News & Analysis

April 1, 2021
Medicare Web

Q: What is a subchondroplasty and how is this procedure reported in CPT?

April 1, 2021
Medicare Web

Q: If we work with a business associate (BA) that enters into agreements with BA subcontractors, are we required to obtain copies of these agreements and review them?

April 1, 2021
Briefings on APCs

Coding for traumatic fractures is based on details about the broken bone and the event that caused the injury. Review ICD-10-CM codes and guidelines for reporting different types of traumatic fractures.

April 1, 2021
Briefings on APCs

The most impactful overhaul to the E/M coding and documentation guidelines in 25 years went live January 1. The updated guidelines eliminate medical history and physical examination as required elements for reporting E/M codes 99202-99215. E/M coding for outpatient visits is now based on documentation of medical decision-making (MDM) or time spent on the encounter.

March 31, 2021
Medicare Web

Q: What are the best strategies for case managers to utilize when aiming to help patients with low health literacy?

March 31, 2021
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include claims processing instructions for a revised NCD, an update to the manual pertaining to cardiac/pulmonary rehab, updated information on hospital surveys during the COVID-19 PHE, and more!

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