News & Analysis

September 11, 2019
HIM Briefings

Healthcare continues to transition toward a value-based, pay-for-performance system, but there’s still confusion surrounding the different quality and value programs that have been introduced by CMS and how they impact hospitals. Clear up the confusion and put your organization on the path to success.

September 4, 2019
HIM Briefings

The 2020 IPPS final rule made major changes to the hospital wage index and new technology payments. Brush up on the details to ensure your organization is ready.

September 1, 2019
Briefings on APCs

Your heart may flutter when you’re nervous, but if this happens on a regular basis, it could be a sign of a serious heart condition. Atrial fibrillation (AF), a common and potentially fatal cardiovascular condition, is an irregular heartrate that can cause blood clots, stroke, and other heart-related complications.

August 1, 2019
Briefings on APCs

Behavioral health is a highly specialized area of coding that many coders and billers are unfamiliar with. There are hundreds of ICD-10-CM codes for mental disorders with unique characters to specify symptoms and complications.

July 31, 2019
HIM Briefings

Use this sample physician query form as a template for your organization.

July 29, 2019
Medicare Web

Q: For an inpatient-only procedure, can the inpatient order be obtained the day after surgery, and if so, we are still allowed to bill as inpatient for the entire stay?