News & Analysis

May 1, 2019
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include the Inpatient Prospective Payment System proposed rule, the announcement of a set of voluntary payment models focusing on primary care, the quarterly update for the End-Stage Renal Disease Prospective Payment System, and more! 

May 1, 2019
HIM Briefings

The Office of Inspector General is stepping up audits of inpatient rehabilitation facility (IRF) claims. Use these expert tips to ensure your facility is coding and billing correctly for these services.

May 1, 2019
Briefings on APCs

Healthcare organizations and providers are experiencing a shift in outpatient reimbursement: from fee-for-service to Alternative Payment Models and value-based reimbursement based on quality outcomes.

May 1, 2019
Briefings on APCs

The most commonly reported CPT codes are getting a much-needed makeover. Shannon McCall, RHIA, CCS, CCS-P, CPC, CEMC, CRC, CCDS, writes about E/M code changes implemented this year and changes for implementation over the next two years.

May 1, 2019
Medicare Web

Q: Do you have any advice for how a case manager and a social worker can best work together in an emergency department setting?

May 1, 2019
Briefings on APCs

Reduced and discontinued service modifiers indicate to the payer when service is either less than the HCPCS code indicates (reduced) or the procedure was stopped before completion (discontinued).

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