This week’s Medicare updates include the release of the OIG 2017 Work Plan, a CMS memorandum regarding noncompliance of transplant centers, an OIG report on unallowable claims for outpatient physical therapy services, and more!
Data breaches spiked dramatically in the second half of the year but some experts at AHIMA’s 2016 national convention in Baltimore suggest the apparent surge might be caused in part by improved reporting.
Discharge planning is a process that provides a systematic basis for preparing a patient for discharge. It is a dynamic process because of the changing clinical status of the patient and changes in the healthcare system.
This week’s Medicare updates include the release of the End-Stage Renal Disease Prospective Payment System final rule, an announcement of the next round of Medicare Recovery Audit Contractors, the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment Changes for 2017 final rule, CY 2017 Home Health Prospective Payment System, a Hospital Appeals Settlement Update, and more!
The Office for Civil Rights’ (OCR) guidance on patient access fees released earlier this year muddied the waters for providers and complicated the release of information (ROI) process, experts at the October 15–19 AHIMA national convention in Baltimore agreed.
This week’s Medicare updates include the release of FY 2017 Dialysis Facility Reports and End Stage Renal Disease Core Survey Materials; the Denial of Home Health Payments When Required Patient Assessment Is Not Received; a Quality Payment Program fact sheet, and more!
This week’s Medicare updates include Fiscal Year 2017 Inpatient Prospective Payment System and Long Term Care Hospital PPS Changes; Revisions to State Operations Manual for Critical Access Hospitals (CAH) and Swing-Beds in CAHs; and more!