News & Analysis

August 13, 2020
Medicare Web

Q: As sports leagues attempt to make their return, many are going to be using daily COVID-19 testing as part of their protocol. Obviously, the leagues need to quarantine any individual who tests positive for the virus. But why is the covered entity that is performing the testing allowed to disclose a patient’s test results to the leagues?

August 12, 2020
Medicare Web

CMS’ latest round of updates to its novel coronavirus FAQs on Medicare fee-for-service billing provides additional information on hospital billing for remote services, including a decision tree guiding hospitals through their options for billing for telemedicine.

August 12, 2020
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include the 2021 Quality Payment Program proposed rule, new FAQs regarding COVID-19 topics, the October update to the clinical laboratory fee schedule, and more!

August 12, 2020
Medicare Web

Q: How can case managers help patients, especially those dealing with chronic diseases such as diabetes, access care during the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic?

August 12, 2020
HIM Briefings

Staying on top of coding guidelines for infectious diseases has never been more critical—or challenging. Review these questions on ICD-10-CM/PCS documentation and coding for infectious diseases including COVID-19, HIV, and related procedures.

August 10, 2020
Medicare Web

Q: Are commercial payers allowed to conduct a pre- and post-payment review of the same claim?

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