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March 21, 2019
Medicare Insider

This week's note from the instructor explores the requirements for reporting clinical laboratory commercial and Medicare Advantage payment data to CMS. 

March 26, 2019
Medicare Web

Case managers face countless challenges when dealing with end-of-life care, and with less than 50% of Medicare beneficiaries utilizing hospice programming, changes had to be made.

March 25, 2019
Medicare Web

Q: What language can we add to our contracts to discourage payers from diverting patients to other hospitals based solely on cost?

March 25, 2019
Briefings on HIPAA

In this month's HIPAA Q&A, our expert answers questions on shared insurance policies, posting thank-you notes in employee-only areas, referrals to Part 2 facilities, and more!

March 25, 2019
Medicare Web

The April 2019 OPPS quarterly update reassigned specific skin substitute products from the low-cost group to the high-cost group, and clarified billing and reporting for chimeric antigen receptor T-cell (CAR-T) therapy procedures performed in the outpatient setting.

March 22, 2019
Medicare Web

Q: What new CPT codes for urinary procedures did the American Medical Association introduce for calendar year 2019?

March 22, 2019
Medicare Web

A bipartisan group of over a dozen senators called on HHS Secretary Alex Azar to change privacy protections related to substance abuse patients' health records. 

March 22, 2019
Case Management Monthly

Case managers often run into questions when performing their daily duties. Sometimes they’re related to best practice, and other times they’re related to regulatory issues.

March 21, 2019
Medicare Insider

This week's note from the instructor explores the requirements for reporting clinical laboratory commercial and Medicare Advantage payment data to CMS. 

March 21, 2019
Medicare Web

Q: I work in patient registration at a hospital. A patient asked if they could have something in their medical record changed. I know that patients can request to see their whole medical record, but can they change it? What does HIPAA allow?

March 20, 2019
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include several new additions to the OIG Work Plan, the April 2019 Outpatient Prospective Payment System update, corrections to the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule final rule, and more! 

March 20, 2019
HIM Briefings

As outpatient services grow, organizations need to strengthen coding and documentation. Learn how to evaluate and audit processes to ensure success.

March 20, 2019
Medicare Web

Q: What should be included in a mental status examination and is there an industry standard?