Revenue Cycle News and Analysis

May 18, 2022
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include a proposed decision memo modifying an NCD on home use of oxygen, an OIG report on adverse events in hospitals, the quarterly update to the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule database, and more!

May 18, 2022
Case Management Monthly

A panel of experts recently tackled some common billing questions in a Q&A session at the Mastering Utilization Review and Patient Status: A NAHRI Virtual Event conference. Here are some of their responses.

May 18, 2022
Briefings on HIPAA

As part of our continuing series, BOH caught up with Rebecca Herold, CDPSE, FIP, CISSP, CIPM, CIPP/US, CIPT, CISM, CISA, FLMI, to ask the privacy expert HIPAA compliance questions. 

May 18, 2022
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include a proposed decision memo modifying an NCD on home use of oxygen, an OIG report on adverse events in hospitals, the quarterly update to the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule database, and more!

May 18, 2022
HIM Briefings

EHRs hold all the important information about patients’ medical histories and demographics. Learn how gender-inclusive EHRs can improve quality of care and ensure more accurate and complete medical records.

May 11, 2022
Briefings on HIPAA

Martin Fisher has been the director of information security and chief information security officer for Atlanta-based Northside Hospital for more than eight years. He discusses what’s top of mind in his role and what challenges lay ahead.

May 11, 2022
Case Management Monthly

Tiffany Ferguson, LMSW, ACM, and Marie Stinebuck, MBA, MSN, ACM, CEO and COO at Phoenix Medical Management Inc., discuss why the best strategy to prevent denials related to medical necessity is a proactive approach that focuses on front-end processes.

May 11, 2022
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include the quarterly update to the clinical laboratory fee schedule, the quarterly update to the ESRD PPS, changes to the manual regarding pneumococcal vaccines, and more!

May 11, 2022
HIM Briefings

Coding audits are essential to ensuring compliance but without defined processes these audits may lack focus and consistency. Understand how to create strong processes for targeted, consistent, and accurate coding audits.

May 4, 2022
HIM Briefings

Among the proposed changes, many of which affect quality and data reporting programs, are proposed changes to claims data used for rate setting, a delay of the three way split criteria for Medicare Severity Diagnosis-Related Groups (MS-DRG), and more. Understand major proposals and their potential impact and how to provide feedback to CMS.

May 4, 2022
Case Management Monthly

A former nurse is now facing prison time after being convicted of negligent homicide and impaired adult abuse for a medical error that led to a patient’s death.

May 4, 2022
Briefings on HIPAA

Dave Bailey, CISSP, knows firsthand what challenges arise daily for healthcare security officials. He explains what is on the minds of CIOs/CISOs and the security lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic.

May 4, 2022
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include a proposed rule implementing certain provisions of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021, a final rule for the CY 2023 policy and technical changes to Medicare Advantage and Part D plans, three OIG advisory opinions, and more!