The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services reminds eligible professionals that Feb. 28 is the last day to submit Medicare Part B claims from calendar year 2012.

That’s obviously important for reimbursement purposes, but also because getting all the claims paid before the Feb. 28 deadline for electronic health records meaningful use attestation can help physicians reach the $24,000 threshold in Part B allowed charges in 2012.

To attest by Feb. 28, an eligible professional was required to complete the meaningful use reporting period by Dec. 31, 2012.

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