News & Analysis

September 12, 2019
Medicare Insider

This week's note from the instructor looks at the ongoing judicial actions pertaining to discharge appeal rights for Medicare beneficiaries assigned to outpatient status or who have received observation services.

September 5, 2019
Medicare Insider

This week's note from the instructor offers tips and tricks to simplify the process of distinguishing routine and research costs when billing for clinical trials. 

August 29, 2019
Medicare Insider

This week's note from the instructor examines the impact of CMS' 2020 payment rules on rural health clinics and critical access hospitals. 

August 22, 2019
Medicare Insider

This week's note from the instructor explores proposals from the 2020 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule proposed rule and items for revenue cycle staff to consider commenting on before the comment period closes September 27. 

August 15, 2019
Medicare Insider

This week's note from the instructor delves into the key policies from the 2020 Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) final rule which revenue cycle staff need to familiarize themselves with prior to implementation on October 1, 2019. 

August 8, 2019
Medicare Insider

This week's note from the instructor examines some of the key proposed policies from the Outpatient Prospective Payment System proposed rule, including policies on general supervision, site neutrality, 340B payments, and price transparency. 

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