News & Analysis

April 30, 2019
Medicare Web

The ease of practitioners to transfer active professional licenses to others states is a longstanding issue across the industry, and this issue of licensure portability tests the patience and fortitude of case management professionals.

April 29, 2019
Briefings on HIPAA

In this month's security Q&A, our expert answers questions on the location of data backups, telehealth services using video conferencing, cloud service providers outside the U.S., and more!

April 29, 2019
Medicare Web

Q: How can we improve our contracting process when entering into value-based contracts?

April 29, 2019
Medicare Web

CMS’ fiscal year (FY) 2020 Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) proposed rule, released April 23, includes a proposed increase to hospital payment rates, annual ICD-10-CM/PCS code update proposals, and significant changes to complication or comorbidity (CC)/major complication or comorbidity (MCC) and Medicare-Severity Diagnosis-Related Group (MS-DRG) designations.

April 26, 2019
Case Management Monthly

Early discharge programs have become increasingly important as hospital administrators focus on patient flow and throughput as a major strategy for financial stability and patient satisfaction.  

April 26, 2019
Medicare Web

On April 18, the Office of Civil Rights (OCR) added five new answers to their FAQ section on the relationship between HIPAA and health apps that use patient information.

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