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July 20, 2017
Medicare Insider

This week's note from the instructor looks at understanding the OIG's Work Plan.

July 21, 2017
Medicare Web

A new OCR video training module educates providers on patients’ right of access under HIPAA.

July 21, 2017
Medicare Web

Q: We're having some trouble in our office getting physicians to document all the necessary details required for reporting specified ICD-10-CM codes.

July 21, 2017
Case Management Monthly

Undiagnosed depression affects a third of hospitalized patients and may interfere with their recovery, says a study published in the February issue of the Journal of Hospital Medicine. It may also mean patients have a higher chance of experiencing an avoidable hospital readmission, because they are less likely to take medications as directed and more likely to miss outpatient appointments.

July 20, 2017
Medicare Web

Q: I work at a continuing care retirement community. The marketing department and resource development staff want a daily census so they can visit donors, would-be donors, or possible candidates for buying in to our community. Is this acceptable? It seems to go beyond the minimum necessary standard.

July 20, 2017
Medicare Insider

This week's note from the instructor looks at understanding the OIG's Work Plan.

July 19, 2017
Medicare Web

Q: Which hospital case management model is best for your facility?

July 19, 2017
Medicare Insider

This week's Medicare updates include the 2018 Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) and Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) Payment System proposed rule; the 2018 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) and Other Revisions to Part B / the Medicare Shared Savings Program Requirements and Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program proposed rule; the Federal Healthcare Fraud Takedown; and more!

July 19, 2017
Medicare Web

For hospitals to understand how claims are audited, they must be aware of how health plans are tackling payment integrity.

July 19, 2017
HIM Briefings

The challenges of time management and prioritization are relevant to all individuals placed in a leadership position, whether they’re new to the role or experienced.

July 18, 2017
Medicare Web

When treating patients with life-changing injuries, acute care social workers may best be able to help a patient if they don’t go it alone. Connecting with providers and establishing relationships can go a long way in helping patients, according to CMSA Today.

July 17, 2017
Medicare Web

What is the relationship between chargemaster and HIM coding?

July 17, 2017
Medicare Web

Hospital providers will need to look beyond the OPPS proposed rule for policies regarding 2018 reimbursement, as the 2018 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule proposed rule includes a policy that could once again have significant payment impact on non-excepted, off-campus provider-based departments.