News & Analysis

September 2, 2021
Medicare Insider

This week's note from the instructor discusses CMS' proposal in the CY 2022 OPPS proposed rule to reverse course on CY 2021 changes to the inpatient-only list and the ambulatory surgical center covered procedures list. 

September 1, 2021
Case Management Monthly

As the country sees a resurgence of COVID-19 thanks to the delta variant, hospitals are seeing an increase not only in their immediate census numbers, but also in the number of readmissions.

September 1, 2021
Briefings on APCs

Review proposed updates to the CPT set for 2022, including new codes for chronic care management, laser interstitial thermal therapy, spinal anesthesia, and more.

September 1, 2021
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include an announcement on expanded payments for at-home COVID-19 vaccinations, dates for implementation of the Prior Authorization Model for Repetitive, Scheduled Non-Emergent Ambulance Transports nationwide, an OIG review of phlebotomy travel allowances, and more!

September 1, 2021
Briefings on HIPAA

With the first month of fall arrived, it’s time to start thinking of the year ahead—and, of course, to finish the year strong. We’ve gathered some HIPAA compliance tips to consider while getting through the final third of the year and building some compliance momentum heading into 2022.

September 1, 2021
Briefings on APCs

Our coding experts answer questions about reporting the -X{EPSU} modifiers, modifier -51, and more.

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