This week’s Medicare updates include a pair of proposed rules on revisions to Stark Law, a correction notice for the IPPS final rule, updates to the amount in controversy thresholds for CY 2020, and more!
The 2019 Revenue Integrity Symposium (RIS) in Orlando kicked off in high gear with an energetic, inspiring keynote speaker, detailed analysis of CMS’ recent regulatory changes, and announcements from NAHRI.
Approximately 25% of the $3.8 trillion spent annually in the U.S. on healthcare can be characterized as waste, according to an analysis recently published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
In an interview with Briefings on HIPAA, Tim Noonan, deputy director for the Division of Health Information Privacy at OCR, discussed cybersecurity and trends in reports of unsecured PHI to OCR. This article includes the highlights.
A case manager for the Johns Hopkins Hospital-Based Violence Intervention Program in Baltimore, Leonard Spain works with victims of violence, often gunshots and stabbings, presenting a host of special challenges.
Elite Dental Associates has agreed to pay $10,000 to the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) for allegedly posting protected health information (PHI) on the social networking site Yelp, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.