News & Analysis

January 29, 2020
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include a Q&A on changes to new technology add-on payments pertaining to antibiotics, a decision memo on coverage for acupuncture as a treatment for chronic low back pain, implementation details for a new ICD-10-CM code for vaping-related disorder, and more! 

January 29, 2020
HIM Briefings

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January 29, 2020
Medicare Web

CMS is expanding Medicare coverage of next-generation sequencing (NGS) to diagnose certain types of ovarian and breast cancer, according to a January 27 decision memo.

January 27, 2020
Briefings on HIPAA

A large HIPAA breach settlement after a hospital system’s alleged failure to follow the feds’ suggested solution is a reminder that when it comes to enforcement, the government is holding all the cards.

January 27, 2020
Medicare Web

Q: How do we bill for services when our utilization review (UR) team determines postdischarge that an inpatient admission was not medically necessary? Are these services billed as outpatient or inpatient?

January 24, 2020
Case Management Monthly

Case manager discharge planners, get ready: Another challenge awaits us in 2020. Beside the new Medicare discharge planning rule, more changes were made to Medicare Advantage (MA) plans.

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