News & Analysis

December 20, 2018
Medicare Insider

This week's note from the instructor discusses the intent of the 2019 price transparency policy and shares last-minute resources to help providers achieve compliance with the regulation. 

December 20, 2018
Medicare Web

Q: Sometimes the emergency department where I work gets so busy we have to evaluate patients before they can be placed in a room. I have seen nurses perform examinations on patients on stretchers in hallways where they can easily be overheard discussing medical histories and treatment options. Would this be considered a HIPAA violation?

December 19, 2018
HIM Briefings

Use these tips to avoid common TKA coding and documentation pitfalls.

December 19, 2018
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include a thorough list of alternative payment models that CMS currently operates, the 2019 update to clinical lab fee schedule, a revision to a transmittal regarding medical review of diagnostic lab tests, and more!  

December 19, 2018
Medicare Web

Q: Who should the case management department report to?

December 19, 2018
Medicare Web

Hospitals are allowed to publish a list of charges that contains UB-04 revenue codes when complying with 2019 IPPS final rule requirements requiring the publication of standard charges, the American Hospital Association (AHA) said in a regulatory advisory bulletin

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