News & Analysis

September 1, 2021
Case Management Monthly

Anna, a case manager who practices in a pulmonologist’s office, manages adult high-risk asthmatic patient care. The office serves more than 2,000 patients, which Anna learns is the upper range of average. She recently learned that the American Association for Physician Leadership believes that a physician’s office can successfully handle a volume of 3,000 patients.

September 1, 2021
Briefings on HIPAA

Chris Apgar, CISSP, answers submitted questions on a variety of HIPAA topics.

September 1, 2021
Case Management Monthly

CMS has reinstated the short-stay reviews and high-weighted DRG reviews originally halted in 2019. The national contract to conduct these reviews was awarded to Livanta, one of the Beneficiary & Family-Centered Care and Quality Improvement Organizations.

August 27, 2021
Medicare Insider

This week's note from the instructor delves into how recent OIG hospital audits can be used as guides for self-monitoring via internal audits and quality reviews. 

August 25, 2021
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include billing and coding updates for COVID-19 booster shots, new items on the OIG Work Plan, a proposed decision memo on an NCD for Transvenous (Catheter) Pulmonary Embolectomy, and more! 

August 25, 2021
HIM Briefings

Inadequate documentation is a common pain point for coding and CDI efforts. Learn how one organization created a documentation education resource for their physicians.

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