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April 18, 2019
Medicare Insider

This week's note from the instructor discusses some of the challenges associated with the device offset rules under the OPPS. 

April 22, 2019
Briefings on HIPAA

There are fewer hoops to jump through when another provider requests a practice’s patient records than when an attorney requests them, but the requesting providers don’t have an automatic right to those records, and you can’t just hand them over.

April 22, 2019
Medicare Web

Providers working in outpatient hospitals, comprehensive outpatient rehabilitation facilities, and skilled nursing facilities frequently misreported and incorrectly billed for untimed therapy services, according to findings in the April Medicare Quarterly Provider Compliance Newsletter.

April 19, 2019
Medicare Web

The healthcare industry had more cybersecurity breaches than any other sector in 2018 and the number one cause of breaches across all industries was phishing, according to the fifth annual Data Security Incident Response Report from the law firm BakerHostetler.

April 19, 2019
Medicare Web

Q: CMS' laboratory date of service rules are only for molecular labs and advanced diagnostic laboratory tests, correct? Or does it also apply to other lab tests?

April 19, 2019
Case Management Monthly

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) recently released a new app that case managers might want to recommend to their patients to use at those follow-up visits. It can help patients remember to ask important questions about their condition and their care.

April 18, 2019
Medicare Insider

This week's note from the instructor discusses some of the challenges associated with the device offset rules under the OPPS. 

April 18, 2019
Medicare Web

Q: If a patient requests copies of his or her medical record, which is allowed by the Privacy Rule, is the patient required to pay for the copies?

April 17, 2019
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include a final rule introducing new benefits for Medicare Advantage, details on a nationwide Medicare brace scam, a proposed decision memo for ambulatory blood pressure monitoring, and more!  

April 17, 2019
Medicare Web

Q: Do you have any advice for helping a case management team improve workflows between the inpatient and ambulatory setting?

April 17, 2019
HIM Briefings

AHIMA and ACDIS recently updated their collaborative practice brief “Guidelines for Achieving a Compliant Query Practice.” Learn what’s new and what you need to do.

April 17, 2019
Medicare Web

CMS will expand coverage of telehealth services under Medicare Advantage effective January 1, 2020.

April 16, 2019
Medicare Web

Courtesy of the prevalence of traumatic brain injuries in the military and across sports, this diagnosis has hit the mainstream, and case managers are challenged by a vast range of circumstances and factors they must take into consideration.