News & Analysis

November 15, 2019
Medicare Web

Q: When a diabetic patient has arteriosclerotic peripheral artery disease (PAD), should an additional ICD-10-CM code be assigned from subcategory I70.2- (atherosclerosis of native arteries of extremities) to describe the affected vessel and laterality?

November 14, 2019
Medicare Web

Q: What are the HIPAA security concerns associated with voice-assisted offerings like Amazon Alexa?

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 13, 2019
Medicare Web

Q: What strategies can a case manager use to reach patients who are unwilling to accept resources?

November 13, 2019
HIM Briefings

Use these tips to create defendable queries, documentation, and coding.

November 13, 2019
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include a fact sheet on HIPAA privacy requirements, enrollment information for opioid treatment programs, implementation of end-stage renal disease payment rate updates, and more! 

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