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January 11, 2018
Medicare Insider

This week's note reviews policies and procedures related to the usage of Hospital Issued Notice of Noncoverage 11.

January 17, 2018
Medicare Web

CMS announced January 9 the launch of Bundled Payments for Care Improvement Advanced from the agency’s Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation. This is the first Advanced Alternative Payment Model introduced by the Trump administration.

January 17, 2018
HIM Briefings

Given it’s time for New Year’s resolutions—and my resolution is to work smarter, not harder—it seems appropriate to talk about techniques for bringing balance back into our lives.

January 17, 2018
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include the announcement of a new bundled payment model, clarification on CMS’ regulations regarding texting of patient information, notification of the new interest rate for overpayments and underpayments, and more! 

January 17, 2018
Medicare Web

How can case managers identify high-risk patients in a population health model? 

January 16, 2018
Medicare Web

Connecting patients with community-based organization often has little impact on the frequency with which a patient is seen in the emergency department or hospitalized, according to a study released January 4 by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute.

January 15, 2018
Medicare Web

What are the exceptions to the per visit payment limit for a provider-based rural health clinic?

January 15, 2018

With providers continuing to expand clinical documentation improvement (CDI) efforts into outpatient settings, ACDIS has published a position paper offering guidance to outpatient CDI departments f

January 15, 2018
Briefings on HIPAA

With massive data breaches rocking industries and the public, and policymakers scrutinizing how organizations respond, it’s time to dust off policies and ensure organizations have meaningful, compliant reporting and response plans.

January 12, 2018
Medicare Web

Georgia-based health IT and medical records company Ciox Health, LLC., filed a lawsuit against HHS over limits on the fees patients can be charged for copies of their own medical records.

January 12, 2018
Medicare Web

Q: Our coding department has been reviewing the AHIMA Standards of Ethical Coding but were interested in learning more about standard seven. I didn’t realize that continuing education credits help with ethical coding. 

 

January 12, 2018
Case Management Monthly

A recent study, led by researchers at Cedars-Sinai in Los Angeles, found that using pharmacy professionals to take medication histories in the emergency department reduced errors associated with medication history and orders by more than 80%.

January 11, 2018
Medicare Insider

This week's note reviews policies and procedures related to the usage of Hospital Issued Notice of Noncoverage 11.