News & Analysis

September 4, 2019
Medicare Web

The October 2019 OPPS quarterly update reassigned certain injections from non-payable to separately payable. CMS also revised the status indicators for several recently approved advanced diagnostic laboratory tests (ADLT).

September 4, 2019
HIM Briefings

The 2020 IPPS final rule made major changes to the hospital wage index and new technology payments. Brush up on the details to ensure your organization is ready.

September 4, 2019
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include information on waivers and extensions for places affected by Hurricane Dorian, the October updates for the OPPS and DMEPOS fee schedule, the implementation on a policy revising requirements for appeals signatures, and more!  

September 4, 2019
Medicare Web

Q: What do case managers need to know about populations affected by natural disasters?

September 3, 2019
Medicare Web

House lawmakers introduced a bipartisan bill on July 25 to help state, local, and Tribal governments improve their ability to coordinate social determinants of health services for Medicaid recipients.

September 1, 2019
Briefings on HIPAA

Patients are getting emboldened in the digital age and want quicker, more efficient—immediate, really—access to medical records. Further, the government is reinforcing existing regulations and creating new rules around data sharing that require entities to make healthcare records more accessible and deliver records to patients in their desired electronic format. Technology innovation has made this much easier for healthcare facilities to accomplish.

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