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September 21, 2017
Medicare Insider

This week's note looks at coding, billing, and payment rules for rural health clinics.

September 25, 2017
Briefings on HIPAA

Tips from this month's issue.

September 25, 2017
Briefings on HIPAA

This sample checklist can be used as a template to develop procedures at your organization.

September 25, 2017
Medicare Web

The fiscal year (FY) 2018 IPPS final rule included updates to payment rates and quality initiatives, as well as an ample amount of code changes and updates to ICD-10-PCS non-operating room (OR) to OR code designations.

September 25, 2017
Briefings on HIPAA

Healthcare organizations searching for the best way to protect key assets and patient data might have difficulty sifting through everything that is available. One option that stands out is CrowdStrike.

September 25, 2017
Medicare Web

How can we help ensure all hospital departments involved in payer contracting are on the same page and understand the terms?

September 25, 2017
Briefings on HIPAA

This month's HIPAA Q&A answers readers' questions about incidental disclosures, providing the Notice of Privacy Practices, and more.

September 22, 2017
Medicare Web

Cybersecurity vulnerabilities in infusion pumps could allow a hacker to gain access and compromise operation, the Industrial Control Systems Cyber Emergency Response Team recently announced.

September 22, 2017
Medicare Web

Q: I'm looking for clarification on how to bill for CPT code 77263 (therapeutic radiology treatment planning; complex). Can it be billed with the initial consultulation or should it be billed separately and before the simulation occurs?

September 22, 2017
Case Management Monthly

If you’re stressed out, you might be tempted to reach for a glass of wine or a carton of ice cream, but there are more positive ways to manage your stress. Below is a list of healthy strategies from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

September 21, 2017
Medicare Insider

This week's note looks at coding, billing, and payment rules for rural health clinics.

September 21, 2017
Medicare Web

Q: Patients often think of questions as they’re being escorted to the lobby. If the patient asks a question in the lobby, is it acceptable to answer the patient there, or should we ask him or her to step back into an exam room?

September 20, 2017
Medicare Web

A majority (57%) of healthcare payers and providers believe predictive analytics will save their organizations 15% or more over the next five years, according to a 2017 Predictive Analytics in Healthcare Trend Forecast by the Society of Actuaries. Despite the potential for savings, there are several roadblocks in the way.