January 3, 2018
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include corrections to the OPPS final rule, clarification of Medicare’s policy regarding texting of patient information between healthcare providers, revisions to rural health clinic guidance, and more! 

May 8, 2017
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include the April 2017 Medicare Quarterly Provider Compliance Newsletter, scribe services signature requirements, outlier limitation on OPPS Community Mental Health Centers Services, and more!

June 27, 2016
Medicare Insider

The 2016 Revenue Integrity Symposium brings together training on Medicare billing and compliance, case management, revenue integrity, coding, CDI, and patient status, and more.

February 18, 2019
Briefings on HIPAA

Not only does your organization need  appropriate policies and procedures in place to comply with HIPAA, you also need to make sure that staff members follow those policies and procedures. It’s not an easy task, and each organization has its own way of auditing compliance.

February 15, 2019
Medicare Web

A settlement of up to $3.1 million has been reached in class action lawsuit involving one of the largest healthcare data breaches in history.

February 14, 2019
Medicare Web

Q: My child’s school requires parents to send a doctor’s note when a student is out sick for more than two days. After providing this note for my child, their teacher spoke to me and mentioned information she could only have learned if she had read the note. Is this a HIPAA violation? Are schools covered by HIPAA if they request doctor's notes?

February 27, 2019
HIM Briefings

Get to the root of the problem with defining and defending a sepsis diagnosis.

February 20, 2019
HIM Briefings

Create a concurrent coding program that brings coding and CDI together to maximize success.

February 13, 2019
HIM Briefings

Use these tips to clarify when and how it’s appropriate to use modifier -25.

February 8, 2019
Medicare Web

Slack recently updated its listing of compliance certifications and regulations to include HIPAA, which suggests it may be working toward functionality that would allow healthcare providers to share sensitive patient health information.