News & Analysis

December 13, 2017
Medicare Web

How can case managers work to identify patients with low health literacy?

December 13, 2017
Medicare Web

A recent analysis of patient financial transactions from more than 800 hospitals noted performance disparities among managed care payers for revenue cycle key performance indicators where accounts receivable and denials are concerned.

December 13, 2017
HIM Briefings

Documentation and coding based on time requires knowledge about the general principles of E/M documentation, common sets of codes used to bill for E/M services, and E/M services providers.

December 13, 2017
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include a reminder on proper inpatient billing procedures and a notice about revisions to the State Operations Manual.

December 12, 2017
Medicare Web

Case managers provide value across many healthcare settings and specialties. In particular, their interpersonal and communication skills can prove invaluable in the area of workers’ compensation, according to CMSA Today.

December 11, 2017
Briefings on HIPAA

Handling requests for information from law enforcement can throw staff for a loop. Most staff are aware of their organization’s policies and the basic HIPAA requirements for disclosing patient information to family members, friends, and other individuals such as legal guardians. But handling requests from law enforcement officials can be a different matter.

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