Located under the Education tab, CMS Quick Links are available on the Cahaba website for many their most popular Medicare topics.  Check it out!

Join Our Mailing List

By enrolling in our mailing list (listserv), you will receive timely CMS and Cahaba news and updates.  Having the most current information will help you avoid costly and time-consuming interruptions. This service is FREE!  We encourage all providers to enroll today.

2016 Medicare Deductible, Coinsurance and Premium Rates

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Change Request 8527 detailing the new Calendar Year (CY) 2016 Medicare Deductible, Coinsurance and Premium Rates.  Make sure that your billing staffs are aware of these changes.

Use ICD-10 Now!

The transition to ICD-10 is required for everyone covered by HIPAA.  The ICD-9 code sets used to report medical diagnoses and inpatient procedures was replaced by ICD-10 code sets on October 1, 2015. Use ICD-10 NOW.


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