News & Analysis

January 4, 2023
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include guidance on using the 340B modifier in relation to the Part B inflation rebate, the January 2023 update to the ASC payment system, provider education on prior authorization for facet joint interventions, and more!

January 4, 2023
Briefings on HIPAA

The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has had a busy fall putting out guidance and proposing rule changes in some crucial areas of HIPAA compliance. Here’s a breakdown of some of its current operations.

January 4, 2023
Briefings on APCs

Review 2023 CPT code changes for bariatric gastric balloon procedures, hernia repairs, and other updates within the digestive system chapter.

January 4, 2023
Case Management Monthly

CMS recently issued a fact sheet on 2022 trends in improper Medicare payments, outlining where and why problems are occurring. 

January 4, 2023
HIM Briefings

Understanding the costs associated with release of information is key to developing policies and strategies. Learn how to assess and calculated the costs of this function.

January 1, 2023
Briefings on APCs

As of November 16, the CPT Editorial Panel has approved 56 Category I codes for severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 vaccines and immunization administration. In this article, Kimberly Lee, M.Ed., RHIA, CCS-P, addresses some of the new COVID-19 product and administration codes.

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