News & Analysis

June 26, 2019
Medicare Insider

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! 

June 25, 2019
Medicare Web

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.

June 24, 2019
Medicare Web

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?

June 24, 2019
Briefings on HIPAA

In this month's security Q&A, our expert answers questions on smart devices used in residential care, security incidents vs. security breaches, clinical staff using personal cell phones, and more.

June 21, 2019
Medicare Web

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.

June 21, 2019
Medicare Web

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.

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