February 1, 2019
Case Management Monthly

On January 8, CMS released MLN Matters SE19002 on status determinations for total knee arthroplasty, which included guidance on how to determine proper status for patients undergoing the procedure, but CMS quickly rescinded it and announced that it is making revisions and will reissue it in the near future.

February 8, 2019
Case Management Monthly

Is the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program leading to an increase in patient deaths? A recent study suggests that it might be.

February 15, 2019
Case Management Monthly

A recent study published in Healh Affairs claims that reductions in readmission rates reported as due to the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program (HRRP) are “illusory or overstated.”