News & Analysis

September 9, 2020
HIM Briefings

Strong documentation and coding support accurate data and help organizations defend against payer audits. Learn how to manage the return of CMS audits and keep documentation and coding in top shape.

September 1, 2020
Briefings on APCs

Several recent changes affect hospitals’ 340B programs. Follow these eight tips to review and optimize your hospital’s 340B program.

September 1, 2020
Briefings on APCs

CMS is moving forward for E/M changes for physician billing according to the 2021 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule. Read about those changes, as long as a preview of new CPT codes that will be added for 2021.

August 26, 2020
HIM Briefings

Finding the right applicant to fill a vacancy in the coding department can be challenging. Organizations can help close the gap and improve their coding staff by implementing an apprentice program. Use this sample education schedule to help develop a program at your organization.

August 26, 2020
Medicare Web

Q: As utilization review case managers, we are often tasked with assessing our hospital's risk for novel coronavirus (COVID-19) denials. What are the most important measures we should be examining?

August 19, 2020
Medicare Web

Inpatient novel coronavirus (COVID-19) claims will require a positive viral test result to be eligible for the 20% increase in the MS-DRG weighting factor, effective for admissions on or after September 1.

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