This week’s Medicare updates include the release of the 2020 ICD-10-CM codes, new voluntary appeals settlement options for inpatient rehabilitation facilities, updated instructions for organ transplant programs, and more!
The current interprofessional climate in healthcare begs for collaborative approaches to identify and address a fresh generation of meaningful outcome measures. Given case managers’ wide lens of the client care process, they are in a prime position to lead this effort.
Q: My team is asking me if we should combine pre-admission testing (PAT) visits with the surgery bill. I'm thinking no because some of the PAT services are not routine for the surgery. However, isn't there a rule about services that can't be billed separately prior to surgery?
Retrieval-Masters Creditors Bureau, the parent company of the American Medical Collection Agency, filed for Chapter 11 just weeks after announcing a data breach that affected over 19 million individuals.
The Revenue Integrity Symposium is the only conference I have seen that is packed with sessions that will give revenue integrity professionals practical information that they can take back and institute the next day to help their facility success financially.