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September 20, 2018
Medicare Insider

This week's note from the instructor looks at guidance from CMS on IMRT billing following the release of an OIG audit report citing a 100% error rate in billing certain IMRT planning services.

September 20, 2018
Medicare Insider

This week's note from the instructor looks at guidance from CMS on IMRT billing following the release of an OIG audit report citing a 100% error rate in billing certain IMRT planning services.

September 20, 2018
Medicare Web

Q: Can a doctor provide a doctor’s note for the person who brought his or her patient to the hospital or appointment?

September 19, 2018
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include CMS’ support for Hurricane Florence preparation, ICD-10 and other coding revisions to national coverage determinations, quarterly HCPCS drug/biological code changes, and more!

September 19, 2018
HIM Briefings

Refresh your knowledge of coding for diagnosis and treatment of thyroid cancer.

September 19, 2018
Medicare Web

NAHRI is hosting the 2018 Revenue Integrity Symposium (RIS) October 16–17 at the Wigwam Resort in Litchfield Park (Phoenix), Arizona. The conference is an important event for revenue integrity networking and education.

September 19, 2018
Medicare Web

Q: Are there reimbursement codes for transition services that case managers provide?

September 19, 2018
Medicare Web

The Regulatory Provisions to Promote Program Efficiency, Transparency, and Burden Reduction proposed rule would make significant changes to the Conditions of Participation and could change the way hospitals work with competitive ambulatory surgery centers (ASC).

September 18, 2018
Medicare Web

The U.S. Senate passed its amendment to H.R. 6, the Opioid Crisis Response Act of 2018, on Monday in a 99-1 vote to address the United States’ ongoing opioid addiction epidemic.

September 17, 2018
Briefings on HIPAA

Although HIPAA laws do not specify any time frame on updating policies and procedures, OCR has expectations. Here are three recent settlements where OCR has included mandates to update policies and procedures. You can apply some of these lessons in your organization.

September 17, 2018

The American Medical Association recently released the 2019 CPT Manual with 335 code changes, primarily adding care coordination services, central nervous system assessments, skin biopsies, and fine needle aspirations.

September 17, 2018
Medicare Web

Q: What is a denial avoidance program and how does it differ from a denials management program?

September 14, 2018
Medicare Web

Q: Our coding team is currently debating how to report acute tubular necrosis (ATN) in ICD-10-CM for a patient after a renal transplant. Can you provide any guidance?