This week’s Medicare updates include an in-depth MLN Matters article on the clinical laboratory fee schedule data collection and reporting requirements, a memorandum on skilled nursing facility late adopters, a listing of public meetings on requests for revisions to HCPCS codes, and more!
Having access to the right information at the right time is critical for healthcare professionals, from patient access staff to surgeons, but when it comes to capturing sexual orientation and gender identity data, many organizations are still struggling to get it right. Use these expert tips to help your organization build a more complete, inclusive data set.
Accountable care organizations that have switched tracks to take on downside risk tend to be larger, located in urban areas, and more successful on financial metrics, according to a recent report. However, the report did not find any significant relationship between switching to downside risk tracks and improvement on quality or public health metrics.
March is National Professional Social Work Month, and the National Association for Social Workers has released a set of resources to highlight the work performed by more than 680,000 social workers across the country.