This week’s Medicare updates include the 2023 OPPS Proposed Rule, a report to Congress on a potential unified payment system for post-acute care, a reminder about required services under EMTALA, and more!
After being asked to go above and beyond during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic and managing ongoing staffing shortages, HIM professionals are getting tangible recognition in the form of higher salaries, according to respondents of HIM Briefings’ HIM Director and Manager Salary Survey. See how your salary compares to your peers.
This week’s Medicare updates include the CY 2023 Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule, a proposed decision memo for changes to cochlear implant coverage, updates to interpretive guidelines for infection prevention and antibiotic stewardship programs, and more!
Every organization’s priorities will differ, but any outpatient CDI program must determine how to measure the improvement associated with its efforts. Outpatient CDI will directly contribute to the facility’s overall quality performance and risk adjustment models.
The federal government has prioritized giving more patients the ability to get healthcare in their homes. In pursuit of this goal, it recently granted an extension that will allow states more time to use American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 funds to provide additional long-term services and support to beneficiaries.