News & Analysis

February 1, 2023
HIM Briefings

The 2023 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule ushered in a slew of changes to payment rates, coding guidelines, and telehealth coverage. Review key changes to ensure your organization is in compliance.

January 25, 2023
HIM Briefings

With reimbursement gains whittled down by CMS' attempt to remedy unlawful cuts to 340B drug payments, complying with updated Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) policies is key to protecting reimbursement. Take a closer look at CMS' latest policies and ensure your organization is in compliance.

January 18, 2023
HIM Briefings

Vaccine administration is a routine part of healthcare services, so it's important to know how to correctly code for them. Brush up on coding guidance for vaccines to ensure you're up to speed on the latest rules.

January 11, 2023
HIM Briefings

Determining the principal diagnosis is a basic function of CDI review and critical to prioritizing subsequent reviews, but is often a challenging process and requires careful consideration and interpretation of regulatory guidance and collaboration with coding professionals. Use these tips to ensure your CDI and coding teams are on the same page.

January 4, 2023
HIM Briefings

Understanding the costs associated with release of information is key to developing policies and strategies. Learn how to assess and calculated the costs of this function.

December 28, 2022
HIM Briefings

When staffing the release of information (ROI) function, management must consider skill sets that complement the duties to be performed. Learn more about how to define ROI responsibilities and the skills and experience necessary to perform them.