News & Analysis

April 16, 2021
Medicare Web

Q: Is it appropriate to report an E/M code for visit services provided in conjunction with a wound care procedure?

April 15, 2021
Medicare Web

Q: Is it safe to immediately shred charts that have been scanned into the electronic medical record system? Should we keep a paper backup?

April 14, 2021
Medicare Web

Q: One of the biggest challenges for case management directors is gaining the physician’s cooperation with documentation as they continue to face high patient volumes. What approaches should be taken to get physicians on the same page as case management directors?

April 12, 2021
Medicare Web

Q: How does CMS calculate payments to rural health clinics (RHC) subject to the all-inclusive rate (AIR)?

April 9, 2021
Medicare Web

Q: We have a patient admitted for COVID-19 who is now showing signs of cytokine release syndrome (CRS). Can you give our team more information on symptoms or clinical indicators for CRS as well as any ICD-10-CM coding advice?

April 8, 2021
Medicare Web

Q: Do companies such as FitBit (and others that sell wearable devices that track and store health information) need to abide by HIPAA regulations? Should I be concerned with how these companies are viewing and sharing my health information?