Time to Leave Windows XP Behind

Support for Windows XP officially ended last April   That’s it.  It’s finished.  Done.  No more.  Don’t expect to see any future patches, services packs, fixes, hotfixes, critical updates, anything — if you’re one of the remaining admittedly large percentage of users holding out till the end, you’re already at the mercy of the elements in the Wild Wild West of computing.  …

GEMS Bemoans Inappropriate ICD-10 Z-Code Usage

Dear Doctor THE INAPPROPRIATE USE OF Z-CODES IN CLAIMS SUBMITTED TO THE SCHEME It is almost a year since GEMS’ communication to healthcare practitioners encouraging the use of specific ICD-10 Codes on claims submitted to the Scheme. The recent GEMS audit done on claims received to date indicates the continued use of Z-Codes on a number of claims that have …

Medicine Changes from Medprax

1. Macaine 0.5% 10ml NAPPI 740292 005 has always been on the file as a qty of 10 x 10ML. We have had a request that it needs to be able to be billed per ML. The qty has therefore been changed from packsize 10 to 1. The price will now be per milliliter so should you want to charge …

Locabiotal – Withdrawal

  WITHDRAWAL OF PRODUCT: Locabiotal®     Effective 12 April 2016, Servier Laboratories SA (Pty) Ltd, in agreement with the Medicines Control Council has withdrawn the below product from the market. The NAPPI code for this product has therefore been discontinued and placed in the Non-chargeable Discontinued File in the public domain.   The product details affected are:   Product (inc. Strengh) …

Medscheme to manage Liberty from 2017-07-01

Good day Kindly not the following communication from Medscheme. MEDSCHEME PROCESS FOR LMS MEDICAL FUND (previously Liberty Medical Scheme) FROM 1 JULY 2017 From 1JULY 2017, Medscheme will manage all enquiries related to LMS Medical Fund. To ensure that claims enquires are routed to the correct place, please take note of the details provided below, Associated Provider Claims Enquiries specialist@medscheme.co.za …

ICD-10 Rejections for Age and Gender validations

ICD10 IMPLEMENTATION: In order to be fully compliant with the ICD-10 implementation plan as outlined by the National ICD-10 Task Team, stakeholders must have successfully implemented Phase 3 and Phase 4.1 by the 1 Phase 3 (already implemented): Switchboard: 011 770 6000 Call Centre: 0860 932 273 Website: www.medikredit.co.za 2nd Floor President Place, Cnr Jan Smuts Avenue & Bolton Road, …