Revenue Cycle News and Analysis

January 21, 2021
Medicare Insider

This week's note from the instructor focus on billing processes for alternative ways of delivering basic hospital outpatient services during the COVID-19 PHE. 

January 27, 2021
Medicare Web

Q: With the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic still going for nearly a full year, case managers everywhere are experiencing feelings of burnout. How can case managers combat these feelings and remain fresh and motivated?

January 27, 2021
HIM Briefings

Enhanced process improvement is critical to a successful HIM department. Understand the different phases of process improvement and apply these tools to your department.

January 26, 2021
Medicare Web

A recent survey conducted by Irdeto and Censuswide revealed that 80% of healthcare technology providers have suffered a cyberattack over the past five years.

January 25, 2021
Medicare Web

Q: What information must be submitted to CMS to quality a patient's home as a relocated provider-based department (PBD)?

January 25, 2021
Medicare Web

The American Medical Association (AMA) recently added a new CPT code that will be used to report a COVID-19 vaccine candidate under development by Janssen Pharmaceutica, a division of Johnson & Johnson.

January 25, 2021
Briefings on HIPAA

Q: What are the encryption requirements when using Google Drive™, Dropbox®, or other information-storing applications? How do we ensure HIPAA compliance when using them?

January 22, 2021
Medicare Web

Q: Is there ICD-10-CM sequencing guidance for a patient who had a hemorrhagic stroke and then a seizure without a pre-existing seizure disorder? Would it be appropriate to report epilepsy, and are there any inclusion terms we should be aware of?

January 22, 2021
Case Management Monthly

Case management directors across the country are facing different situations when it comes to case manager recruitment and retention. There is wide variation in how the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has impacted hospitals and case management departments.

January 21, 2021
Medicare Web

Q: If a patient writes his or her email address in an illegible fashion and the provider misreads it and then inadvertently sends appointment reminders and other communication to the wrong email address, is the provider at fault? What steps can be taken to avoid such a situation?

January 21, 2021
Medicare Insider

This week's note from the instructor focus on billing processes for alternative ways of delivering basic hospital outpatient services during the COVID-19 PHE. 

January 20, 2021
Medicare Web

Starting July 1, CMS will reprocess affected claims to pay them at 70% of the 2019 Outpatient Prospective Payment System rate.

January 20, 2021
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include the CMS pandemic plan, a final rule on Medicare coverage of innovative technology, a final rule on prior authorization process improvements, and more!