News & Analysis

June 14, 2019
Medicare Web

Commercial and government payers track chronic conditions using Hierarchical Condition Category (HCC), and providers can track HCCs to better monitor and project reimbursement and compliance.

June 12, 2019
Medicare Web

On June 11, CMS published a Request for Information (RFI) as part of its Patients Over Paperwork initiative to collect public input on ways to reduce unnecessary administrative and regulatory burden.

June 12, 2019
HIM Briefings

Inpatient rehabilitation facility documentation compliance is coming under scrutiny. Learn how you can improve processes, strengthen compliance, and avoid costly audits.

June 5, 2019
HIM Briefings

Put CMS’ proposed changes in perspective to see the bigger picture. Comments are due June 24, so hospitals will need to conduct a careful analysis to determine the impact of the proposed changes and submit specific feedback.

June 5, 2019
Medicare Web

The new instructions replace those issued via the April update to the Outpatient Prospective Payment System.

June 1, 2019
Briefings on APCs

Having taken on more diverse responsibilities, many providers regard medical coding as a necessary evil; their primary focus is caring for their patients. Although many physicians select codes for the work they perform, they rely on specialized coding and auditing professionals to review their documentation and reporting for accuracy.

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