News & Analysis

February 1, 2023
HIM Briefings

The 2023 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule ushered in a slew of changes to payment rates, coding guidelines, and telehealth coverage. Review key changes to ensure your organization is in compliance.

February 1, 2023
Briefings on APCs

With reimbursement gains whittled down by CMS' attempt to remedy unlawful cuts to 340B drug payments, complying with updated Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) policies is key to protecting reimbursement. Take a closer look at CMS' latest policies and ensure your organization is in compliance.

December 7, 2022
Briefings on APCs

Coding and billing professionals must ensure that medical record information is accurate, up to date, and compliant. In this article, Holly Cassano, CPC, CRC, defines late entries, corrections, and addendums, and explains the proper methods used to alter health records  while maintaining Medicare compliance.

November 30, 2022
HIM Briefings

A properly calibrated audit tool is key to uncovering educational opportunities for CDI specialists. Use this expert advice to help your organization get the most out of CDI audits.

November 23, 2022
HIM Briefings

Various analyses must be conducted to maintain compliance, assist with charge capture, solve account edits, and review any possible coding trends or issues that may cause claim delays, denials, or unnecessary rework. Learn how to effectively leverage this data to improve processes and protect revenue.

November 2, 2022
Briefings on APCs

The ICD-10-CM Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting provide a roadmap for accurate diagnosis coding. Kimberly Lee, M.Ed., RHIA, CCS-P, unpacks fundamental ICD-10-CM coding concepts.

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