The April 2019 OPPS quarterly update reassigned specific skin substitute products from the low-cost group to the high-cost group, and clarified billing and reporting for chimeric antigen receptor T-cell (CAR-T) therapy procedures performed in the outpatient setting.
Q: I work in patient registration at a hospital. A patient asked if they could have something in their medical record changed. I know that patients can request to see their whole medical record, but can they change it? What does HIPAA allow?
This week’s Medicare updates include several new additions to the OIG Work Plan, the April 2019 Outpatient Prospective Payment System update, corrections to the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule final rule, and more!