October 5, 2018
Case Management Monthly

The IPPS 2019 final rule, released August 3, formally reversed the CMS requirement that a physician’s order must be in the medical record for the hospital to bill for inpatient services under Medicare Part A. But it hasn’t eliminated all the associated headaches related to inpatient admission orders.

October 12, 2018
Case Management Monthly

Medicare beneficiaries who received transitional care services from physicians after they were discharged home from a healthcare organization had lower costs and were less likely to die in the month that followed than those who didn’t, according to a new study.