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by Rez Legal | July 17, 2018 | 0 Comment

Federal Government scrutiny over healthcare providers’ use of CPT Code Modifier 25 is not new, but we are seeing an uptick in enforcement.  The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General (“OIG”), has targeted the use of Modifier 25 in its yearly work plans. The OIG’s yearly work plans outline the … Continue reading “Modifier 25 On The Government’s Radar… Again”

by Rez Legal | July 11, 2018 | 0 Comment

On March 20, 2018, Governor Rick Scott signed Senate Bill 622 into law, which made significant changes relevant to clinical laboratories governed by the Agency for Health Care Administration (“AHCA”).  This law became effective July 1, 2018. Previously, facilities performing any “non-waived” clinical laboratory testing (i.e., testing using a microscope) had to obtain a state … Continue reading “Clinical Lab Licensure Update”

by Rez Legal | June 27, 2018 | 0 Comment

On March 24, 2018, Governor Rick Scott signed House Bill 37 into law specifying that direct primary care agreements are not insurance. Under direct primary care agreements, primary care providers enter into private contracts with their patients and charge them monthly fees in advance of providing services, with no third-party billing. This law is effective … Continue reading “Direct Primary Care”