News & Analysis

June 9, 2021
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include a notice about the resumption of post-payment medical reviews, an OIG review of polysomnography services, a correction notice for the CY 2022 Medicare Advantage Program Policy and Technical Changes final rule, and more!

June 2, 2021
HIM Briefings

The agency is proposing methods to alleviate burden on hospitals that have been under strain for the past year, while also asking for feedback that may shape future data reporting and rate-setting.

June 2, 2021
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include a fact sheet on provider documentation to facilitate collaborative care, an OIG review of CMS payments for end-stage renal disease monthly capitation payments, a new OIG FAQ item on enforcement discretion during the COVID-19 PHE, and more!

June 1, 2021
Briefings on APCs

Laura Evans, CPC, and Julia Kyles, CPC, break down potentially confusing updates to the 2021 E/M guidelines, including new definitions for technical terms and revised guidance for reporting diagnostic laboratory testing with interpretation.

June 1, 2021
Briefings on APCs

In the U.S., tympanostomy tube insertion is the most common ambulatory surgery performed on children under 15, according to StatPearls. Debbie Jones, CPC, CCA, reviews common types of ear infections and CPT coding for myringotomies with tympanostomy tube insertion.

May 26, 2021
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include three advisory opinions, a series of NCD transmittals, multiple OIG reviews of hospice compliance, and more!

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