Revenue Cycle News and Analysis

June 4, 2020
Medicare Insider

This week's note from the instructor celebrates NAHRI's Revenue Integrity Week by featuring two revenue integrity case studies on managing the financial impact of COVID-19. 

June 5, 2020
Case Management Monthly

Doug’s wife drives him to the local hospital emergency department (ED) because he has been experiencing possible COVID-19 symptoms for the past week. His symptoms started with a headache, a dry cough, muscle aches, and a low-grade fever of 99.6 degrees Fahrenheit.

June 4, 2020
Medicare Web

Q: When dealing with a public health emergency, which disclosures are permitted to the media and which are not? Does HIPAA allow for any identifiable information to be disclosed to news organizations if the intention is to protect the public at large?

June 4, 2020
Medicare Insider

This week's note from the instructor celebrates NAHRI's Revenue Integrity Week by featuring two revenue integrity case studies on managing the financial impact of COVID-19. 

June 3, 2020
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include new information on the Part D Senior Savings Model, updates to the FAQs on fee-for-service billing during the COVID-19 public health emergency, the release of the 2021 ICD-10-PCS code set, and more!

June 3, 2020
Medicare Web

CMS released new guidance and clarification on the use of modifier -CR (catastrophe/disaster related) and condition code DR (disaster related) on June 1.

June 3, 2020
HIM Briefings

CMS packed some potentially game-changing proposals into a pared-down fiscal year (FY) 2021 inpatient prospective payment system (IPPS) proposed rule. Understand how these proposals could have far-reaching implications for hospitals.

June 3, 2020
Medicare Web

Q: Hospital case managers must constantly adapt to the conditions created by COVID-19 to best serve their patients. How can they create new ways of meeting patient and family needs during this pandemic?

June 2, 2020
Medicare Web

The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) in May issued guidance regarding the HIPAA Privacy Rule and media coverage throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.

June 2, 2020
Medicare Web

The National Association of Healthcare Revenue Integrity’s (NAHRI) third annual Revenue Integrity Week (June 1–5) kicked off yesterday with the release of the State of the Revenue Integrity Industry Report and daily deals and drawings.

June 1, 2020
HIM Briefings
June 1, 2020
Medicare Web

CMS on May 27 released new novel coronavirus (COVID-19) Medicare billing FAQs to address questions related to payment for inpatient services billed during the public health emergency.

June 1, 2020
Briefings on APCs

In this article, Joel Moorhead, MD, PhD, CPC, breaks down ICD-10-CM code selection for cerebrovascular diseases, transient cerebral ischemic attacks, and peripheral neuropathies.