News & Analysis

May 23, 2018
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include the introduction of new drug spending dashboards to improve transparency, new cost reporting forms for community mental health centers and rural health clinics, the quarterly update to the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Database, and more!

May 21, 2018
Medicare Web

What strategies can patient access departments employ to ensure patients are registered and processed in a timely manner?

May 16, 2018
Medicare Web

CMS is looking to reduce reporting and documentation requirements for inpatient rehabilitation facilities (IRF) in the 2019 IRF payment system proposed rule, published in the Federal Register May 8. The proposed changes could come as a relief to IRFs that have seen a significant uptick in audits and denials.

May 16, 2018
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include an interim final rule on durable medical equipment fee schedule rates for rural and non-contiguous areas, an advisory opinion on a possible violation of the federal anti-kickback statute, a quarterly update for the clinical laboratory fee schedule, and more! 

May 14, 2018
Medicare Web

What are some of the key differences between a centralized and decentralized approach to patient access staffing?

May 10, 2018
HIM Briefings

Success under MACRA relies on the capture and maintenance of trustworthy clinical and financial patient data sets. HIM professionals understand root cause analysis, the mechanism of reporting data, and the importance of data consistency and integrity.

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