Documentation Timeliness

June 11, 2013

Confused concerning the timeliness of your documentation in connection with the provider signature,...

Indiana CERT Examples

June 3, 2013

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) developed the Comprehensive Error Rate Testing (CERT)...

Legislative Wrap Up

May 1, 2013

Adjourning a few days early, the Indiana General Assembly has completed its 2013 legislative session.Although...

Billing Services Provided by Qualified Healthcare Professionals

January 27, 2013

The American Medical Association (AMA) has added the phrase “qualified health care professionals" throughout...

New Law Stops the 26.5 Percent Decrease in Medicare Fee Schedule!!!

January 4, 2013

By: Joy Newby, LPN, CPC, PCSNewby Consulting, Inc.On January 2nd, President Obama signed the American...

Statehouse Preview

January 4, 2013

The Indiana General Assembly reconvenes on Monday, January 7. After summer study committees and keeping...

Attestation Begins For Medicaid Primary Care Pay Increase

December 28, 2012

On December 28th, Indiana Health Coverage Programs released a bulletin which details how physicians...

Higher Payments And New Eligibility Categories Coming To Indiana Medicaid

November 28, 2012

Medicare Medicaid Parity Payments for 2013 and 2014The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)...

IAFP Member Amanda Dornfeld, MD, Named Chief Of Staff-Elect At Columbus Regional Hospital

November 26, 2012

Amanda Dornfeld, MD, a family physician at Sandcrest Family Medicine in Columbus, has been named chief...

Meningitis Outbreak Update

November 2, 2012

Click here to read an official Health Advisory from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Fungal Meningitis Update

October 19, 2012

Dr. Virginia Caine, director of the Marion County Public Health Department, has provided us with this letter...

Clif Knight, MD, Elected to the Board of Directors of the American Academy of Family Physicians

October 18, 2012

We are pleased to announce that our own H. Clifton “Clif” Knight, MD, FAAFP (Indianapolis) has been elected...

Medicare Update - Influenza Vaccine Payment Allowances

October 10, 2012

Click here to read an update on allowances from our Coding and Billing expert, Joy Newby.

Multi-State Outbreak Of Meningitis

October 4, 2012

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration are coordinating...

Gubernatorial or US Senate Race Debates

September 13, 2012

Are you interested in seeing the Gubernatorial or US Senate race debate in person? Debates are scheduled...

The Indiana Part B Cutover Date Is Almost Here!

August 13, 2012

Click here to read the article.

2012 IAFP Annual Convention Wrap-Up

August 1, 2012

See more photos on our Facebook pageIAFP members from across the state gathered in Indianapolis in July...

ISDH Launches MyVaxIndiana

July 23, 2012

Today the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) announced to the public their new online tool, called...

Electronic Prescriptions

June 6, 2012

Click here to read the article, written by your Academy's Coding and Billing consultant Joy Newby.

Medicare Update

June 6, 2012

Click here to read this article, written by your Academy's Coding and Billing Consultant Joy Newby. ...