Revenue Cycle News and Analysis

January 27, 2022
Medicare Insider

This week's note from the instructor discusses how to use OIG audits to help refine internal audit techniques. 

January 27, 2022
Medicare Insider

This week's note from the instructor discusses how to use OIG audits to help refine internal audit techniques. 

January 26, 2022
Case Management Monthly

Brianna, a medical case manager, realizes she never fully understood the true importance of healthcare insurance coverage until meeting Marcie, a first-generation American.

January 26, 2022
Case Management Monthly

Click the following links to see all the stories Case Management Monthly published in 2021.

January 26, 2022
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include new additions to the OIG Work Plan, a transmittal on new billing procedures for the Acute Care Hospital at Home program, a change to edits to allow for expanded use of osteoporosis drugs, and more! 

January 26, 2022
HIM Briefings

Persistent, addressable problems with documentation put the brakes on coders’ productivity, according to respondents of HIM Briefings’ (HIMB) 2021 Coding Productivity Survey.

January 19, 2022
Case Management Monthly

Case management departments are experiencing a paradigm shift due to the COVID-19 pandemic as skilled nursing facility placements are becoming more difficult to secure.

January 19, 2022
HIM Briefings

Although certain functions and goals are common to most revenue integrity programs, how they’re accomplished, and even their specific focus, depends on the organization. Apply these tips to develop a program that suits your organization's needs.

January 19, 2022
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include a proposed decision memo on Medicare coverage for an Alzheimer’s treatment, the renewal of the COVID-19 PHE, a transmittal implementing updates for telehealth services for 2022, and more!

January 19, 2022
Briefings on HIPAA

To celebrate the start of the new year, Briefings on HIPAA is highlighting some of our most popular Q&As of 2021. Here are some of our best answers:

January 13, 2022
Medicare Insider

This week's note from the instructor looks at the implications of a recent OIG report on Medicare's DRG window policy.

January 12, 2022
Briefings on HIPAA

Having a good lawyer often comes in handy. Having a lawyer who understands HIPAA and works well with your HIPAA compliance officers, though, is priceless.

January 12, 2022
HIM Briefings

Regular monitoring and internal auditing are critical to ensure compliance throughout the revenue cycle. Apply this tips and best practices to improve internal audits and support compliance.