Does your performance under the HRRP truly reflect the quality of care at your organization? There can be vast differences in 30-day hospital readmission rates for patients and conditions studied under the Medicare program, compared to other patients at an organization.
This week’s Medicare updates include an OIG study on increases in reimbursement totals for brand-name drugs in Part D, a Special Edition MLN Matters article on hospice billing and claims processing, the July 2018 quarterly update to the Durable Medical Equipment fee schedule, and more!
The proliferation of electronic systems, applications, and medical devices in healthcare creates challenges within and across organizations. With the ever-expanding uses of healthcare information, it is critical to understand the impact of big data and data analytics and the importance of information governance.