News & Analysis

April 16, 2021
Medicare Web

Q: Is it appropriate to report an E/M code for visit services provided in conjunction with a wound care procedure?

April 15, 2021
Medicare Web

Q: Is it safe to immediately shred charts that have been scanned into the electronic medical record system? Should we keep a paper backup?

April 15, 2021
Medicare Insider

This week's note from the instructor examines the effect of virtual communication on case managers during the COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE).

April 14, 2021
Medicare Web

CMS should rescind denials recently issued to certain off-campus provider-based departments (PBD) that applied for the mid-build exception under the 21st Century Cures Act, the AHA said in a March 25 letter to CMS.

April 14, 2021
HIM Briefings

Hospitals are applying high reliability traits to drive improvement in new departments. Learn how to apply these methods to leverage CDI as a quality improvement function.

April 14, 2021
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include proposed rules for the inpatient psychiatric facility prospective payment system, skilled nursing facility prospective payment system, and the hospice payment rate update.

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