Telehealth services offered during the pandemic succeeded in preserving a degree of access to healthcare throughout the public health emergency—particularly in the area of behavioral health, according to a new report.
The past couple of years have been filled with challenges for healthcare workers, to say the least. It’s also been a time to reflect on lessons learned, especially in the arena of HIPAA privacy and security. And, naturally, there are lessons to be learned from other healthcare entities.
This week’s Medicare updates include the April 2022 update to the ICD-10-CM code set, a final rule on graduate medical education and organ procurement policies, an update to prior authorization requirements, and more!
Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) and sepsis are complex diagnoses that are a frequent target of denials. Use these tips to improve coding and documentation for these conditions and avoid denials.