News & Analysis

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!

March 29, 2021
Medicare Web

Q: How do we bill Medicare for COVID-19 vaccines administred to hospital inpatients?

March 26, 2021
Case Management Monthly

Hannah looks down the heart transplant unit hallway. She has worked here as a heart transplant case manager for the past five years. In her position, Hannah has the unique opportunity to follow her patients across the care continuum, both before and after the transplant.

March 26, 2021
Medicare Web

Q: We had a patient admitted with a negative COVID-19 test, but after being retested the patient had a positive COVID-19 result. Should we query the provider whether COVID-19 was POA?

March 25, 2021
Medicare Insider

This week's note from the instructor reviews the latest guidance on how to bill and code for COVID-19 vaccines and monoclonal antibodies. 

March 25, 2021
Medicare Web

Q: Are we allowed to use case studies involving real incidents that occurred at our facility as part of our HIPAA training? We’ve always been told that real-life examples will resonate with staff, but wouldn’t this be a HIPAA violation?

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