News & Analysis

May 13, 2020
HIM Briefings

Get an essential understanding of these procedures to ensure proper reporting and reimbursement.

May 6, 2020
Medicare Web

CMS updated its novel coronavirus (COVID-19) fee-for-service billing FAQs on April 23 and May 1. The updated FAQs address the appropriate use of disaster-related modifiers, remote physiological monitoring (RPM), and more.

May 6, 2020
HIM Briefings

HIM professionals are being challenged like never before. By focusing on practical steps, closely monitoring official guidance, and embracing flexibility, they can stay on top of their duties.

May 1, 2020
Medicare Web

CMS released a new interim final rule with comment period that grants organizations another round of flexibilities to meet the challenges of the COVID-19 public health emergency, including permitting hospitals to bill for telehealth services and loosening restrictions on COVID-19 testing.

May 1, 2020
Briefings on APCs

Modifier -22 indicates that the procedural work performed by the provider or surgeon was substantially greater than what is typically required. The application of this modifier allows providers to receive additional reimbursement for a procedural service that was especially challenging, time-consuming, or unusual.

May 1, 2020
Briefings on APCs

Shannon McCall, RHIA, CCS, CCS-P, CPC, CEMC, CRC, CCDS, CCDS-O, reviews the latest guidance and ICD-10-CM reporting for common novel coronavirus (COVID-19) scenarios such as reporting for patients who present for testing with symptoms of COVID-19.

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