Prioritization and time management are crucial when it comes to leading a revenue integrity department. Kimberly Yelton, RHIA, CCS, CDIP, AHIMA-approved ICD-10-CM/PCS trainer, and director of revenue integrity at WakeMed Health & Hospitals in Raleigh, North Carolina, told NAHRI about her experience with this when planning and following through with department initiatives.
In an effort to promote the development of the case management profession, the Case Management Society of America and the Commission for Case Manager Certification recently entered a collaborative agreement surrounding certification and membership.
This due digilence checklist will help track and evaluate document requests, warn of privacy and security issues, and provide a basis for determining action plans and resources required to integrate privacy and security programs.
The 2017 calendar year marks the beginning of a new approach to physician payment through the Quality Payment Program (QPP), an initiative created by the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act to revise the physician payment system previously updated through the Sustainable Growth Rate.
I've noticed some conflicting information in CPT Assistant and NCCI edits for CPT code 29874 (knee arthroscopy with removal of loose/foreign body). Do the NCCI edits override the advice in CPT Assistant?
There is little doubt that food plays a crucial role in health, but eating habits are often treated as a lifestyle, not a medical issue. That recently changed in Pennsylvania when a group of hospitals banded together to pilot a new program, The Healthy Food Access Pilot, which strives to help at-risk patients eat well in an effort to improve health outcomes.
CMS made more than $700 million in EHR Incentive Program overpayments and will attempt to recover overpayments from eligible providers, according to a June 7 report released by the Office of Inspector General.