The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) recently released a new app that case managers might want to recommend to their patients to use at those follow-up visits. It can help patients remember to ask important questions about their condition and their care.
Courtesy of the prevalence of traumatic brain injuries in the military and across sports, this diagnosis has hit the mainstream, and case managers are challenged by a vast range of circumstances and factors they must take into consideration.
Are you double-checking that your patients being discharged to skilled nursing facilities (SNF) meet the three-day inpatient stay requirement? You might want to take a closer look if you aren’t, in light of a February report from the Office of Inspector General that found CMS paid out potentially millions of dollars for beneficiary stays that didn’t qualify under the rule.
The American Medical Association (AMA) and UnitedHealthcare announced a collaboration to better address social determinants of health (SDoH) by standardizing how this data is collected and processed through the creation of new ICD-10 codes related to SDoH.