News & Analysis

June 24, 2019
Medicare Web

Q: My team is asking me if we should combine pre-admission testing (PAT) visits with the surgery bill. I'm thinking no because some of the PAT services are not routine for the surgery. However, isn't there a rule about services that can't be billed separately prior to surgery?

June 24, 2019
Briefings on HIPAA

In this month's security Q&A, our expert answers questions on smart devices used in residential care, security incidents vs. security breaches, clinical staff using personal cell phones, and more.

June 21, 2019
Medicare Web

Q: A clinician documented "combination Type 1 and Type 2, diabetes mellitus in poor control." This condition is sometimes called Type 1.5 diabetes. What is the correct ICD-10-CM code assignment for Type 1.5 diabetes?

June 21, 2019
Case Management Monthly

Medicare audits by quality improvement organizations and contractors have become a routine responsibility for directors of case management. Here are some practical and best-practice tips for successful audit outcomes

June 21, 2019
Medicare Web

The Revenue Integrity Symposium is the only conference I have seen that is packed with sessions that will give revenue integrity professionals practical information that they can take back and institute the next day to help their facility success financially.

June 21, 2019
Medicare Web

Retrieval-Masters Creditors Bureau, the parent company of the American Medical Collection Agency, filed for Chapter 11 just weeks after announcing a data breach that affected over 19 million individuals.

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