Revenue Cycle News and Analysis

November 18, 2021
Medicare Insider

This week's note from the instructor reviews the inpatient Part A lifetime reserve days and the financial consequences for beneficiaries who elect not to use them. 

November 24, 2021
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include the 2022 Medicare Parts A&B premiums and deductibles, two advisory opinions, a proposed decision memo on an NCD for low dose CT screening, and more! 

November 24, 2021
HIM Briefings

COVID-19 has played havoc with CDI metrics at many organizations. Use these expert tips to conduct research on the impact of COVID-19 on case-mix index at your facility.

November 18, 2021
Medicare Insider

This week's note from the instructor reviews the inpatient Part A lifetime reserve days and the financial consequences for beneficiaries who elect not to use them. 

November 18, 2021

Calling all revenue cycle and revenue integrity experts: NAHRI is currently seeking speakers for the 2022 Revenue Integrity Symposium (RIS), to be held September 19–20 in Phoenix, Arizona.

November 17, 2021
HIM Briefings

Objective information produced by electronic data is fast becoming an essential component of value-based care and permeates every component of the healthcare ecosystem. Learn how to use electronic remittances as a source of truth for denials.

November 17, 2021
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include the repeal of the MCIT and Definition of “Reasonable and Necessary” Final Rule, updates to surveyors regarding clearing the backlog of surveys due to the COVID-19 PHE, an advisory opinion involving a pain management company, and more!

November 12, 2021
Medicare Insider

This week's note from the instructor delves into some of the highlights from the CY 2022 OPPS final rule. 

November 10, 2021
HIM Briefings

With code updates effective October 1, now is the time to learn more about encephalopathy. Review common forms of encephalopathy and how each should be coded.

November 10, 2021
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include the Outpatient Prospective Payment System final rule, the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule final rule, an Omnibus COVID-19 Vaccination interim final rule, and more!

November 5, 2021
Medicare Insider

This week's note from the instructor explores the Open Payments program and the newly finalized provisions pertaining to it from  the 2022 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule final rule.

November 3, 2021
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include the 2022 End-Stage Renal Disease Prospective Payment System Final Rule, a final decision memo on an NCD for transvenous (catheter) pulmonary embolectomy, a notice about provider enrollment application fees, and more!

November 3, 2021
HIM Briefings

The Office of the National Coordinator of Health IT’s 21st Century Cures Act final rule and CMS’ Interoperability and Patient Access final rule are complex rules that usher in sweeping changes to core HIM tasks: how patient information is accessed and transferred. Learn how to ensure your organization is meeting the new rules.