News & Analysis

January 11, 2021
Briefings on HIPAA

As many anticipated, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has pushed out a flurry of proposed rules in the months leading up to the Trump administration’s departure. Among them is a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) that would make significant changes to the HIPAA Privacy Rule.

January 11, 2021
Medicare Web

Q: We're seeing a significant increase in pre-payment audit activity. How can we adapt our audit and denial management processes to cope with this shift?

January 8, 2021
Case Management Monthly

It’s safe to say few people are sad to see 2020 go. The question is, what will 2021 bring? To help you prepare for what the new year may bring, we asked some experts for their predictions and recommendations on what case managers might expect and prepare to focus on in 2021.

January 8, 2021
Medicare Web

Q: What are the benefits to having coders review charts for appropriate capture of CCs and MCCs, and how can our coding team get started in this process?

January 7, 2021
Medicare Insider

This week's instructor note discusses E/M auditing and highlights some of the most high-risk areas to monitor. 

January 7, 2021
Medicare Web

Q: If we end a contract with a business associate (BA), does the BA need to provide us with assurance that all protected health information (PHI) has been destroyed? Is this something that should be written into the initial contract? What are the steps to take if the BA does not respond to requests to confirm deletion of PHI?

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