October 1, 2018
Briefings on APCs

It's been more than three years since CMS introduced a subset of modifiers it wants providers to report instead of modifier -59 (distinct procedural service), but they're still optional as barely any new guidance has been released.

October 8, 2018
Medicare Web

Q: We're seeing an increase in the volume of medical record requests from external auditors. How can we ensure that the information in the records is accurate, timely, and available to meet auditors' demands?

October 17, 2018
HIM Briefings

Follow in the footsteps of leading organizations and get the most out of your denial programs with these four steps.

September 24, 2018
Medicare Web

Q: Are there any best practices for managing additional documentation requests (ADR)?

September 5, 2018
Medicare Web

The Revenue Integrity Symposium is truly one of the first and most comprehensive revenue integrity programs available in the country. Anyone with responsibilities in any revenue cycle related function or process, should consider attending.

 

August 15, 2018
HIM Briefings

Implementing a denial avoidance initiative can help facilities and health systems realize lost revenue, achieve cost savings, and improve an organization’s financial performance.

August 22, 2018
Medicare Web

NAHRI’s 2018 Revenue Integrity Symposium is fast approaching, and I am very much looking forward to what’s in store—both at the conference and in the Phoenix area where I reside. Phoenix is truly a beautiful area and the Revenue Integrity Symposium allows you to take in all it has to offer during one of the most beautiful times of year.

July 1, 2018
Briefings on APCs

Many HIM directors find that managing the coding team requires a different type of focus than other functions within the department. This may be true because coding professionals have advanced education, prefer a quiet work environment, and require less direction.

July 18, 2018
HIM Briefings

Payers rely heavily on the use of data and data analytics to manage their risk. Follow these tips for using payer guidelines to understand what they’re looking for and how to improve documentation.

July 1, 2018
Briefings on APCs

In the April 2018 OPPS update transmittal, CMS announced new HCPCS code C9749 (repair of nasal vestibular lateral wall stenosis with implant[s]), effective April 1, 2018.

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