News & Analysis

April 4, 2017
Medicare Insider

This week's note from the instructor discusses several changes regarding inpatient-only procedures that might have flown under the radar for some hospitals.

January 18, 2017
Medicare Web

HCPro is currently seeking speakers to present at the 2017 Revenue Integrity Symposium, to be held October 21–22, 2017, in Nashville, Tennessee. Is that special person you or a colleague?

December 13, 2016
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include the final Medicare Outpatient Observation Notice (MOON), a CY 2017 Update to the DMEPOS fee schedule, information on the CJR Model Skilled SNF 3-Day Rule Waiver, and more!

November 22, 2016
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include 2017 Annual Update to the Therapy Code List, a Proposed Decision Memo on Leadless Pacemakers, Provider Reimbursement Manual Hospital and Hospital Health Care Complex Cost Report Form CMS-2552-10 updates, and more!

November 1, 2016
HIM Briefings

Hospitals got a last-minute reprieve from the Medicare Outpatient Observation Notice (MOON) notification requirement, which was set to go into effect August 6. Citing the need for additional time to revise the standardized notification form that hospitals will need to use to notify patients about the financial implications of being assigned to observation services, CMS moved back the start date for the requirement in the 2017 IPPS final rule to 'no later than 90 days,' after the final version of the form is approved (

October 25, 2016
Medicare Insider

This week’s note from the instructor discusses corrections to the FY2017 IPPS final rule.