News & Analysis

July 1, 2020
Medicare Web

The AMA announced a new CPT® code for reporting testing of patients suspected of being infected with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

July 1, 2020
Briefings on APCs

CMS recently issued a major update to frequently asked questions (FAQ) on COVID-19 fee-for-service billing issues. The bulk of the new FAQs concerns hospitals and the ability to invoke various waivers in order to deliver services to patients in their homes using telecommunications technologies.

June 24, 2020
HIM Briefings

Unintentional billing errors can occur even in the most vigilant organization. A comprehensive audit program can help detect these issues. Learn how to develop different types of audits to find and address errors.

June 17, 2020
HIM Briefings

From community chat hours to virtual events, these leaders are guiding HIM through the crisis and setting an example that HIM professionals can apply in their organizations. Find out how the HIM community is fostering innovation and building resilience.

June 10, 2020
HIM Briefings

HIM professionals have developed innovative solutions to the COVID-19 pandemic. Figuring out what works and what doesn’t will be key over the coming months. Learn how to manage the constant change and monitor for potential problem areas.

June 3, 2020
HIM Briefings

CMS packed some potentially game-changing proposals into a pared-down fiscal year (FY) 2021 inpatient prospective payment system (IPPS) proposed rule. Understand how these proposals could have far-reaching implications for hospitals.