News & Analysis

October 19, 2020
Briefings on HIPAA

The healthcare industry in the United States has experienced a significant increase in ransomware attacks, and the trend has continued upward during the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

October 19, 2020
Medicare Web

Q: What topics should routine chart audits focus on?

October 16, 2020
Case Management Monthly

Since the start of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, work has looked a little different for many case managers. “Most case managers that I know are working remotely at least half of the time,” says Diane Iverson, RN, BSN, BS, ACM, CCMa case manager in the Baltimore area.

October 16, 2020
Medicare Web

Q: A patient with a history of hypertension sees a cardiologist for chest discomfort during exercise. The cardiologist completes an office visit and performs a cardiac stress test the same day. Would it be appropriate to report the visit using an E/M code with modifier -25?

October 15, 2020
Medicare Insider

This week's note from the instructor discusses a new edit in the October release of the IOCE which might unveil exclusion issues within certain software systems.

October 15, 2020
Medicare Web

Q: In many school districts, children are required to complete immunizations before beginning school. Does a healthcare provider need to obtain consent from a parent to disclose proof of the student's immunization to the school district?

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