News & Analysis

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 Web

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) recommended that CMS assess and strengthen documentation requirements and medical reviews to more effectively prevent improper payments.

April 1, 2019
Briefings on APCs

Providers will find significant leeway in how they can approach and report advance care planning services for physicians given CMS’ open-ended coding requirements, which should push the already strong growth of the codes to new heights.

March 20, 2019
HIM Briefings

As outpatient services grow, organizations need to strengthen coding and documentation. Learn how to evaluate and audit processes to ensure success.

March 13, 2019
HIM Briefings

Accurate and detailed medical documentation is critical for patient safety and to ensure payment for services rendered. Use these tips to keep clinical trials documentation compliant.

March 6, 2019
HIM Briefings

Having access to the right information at the right time is critical for healthcare professionals, from patient access staff to surgeons, but when it comes to capturing sexual orientation and gender identity data, many organizations are still struggling to get it right. Use these expert tips to help your organization build a more complete, inclusive data set.