News & Analysis

February 5, 2020
Medicare Web

CMS released updated billing and coding instructions on changes to new technology add-on payments (NTAP) for innovative antibiotics.

February 5, 2020
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include a final decision memo on an NCD for next generation sequencing tests, an update to manual guidance on prior authorization, a guide to billing and coding for mental health services, and more! 

February 5, 2020
HIM Briefings

CMS put hospitals on track to face expanded price transparency requirements with a final rule released in November 2019. Take a closer look at how price transparency is set to change and what hospitals need to do.

February 3, 2020
Medicare Web

Q: When a physician needs to certify an inpatient stay of 20 days or more, do we need to use a specific form for the certification? Or can we submit other documentation such as the physician's notes from the medical record?

February 3, 2020
Briefings on HIPAA

Click on the following links to see all the stories Briefings on HIPAA published in 2019.

February 1, 2020
Briefings on APCs

The Medicine section of the CPT Manual includes codes for a variety of services including acupuncture, vaccinations, and behavioral health assessments and is divided into 33 subsections that can make it challenging to navigate.

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