Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis, Maryland, will pay $3,154,000 to settle allegations that it submitted false claims to Medicare for medically unnecessary evaluation and management services and separately billing bundled procedures
There are some changes to the Beneficiary and Family Centered Care-Quality Improvement Organization’s (BFCC-QIO) program, and if you’re one of the organizations affected by the changes, you may need to update your patient notices to reflect them.
In 2013, “Guidelines for Achieving a Compliant Query Practice,” a collaboration between AHIMA and ACDIS, was published. It has served as the industry guideline for the establishment of best practices surrounding queries. The 2019 update reinforces the information set forth in the preceding practice briefs while also introducing some newer guidelines reflective of today’s healthcare environment.