New Medicare Guidance Reaffirms Support for Integrated Care
Abstract: The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently released new guidance on same day billing in Medicare. The guidance strengthens support for integrated primary and behavioral healthcare integration.
The “Same Day Billing for Mental Health Services and Primary Care Services” Fact Sheet (ICN 908978) was recently released in September of 2013 - this fact sheet is designed to provide education on same day billing for mental health services and primary care services. It includes same day billing guidelines and information about the National Correct Coding Initiative.