News & Analysis

July 8, 2020
Medicare Web

Q: How has the 2-midnight rule been impacted by waivers issued during the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic? What changes should case managers be aware of?

July 8, 2020
Medicare Web

The American Hospital Association (AHA) is urging CMS to delay the effective date of the Hospital Price Transparency Requirements final rule.

July 8, 2020
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include the release of the 2021 ICD-10-CM code set files, a proposed decision memo regarding expanded coverage of a transcatheter mitral valve repair procedure, revisions to the July 2020 OPPS update, and more!

July 6, 2020
Medicare Web

Q: Some of our physicians who ordinarily provide services in our provider-based department (PBD) are now providing services to patients in our relocated PBDs, including patients' home. Are we allowed to bill an originating site fee in these circumstances?

July 6, 2020
Briefings on HIPAA

Healthcare organizations can discover breaches in a variety of ways. Unfortunately, some organizations may not be aware that they have been breached until an outside party contacts them with the two dreaded words: dark web.

July 2, 2020
Medicare Web

Q: A person handling PHI from a remote location admitted that he had clicked on what turned out to be a malicious link in his personal email while he was using a company laptop. The laptop contained access to patient data and PHI. This is the first time such an incident has taken place in my department. What should our response plan look like in this situation?

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