News & Analysis

October 1, 2018
Briefings on APCs

As coders mark the third anniversary this October of the U.S. implementation of ICD-10, its newly minted successor is waiting in the wings, nearly ready for adoption. 

August 22, 2018
Medicare Web

NAHRI’s 2018 Revenue Integrity Symposium is fast approaching, and I am very much looking forward to what’s in store—both at the conference and in the Phoenix area where I reside. Phoenix is truly a beautiful area and the Revenue Integrity Symposium allows you to take in all it has to offer during one of the most beautiful times of year.

August 15, 2018
Medicare Web

It’s been one year since the National Association of Healthcare Revenue Integrity welcomed its first member and we are now more than 700 members strong. That’s more than 700 driven, dedicated individuals from across the country who have joined forces to ensure the revenue integrity profession is recognized for its unique contributions to the healthcare field.

August 8, 2018
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include final rules for the Inpatient Prospective Payment System, Skilled Nursing Facility Prospective Payment System, Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility Prospective Payment System, and more!

July 1, 2018
Briefings on APCs

The fiscal year (FY) 2019 ICD-10-CM code update, released on June 11, includes 279 code additions, 143 revisions, and 51 invalidations. The number of changes is significantly less than the past two years, which makes me think we are getting back to the “norm” of expected yearly changes.

May 9, 2018
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include proposed rules for the FY 2019 Skilled Nursing Facility Prospective Payment System (PPS), Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility PPS, Inpatient Psychiatric Facility PPS, and Hospice Wage Index and Payment Rate Update; the quarterly listing of Medicare program issuances; a guide on multi-payer model requests for advanced APM determinations; and more!