News & Analysis

June 23, 2017
Case Management Monthly

The ED will soon no longer serve as the welcome mat for the community because the role of the entire hospital in the continuum of healthcare services is going through rapid transformation.

June 23, 2017
Medicare Web

Q: When multiple procedures are performed, is it appropriate to charge an additional set-up fee? For example, a facility performs a colonoscopy and an esophagogastroduodenoscopy, which took a total of 20 minutes in the procedure room. The facility charged two set-up fees plus an additional five minutes of OR time. Would this be considered a duplicate charge?

June 23, 2017
Medicare Web

State-sponsored hackers may be planning to exploit multiple Microsoft vulnerabilities to launch large-scale attacks against healthcare organizations, HHS warned.

June 22, 2017
Medicare Web

Q: Can we send patient records to an out-of-state physician's office without the patient's written consent?

June 22, 2017
Medicare Insider

This week's note discusses the Social Security Number Removal Initiative, or SSNRI. 

June 21, 2017
Medicare Insider

This week's Medicare updates include OIG Work Plan updates; the annual ICD-10-CM code update; new information on how providers can to get ready for new Medicare Cards; and more!

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