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May 23, 2019
Medicare Insider

This week's note from the instructor provides an overview of the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Database and how to track any changes or updates to it. 

May 24, 2019
Medicare Web

Medical Oncology Hematology Consultants, in Newark, Delaware, recently released a notifcation about a data breach that exposed the information of 8,591 patients and occurred around June 7–8, 2018.

May 24, 2019
Case Management Monthly

Developed in 1986, critical pathways have been a primary tool for the case manager, and, used correctly, they can guide and optimize a patient's care.

May 24, 2019
Medicare Web

Q: I was recently informed that providers use cellular-based tissue products to treat ulcers when a patient fails to respond to more conservative treatment options. What constitutes a failed response to treatment and how would this be documented?

May 23, 2019
Medicare Web

Q: What information does HIPAA allow to be shared on a health insurance user portal if multiple family members are on the same policy? Should all individuals on the policy have separate user accounts?

May 23, 2019
Medicare Insider

This week's note from the instructor provides an overview of the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Database and how to track any changes or updates to it. 

May 22, 2019
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include a final rule on Medicare Advantage drug pricing, the quarterly update for HCPCS drug/biological codes, an update to claim status and claim status category codes, and more!  

May 22, 2019
Medicare Web

CMS modified its proposal to expand prior authorization and step therapy to protected classes of drugs for Part D and Medicare Advantage beneficiaries, according to a final rule released May 16.

May 22, 2019
Medicare Web

The National Association of Healthcare Revenue Integrity (NAHRI) is pleased to announce Revenue Integrity Week, a national week of recognition for revenue integrity professionals, to be held June 3–7. This year’s theme is Scale New Heights: Elevate Your Profession and Career.

May 22, 2019
HIM Briefings

Adriane Martin, DO, FACOS, CCDS writes about the signs and symptoms of peripheral arterial disease (PAD) and ICD-10-PCS guidelines for reporting the condition.

May 22, 2019
Medicare Web

Q: What is a model practice act and what are its benefits?

May 21, 2019
Medicare Web

Researchers at the Regenstrief Institute and Indiana University have developed a new tool for providers to track and potentially identify the early onset of serious underlying issues relevant for multiple chronic conditions that may otherwise go undetected.

May 20, 2019
Medicare Web

Q: Does this new policy apply to traditional Medicare only or does it also apply to Medicare Advantage?