November 25, 2019
Medicare Web

Q: What is Medicare's criteria for case-by-case approval of an inpatient stay when the patient is not expected to meet the 2-midnight benchmark?

November 6, 2019
HIM Briefings

Learn how to resolve friction and boost productivity by aligning coding and CDI.

October 30, 2019
HIM Briefings

Use this sample audit template to help prevent instances of prohibited abbreviations in documentation.

October 7, 2019
Medicare Web

Q: How can we encourage our physicians and nonphysician practitioners to better define medical necessity in their documentation?

September 1, 2019
Briefings on APCs

Your heart may flutter when you’re nervous, but if this happens on a regular basis, it could be a sign of a serious heart condition. Atrial fibrillation (AF), a common and potentially fatal cardiovascular condition, is an irregular heartrate that can cause blood clots, stroke, and other heart-related complications.

September 18, 2019
HIM Briefings

As Medicare Advantage makes strides to becoming the new norm, organizations need to establish new processes, educate staff, and advocate for patients. Learn how your organization can keep pace with change before it’s too late to catch up.

September 11, 2019
HIM Briefings

Healthcare continues to transition toward a value-based, pay-for-performance system, but there’s still confusion surrounding the different quality and value programs that have been introduced by CMS and how they impact hospitals. Clear up the confusion and put your organization on the path to success.

September 4, 2019
HIM Briefings

The 2020 IPPS final rule made major changes to the hospital wage index and new technology payments. Brush up on the details to ensure your organization is ready.

August 1, 2019
Briefings on APCs

Behavioral health is a highly specialized area of coding that many coders and billers are unfamiliar with. There are hundreds of ICD-10-CM codes for mental disorders with unique characters to specify symptoms and complications.

July 29, 2019
Medicare Web

New York’s statewide sepsis protocols appear to be working, according to a new study in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA).

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