News & Analysis

January 16, 2020
Medicare Insider

This week's note from the instructor discusses the bundling rules and exceptions for billing outpatient services during the three-day payment window.  

January 9, 2020
Medicare Insider

This week's note from the instructor reviews the prior authorization process that will be implemented for five categories of services in 2020. 

January 2, 2020
Medicare Insider

This week's note from the instructor walks through the background of and processes involved in creating a Medicare Coverage Analysis document prior to billing for a clinical trial. 

December 19, 2019
Medicare Insider

This week's note from the instructor walks through the recent twists and turns of the legal fight against CMS' site-neutral payment reductions. 

December 12, 2019
Medicare Insider

This week's note from the instructor analyzes the impact of the 2020 updates to Medicare premiums, deductibles, coinsurance, and cost sharing amounts.

December 5, 2019
Medicare Insider

This week's note from the instructor examines the impact of the Outpatient Prospective Payment System and Medicare Physician Fee Schedule final rules on critical access hospitals (CAH) and rural health clincis (RHC). 

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