News & Analysis

November 27, 2019
Medicare Insider

This week's note from the instructor looks at the impact recent changes to beneficiary notices will have on providers. 

November 21, 2019
Medicare Insider

This week's note from the instructor discusses the elimination of the direct supervision requirement for all hospital outpatient therapeutic services effective January 1, 2020. 

November 14, 2019
Medicare Insider

This week's note from the instructor explores considerations chargemaster coordinators should make regarding routine services in general medical/surgical units, specialty/intensive care units, and incidental nursing or bedside procedure charges. 

November 7, 2019
Medicare Insider

This week's note from the instructor explores coding and billing for the new care management services established by the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule final rule. 

October 31, 2019
Medicare Insider

This week's note from the instructor discusses operational considerations to make while implementing new billing processes for therapy assistant modifiers. 

October 24, 2019
Medicare Insider

This week's note from the instructor reviews the updated Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) rates published in the correction notice for the final rule. 

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