News & Analysis

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?

February 28, 2019
Case Management Monthly

A case manager returns to work at the start of the new year only to find that two of his patients’ commercial insurances had implemented new discharge planning and utilization review rules effective January 1.

February 28, 2019
Medicare Web

Q: At the doctor's office where I work, patients are often friends or family members of staff. I heard in passing that my co-worker's boyfriend was coming in for an appointment later that day, when I mentioned it to the co-worker, she said she would be filing a complaint for a HIPAA violation. Is this really a HIPAA violation? 

February 28, 2019
Medicare Insider

This week's note from the instructor explores the new codes for the post discharge home visit waiver included in the April 2019 update of the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule. 

February 27, 2019
Medicare Web

Q: Can you explain the difference between patient capacity and patient competence and explain what role a case manager has in determining them?  

February 27, 2019
HIM Briefings

Get to the root of the problem with defining and defending a sepsis diagnosis.

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