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October 17, 2019
Medicare Insider

This week's note from the instructor looks at Medicare regulations and requirements regarding hospital pricing of services.

October 16, 2019
HIM Briefings

Use this tool to ensure compliant documentation for patients in restraints or seclusion.

October 16, 2019
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include a pair of proposed rules on revisions to Stark Law, a correction notice for the IPPS final rule, updates to the amount in controversy thresholds for CY 2020, and more!

October 16, 2019
Medicare Web

The 2019 Revenue Integrity Symposium (RIS) in Orlando kicked off in high gear with an energetic, inspiring keynote speaker, detailed analysis of CMS’ recent regulatory changes, and announcements from NAHRI.

October 16, 2019
Medicare Web

Q: Why do some patients seem so unwilling to talk about food insecurity?

October 15, 2019
Medicare Web

Patients who receive enabling services are more likely to visit a health center, get a routine health checkup, receive a flu shot, and be satisfied with their medical care, according to a new study.

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
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
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
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 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
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 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.