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September 19, 2019
Medicare Insider

This week's note from the instructor reviews recent clarifications for the use of revenue coes 0942 and 0240 when billing for hospital inpatient Part B services. 

September 19, 2019
Medicare Insider

This week's note from the instructor reviews recent clarifications for the use of revenue coes 0942 and 0240 when billing for hospital inpatient Part B services. 

September 19, 2019
Medicare Web

Q: Does the HIPAA Privacy Rule strictly prohibit the disclosure or request of an entire medical record? If not, does there need to be a case-by-case justification every time an entire record is disclosed?

September 18, 2019
Medicare Web

Q. How can case managers help ensure that bias doesn’t interfere with patient care?

September 18, 2019
Medicare Web

CMS recently reminded hospitals to review compliance with Medicare policy for billing Part B inpatient services.

September 18, 2019
HIM Briefings

As Medicare Advantage makes strides to becoming the new norm, organizations need to establish new processes, educate staff, and advocate for patients. Learn how your organization can keep pace with change before it’s too late to catch up.

September 18, 2019
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include an article for health care professionals to use as a resource throughout the 2019-20 flu season, an OIG data brief on using CERT data to identify high-risk home health agencies, revisions to the Claims Processing Manual regarding billing for Part B inpatient services, and more! 

September 17, 2019
Medicare Web

More than two-thirds of Americans surveyed had at least one unmet social need in the past year and more than a quarter said an unmet social need has been a barrier to health, according to a report released in June by Kaiser Permanente.

September 16, 2019
Medicare Web

Q: For the purposes of categorizing charges, how can we determine which charges are related to the clinical trial and which are not?

September 16, 2019
Medicare Web

Findings from a retrospective study recently published in the Journal of Cardiac Failure show that pulmonary hypertension is frequently identified but rarely coded in electronic health records. 

September 13, 2019
Case Management Monthly

Food insecurity is a common problem in the United States, affecting as many as one in eight Americans. It’s a problem that can cause health complications, compound existing ones, and ratchet up the cost of care for many patients.

September 13, 2019
Medicare Web

Q: Would it be appropriate to query the provider for clarification if documentation for an orbital fracture doesn’t specify the location of the fracture and whether it is open or closed?

September 13, 2019
Medicare Web

The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) reached a settlement with Bayfront Health St. Petersburg, a Florida hospital, for allegedly violating the HIPAA Privacy Rule’s right of access provision when it failed to give a mother timely access to her unborn child’s records, according to an OCR press release.