News & Analysis

May 15, 2019
HIM Briefings

Review the provider documentation and operative report below and consider the ICD-10-PCS codes to be reported.

May 8, 2019
Medicare Web

A recent MLN Matters article clarifies language in the Medicare Claims Processing Manual to match current documentation policy for evaluation and management (E/M) services billed by teaching physicians.

May 1, 2019
HIM Briefings

The Office of Inspector General is stepping up audits of inpatient rehabilitation facility (IRF) claims. Use these expert tips to ensure your facility is coding and billing correctly for these services.

April 17, 2019
HIM Briefings

AHIMA and ACDIS recently updated their collaborative practice brief “Guidelines for Achieving a Compliant Query Practice.” Learn what’s new and what you need to do.

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.