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AUGUST 8, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
  SNF final rule: Prepare for PDPM
SEPTEMBER 14, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
CMS continues the expansion of pay-for-performance (P4P) programs in the 2015 IPPS final r
AUGUST 27, 2014
JUSTCODING
CMS continues the expansion of pay-for-performance (P4P) programs in the 2015 IPPS final rule. By
SEPTEMBER 22, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
A significant portion of updates in the Fiscal Year 2015 IPPS final rule pertain to the Hospital
AUGUST 14, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
CMS updates the inpatient prospective payment system (IPPS) annually. In simplest terms,
AUGUST 6, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
APRIL 27, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
NOVEMBER 18, 2013
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
CMS continues the expansion of pay-for-performance (P4P) programs in the 2015 IPPS final rule. By
AUGUST 18, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
CMS finalized changes to multiple quality measures in the
AUGUST 10, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
A significant portion of updates in the Fiscal Year 2015 IPPS final rule pertain to the Ho
AUGUST 7, 2014
MEDICAL STAFF
The 2015 IPPS final rule, released August 4, focuses on quality initiatives and includes n
AUGUST 28, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JANUARY 24, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
  10 things you need to know about CMS? final SNF PPS rule, and PDPM
AUGUST 31, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
  CMS publishes corrections to RUG-IV federal per diem rates & MDS item in SNF PPS final rule
OCTOBER 5, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
  SNF PPS final rule published, new payment model to begin October 1, 2019
AUGUST 3, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
  CMS final rule makes changes to how physicians are paid, delays E/M coding reform
NOVEMBER 2, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
CMS’ 2014 IPPS Final Rule redefined the criteria for inpatient admission when it implemente
JUNE 2, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
CMS’ recently released 2015 IPPS final rule focuses on quality initiatives mandated by the
AUGUST 11, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
CMS will delay implementation of a chart-abstracted sepsis measure included in the IPPS fi
SEPTEMBER 10, 2014
JUSTCODING
The 2016 OPPS proposed rule is likely to continue CMS' trend of expanded packaging and fea
JUNE 5, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
CMS finalized a number of coding and MS-DRG changes as part of the fiscal year 2016 IPPS final ru
AUGUST 12, 2015
JUSTCODING
JULY 27, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Providers anticipated an update to the 2-midnight rule in the 2016 IPPS final rule release
SEPTEMBER 18, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
NOVEMBER 17, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MAY 5, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
By Steven Andrews Despite dealing with the final touches for ICD-10 implementation, provi
OCTOBER 9, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
CMS issued the fiscal year (FY) 2017 IPPS proposed rule yesterday with updates to several quali
APRIL 21, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
AUGUST 4, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
CMS' introduction of the 2-midnight rule in the 2014 IPPS final rule makes properly identi
JULY 7, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Providers know the drill for addressing and operationalizing CMS' annual IPPS and OPPS updates,
NOVEMBER 13, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
AUGUST 14, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
OCTOBER 13, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
OCTOBER 20, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
NOVEMBER 3, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
DECEMBER 8, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
JANUARY 5, 2016
CASE MANAGEMENT
DECEMBER 29, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
  CMS' 2014 IPPS final rule redefined inpatient admissions when it implemented the
SEPTEMBER 22, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
OCTOBER 26, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
  Finalized rules for shared savings ACOs place greater emphasis on quality
NOVEMBER 20, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
  CMS updates Conditions of Participation in Final Rule
NOVEMBER 4, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
  Excerpts from the final rule: What's changing?
NOVEMBER 11, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
  Advancing care coordination through episode payment models final rule
FEBRUARY 10, 2017
LONG-TERM CARE
  In the 2016 IPPS final rule, CMS added three new claims-based measures and one s
OCTOBER 7, 2015
JUSTCODING
Implement operating rules - Phase III ERA EFT: CORE 360 Uniform Use of Claim Adjustment
MARCH 25, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
MARCH 31, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JULY 14, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MAY 12, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Correction notice to IPPS final rule On March 18, CMS and HHS issued a
MARCH 28, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
CMS and the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) released final rules October 6 with the inte
OCTOBER 20, 2015
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
APRIL 19, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
CMS and the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) released final rules October 6 with the inte
OCTOBER 12, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 10, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
CMS posts final decision on HIV screening   On April 13, CMS posted a final dec
APRIL 27, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
APRIL 21, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
A final rule published May 11 by OSHA will require employers operating in dangerous industries, i
MAY 26, 2016
SAFETY
MAY 19, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
  CMS pushes SNFs toward payment reform in FY 2016 PPS final rule
SEPTEMBER 4, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
  SNF PPS final rule for 2017 brings increased rate but new challenges
OCTOBER 7, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
APRIL 21, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has released its final rule on Medicaid.  
NOVEMBER 13, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
APRIL 24, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
AUGUST 12, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
AUGUST 31, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
AUGUST 25, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
AUGUST 18, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
APRIL 28, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
CMS should have addressed the 2-midnight rule, but didn’t in the fiscal year 2016 IPPS prop
JUNE 30, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
AUGUST 4, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
Agencies would have until Jan. 13, 2018, to prepare for most of the revised Home Health Condition
APRIL 3, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
  New tax rule could save SNFs thousands annually
APRIL 27, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
  Proposed payment rule PDPM: What SNFs need to know
JUNE 1, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
  Providers worry that proposed rule could cut Medicaid revenue
NOVEMBER 9, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
APRIL 2, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JULY 8, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
  CMS Issues Proposed Rule to Increase Patients' Health Insurance Choices for 2018
FEBRUARY 16, 2017
LONG-TERM CARE
JULY 31, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released its final PPS Rule for 2017
DECEMBER 5, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
FEBRUARY 18, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
APRIL 27, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
On October 14, CMS issued a final rule wit
NOVEMBER 1, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
MAY 13, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
NOVEMBER 2, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JUNE 8, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JUNE 26, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
Q: When was the final rule issued that therapy goals must be delineated as
APRIL 17, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
On November 16, CMS issued the final rule for bundled payment demonstration (lower extremity) ef
DECEMBER 4, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
NOVEMBER 2, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
  MedPAC comments on CMS’s proposed rule on Medicare Part C and Part D
JANUARY 5, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
  Trump administration's proposed rule aims to penalize legal immigrants for using Medicaid
OCTOBER 12, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
APRIL 29, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
MAY 5, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
  “Under the Inpatient Prospective Payment system (IPPS), Medicare reimburse
DECEMBER 30, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
    The 2016 OPPS proposed rule released July 2 is deceptively short
AUGUST 19, 2015
JUSTCODING
CMS finalized proposed changes to the 2-midnight rule in its 2016 OPPS final rule.
NOVEMBER 17, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released its final PPS Rule for 2017 a
DECEMBER 5, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JULY 8, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
MAY 6, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
JUNE 16, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
OCTOBER 13, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
CMS has finalized a decision to make 19 OASIS items — 48 data elements &mdash
NOVEMBER 27, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JUNE 27, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
The 2015 OPPS proposed rule introduced Comprehensive APCs and more packaging that could im
NOVEMBER 3, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
NOVEMBER 12, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JULY 27, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
By Steven Andrews   Most policies in the OPPS final rule are not e
NOVEMBER 13, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
The FDA in December issued a final rule on the safety and effectiveness of active ingredients in
MARCH 1, 2018
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
The FDA in December issued a final rule on the safety and effectiveness of active ingredients in
MAY 1, 2018
SAFETY
On May 23, 2014, there was a new federal rule issued that requires physicians, including p
MAY 8, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
CMS finalized its proposals regarding the 2-midnight rule, including moving responsibility for ru
JANUARY 22, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSHA) released a final rule upda
APRIL 4, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
DECEMBER 28, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JUNE 22, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposed rule this week that would
APRIL 21, 2016
MEDICAL STAFF
Final PPS rule: OASIS   by Kirsten Dize Many items will be el
DECEMBER 18, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JANUARY 22, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
What potential impact does the final rule on overpayments have on home health agencies? F
MARCH 18, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
By Steven Andrews, Editor   CMS finalized proposed policies i
NOVEMBER 7, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
While CMS’ new payment rule bundling hip and knee replacement surgeries may have sparked so
DECEMBER 15, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
It’s finally here. CMS’ new Emergency Preparedness rule goes into effect on W
NOVEMBER 16, 2017
SAFETY
AUGUST 11, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
SEPTEMBER 11, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
  On Thursday, CMS released a final rule updating the Medicare Shared Savings Prog
JUNE 5, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
JUNE 27, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
The Department of Labor’s (DOL) final rule, issued this week, increases minimum salary req
MAY 20, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
MARCH 24, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JUNE 19, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 21, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
CMS' introduction of the 2-midnight rule in the
JULY 16, 2014
JUSTCODING
Presented on: Thursday, February 8, 2018 1:00-2:30 p.m. Eastern
FEBRUARY 5, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
MARCH 6, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JUNE 5, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MAY 12, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
It’s finally here. CMS’ new Emergency Preparedness rule goes into effect on W
NOVEMBER 14, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
AUGUST 5, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
SEPTEMBER 15, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
SEPTEMBER 8, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
SEPTEMBER 14, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
The EPA published its final rule,
MAY 10, 2019
LONG-TERM CARE
On July 29, CMS issued a final rule (CMS-1645-F) outlining FY 2017 Medicare payment policies and
AUGUST 5, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
October 1, 2015, will be the new ICD-10 implementation date, according to the final rule,
AUGUST 6, 2014
JUSTCODING
AUGUST 26, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
DECEMBER 2, 2015
JUSTCODING
The 2016 OPPS final rule includes the first negative payment update for the system, but CMS also
JANUARY 15, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
The final interpretive guidelines for the revised Home Health Conditions of Participation (CoPs)
JANUARY 8, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
SEPTEMBER 1, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) today issued final regulations for the Med
MAY 23, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
NOVEMBER 13, 2014
MEDICAL STAFF
JULY 20, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JUNE 30, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JUNE 24, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
CMS yesterday announced a proposed rule on the adoption of the 2012 editions of the Life Safet
APRIL 15, 2014
ACCREDITATION PARENT
MARCH 9, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
The latest rules proposed this spring for the electronic health records (EHR) incentive programs
MAY 19, 2015
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
By Steven Andrews   Small tweaks to the 2-midnight rule in the 201
DECEMBER 11, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
In the final 2018 outpatient prospective payment system (OPPS) rule released by CMS, total knee a
MARCH 15, 2019
LONG-TERM CARE
by: Kirsten Dize CMS released the 2018 guidance manual for OASIS-C2 on August 4.
AUGUST 7, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
OCTOBER 7, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
As part of the changes in its recent final rule, CMS has eliminated the requirement that ambulat
MAY 23, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
On November 16, CMS posted the final rule with comment period addressing changes to the physician
DECEMBER 1, 2015
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
CMS has finalized its plan to cancel four mandatory episode payment models for common cardiac and
DECEMBER 4, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
MAY 22, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MAY 28, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JUNE 11, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JUNE 20, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Although the final rule contained several notable changes to the proposed VBP pilot set to launch
DECEMBER 14, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
On May 3, 2016, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced a final rule (
MAY 6, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
DECEMBER 27, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
CMS removed two add-on procedure codes from the inpatient-only list in the 2015 OPPS final
JANUARY 30, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Final Rule Released After receiving 118 comments from the public, the Cen
NOVEMBER 2, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JULY 14, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
A new set of claims transaction rules has been approved by CAQH Committee on Operating Rules for
NOVEMBER 9, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
by Kirsten Dize CMS released the final OASIS-D guidance manual less than two wee
JANUARY 4, 2019
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
  CMS recently announced a finalized rule allowing hospitals more flexibility meet
SEPTEMBER 4, 2014
MEDICAL STAFF
The release of the final rules for the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACR
JANUARY 27, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
In a highly-anticipated move expected to significantly affect the regulatory rules that hospitals
MAY 5, 2016
SAFETY
In a highly-anticipated move expected to significantly affect the regulatory rules that hospitals
MAY 5, 2016
NURSING
NOVEMBER 1, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
Provider-based clinics and departments are increasingly common at hospitals, but the rules for pr
APRIL 14, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Proposed payment rule Editor’s note: CMS released a proposed new paymen
JUNE 1, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
CMS CoPs New final rule refines and redefines medical staff
AUGUST 1, 2014
MEDICAL STAFF
You should review the final CoPs and the draft interpretive guidelines. Sections
JANUARY 17, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
CMS 2015 SNF PPS final rule to increase payments to skilled nursing facilities
OCTOBER 1, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
On Friday, April 27, 2018, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) published a hig
MAY 11, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
CMS announced on September 8 that it had finalized new emergency response requirements for health
SEPTEMBER 13, 2016
ACCREDITATION PARENT
Facilities have less than 20 days to fully comply with CMS’ new emergency preparedness rule
OCTOBER 26, 2017
SAFETY
MARCH 3, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
DECEMBER 4, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
CMS finalizes emergency preparedness of Medicare/Medicaid-certified facilities
SEPTEMBER 12, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
AUGUST 7, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
AUGUST 29, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
  The Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) issued a draft rule late Fr
APRIL 14, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
CMS solidifies a fix to the COT OMRA policy in 2015 final rule
NOVEMBER 1, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
JANUARY 12, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
First appeared in Homecare Insider. The Department of Labor’s final rule o
MAY 26, 2016
NURSING
This week’s updates include Focused Dementia Care survey tools; a 0.2% reduction in IPP
DECEMBER 14, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
This week’s updates include changes to the FY 2016 IPPS and long-term care hospital (LT
JANUARY 18, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Q: Is there a way to convince management that Security Rule compliance is just as importa
MARCH 22, 2004
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
CMS' 2015 IPPS proposed rule, released April 30, focuses on quality measures, such as hosp
JUNE 18, 2014
JUSTCODING
NOVEMBER 20, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JANUARY 26, 2018
RESIDENCY
In the IPPS Proposed Rule
MAY 7, 2014
JUSTCODING
MARCH 9, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 2, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JULY 25, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
After last year's OPPS proposed rule debacle, which included a later-than-usual release, d
JULY 11, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
AUGUST 8, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
While the 2017 OPPS proposed rule includes a variety of tweaks and augmentations to existing regu
SEPTEMBER 1, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
SEPTEMBER 8, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JULY 18, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
APRIL 25, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
AUGUST 11, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
MAY 16, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MAY 4, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
In January, I wrote about the perfect storm that led to the release of the 2014 OPPS final
MAY 16, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JUNE 27, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
SEPTEMBER 12, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
The implementation of comprehensive APCs (C-APCs) in the 2015 OPPS final rule likely wasn'
MARCH 13, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
The implementation of comprehensive APCs (C-APCs) in the 2015 OPPS final rule likely wasn'
MARCH 6, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
DECEMBER 4, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JANUARY 15, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
On February 1, 2018, CMS proposed new Medicare Advantage and Part D payment and policy updates to
FEBRUARY 19, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
The 2019 proposed PPS rule references this concern in several areas. CMS recognizes there are severa
SEPTEMBER 21, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
In a highly-anticipated move expected to significantly affect the regulatory rules that hospitals
MAY 10, 2016
ACCREDITATION PARENT
For many, this is the time of year when the latest updated rules, regulations, and payment rates
NOVEMBER 22, 2013
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
DECEMBER 7, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
MARCH 19, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
CMS finalized its proposals regarding the 2-midnight rule, including moving responsibility for ru
DECEMBER 9, 2015
JUSTCODING
On November 16, 2015, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued the final rul
DECEMBER 7, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Updates of MS-DRGs to the list subject to IPPS replaced devices offered without cost or
SEPTEMBER 1, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
A jury has ruled that a Boston hospital retaliated against a Haitian-American nurse who stood up
MAY 24, 2018
NURSING
The site-neutral payment provision in CMS’ 2017 OPPS proposed rule could level the playing
JULY 12, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
NOVEMBER 2, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 21, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
FEBRUARY 1, 2018
NURSING
NOVEMBER 21, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
Proposed CMS quality measure reporting requirements detailed in the 2016 prospective payment rule
JUNE 23, 2015
ACCREDITATION PARENT
On January 28, CMS posted a fact sheet regarding a proposed rule that would update the methodolog
FEBRUARY 9, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
  OIG investigations to keep in mind in 2018
FEBRUARY 2, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
  The 2018-2019 SNF outlook
FEBRUARY 23, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
October 1, 2015, will be the new ICD-10 implementation date, according to the final rule, Adminis
AUGUST 14, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Crosswalk designed to help facilities stay on top of new rule Hospital safety professio
JUNE 29, 2017
SAFETY
JULY 31, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MAY 7, 2014
JUSTCODING
SEPTEMBER 2, 2014
ACCREDITATION PARENT
OCTOBER 23, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
CMS finalized its proposal to reduce the conversion factor by 2% to account for its overestimat
JANUARY 8, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 21, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
On June 6, 2016 the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released a final rule imp
JUNE 10, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
According to CMS’ final rule, 35 OASIS items would be deleted or modified for 2019. NAHC be
AUGUST 28, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
MAY 11, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MAY 5, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
JANUARY 13, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
MAY 23, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 22, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
In response to CMS’ final emergency preparedness rule issued earlier this month,
DECEMBER 1, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
After much anticipation, CMS approved last year its own emergency preparedness rules separate fro
JUNE 7, 2018
SAFETY
Waiting for the final rule? Here’s a checklist to prepare
SEPTEMBER 1, 2010
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 26, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
MARCH 13, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
NOVEMBER 30, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
OCTOBER 1, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
Under the rule, an “overpayment” means any funds that a “person” has rece
SEPTEMBER 6, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
APRIL 28, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
APRIL 19, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
APRIL 6, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 16, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
OCTOBER 23, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
CMS finalizes shorter risk period for overpayments The Centers f
FEBRUARY 22, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
MARCH 13, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Home Health Line and DecisionHealth® present... Final Home Health CoPs: Minimi
FEBRUARY 22, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JANUARY 24, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
FEBRUARY 19, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
  CMS Finalizes the New Medicare Quality Payment Program
OCTOBER 28, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
MAY 17, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
Long-anticipated rule change will affect how hospitals plan for emergencies and disasters
DECEMBER 22, 2016
SAFETY
JULY 27, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
  Updated 2018 Medicare Part B physician fee schedule in effect
MARCH 16, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
  Submit comments on IMPACT Act quality measures by May 3, 2018
MARCH 30, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
  New HCPCS code, Q5110, effective October 1, 2018
SEPTEMBER 28, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
  Healthcare winners and losers from election night 2018
NOVEMBER 9, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
CMS announces final regulatory changes affecting Medicare Parts C and D
AUGUST 1, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
NOVEMBER 9, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JULY 11, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
SEPTEMBER 12, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
No. In the 2018 proposed PPS rule, CMS notes that 19% of episodes it reviewed in preparing for HH
AUGUST 17, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JUNE 6, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 21, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
In response to CMS’ final emergency preparedness rule issued earlier this month,
SEPTEMBER 26, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
MARCH 28, 2018
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
MAY 1, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
DECEMBER 18, 2014
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
The introduction of the Home Health Groupings Model (HHGM) into the proposed rule means preparing
JULY 31, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
AUGUST 1, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
OCTOBER 28, 2013
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MAY 20, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
On November 16, CMS released a final rule that bundles acute care payments for knee and hip repla
DECEMBER 8, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
AUGUST 24, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
APRIL 22, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
JUNE 1, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
  Hospice Final Rule for 2017 raises payments  
JULY 31, 2016
NURSING
Hospice Final Rule for 2017 raises payments Last Friday, CMS issued a fin
AUGUST 1, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
OCTOBER 12, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
DECEMBER 15, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
In 2011, The Joint Commission ruled that physicians and practitioners were forbidden from using t
MAY 3, 2016
ACCREDITATION PARENT
NOVEMBER 19, 2013
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
CMS indicated in the 2014 OPPS Final Rule that it will implement 29 new device-dependent c
APRIL 18, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JUNE 6, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
SEPTEMBER 26, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
OCTOBER 3, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MAY 29, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
For 2015, CMS finalized changes to reconfigure and consolidate ophthalmology and gynecolog
SEPTEMBER 4, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
NOVEMBER 16, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
DECEMBER 7, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
DECEMBER 15, 2015
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
APRIL 15, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
APRIL 25, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
MAY 2, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
MAY 9, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JANUARY 11, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
AUGUST 29, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
DECEMBER 15, 2014
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
SEPTEMBER 12, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
This Friday, CMS will accept final technical expert panel (TEP)
FEBRUARY 23, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
OCTOBER 13, 2016
NURSING
MARCH 15, 2019
RESIDENCY
  Proposed rules, OIG reports, and bundling, oh my!
SEPTEMBER 11, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
  Proposed Rule Q&A with Reginald Hislop III
OCTOBER 23, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
  New CMS rule contains changes to binding arbitration clauses
SEPTEMBER 30, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
MAY 23, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
SEPTEMBER 9, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
  Did you miss our live webinar, PBJ Updates, July 2018?
JULY 19, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
JUNE 1, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
The Joint Commission recently approved the 2016 accreditation and certification decision rules fo
OCTOBER 6, 2015
ACCREDITATION PARENT
FEBRUARY 28, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JUNE 29, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
AUGUST 8, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JULY 17, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 3, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JUNE 26, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
SEPTEMBER 15, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
OCTOBER 19, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
NOVEMBER 6, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JANUARY 11, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JANUARY 26, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
AUGUST 7, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
JUNE 19, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 20, 2018 Contact: Connie L. Zeller, BA, CPC, C
APRIL 20, 2018
JANUARY 19, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
MAY 4, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
JULY 27, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
SEPTEMBER 7, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
OCTOBER 5, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
OCTOBER 19, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
MARCH 16, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
APRIL 21, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
JANUARY 9, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
JULY 26, 2018
NURSING
AUGUST 2, 2018
NURSING
Long-anticipated rule change will affect how hospitals plan for emergencies and disasters
DECEMBER 22, 2016
SAFETY
AUGUST 24, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
NOVEMBER 16, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JUNE 8, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
Most would agree 2018 was a busy and interesting year. With that in mind, we’ve made you th
JANUARY 1, 2019
ACCREDITATION PARENT
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released final Medicare Advantage (MA) and
APRIL 17, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
MAY 26, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
  Proposed Rule Q&A with Reginald Hislop III, Managing Partner and CEO of H2 Healthcare, LLC
SEPTEMBER 4, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
  RCS-1 CMS case-mix pre-rule: Get ready for big changes
JUNE 2, 2017
LONG-TERM CARE
CMS is considering waiving the three-day hospital stay rule, required before a patient can be re
JANUARY 29, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
MAY 2, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
CMS posts final decision on HIV screening   On April 13, CMS poste
APRIL 24, 2015
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MAY 30, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
  Last Thursday, CMS issued a proposed rule that would update fiscal year (FY) 201
MAY 4, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JUNE 17, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
APRIL 7, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
JUNE 11, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
OCTOBER 29, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JUNE 12, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
Due to a proposed change to the two-midnight rule, CMS has further delayed enforcement o
AUGUST 14, 2015
MEDICAL STAFF
AUGUST 15, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JUNE 20, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
FEBRUARY 28, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
AUGUST 24, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JANUARY 1, 2018
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
APRIL 13, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
The 126th State District Court in Austin, Texas, has ruled that Texas Medical Board (TMB) Rule 1
JULY 25, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
JANUARY 12, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
MARCH 2, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
MARCH 2, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
MARCH 30, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
MAY 18, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
JUNE 8, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
JUNE 1, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
JUNE 29, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
JULY 13, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
JULY 6, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
AUGUST 17, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
AUGUST 3, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
AUGUST 24, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
SEPTEMBER 21, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
SEPTEMBER 7, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
SEPTEMBER 28, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
AUGUST 31, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
OCTOBER 12, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
OCTOBER 26, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
OCTOBER 19, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
OCTOBER 26, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
NOVEMBER 16, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
NOVEMBER 16, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
NOVEMBER 16, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
MARCH 28, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JUNE 2, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JUNE 20, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
With HHS' recent release of its final rule,
SEPTEMBER 29, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 6, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JUNE 29, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JUNE 23, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
AUGUST 28, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
DECEMBER 18, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
DECEMBER 15, 2015
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
FEBRUARY 23, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
APRIL 28, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MAY 31, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
SEPTEMBER 13, 2016
ACCREDITATION PARENT
MAY 20, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
CMS finalizes Medicaid face to face rule CMS has issued a final rule re
FEBRUARY 1, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
FEBRUARY 26, 2014
MEDICAL STAFF
SEPTEMBER 1, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
JANUARY 17, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JUNE 26, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
JANUARY 1, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MAY 2, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JULY 18, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
OCTOBER 5, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
CMS has approved the 2018 standards set forth by the home health accrediting body Community Healt
JANUARY 8, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
APRIL 1, 2017
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
JANUARY 26, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
FEBRUARY 2, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
AUGUST 10, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 15, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Cast aside the doubt that nothing good came come this way again! On July 20, 2018, CMS is
AUGUST 10, 2018
SAFETY
The Department of Labor (DOL) recently decided to appeal a ruling that effectively ended changes
DECEMBER 22, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
NOVEMBER 25, 2013
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Improve your patients’ health with the Initial Preventive Physical Examination (IPPE) an
NOVEMBER 19, 2013
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
JULY 21, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
NOVEMBER 6, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 1, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
MARCH 24, 2017
LONG-TERM CARE
CMS’ 2014 final rule clarified its position that categories of non-physician practitioners
FEBRUARY 1, 2015
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
Implementation of NACHA operating rules for healthcare electronic funds transfers
APRIL 18, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
SEPTEMBER 14, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JULY 11, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Organizations often struggle to finalize charts after discharge so they can be coded in a timely
FEBRUARY 23, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MAY 4, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
NOVEMBER 28, 2018
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
JANUARY 2, 2019
ACCREDITATION PARENT
After a year of anticipation, Joint Commission surveyors finally started checking for compliance
JUNE 2, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
Taking a look at the top healthcare technology hazards of 2018 The ECRI Institute publi
APRIL 1, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
JULY 15, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
JANUARY 12, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
JANUARY 26, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
FEBRUARY 14, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
FEBRUARY 23, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
MARCH 9, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
APRIL 6, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
MAY 18, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
APRIL 13, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
APRIL 20, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
JUNE 29, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
JUNE 22, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
AUGUST 9, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
SEPTEMBER 14, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
SEPTEMBER 28, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
OCTOBER 12, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
OCTOBER 12, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
NOVEMBER 9, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
NOVEMBER 2, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
NOVEMBER 20, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
NOVEMBER 20, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
NOVEMBER 30, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
DECEMBER 7, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
DECEMBER 14, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
MAY 27, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
The 2-midnight rule may get a little tweak if the proposals in
AUGUST 4, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
An Iowa Board of Medicine administrative rule banning abortion through a teleconferencing system
SEPTEMBER 5, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
This course explains the HIPAA privacy and security rules that are relevant to business associa
JUNE 22, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
The Illinois Supreme Court ruled that information collected under the Health Care Professional C
FEBRUARY 24, 2016
MEDICAL STAFF
Physician practices are working with a new set of rules when it comes to engaging patients online
MARCH 10, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
JANUARY 4, 2019
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
MAY 16, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 13, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 19, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JANUARY 14, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 5, 2019
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
DECEMBER 1, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
MARCH 11, 2015
JUSTCODING
JUNE 2, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JUNE 12, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JULY 27, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 2, 2018
RESIDENCY
FEBRUARY 16, 2018
RESIDENCY
MARCH 9, 2018
RESIDENCY
JANUARY 1, 2018
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
The Joint Commission (TJC) recently released its final sentinel event statistics for 2017. The sa
MAY 1, 2018
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
DECEMBER 1, 2018
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
MAY 17, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
A proposed rule (CMS-5524-P) released by CMS on August 15, 2017 would make the Comprehensive Care
AUGUST 21, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Nearly two-thirds of the participants of the 2018 American Osteopathic Association (AOA) Match we
FEBRUARY 9, 2018
RESIDENCY
JANUARY 25, 2019
LONG-TERM CARE
AUGUST 1, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
MAY 29, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
APRIL 1, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
OCTOBER 3, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
APRIL 21, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
APRIL 15, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
MARCH 30, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 27, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 24, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
The CMS last week issued a rule designed to save $660 million annually and $3.2 billion over five
MAY 13, 2014
ACCREDITATION PARENT
A provision in CMS’ new rule to modify or eliminate unnecessary regulations will ease requ
MAY 9, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
OCTOBER 3, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
According to the Federal Register, CMS is proposing a rule that would update the payment rates us
APRIL 24, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
OCTOBER 7, 2015
JUSTCODING
In case you haven’t heard, OSHA has been rather quietly avoiding implementing a rule that t
AUGUST 6, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
There's a lot going on in CMS' proposed rule for year two of the quality payment program (QPP), s
AUGUST 21, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
NOVEMBER 1, 2018
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
FEBRUARY 21, 2014
MEDICAL STAFF
MAY 1, 2015
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
SEPTEMBER 1, 2010
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JUNE 1, 2019
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
The ONC published the final 2016 Inter
JANUARY 4, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
The IRS has announced that standard mileage rates for the use of a car in 2018 rose to 54.5 cents
JANUARY 15, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
FEBRUARY 23, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
MARCH 29, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
APRIL 26, 2018
NURSING
JULY 19, 2018
RESIDENCY
DECEMBER 5, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
APRIL 2, 2014
JUSTCODING
SEPTEMBER 22, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JUNE 9, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
JUNE 15, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JANUARY 2, 2019
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
JANUARY 12, 2018
RESIDENCY
JANUARY 19, 2018
RESIDENCY
JANUARY 8, 2018
RESIDENCY
FEBRUARY 23, 2018
RESIDENCY
MARCH 2, 2018
RESIDENCY
APRIL 20, 2018
RESIDENCY
JUNE 1, 2018
RESIDENCY
JUNE 15, 2018
RESIDENCY
JUNE 8, 2018
RESIDENCY
JULY 2, 2018
RESIDENCY
JANUARY 26, 2018
RESIDENCY
AUGUST 31, 2018
RESIDENCY
AUGUST 24, 2018
RESIDENCY
OCTOBER 26, 2018
RESIDENCY
NOVEMBER 14, 2018
RESIDENCY
DECEMBER 21, 2018
RESIDENCY
Last week, postacute care (PAC) behemoth Kindred Healthcare, Inc., announced that it has finalize
FEBRUARY 10, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
The 2015 OPPS proposed rule introduces Comprehensive APCs and more packaging that will impact you
JULY 21, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
The 2015 OPPS proposed rule introduces Comprehensive APCs and more packaging that will impact you
AUGUST 11, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
The 2016 OPPS proposed rule released July 2 is deceptively short, but packs a punch. CMS i
SEPTEMBER 11, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Even as the accrediting organization awaits final CMS approval, here are several proposals to ke
MAY 18, 2017
SAFETY
AUGUST 22, 2017
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
OCTOBER 4, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
DECEMBER 1, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
JANUARY 1, 2019
ACCREDITATION PARENT
ICD-10 coding: What to expect On July 31, HHS issued a rule
OCTOBER 1, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
OCTOBER 27, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 9, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
A new proposed rule aimed at reducing readmission rates and improving patient care could bring bi
NOVEMBER 24, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
Use of claims data could soon expand to a host of new entities under proposed rules released
FEBRUARY 11, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Last week, CMS published a list of proposed rule changes for
JUNE 21, 2016
ACCREDITATION PARENT
APRIL 1, 2015
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
NOVEMBER 22, 2013
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JUNE 23, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 16, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 10, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
MAY 29, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JUNE 25, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
AUGUST 6, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Pressure ulcers got some attention in the PPS final rule, specifically related to payment for neg
DECEMBER 29, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Editor’s note: This is the final of a series of stories that will address the common ty
APRIL 13, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
SEPTEMBER 17, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) recently released its 2017-2018
SEPTEMBER 27, 2018
RESIDENCY
SEPTEMBER 15, 2017
RESIDENCY
APRIL 16, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
OCTOBER 1, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
A judge recently ruled that Anthony J. Garcia, a physician accused of murdering four people conne
MAY 30, 2014
RESIDENCY
A Douglas County (Nebraska) district judge has ruled that Anthony Garcia is competent to stand tr
JANUARY 29, 2016
RESIDENCY
JUNE 27, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
A proposed rule would expand access and use of claims data and analysis,
FEBRUARY 9, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
 The Joint Commission recently released its final sentinel event statistics for 2017. The sa
JUNE 1, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
OCTOBER 1, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
SEPTEMBER 1, 2018
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
NOVEMBER 9, 2018
RESIDENCY
DECEMBER 5, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
APRIL 8, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
APRIL 15, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
JANUARY 14, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 27, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Presented on: Tuesday, March 27, 2018 1:00-2:00 p.m. Eastern Pres
MARCH 12, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
DECEMBER 7, 2018
RESIDENCY
SEPTEMBER 12, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
OCTOBER 9, 2014
MEDICAL STAFF
SEPTEMBER 23, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
SEPTEMBER 29, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MAY 14, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
APRIL 10, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JULY 11, 2018
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
At 10 p.m. on May 20, 2018, a patient was transported by the fire department to Loretto Hospital
APRIL 1, 2019
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
FEBRUARY 1, 2018
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
JULY 13, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
OCTOBER 24, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
During 2017-2018 academic year, the number of ACGME-accredited GME programs increased by nearly 5
SEPTEMBER 21, 2018
RESIDENCY
JUNE 9, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
OCTOBER 14, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
OCTOBER 20, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
OCTOBER 24, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
Q: Where can I find the rule about physician cosigning of a nurse practitio
MAY 17, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) recently filed a proposed rule to permit full practice au
JUNE 16, 2016
NURSING
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) recently filed a proposed rule to permit full practice a
JUNE 8, 2016
MEDICAL STAFF
We’ll be exhibiting at the 2018 ACGME Annual Education Conference in Orlando next week. Sto
FEBRUARY 23, 2018
RESIDENCY
We’re exhibiting at the 2018 ACGME Annual Education Conference in Orlando! Stop by Booth 14
MARCH 2, 2018
RESIDENCY
MAY 4, 2018
RESIDENCY
SEPTEMBER 27, 2018
RESIDENCY
OCTOBER 12, 2018
RESIDENCY
OCTOBER 18, 2018
RESIDENCY
OCTOBER 31, 2018
RESIDENCY
DECEMBER 29, 2014
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Last week, CMS proposed a new rule intended to boost the success of Accountable Care Organiz
DECEMBER 8, 2014
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Don’t leave money on the table! Master Medicare rules for reimbursement with the
MARCH 31, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Don’t leave money on the table! Master Medicare rules for reimbursement with the
APRIL 7, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Don’t leave money on the table! Master Medicare rules for reimbursement with the
APRIL 14, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Don’t leave money on the table! Master Medicare rules for reimbursement with the
APRIL 21, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
  Don’t leave money on the table! Master Medicare rules for reimbursement
MARCH 24, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Don’t leave money on the table! Master Medicare rules for reimbursement with the
APRIL 28, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Don’t leave money on the table! Master Medicare rules for reimbursement with the
MAY 12, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
  Don’t leave money on the table! Master Medicare rules for reimbursement
MAY 5, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
NOVEMBER 3, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MAY 4, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
OCTOBER 28, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
NOVEMBER 3, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JANUARY 1, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Our expert answers your questions about CMS’ newly adopted rule and what you need to know
FEBRUARY 16, 2017
SAFETY
JANUARY 3, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
MARCH 29, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
DECEMBER 1, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
APRIL 20, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
APRIL 14, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
JANUARY 27, 2017
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
NOVEMBER 15, 2013
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
SEPTEMBER 19, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
OCTOBER 31, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
SEPTEMBER 1, 2014
MEDICAL STAFF
APRIL 17, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
by Kirsten Dize The OASIS-C2 Q&As that CMS posted February 24 finally offer di
APRIL 10, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JANUARY 12, 2017
SAFETY
FEBRUARY 23, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
JUNE 1, 2018
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
DECEMBER 29, 2017
RESIDENCY
APRIL 12, 2018
NURSING
APRIL 12, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
MAY 25, 2018
RESIDENCY
JUNE 22, 2018
RESIDENCY
JULY 27, 2018
RESIDENCY
JUNE 4, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
AUGUST 1, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
AUGUST 28, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
SEPTEMBER 20, 2018
NURSING
JULY 2, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
SEPTEMBER 1, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
SEPTEMBER 21, 2018
RESIDENCY
OCTOBER 18, 2018
SAFETY
OCTOBER 4, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
NOVEMBER 5, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
MARCH 28, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
FEBRUARY 1, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
SEPTEMBER 1, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
OCTOBER 22, 2018
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
MARCH 1, 2019
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
APRIL 15, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
MARCH 18, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
MAY 27, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
JUNE 2, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JUNE 9, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JUNE 30, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JUNE 24, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
JUNE 23, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JULY 1, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
JUNE 16, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JULY 14, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JULY 7, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
  Last week, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced a proposed rule that wo
JULY 6, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
NOVEMBER 16, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
ECRI: The rules on copying and pasting medical information In 2016, the
MAY 1, 2017
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
DECEMBER 1, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
In the final days of 2015, CMS released a draft of OASIS-C2. The document includes some minor cha
FEBRUARY 1, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
OCTOBER 6, 2017
LONG-TERM CARE
NOVEMBER 20, 2013
JUSTCODING
The National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB) Final Regulations define clinical privileges as &ldqu
MARCH 6, 2015
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
When considering practice opportunities, final-year residents weigh several different factors. Ac
JUNE 5, 2015
RESIDENCY
Dear readers, As we approach the end of interview season, you may finally find yo
JANUARY 22, 2016
RESIDENCY
Dear readers, Welcome to the final edition of Medical Staff Leader Insider
JUNE 23, 2016
MEDICAL STAFF
After CMS review, The Joint Commission has finally prepublished revisions to the Emergency Manage
NOVEMBER 13, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
CMS refined and updated its Comprehensive APC policy in the 2015 OPPS proposed rule releas
SEPTEMBER 5, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
SEPTEMBER 26, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
AUGUST 14, 2014
MEDICAL STAFF
2-midnight rule draws concerns about emergency physician admitting privileges
SEPTEMBER 1, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
MARCH 11, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
FEBRUARY 6, 2015
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
To help reduce adverse events and readmissions, a rule proposed by CMS and published this week wo
NOVEMBER 3, 2015
ACCREDITATION PARENT
JANUARY 11, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JANUARY 19, 2016
CASE MANAGEMENT
JANUARY 18, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
On April 21, 2016, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposed rule
APRIL 22, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
Between background checks and the new overtime rule, some home health workers in Nebraska have sa
JULY 18, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JULY 28, 2017
RESIDENCY
SEPTEMBER 14, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
FEBRUARY 1, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
JULY 1, 2018
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
NOVEMBER 10, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
A recent ruling from the Ca
AUGUST 18, 2014
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
CMS announced it has extended its enforcement delay of the 2-midnight rule from September 30 to J
SEPTEMBER 1, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
OCTOBER 21, 2015
JUSTCODING
OCTOBER 21, 2015
JUSTCODING
It appears many case managers still have a lot of questions when it comes to 2-midnight rule comp
NOVEMBER 3, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
APRIL 28, 2016
MEDICAL STAFF
JUNE 9, 2017
RESIDENCY
In the new proposed home health PPS rule, CMS states agencies providing a larger percentage of ov
AUGUST 3, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
MARCH 6, 2018
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
Thanks to a January rule change, if a Joint Commission surveyor sees anyone who directly cares fo
APRIL 1, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
JULY 14, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JULY 11, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
When CMS releases rules, the length can be intimidating. But even at a relatively slim 700
AUGUST 29, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
SEPTEMBER 19, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
The Minnesota Supreme Court ruled earlier this month that a medical staff can sue its hospital b
JANUARY 23, 2015
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
APRIL 7, 2015
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
JUNE 11, 2015
SAFETY
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) recently issued a new rule allowing unlicensed device
AUGUST 11, 2015
ACCREDITATION PARENT
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) recently issued a new rule allowing unlicensed device
AUGUST 12, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
SEPTEMBER 8, 2015
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
SEPTEMBER 28, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
We recently talked a little about a new proposed rule that CMS published in the November 3
DECEMBER 1, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
DECEMBER 15, 2015
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
FEBRUARY 4, 2016
MEDICAL STAFF
JANUARY 14, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
MAY 11, 2018
RESIDENCY
JUNE 1, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
JUNE 1, 2018
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
APRIL 10, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 10, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
SEPTEMBER 29, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
AUGUST 31, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
  The Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) recently released its finalized mo
SEPTEMBER 11, 2014
MEDICAL STAFF
MARCH 18, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
As I eagerly await the final numbers of the most frequently cited standards during the 2014 surve
FEBRUARY 5, 2015
SAFETY
JULY 3, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
AUGUST 18, 2016
NURSING
OCTOBER 17, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
APRIL 3, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
APRIL 17, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Wednesday, September 26, 2018 1:00 – 4:00 pm Eastern In this three-hour virtual wo
AUGUST 23, 2018
NURSING
 Wednesday, September 26, 2018 1:00 – 4:00 pm Eastern In this three-hour virtu
SEPTEMBER 18, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
NOVEMBER 29, 2018
RESIDENCY
JULY 8, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
JUNE 17, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
DECEMBER 8, 2017
RESIDENCY
JANUARY 1, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JANUARY 8, 2018
RESIDENCY
FEBRUARY 9, 2018
RESIDENCY
JANUARY 26, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
MARCH 16, 2018
RESIDENCY
APRIL 5, 2018
RESIDENCY
MARCH 30, 2018
RESIDENCY
MARCH 23, 2018
RESIDENCY
APRIL 12, 2018
RESIDENCY
APRIL 27, 2018
RESIDENCY
MAY 18, 2018
RESIDENCY
JUNE 29, 2018
RESIDENCY
JUNE 1, 2018
RESIDENCY
JULY 12, 2018
RESIDENCY
JULY 12, 2018
RESIDENCY
JULY 12, 2018
RESIDENCY
JULY 19, 2018
RESIDENCY
JULY 27, 2018
RESIDENCY
AUGUST 10, 2018
RESIDENCY
AUGUST 3, 2018
RESIDENCY
SEPTEMBER 14, 2018
RESIDENCY
OCTOBER 2, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT