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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 22, 2017
Medicare Insider

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

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
Medicare Web

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

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
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 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
Briefings on HIPAA

This due digilence checklist will help track and evaluate document requests, warn of privacy and security issues, and provide a basis for determining action plans and resources required to integrate privacy and security programs.

June 19, 2017
Briefings on APCs

The 2017 calendar year marks the beginning of a new approach to physician payment through the Quality Payment Program (QPP), an initiative created by the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act to revise the physician payment system previously updated through the Sustainable Growth Rate.

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?

June 16, 2017
Case Management Monthly

There is little doubt that food plays a crucial role in health, but eating habits are often treated as a lifestyle, not a medical issue. That recently changed in Pennsylvania when a group of hospitals banded together to pilot a new program, The Healthy Food Access Pilot, which strives to help at-risk patients eat well in an effort to improve health outcomes.

June 16, 2017
Medicare Web

CMS made more than $700 million in EHR Incentive Program overpayments and will attempt to recover overpayments from eligible providers, according to a June 7 report released by the Office of Inspector General.