CMS walked back some major policy changes and cemented others in the 2022 Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) final rule. Brush up on the latest changes and ensure your hospital is ready to comply by October 1.
UnitedHealthcare recently transitioned its utilization management approach for all of its health plans from Milliman Care Guidelines to InterQual criteria. Learn how this change could have far-reaching impact on hospitals.
Identifying sepsis is a complex process that takes more thought than checking off clinical indicators from a list, regardless of what criteria are used to qualify the diagnosis. Apply these tips to identify clinical indicators of competing diagnoses.