News & Analysis

March 4, 2019
Medicare Web

Q: What is the recommended method for modeling reimbursement for contracts based on a percentage of Medicare rates?

March 1, 2019
Briefings on APCs

Coding for knee arthroscopies can be challenging, especially when procedures are performed in multiple compartments of the same knee. Read about anatomy and coding details required to accurately report these procedures.

March 1, 2019
Briefings on APCs

Many outpatient CDI professionals stepped into their roles blind—not knowing where to begin or how to tell if they were successful. However, as programs mature, they need to be able to track their progress for a number of reasons, including focusing physician education and justifying continued funding from organizational leadership.

March 1, 2019
Medicare Web

University of Washington Medicine in Washington state is notifying 974,000 patients about a data breach which left their health information exposed online for weeks. This follows a recent breach announced by the University of Connecticut Health which affected 326,629 individuals in December.

March 1, 2019
Case Management Monthly

For case managers, some of the most challenging patients are those with multiple chronic conditions, and ensuring effective care and preventing avoidable readmissions requires coordination, communication, and consistent follow-up.

March 1, 2019
Medicare Web

Q: For fiscal year 2019, how would a spinal fusion without any bone grafting material be reported in ICD-10-PCS?

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