News & Analysis

June 9, 2021
Medicare Insider

This week's note from the instructor looks at best practices for compliance officers in creating a plan to safeguard quality of care. 

June 9, 2021
HIM Briefings

CDI professionals are playing a larger role in denials management and appeals. Consider how using denials management as a key performance indicator (KPI) can strengthen CDI programs.

June 2, 2021
HIM Briefings

The agency is proposing methods to alleviate burden on hospitals that have been under strain for the past year, while also asking for feedback that may shape future data reporting and rate-setting.

June 2, 2021
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include a fact sheet on provider documentation to facilitate collaborative care, an OIG review of CMS payments for end-stage renal disease monthly capitation payments, a new OIG FAQ item on enforcement discretion during the COVID-19 PHE, and more!

June 1, 2021
Briefings on APCs

Laura Evans, CPC, and Julia Kyles, CPC, break down potentially confusing updates to the 2021 E/M guidelines, including new definitions for technical terms and revised guidance for reporting diagnostic laboratory testing with interpretation.

June 1, 2021
Briefings on APCs

Our coding experts answer questions about ICD-10-CM coding for pregnancy with unspecified anemia, CPT reporting for multiday EEGs, and more.  

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