News & Analysis

January 3, 2020
Medicare Web

Q: I’ve heard conflicting information about reporting uncertain diagnoses. Do the ICD-10-CM diagnoses need to be documented in the discharge summary/final progress note or can they be coded from an earlier progress note?

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. 

January 2, 2020
Medicare Web

Q: If a patient is requesting his medical records via email, so long as our email is encrypted and secure, can we send it? We only have his email on his admission papers, which matches the email address he sent to us.

January 1, 2020
Briefings on APCs

If you aren’t yet confused by the site-neutral payment policy changes prompted by CMS apparently ignoring both Congressional intent and the American Hospital Association (AHA) and other impacted hospitals filing suit, you are likely to become so now.

January 1, 2020
Briefings on APCs

Our coding experts answer questions about reporting 2020 Category III CPT codes, unlisted codes for catheter declotting procedures, and more.

January 1, 2020
Case Management Monthly

Many healthcare organizations manage care for diabetes patients by prescribing medications and adjusting doses. But, increasingly, organizations like Geisinger Health System are paying closer attention to what goes on once the patient goes home and are helping to fill gaps that stand between patients and better health.

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