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June 22, 2017
Medicare Insider

This week's note discusses the Social Security Number Removal Initiative, or SSNRI. 

June 23, 2017
Medicare Web

State-sponsored hackers may be planning to exploit multiple Microsoft vulnerabilities to launch large-scale attacks against healthcare organizations, HHS warned.

June 23, 2017
Case Management Monthly

The ED will soon no longer serve as the welcome mat for the community because the role of the entire hospital in the continuum of healthcare services is going through rapid transformation.

June 23, 2017
Medicare Web

Q: When multiple procedures are performed, is it appropriate to charge an additional set-up fee? For example, a facility performs a colonoscopy and an esophagogastroduodenoscopy, which took a total of 20 minutes in the procedure room. The facility charged two set-up fees plus an additional five minutes of OR time. Would this be considered a duplicate charge?

June 22, 2017
Medicare Web

CMS has spoken repeatedly of easing the burden for providers this spring, and the agency’s Quality Payment Program (QPP) proposed rule released June 20 attempts to do that for small practices and other clinicians.  

June 22, 2017
Medicare Insider

This week's note discusses the Social Security Number Removal Initiative, or SSNRI. 

June 22, 2017
Medicare Web

Q: Can we send patient records to an out-of-state physician's office without the patient's written consent?

June 21, 2017
Medicare Web

Prioritization and time management are crucial when it comes to leading a revenue integrity department. Kimberly Yelton, RHIA, CCS, CDIP, AHIMA-approved ICD-10-CM/PCS trainer, and director of revenue integrity at WakeMed Health & Hospitals in Raleigh, North Carolina, told NAHRI about her experience with this when planning and following through with department initiatives.

June 21, 2017
Medicare Insider

This week's Medicare updates include OIG Work Plan updates; the annual ICD-10-CM code update; new information on how providers can to get ready for new Medicare Cards; and more!

June 21, 2017
HIM Briefings

Accurate clinical documentation is the bedrock of the legal medical record, billing, and coding. It is also the most complex and vulnerable part of the revenue cycle.

June 21, 2017
Medicare Web

Q: How do ED case management roles differ from those on other units?

June 20, 2017
Medicare Web

In an effort to promote the development of the case management profession, the Case Management Society of America and the Commission for Case Manager Certification recently entered a collaborative agreement surrounding certification and membership.

June 19, 2017
Medicare Web

I've noticed some conflicting information in CPT Assistant and NCCI edits for CPT code 29874 (knee arthroscopy with removal of loose/foreign body). Do the NCCI edits override the advice in CPT Assistant?