News & Analysis

June 15, 2022
Briefings on HIPAA

 Rebecca Herold, CDPSE, FIP, CISSP, CIPM, CIPP/US, CIPT, CISM, CISA, FLMI, answers submitted questions on a variety of HIPAA topics.

June 8, 2022
Briefings on HIPAA

Jay Hodes, president of HIPAA compliance company Colington Consulting in Burke, Virginia, sees eight specific challenges organizations face when trying to comply with HIPAA regulations.

June 1, 2022
Briefings on HIPAA

OCR released a report on audits it conducted. It found that most CEs failed to meet the requirements for selected provisions in the audit. One of the first steps to improving is learning more about audits and assessments, which are trouble spots for entities.

June 1, 2022
Briefings on APCs

Coding managers should not assume that they can review every coding guideline, Coding Clinic, or coding-related issue targeted by the Office of Inspector General. Review considerations for conducting focused internal and external audits.

May 1, 2022
Briefings on APCs

Shelley C. Safian, PhD, RHIA, CCS-P, COC, CPC-I, unpacks local and national medical necessity standards and best practices for avoiding denials due to inadequate documentation.

May 1, 2022
Briefings on APCs

Fran Jurcak, MSN, RN, CCDS, CCDS-O, looks at how machine learning can improve efficiency in the middle revenue cycle.

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