News & Analysis

April 17, 2019
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include a final rule introducing new benefits for Medicare Advantage, details on a nationwide Medicare brace scam, a proposed decision memo for ambulatory blood pressure monitoring, and more!  

April 12, 2019
Medicare Web

CMS released a bulletin April 10 on behalf of HHS seeking providers to participate in a volunteer Provider Pilot Program to test the process for reviewing compliance with its HIPAA Administrative Simplification rules.

April 10, 2019
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include the Medicare Advantage and Part D rate announcement and final call letter, a fact sheet on the Preclusion List, updates to provider self-disclosure settlements, and more! 

April 10, 2019
Medicare Web

Representatives from CMS and the Office of Inspector General (OIG) discussed hot topics and focus areas at HCCA's 2019 Compliance Institute in Boston, including developing interactive documentation checklists, potential changes to Stark Law this year, and methods to address the high rate of coding and documentation errors on inpatient rehabilitiation facility (IRF) claims.

April 3, 2019
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include a proposed decision memo for transcatheter aortic valve replacements, clarification on a transmittal regarding evaluation and management coding, an article on edits for OPPS providers with multiple service locations, and more!

March 27, 2019
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include a transmittal on billing for hospital Part B inpatient services, a quarterly update to the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule database, the April 2019 update of the Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment System, and more! 

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