There are fewer hoops to jump through when another provider requests a practice’s patient records than when an attorney requests them, but the requesting providers don’t have an automatic right to those records, and you can’t just hand them over.
Providers working in outpatient hospitals, comprehensive outpatient rehabilitation facilities, and skilled nursing facilities frequently misreported and incorrectly billed for untimed therapy services, according to findings in the April Medicare Quarterly Provider Compliance Newsletter.
The healthcare industry had more cybersecurity breaches than any other sector in 2018 and the number one cause of breaches across all industries was phishing, according to the fifth annual Data Security Incident Response Report from the law firm BakerHostetler.
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) recently released a new app that case managers might want to recommend to their patients to use at those follow-up visits. It can help patients remember to ask important questions about their condition and their care.
This week’s Medicare updates include a final rule introducing new benefits for Medicare Advantage, details on a nationwide Medicare brace scam, a proposed decision memo for ambulatory blood pressure monitoring, and more!
Courtesy of the prevalence of traumatic brain injuries in the military and across sports, this diagnosis has hit the mainstream, and case managers are challenged by a vast range of circumstances and factors they must take into consideration.