Revenue Cycle News and Analysis

November 18, 2021
Medicare Insider

This week's note from the instructor reviews the inpatient Part A lifetime reserve days and the financial consequences for beneficiaries who elect not to use them. 

December 1, 2021
Briefings on APCs
December 1, 2021
Case Management Monthly
December 1, 2021
HIM Briefings
December 1, 2021
HIM Briefings

The ultimate ongoing battle in healthcare is fighting denials. Learn how to deploy education and targeted CDI strategies to acheive victory.

December 1, 2021
Briefings on APCs

ICD-10-CM codes for traumatic fractures specify the type of bone injury, affected area of the body, and in some cases, the degree of soft tissue damage. Review orthopedic terminology and documentation requirements for traumatic fractures to resolve the coding challenges. 

December 1, 2021
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates an OIG review of facility initiated discharges in nursing homes, an MLN fact sheet on Medicare coverage and documentation requirements for breast prostheses and supplies, a transmittal regarding implementation of the payment reduction for physical therapist assistant/occupational therapist assistant services, and more! 

December 1, 2021
Briefings on HIPAA

In its fall 2021 cybersecurity newsletter, OCR said it’s a great time for organizations to revisit the protections they have in place for their legacy systems.

December 1, 2021
Case Management Monthly

The 2022 OPPS final rule is out, and as predicted, CMS reversed its plan to eliminate the inpatient-only list over the next three years.

December 1, 2021
Briefings on HIPAA
November 24, 2021
HIM Briefings

COVID-19 has played havoc with CDI metrics at many organizations. Use these expert tips to conduct research on the impact of COVID-19 on case-mix index at your facility.

November 24, 2021
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include the 2022 Medicare Parts A&B premiums and deductibles, two advisory opinions, a proposed decision memo on an NCD for low dose CT screening, and more! 

November 18, 2021
Medicare Insider

This week's note from the instructor reviews the inpatient Part A lifetime reserve days and the financial consequences for beneficiaries who elect not to use them.