News & Analysis

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.

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 20, 2019
Medicare Web

Q: I have heard that HIPAA says covered entities must keep data backups a minimum of five miles away from the original site where the data was collected. Is this correct? Are there any restrictions or guidance about the location of data backups?

June 20, 2019
Medicare Insider

This week's note from the instructor reviews a recent CMS report on the Innovation Center's progress in testing new payment and service delivery models. 

June 19, 2019
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include the extension of a final rule on improvements for acute care and critical access hospitals, an OIG report on potential abuse and neglect at skilled nursing facilities, a revision to the July update of HCPCS codes, and more!  

June 19, 2019
Medicare Web

Q: How does the Medicare Care Choices Model help patients who need hospice care?

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