News & Analysis

August 21, 2019
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include a new tracking sheet for a national coverage analysis of transcatheter mitral valve repair procedures, the October 2019 update to drug and biologicals HCPCS codes, the October 2019 update to the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule database, and more!  

August 14, 2019
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include the release of the 2020 ICD-10-CM coding guidelines, a decision memo on chimeric antigen receptor T-cell therapy, a booklet on critical access hospital requirements, and more!  

August 7, 2019
Medicare Web

This week’s Medicare updates include proposed and final rules for several of Medicare’s prospective payment systems, the 2020 ABN form for download, an article about compliance with the three-day stay rule for SNF admission, and more. 

August 7, 2019
HIM Briefings

Starting January 1, 2020, the education and operations testing period will kick off, and organizations will be required to report appropriate use criteria (AUC) consultation information. Learn what you can do now to help your organization prepare to report AUCs in 2020 and beyond.

August 7, 2019
Medicare Web

CMS is proposing several revisions to its clinical diagnostic laboratory date of service (DOS) policy in the FY 2020 OPPS proposed rule, including requiring ordering physicians to determine whether tests are intended to guide treatment during a current or future outpatient encounter.

August 2, 2019
Medicare Web

The January 1, 2020, deadline for reporting Appropriate Use Criteria (AUC) for advanced diagnostic imaging is fast approaching—but organizations can’t wait until the new year to prepare.

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