News & Analysis

January 22, 2021
Medicare Web

Q: Is there ICD-10-CM sequencing guidance for a patient who had a hemorrhagic stroke and then a seizure without a pre-existing seizure disorder? Would it be appropriate to report epilepsy, and are there any inclusion terms we should be aware of?

January 22, 2021
Case Management Monthly

Case management directors across the country are facing different situations when it comes to case manager recruitment and retention. There is wide variation in how the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has impacted hospitals and case management departments.

January 21, 2021
Medicare Web

Q: If a patient writes his or her email address in an illegible fashion and the provider misreads it and then inadvertently sends appointment reminders and other communication to the wrong email address, is the provider at fault? What steps can be taken to avoid such a situation?

January 21, 2021
Medicare Insider

This week's note from the instructor focus on billing processes for alternative ways of delivering basic hospital outpatient services during the COVID-19 PHE. 

January 20, 2021
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include the CMS pandemic plan, a final rule on Medicare coverage of innovative technology, a final rule on prior authorization process improvements, and more!

January 20, 2021
HIM Briefings

Correct coding for diseases of the blood can be difficult due to the lack of official guidance and the complexity of diagnosis. Clear up confusion by taking a closer look at these codes.

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