News & Analysis

September 12, 2019
Medicare Insider

This week's note from the instructor looks at the ongoing judicial actions pertaining to discharge appeal rights for Medicare beneficiaries assigned to outpatient status or who have received observation services.

September 11, 2019
HIM Briefings

Healthcare continues to transition toward a value-based, pay-for-performance system, but there’s still confusion surrounding the different quality and value programs that have been introduced by CMS and how they impact hospitals. Clear up the confusion and put your organization on the path to success.

September 11, 2019
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include information on Hurricane Dorian waivers for Florida, the Carolinas, and Georgia; a final rule on provider enrollment changes aimed at minimizing the risk of fraudulent practices; the October update of the ambulatory surgical center payment system, and more!  

September 11, 2019
Medicare Web

Oceanside Medical Group, a clinic providing mental health services in Santa Monica, California, is disputing an Office of Inspector General (OIG) report that estimated the group received $2.6 million in overpayments for psychotherapy services by failing to comply with Medicare billing and documentation requirements.

September 11, 2019
Medicare Web

Q: What specific health challenges do LGBTQ adults face?

September 10, 2019
Medicare Web

Hospital visits spike before and after first-time shelter use, according to a new study published in Health Affairs.

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