News & Analysis

July 31, 2019
HIM Briefings

Use this sample physician query form as a template for your organization.

July 30, 2019
Medicare Web

CMS released the 2020 OPPS proposed rule July 29, proposing to refine previous policies related to price transparency and the 2-midnight rule, while also asking for comments on how to potentially undo its policy that reduced payments for drugs purchased under the 340B drug discount program by nearly 30%.

July 30, 2019
Medicare Web

Today, case managers and social workers have become cross-trained in many areas, creating ambiguity about the distinctive education they must use to support patients in different ways. A scoping exercise can serve as an objective way to determine team roles. 

July 29, 2019
Briefings on HIPAA

Consider hiring a CPA firm to conduct Service and Organization Controls audits and penetration testing to assess your security.

July 29, 2019
Medicare Web

Q: For an inpatient-only procedure, can the inpatient order be obtained the day after surgery, and if so, we are still allowed to bill as inpatient for the entire stay?

July 29, 2019
Briefings on HIPAA

Our expert answers HIPAA questions about disclosures of entire medical records, accidental records access, and more.

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