April 12, 2021
Medicare Web

Q: How does CMS calculate payments to rural health clinics (RHC) subject to the all-inclusive rate (AIR)?

April 9, 2021
Medicare Web

Q: We have a patient admitted for COVID-19 who is now showing signs of cytokine release syndrome (CRS). Can you give our team more information on symptoms or clinical indicators for CRS as well as any ICD-10-CM coding advice?

April 7, 2021
Medicare Web

Q: We have heard that Medicare short-stay inpatient admissions may soon come under increasing audit scrutiny by Livanta, the Beneficiary and Family-Centered Care Quality Improvement Organizations that was awarded the nationwide contract for reviewing these admissions. What can we do to reduce our audit risk?

April 26, 2021
Briefings on HIPAA

Q: Is it considered a HIPAA violation for facilities to keep patient charts outside of exam rooms or at a patient's bedside? Most providers prefer to have the charts handy to review just before seeing the patient. However, anyone could walk by the room and potentially get a glance at the information. Would this be considered an incidental disclosure?

April 5, 2021
Medicare Web

Q: What revenue codes are used to prevent triggering a copay or deductible when billing Medicare for COVID-19 monoclonal antibodies?

April 1, 2021
Medicare Web

Q: What is a subchondroplasty and how is this procedure reported in CPT?

March 31, 2021
Medicare Web

Q: What are the best strategies for case managers to utilize when aiming to help patients with low health literacy?

March 29, 2021
Medicare Web

Q: How do we bill Medicare for COVID-19 vaccines administred to hospital inpatients?

March 26, 2021
Medicare Web

Q: We had a patient admitted with a negative COVID-19 test, but after being retested the patient had a positive COVID-19 result. Should we query the provider whether COVID-19 was POA?

April 22, 2021
Medicare Web

Q: If an individual provides authorization for a disclosure, can the individual later revoke the authorization? Is the covered entity (CE) then required to “take back” or demand the erasure of any documentation by third parties that may have been made following the original authorization?