News & Analysis

July 1, 2021
Briefings on APCs

Approximately 34.2 million Americans, or 10.5% of the U.S. population, were diagnosed with diabetes in 2018, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Review signs and symptoms of diabetes mellitus types 1 and 2 and ICD-10-CM coding for these conditions.

July 1, 2021
Medicare Insider

This week's note from the instructor looks at a recent clarification published by CMS on reimbursement for certain provider-based rural health clinics.

July 1, 2021
Briefings on APCs

Refresh your knowledge of dysphagia, esophagitis, gastroesophageal reflux disease, and Barrett’s esophagus, and review guidance for reporting these conditions in ICD-10-CM.

July 1, 2021
Case Management Monthly

CMS announced another round of changes to its Bundled Payments for Care Improvement program recently and said that while participation thus far has been voluntary, it may become mandatory starting as early as 2024.

July 1, 2021
Briefings on HIPAA

Chris Apgar, CISSP, answers submitted questions on a variety of HIPAA topics.

July 1, 2021
Case Management Monthly

A policy that UnitedHealthcare was poised to roll out that would have allowed it to retroactively deny ED claims isn’t moving forward yet. But that doesn’t mean case managers shouldn’t prepare for the payer, or others, to implement such policies.

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