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July 18, 2019
Medicare Insider

This week's note from the instructor looks at a few issues pertaining to rural health clinics that remain unsolved either due to conflicting or lacking guidance from CMS. 

July 22, 2019
Briefings on HIPAA

A recent HIPAA breach that involved transmission of PHI to only one party—a reporter—nonetheless cost a Connecticut practice $125,000, in part because the practice didn’t take simple precautions.

July 19, 2019
Medicare Web

Vitagene Inc. stored data such as consumers' email addresses, dates of birth, and gene-based health information on a publicly accessible cloud-based database.

July 19, 2019
Medicare Web

The Revenue Integrity Symposium brings together so many aspects of revenue cycle management, compliance, and payer policies across settings.

July 19, 2019
Medicare Web

Q: How do you report the delivery of twins using CPT codes?

July 18, 2019
Medicare Insider

This week's note from the instructor looks at a few issues pertaining to rural health clinics that remain unsolved either due to conflicting or lacking guidance from CMS. 

July 18, 2019
Medicare Web

Q: Does HIPAA apply to cloud service providers outside of the U.S.?

July 17, 2019
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include the CY 2020 Home Health Prospective Payment System proposed rule, a series of OIG reports on hospice deficiencies, the new interest rate for Medicare overpayments and underpayments, and more!

July 17, 2019
Medicare Web

CMS is extending its enforcement discretion period for its laboratory date of service (DOS) exception policy to January 2020.

July 17, 2019
HIM Briefings

Consider how HIM professionals can use their unique blend of skills to help patients and their families navigate the complexities of healthcare.

July 17, 2019
Medicare Web

Q: How can case managers better define and differentiate between a patient's capacity and a patient's competence?

July 16, 2019
Medicare Web

Despite the presence of clear guidelines for ethics committees, these working groups vary considerably across institutions.

July 15, 2019
Medicare Web

CMS proposed one mandatory and four voluntary alternative payment models (APM) for Medicare beneficiaries who receive treatment for chronic kidney disease and end-stage renal disease.