In 2010, National Government Services received a request for reconsideration of the Outpatient Physical and Occupational Therapy local coverage determination (LCD) (L26884) to include International Classification of Diseases, Clinical Modification, 9th Revision (ICD-9-CM) codes V57.1-V57.89 as correct coding. Review of the ICD-9-CM manual indicated that the request was technically correct, and therefore the requirement was included in the May 2010 draft revision to the LCD. Numerous comments were received from all National Government Services jurisdictions that such coding was redundant and created additional burden for providers. Read more

11.29.2010:  The U.S. House of Representatives added its approval to a Senate-passed bill (H.R. 5712). This will stop a projected 23 % cut in the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule, and extend current payment rates through the end of December.  Read more

The Salvation Army has a long standing history of being a reputable, Christian based charity that provides for the entire community.  Their Adopt An Angel program reaches out to those in need from infants to seniors in your local community.  Read more