Autoadjudicated Medicare screening for high-volume claims could save $500 mil. -- GAO.
This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet
AUTOADJUDICATED SCREENS COULD SAVE MEDICARE $500 MIL. ANNUALLY if all contractors reviewed claims for six high-volume procedures with the software, General Accounting Office Assistant Director for Health Financing and Policy Issues William Reis testified before the House Government Reform and Oversight/Intergovernmental Relations Subcommittee Feb. 8. Reis told the panel that the six most commonly reimbursed procedures are echocardiograms, eye exams, chest x-rays, colonoscopy, YAG laser surgery, and duplex scan of extracranial arteries.
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