Revenue Cycle News and Analysis

October 14, 2021
Medicare Insider

This week's note from the instructor looks at how recent OIG audits of neurostimulator implantation payments could provide a framework for internal audit processes. 

October 14, 2021
Medicare Insider

This week's note from the instructor looks at how recent OIG audits of neurostimulator implantation payments could provide a framework for internal audit processes. 

October 13, 2021
HIM Briefings

Accurate HCC reporting must be supported by appropriate documentation and coding. Use these tips ensure complete, compliance HCC capture for wound care.

October 13, 2021
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include a correction notice for the FY 2022 Inpatient Psychiatric Facility Prospective Payment System final rule, updated COVID-19 FAQs and guidance, an OIG review of Medicare payments for neurostimulator implantation surgeries, and more!

October 7, 2021
Medicare Insider

This week's note from the instructor explores the proposed changes to billing for therapy assistant services from the CY 2022 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule proposed rule.

October 6, 2021
HIM Briefings

A pair of new rules require organizations to meet specific interoperability and patient access requirements but confusion about the rules and low awareness of the requirements hampers compliance efforts. Learn how your organization's compliance and implementation efforts compare to peers.

October 6, 2021
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include a final decision memo on an NCD for home use of oxygen to treat cluster headaches, a notice about CMS exercising enforcement discretion for certain SNF consolidated billing provisions, an interim final rule on new policies against surprise billing, and more! 

October 1, 2021
Case Management Monthly
October 1, 2021
Briefings on APCs

Several CPT modifiers have similar definitions, which can make distinguishing between them challenging. Review guidance for the appropriate application of modifier -51 versus -59 and discontinued service modifiers -52, -53, -73, and -74.

October 1, 2021
Briefings on HIPAA
October 1, 2021
Briefings on HIPAA

H.R. 7898 became law on January 5, 2021, and amended the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act to require the secretary of HHS to consider certain recognized security practices of covered entities and business associates when making certain determinations, and for other purposes.

October 1, 2021
HIM Briefings
October 1, 2021
Case Management Monthly

Case managers are charged with helping patients to navigate multiple challenges. But sometimes, their own preconceived notions may creep into care interactions and become a barrier.