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October 10, 2019
Medicare Insider

This week's note from the instructor addresses the broad range of directives included in a recent Executive Order aimed at improving Medicare Advantage and reducing burden on providers. 

October 14, 2019
Medicare Web

Q: Is it recommended to charge for a drug when it's dispensed or upon actual administration of the drug?

October 14, 2019
Medicare Web

Approximately 25% of the $3.8 trillion spent annually in the U.S. on healthcare can be characterized as waste, according to an analysis recently published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

October 14, 2019
Briefings on HIPAA

In an interview with Briefings on HIPAA, Tim Noonan, deputy director for the Division of Health Information Privacy at OCR, discussed cybersecurity and trends in reports of unsecured PHI to OCR. This article includes the highlights.

October 11, 2019
Medicare Web

Elite Dental Associates has agreed to pay $10,000 to the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) for allegedly posting protected health information (PHI) on the social networking site Yelp, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

October 11, 2019
Medicare Web

Q: What clinical information is needed to effectively code and bill for the application of a cellular tissue-based product (CTP)?

October 11, 2019
Case Management Monthly

A case manager for the Johns Hopkins Hospital-Based Violence Intervention Program in Baltimore, Leonard Spain works with victims of violence, often gunshots and stabbings, presenting a host of special challenges.

October 10, 2019
Medicare Web

Q: If you discover that you have accidentally accessed a patient’s information on your facility’s computer system, what’s the best course of action? Who should you notify first? Are you at risk of being in trouble if you looked at the information before realizing the error?

October 10, 2019
Medicare Insider

This week's note from the instructor addresses the broad range of directives included in a recent Executive Order aimed at improving Medicare Advantage and reducing burden on providers. 

October 9, 2019
Medicare Web

Q: What are bundled payments and who benefits from them?

October 9, 2019
Medicare Web

Almost a year after CMS required hospitals to post their chargemaster online, some hospitals are going beyond the basic requirements while others lag behind, according to a recent analysis.

October 9, 2019
HIM Briefings

Take a deeper dive into code changes and updates in the 2020 IPPS final rule.

October 9, 2019
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include a Special Edition MLN Matters article on diabetes screening tests, revisions to the ambulatory surgical center October payment system update, manual changes related to implementation of the SNF Patient Driven Payment Model, and more!