News & Analysis

October 22, 2020
Medicare Web

Q: We recently took a survey and many of our employees admitted to saving their passwords in a Word® document or a Notes® file on their phone. Is this riskier than having passwords written down on paper and stored in a safe place at work or home? How can we discourage employees from writing down their passwords anywhere?

October 22, 2020
Medicare Insider

This week's note from the instructor focuses on new Medicare guidance on and updated payment policies for COVID-19 testing, vaccines, and telehealth services.

October 21, 2020
Medicare Web

Q: As we continue to work remotely, I feel as though our efficiency as a case management staff has plateaued. What recommendations do you have for improving our remote work operations?

October 21, 2020
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include new payment incentives for COVID-19 testing, the addition of 11 services to the telehealth list, updated data on the impact of COVID-19 on Medicare beneficiaries, and more!

October 21, 2020
HIM Briefings

Approximately 30% of patients with COVID-19 have acute kidney injury. Apply critical thinking to record reviews to ensure nothing is missed.

October 21, 2020
Medicare Web

CMS will reduce payments to laboratories that take longer than two days to complete high-throughput COVID-19 diagnostic tests effective January 1, 2021, according to an October 15 press release.

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