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Lab Orders That Have a Source Collection

September 13, 2019

Beginning Wednesday, September 18th, 2019, source descriptions and some additional information questions will be prompted for while ordering a sub-set of labs that are collected in the office. ThinPrep Paps…

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Pre-Payment Audits Expand to Include CPT® 99214

May 2, 2017

As you are aware, National Government Services (NGS), our local Medicare Administrative Contractor, reviews data provided from CMS to identify coding and claim submission patterns that may indicate a propensity…

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Important E&M Updates from National Government Services

April 12, 2017

National Government Services (NGS), our local Medicare carrier, has posted some changes to its previous publications surrounding three important areas of Evaluation & Management coding and documentation guidelines. Consultative Services:…

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“Incident To” Billing: When & How?

September 1, 2016

“Incident to” services are defined by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) as: services that are furnished as an integral, although incidental, part of the physician’s personal, professional…

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Compliance Committee Mission Statement

June 7, 2016

Starling Physicians is committed to providing comprehensive education and timely communication to our physicians regarding coding regulations, guidelines and documentation requirements. The Compliance Committee has been established to review CMS…

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