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.
Physicians and facilities use the same codes to report E/M levels for ED services, but follow different rules. Outpatient coders must be able to assign E/M codes for both physicians’ work and resources utilized by the facility during emergency visits.
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.
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.
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.