News & Analysis

May 26, 2021
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include three advisory opinions, a series of NCD transmittals, multiple OIG reviews of hospice compliance, and more!

May 26, 2021
HIM Briefings

With the inpatient-only (IPO) list set to be phased out, HIM departments need to prepare for the larger operational and financial impacts. Consider how these changes will affect your organization.

May 24, 2021
Medicare Insider

This week's note from the instructor examines the requirements and changes made for the second year of CMS' prior authorization program for certain hospital outpatient department services.

May 19, 2021
Medicare Web

Two CPT® codes are temporarily suspended from the prior authorization program for hospital outpatient departments, CMS announced.

May 19, 2021
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include changes to the list of codes requiring prior authorization, an advance copy of implementation information for the Interoperability and Patient Access Final Rule, a resolution to an edit regarding DRG weights, and more!

May 19, 2021
HIM Briefings

The release of updated evaluation and management (E/M) documentation guidance calls for a fresh approach. Understand how to apply the new guidelines and avoid common pitfalls.

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