HHS postpones ICD-10 compliance date

On February 16, 2012, Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced the postponement of the International Classification of Diseases, 10th Edition diagnosis and procedure codes (ICD-10) compliance date of October 1, 2013. Although...

Trial of the liability case involving a Medicare Beneficiary

Our office regularly provides consulting advice on the issue of how to steer the Medicare component of a liability claim, involving a Medicare beneficiary, which is destined for trial.   When working with the defense, we recommend that a pleading be filed with the...