News & Analysis

April 17, 2024
Case Management Monthly

Learn about a new U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) whistleblower program and review methods for ensuring neutral post-acute recommendations.

April 10, 2024
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include the CY 2025 Medicare Advantage and Part D final rule, two OIG reports on nursing home facility-initiated discharges, and more!

April 10, 2024
Briefings on APCs

Trey La Charité, MD, FACP, SFHM, CCS, CCDS, analyzes the challenges that both inpatient and outpatient CDI specialists encounter and offers advice to lessen provider opposition to participating in outpatient CDI. 

April 3, 2024
Briefings on HIPAA

In a significant development underscoring the growing threat of cyberattacks in the healthcare sector, the Office for Civil Rights recently announced a settlement concerning a ransomware attack that compromised the protected health information of over 14,000 individuals.

March 27, 2024
Case Management Monthly

A final rule issued by CMS in February includes several changes to Medicare Advantage (MA) regulations aimed at ensuring health equity, quality, and safety.

March 20, 2024
Briefings on APCs

Most fracture cases originate in the ED, so orthopedic coders must understand the various scenarios that may arise based on the patient’s condition and the intent of the performing clinician.