News & Analysis

September 24, 2020
Medicare Web

Q: What are the most important elements to include in the breach notification letter?

September 24, 2020
Medicare Insider

This week's note from the instructor reviews the FY 2021 updates to interoperability and other inpatient quality programs from the Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) final rule. 

September 23, 2020
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include the 2022 Medicare Advantage and Part D Advance Notice, the final report from the Coronavirus Commission on safety and quality in nursing homes, a final rule on new specialty care payment models, and more! 

September 23, 2020
Medicare Web

Q: A recent study by the California Lab Policy reported 50% of unsheltered individuals experience "tri-morbidity" (co-occurring physical health, mental health, and substance abuse challenges), compared to just 2% of sheltered individuals. What can case managers do to assist these patients?

September 23, 2020
HIM Briefings

A sound query process is essential to good documentation and correct coding. Find out how your organization’s query practices and CDI productivity compare to others.

September 23, 2020
Medicare Web

UnitedHealthcare’s (UHC) plan to require in-network, freestanding and outpatient laboratory claims to contain a unique code for most lab testing services is poorly timed and poses significant implementation hurdles, the American Hospital Association (AHA) said.

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