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PM Release Notes - January 5, 2016

January 5, 2016

Kareo Updates CPT Codes, Fee Schedules, and More for 2016

Starting January 5, 2016 your Kareo Practice Management (PM) account will be updated to include 2016 procedure codes and modifier files, Medicare Physician Fee Schedules, and the Relative Value Units. These updates provide the tools you need to go into 2016 prepared for billing and reimbursement changes. For more information, see the details below.

Procedure Code and Procedure Modifier File Updates

Updated procedure codes and modifier files have been implemented in your Kareo PM software. Additions include: 

  • New 2016 Current Procedural Terminology 4th Edition (CPT-4) Codes
  • New 2016 Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) Level II Codes
  •  New 2016 Procedure Modifier Codes (HCPCS Level II)

2016 Medicare Fee Schedule Updates

The 2016 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule has been loaded into your Kareo PM software. You can now create your Medicare and other fee schedules in Contracts & Fees. Kareo’s updates also includes all revisions made to the Relative Value Units (RVUs), Geographic Practice Cost Index (GPCI) and assignment of additional zip codes to the appropriate localities.

Other Fixes

Bugs have been resolved for individual accounts and have been reported to those users. 

Give Your Feedback

At Kareo, we continue working hard to make medical billing easy for you. Customer feedback drives our service and ensures we build the features that matter most to you, so your input is critical to us. Please submit your suggestions, challenges and ideas for our next release here – Give Feedback.

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