Patients transferred into their hospitals from facilities both near and far often have transition challenges, which become problems that the receiving hospital will have to resolve. Use this sample transfer agreement to use as a template for your organization.
Modifier -JW is used to describe drug amounts that are discarded and not administered to any patient. Ensure this modifier is coded correctly by reviewing the rules for applying modifier -JW and tips for supporting compliance.
Between 2 and 12 million people may have decided not to get vaccinated against COVID-19 due to misinformation they encountered about the shots. This statistic highlights a problem that many case managers have encountered firsthand when working with patients: medical misinformation and disinformation.
This week's Medicare updates include the Spring 2022 Semiannual Report to Congress, an update for Not Otherwise Classified codes for NCDs, the July 2022 update of the Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment System, and more!
A cesarean section is typically performed when complications from pregnancy make a traditional vaginal birth difficult. Review ICD-10-CM coding for common labor and delivery complications, and ICD-10-PCS coding for cesarean deliveries.
This week’s Medicare updates include a revision to a transmittal on place of service codes for telehealth, an OIG review of outpatient outlier payments, updates to a handful of chapters in the Claims Processing Manual, and more!
OCR released a report on audits it conducted. It found that most CEs failed to meet the requirements for selected provisions in the audit. One of the first steps to improving is learning more about audits and assessments, which are trouble spots for entities.