News & Analysis

August 30, 2019
Medicare Web

The Revenue Integrity Symposium is a conference that truly speaks to the contemporary and emerging issues that revenue integrity professionals grapple with.

August 29, 2019
Medicare Insider

This week's note from the instructor examines the impact of CMS' 2020 payment rules on rural health clinics and critical access hospitals. 

August 29, 2019
Medicare Web

Q: We do in-depth HIPAA assessments for our clients, but some clients want a simple assessment that they can keep up with them to maintain compliance. Do you have any recommendations for streamlining security assessments?

August 28, 2019
HIM Briefings

Facility evaluation and management (E/M) coding is based on the facility resources utilized to provide medical care. Because CMS has not created national E/M guidelines for emergency department (ED) services, providers must create their own criteria for each visit level. Review your organization’s ED E/M leveling policies to ensure compliance.

August 28, 2019
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include a Special Edition MLN Matters article on the new documentation requirements for cost reports, revised manual instructions related to the implementation of the Patient-Driven Groupings Model, an OIG review of the impact of price substitutions based on average sales price data, and more!

August 28, 2019
Medicare Web

The Office of Inspector General (OIG) will review Medicare’s diagnosis-related group (DRG) window policy to determine whether the program could save money by expanding the policy to include more days, according to an update to the OIG Work Plan.

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