News & Analysis

November 1, 2018
Briefings on APCs

In the 2019 OPPS final rule, released November 2, CMS implemented several site-neutral payment policies, though the agency did delay or shelve other proposals due to stakeholder feedback.

October 24, 2018
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include a proposed rule on drug pricing transparency, an article on systemic validation edits for OPPS providers with multiple service locations, an update to the OIG Work Plan, and more! 

October 1, 2018
Briefings on APCs

As coders mark the third anniversary this October of the U.S. implementation of ICD-10, its newly minted successor is waiting in the wings, nearly ready for adoption. 

October 1, 2018
Briefings on APCs

It's been more than three years since CMS introduced a subset of modifiers it wants providers to report instead of modifier -59 (distinct procedural service), but they're still optional as barely any new guidance has been released.

October 1, 2018
Briefings on APCs

CMS recently released updated guidance on billing intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) after an OIG audit found a 100% error rate in billing certain IMRT planning services.

September 1, 2018
Briefings on APCs

Learn about how providers can adhere to the latest regulations and guidance when coding and reporting chronic care management.

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