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  This week’s note from the instructor is written by Judith L. Kares,
FEBRUARY 24, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
Physicians in states with disclose, apology and offer (DA&O) laws must still have payouts mad
AUGUST 29, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
Sure, CDI practices might lead a hospital to the proverbial pot o’ gold hidden in the medic
MARCH 19, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
DECEMBER 21, 2018
RESIDENCY
MAY 12, 2017
RESIDENCY
NOVEMBER 9, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Professionalism, accountability, and ethics are increasingly required for success in home health.
MARCH 16, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Professionalism, accountability, and ethics are increasingly required for success in home
MARCH 9, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Professionalism, accountability, and ethics are increasingly required for success in home health.
MARCH 2, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Professionalism, accountability, and ethics are increasingly required for success in home health.
FEBRUARY 23, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
This week’s note from the instructor is written by Judith Kares, JD
MAY 27, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
Writing off an account is never preferable, but when an account cannot be collected, sometimes it
FEBRUARY 2, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
DECEMBER 19, 2017
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
FEBRUARY 1, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
OCTOBER 7, 2005
ACCREDITATION PARENT
Common SNF billing struggles Written by Lisa McIntire and Jul
MAY 1, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
FEBRUARY 15, 2005
ACCREDITATION PARENT
SEPTEMBER 1, 2014
MEDICAL STAFF
JANUARY 19, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
JUNE 25, 2014
JUSTCODING
Any qualifying discipline can do the ROC (SN, PT, OT, ST). If you are asking whether the PT must
OCTOBER 17, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Editor’s note: This is the second of a series of stories that will help medical clinics
FEBRUARY 1, 2018
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
JANUARY 1, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Editor's note: This is Part 2 in a three part series discussing the importance of charge nur
OCTOBER 25, 2018
NURSING
by Kirsten Dize Establish procedures, set benchmarks and hold staff accountable
NOVEMBER 5, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Password sharing is rampant among residents but it can put prote
JANUARY 19, 2018
RESIDENCY
AUGUST 17, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
This week’s note from the instructor is written by Debbie Mackaman, RHIA, CPCO,
SEPTEMBER 15, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
  Editor's note: This is part two in a series covering changes to mental disord
JULY 9, 2014
JUSTCODING
o    Craving to meet new like-minded people and expand your circle of friends
JULY 28, 2016
NURSING
JANUARY 26, 2018
RESIDENCY
By A.J. Plunkett With less than seven days to go before the Febru
FEBRUARY 12, 2019
ACCREDITATION PARENT
Business office refresher: Five steps for tracking a SNF leave of absence
SEPTEMBER 1, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
SEPTEMBER 20, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
APRIL 11, 2019
LONG-TERM CARE
DECEMBER 18, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 15, 2019
RESIDENCY
JANUARY 1, 2018
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
JULY 31, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Written by Carol Ebert, RN Picking blackberries is my ZEN thing to do in the sum
JULY 14, 2016
NURSING
MARCH 1, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
AUGUST 7, 2015
RESIDENCY
By tracking and comparing key performance indicators, you can assess your progress, address your
MARCH 11, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
This week’s note from the instructor is written by Judith L. Kares, JD, re
DECEMBER 23, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
BY JAY KUMAR (JKUMAR@HCPRO.COM) AND A.J. PLUNKETT (APLUNKETT@H3.GROUP) O
DECEMBER 1, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
JANUARY 13, 2017
LONG-TERM CARE
Disasters can blur the lines between victims and responders, so don't overlook the psychological
NOVEMBER 1, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
DECEMBER 23, 2014
JUSTCODING
MARCH 1, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
The American College of Cardiology’s “See You in 7,” can help to reduce heart-r
SEPTEMBER 29, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
This week’s note from the instructor is written by Debbie Mackaman, RHIA, CPCO
APRIL 14, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
Written by Becky Ziviski, CPA, LNHA, speaker and author of
AUGUST 25, 2017
LONG-TERM CARE
The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) is publishing a new series of guides to
AUGUST 3, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
This week’s note from the instructor is written by Kimberly Anderwood H
FEBRUARY 17, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
Looking ahead to improve patient outcomes and decrease HAIs Written by Lena Brownin
OCTOBER 1, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
WRITTEN BY LENA BROWNING, MHA, BSN, RN, A CONSULTANT AT
NOVEMBER 13, 2018
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
This week’s note from the instructor is written by Judith L. Kares,
MARCH 24, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
NOVEMBER 1, 2013
MEDICAL STAFF
MARCH 1, 2019
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
NOVEMBER 29, 2016
ACCREDITATION PARENT
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JANUARY 20, 2017
LONG-TERM CARE
Written by Jennifer Thew, RN for
JUNE 30, 2016
NURSING
Written by Carol Ebert, RN, BSN, MA, CHES, CWP When your stomach speaks
APRIL 7, 2016
NURSING
MAY 4, 2017
NURSING
AUGUST 9, 2017
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
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APRIL 14, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Written by Jennifer Thew, RN for
JUNE 23, 2016
NURSING
JUNE 1, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
The Florida Hospital Association (FHA) recently reported o
DECEMBER 28, 2015
ACCREDITATION PARENT
FEBRUARY 19, 2015
MEDICAL STAFF
Residents can now enjoy a more home-like environment as part of their long-term care experience w
FEBRUARY 24, 2017
LONG-TERM CARE
Editor’s note: This story is part of a series of stories addressing th
OCTOBER 1, 2018
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
Become more proactive. You no longer can wait for face-to-face documentation to arrive within sev
AUGUST 3, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JANUARY 1, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
DECEMBER 15, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
As I have written before and readers know, I field as many questions and provide as many r
JUNE 26, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
JUNE 13, 2014
RESIDENCY
MARCH 24, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
SEPTEMBER 28, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
Often in healthcare facilities, it’s the small details missed that can raise the ire of a s
FEBRUARY 1, 2019
SAFETY
Often in healthcare facilities, it’s the small details missed that can raise the ire of a s
MARCH 1, 2019
SAFETY
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SEPTEMBER 18, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
This week’s note from the instructor is written by Judith Kares, JD
JUNE 3, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
First-person accounts of clinical experiences help Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) nurses re
MARCH 27, 2015
NURSING
MAY 1, 2019
ACCREDITATION PARENT
APRIL 4, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
JANUARY 31, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
JUNE 6, 2019
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JANUARY 3, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Be prepared to be held accountable for actions by contractors, staff, or volunteers that result i
MAY 1, 2019
ACCREDITATION PARENT
FEBRUARY 1, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
Experts weigh facility designs that can help an aging population access hospitals safely
JUNE 15, 2017
SAFETY
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APRIL 26, 2019
LONG-TERM CARE
Step inside the OR and there’s a good chance you’ll get bombarded with noise. A door
APRIL 1, 2018
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
HCPro’s Home Health Aide On-the-go In-service Series, Volume 16 includes topics that cover
NOVEMBER 7, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
AUGUST 14, 2015
MEDICAL STAFF
APRIL 7, 2017
RESIDENCY
NOVEMBER 1, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
The Outcome-Based Quality Improvement (OBQI) Manual is one in a series of four manuals pro
MARCH 1, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
NOVEMBER 16, 2017
NURSING
DECEMBER 6, 2016
ACCREDITATION PARENT
FEBRUARY 1, 2018
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
Editor’s note: This is the final of a series of stories that will address the common ty
MARCH 30, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
MAY 19, 2016
SAFETY
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SEPTEMBER 4, 2008
They say you can't construct a strong building without a solid foundation, and to do that, you ne
APRIL 7, 2016
SAFETY
NOVEMBER 19, 2013
ACCREDITATION PARENT
FEBRUARY 1, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
DECEMBER 14, 2015
ACCREDITATION PARENT
SEPTEMBER 14, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
Every year, it bears repeating: Fires happen, and you can prevent that. Yet they keep hap
JANUARY 1, 2019
SAFETY
Every year, it bears repeating: Fires happen, and you can prevent that. Yet they keep hap
DECEMBER 1, 2018
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
This week’s note from the instructor is written by Judith L. Kares, JD, re
OCTOBER 14, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
OCTOBER 8, 2014
JUSTCODING
NOVEMBER 30, 2018
RESIDENCY
OCTOBER 17, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
SEPTEMBER 26, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
DECEMBER 13, 2016
ACCREDITATION PARENT
Our 2015 winter webcast series features presentations by seasoned industry speakers with expert k
FEBRUARY 16, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
 Our 2015 winter webcast series features presentations by seasoned industry speakers with ex
FEBRUARY 10, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Our 2015 winter webcast series features presentations by seasoned industry speakers with
FEBRUARY 3, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
AUGUST 28, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Q: What type of information can we email to patients? For example, is it permissible to email
JANUARY 27, 2015
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
FEBRUARY 1, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
MAY 12, 2016
SAFETY
MARCH 22, 2016
ACCREDITATION PARENT
JULY 20, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Over the years I have written about the changing landscape in post-acute care, princi
MAY 15, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
NOVEMBER 10, 2017
RESIDENCY
Written by Jennifer Thew, RN When I saw the results from a rec
MARCH 31, 2016
NURSING
NOVEMBER 1, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
This is the second article in a two-part series on the ACGME’s Back to Bedside
FEBRUARY 20, 2019
RESIDENCY
APRIL 7, 2017
LONG-TERM CARE
JANUARY 1, 2019
ACCREDITATION PARENT
FEBRUARY 1, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
NOVEMBER 15, 2018
NURSING
DECEMBER 15, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
When hospice providers can allocate resources as needed under a per-patient or outcomes- based pa
JANUARY 3, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Vendors can administer the CAHPS Hospice Survey in three ways: Mail only
OCTOBER 3, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Conducting pre-billing audits can be challenging, but when done correctly, it can save organizati
APRIL 27, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
  Accountability
JANUARY 1, 2013
LONG-TERM CARE
Q: Could you please explain unrelated surgical procedure DRGs? Also can you explain h
JUNE 25, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 21, 2019
NURSING
MAY 22, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
APRIL 28, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
DECEMBER 8, 2015
ACCREDITATION PARENT
FEBRUARY 1, 2019
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
"What just happened?" This can be a hard question to answ
MAY 1, 2015
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
by Josh Poltilove A new report from the Government Accountability Office (
MAY 26, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
MAY 19, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
APRIL 10, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
“[O]nly when doctors and patients alike recognize that more is not always better, and how e
JULY 16, 2015
MEDICAL STAFF
SEPTEMBER 28, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
OCTOBER 9, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
o:Author>Rhett Stansburyo:Author> o:Versio
FEBRUARY 21, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
DECEMBER 8, 2017
RESIDENCY
APRIL 1, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
  The term “fetal distress” can be very misleading when coding for pre
MARCH 4, 2015
JUSTCODING
APRIL 1, 2015
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
OCTOBER 31, 2018
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
This week’s note from the instructor is written by Kimberly Anderwood H
APRIL 21, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
DECEMBER 1, 2017
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
AUGUST 1, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
JANUARY 1, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
This week’s note from the instructor is written by Judith L. Kares, JD, regulator
AUGUST 19, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
JANUARY 1, 2018
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
  This week’s note from the instructor is written by Judith L. Kares,
JANUARY 13, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
  As hospitals in Puerto Rico continue to struggle with recovery in the aftermath o
APRIL 1, 2018
SAFETY
Editor's note: This is second part in a series covering changes to coding for cardiac c
JULY 8, 2015
JUSTCODING
MAY 16, 2014
RESIDENCY
FEBRUARY 23, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 1, 2014
RESIDENCY
This week’s note from the instructor is written by Judith L. Kares,
APRIL 28, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
Q: Where can I go to find out if the word “excisional” must be written by the doct
MAY 6, 2015
JUSTCODING
NOVEMBER 19, 2018
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
The next step in the nursing process is to develop a plan of care for the patient based on the nu
MARCH 3, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
APRIL 11, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
AUGUST 31, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
If you read the CDI Journal, you’ve probably come across our meet-a-member series. I
NOVEMBER 12, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JUNE 20, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
SEPTEMBER 20, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
  By Steven Andrews   ICD-10 implementation remains o
DECEMBER 12, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
NOVEMBER 1, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
This week’s note from the instructor is written by Kimberly Anderwood H
SEPTEMBER 2, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
OCTOBER 10, 2017
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
MAY 8, 2019
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
JULY 1, 2019
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
From accountability-strategies-for-n
AUGUST 20, 2015
NURSING
This aritcle first appeared in o
DECEMBER 13, 2018
NURSING
JUNE 27, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
If you act as a whistleblower, it is important to protect yourself. Keep these important pieces o
APRIL 10, 2015
NURSING
JUNE 2, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
APRIL 7, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
MARCH 1, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
FEBRUARY 27, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JULY 28, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JULY 9, 2014
JUSTCODING
Nurse practitioners (NP) in New York can diagnose conditions and prescribe medications as long a
MARCH 14, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
Incident at hospital where surgeon was killed renews security debate When a man upset o
MARCH 9, 2017
SAFETY
JULY 24, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
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AUGUST 1, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
APRIL 17, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
A step-by-step guide on communicating with patients you suspect to be at risk
JANUARY 1, 2019
ACCREDITATION PARENT
NOVEMBER 5, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
MAY 1, 2019
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
DECEMBER 18, 2015
RESIDENCY
SEPTEMBER 9, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
This week’s note from the instructor is written by Judith L. Kares, JD,
FEBRUARY 3, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
SEPTEMBER 21, 2017
NURSING
FEBRUARY 14, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
Onboarding can be an arduous process for physician leadership and medical staff servic
DECEMBER 1, 2014
MEDICAL STAFF
JANUARY 30, 2019
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
OCTOBER 7, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
NOVEMBER 9, 2018
RESIDENCY
FEBRUARY 9, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JULY 6, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 11, 2015
JUSTCODING
Even before ICD-10-CM was delayed until October 1, 2015, the quality of physician document
SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
JUSTCODING
DECEMBER 21, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
FEBRUARY 27, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
NOVEMBER 11, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
JULY 23, 2015
MEDICAL STAFF
Editor’s note: The following tips and tool can be found in
DECEMBER 28, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
MARCH 7, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
Editor’s note: The following is written by Maria Del Pilar Messner, co
SEPTEMBER 1, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
FEBRUARY 26, 2014
MEDICAL STAFF
Now more than ever nurse leaders are being held accountable for the financial aspect of healthca
MAY 11, 2017
NURSING
SEPTEMBER 28, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Written by Jennifer Thew, RN Originally appeared in HealthLeaders Media
NOVEMBER 9, 2017
NURSING
A critical question in medicine will come before the U.S. Supreme Court this fall: How much powe
JULY 25, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
NOVEMBER 2, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JUNE 27, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
AUGUST 29, 2017
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
DECEMBER 3, 2014
JUSTCODING
Principles of time management can help nurses—particularly new graduate nurses—accomp
NOVEMBER 30, 2017
NURSING
JUNE 1, 2019
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
What is the correct ICD-10-CM code for hypogalactia?   a. O92
OCTOBER 7, 2015
JUSTCODING
Editor’s note: The following are questions submitted by o
SEPTEMBER 14, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
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JANUARY 27, 2017
LONG-TERM CARE
JUNE 7, 2017
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
Q: I have been told to use the general surgery CPT® codes in the 20000 series for r
APRIL 30, 2014
JUSTCODING
NOVEMBER 30, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
APRIL 13, 2017
NURSING
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FEBRUARY 19, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
A new study has found that 30% of antibiotic prescriptions written were unnecessary to the condit
OCTOBER 18, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
Editor's note: This is second part in a series covering changes to coding for gastroint
AUGUST 5, 2015
JUSTCODING
JANUARY 27, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
DECEMBER 16, 2014
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
APRIL 1, 2019
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
MAY 1, 2019
ACCREDITATION PARENT
NOVEMBER 21, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
In response to the growing concern of physician burnout, the AMA’s STEPS Forward website, w
AUGUST 14, 2015
MEDICAL STAFF
  Reducing accounts receivable and improving collections: A success story
NOVEMBER 2, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
APRIL 19, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
JANUARY 1, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
APRIL 4, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Editor’s note: The following is an article written by Maria De
JUNE 1, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
MARCH 13, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Now more than ever nurse leaders are being held accountable for the financial aspect of healthca
FEBRUARY 4, 2016
NURSING
Editor’s note: “Coding corner” is a monthly column written by Joan
FEBRUARY 10, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
This week’s note from the instructor is written by Debbie Mackaman, RHIA, CHCO
OCTOBER 7, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
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OCTOBER 28, 2015
JUSTCODING
In the scenario you discuss, your agency’s billing department reviews documentation before
SEPTEMBER 4, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
FEBRUARY 5, 2019
RESIDENCY
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JANUARY 29, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
NOVEMBER 1, 2013
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
AUGUST 25, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
APRIL 11, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
FEBRUARY 9, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
NOVEMBER 17, 2017
LONG-TERM CARE
AUGUST 22, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
EDITOR’S NOTE: THIS STORY IS PART OF A SERIES OF
JUNE 1, 2019
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
APRIL 9, 2015
MEDICAL STAFF
MAY 16, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
NOVEMBER 1, 2014
MEDICAL STAFF
JANUARY 29, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
A report from the U.S. Government Account
MARCH 8, 2019
RESIDENCY
MARCH 16, 2017
NURSING
JANUARY 27, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
MARCH 3, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
This week’s note from the instructor is written by Kimberly Anderwood H
SEPTEMBER 23, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
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NOVEMBER 21, 2013
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JUNE 30, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JUNE 24, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
SEPTEMBER 22, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
JANUARY 9, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Home health agencies can now view the Home Health PPS PC Pricer for the 2017 calendar year. CMS p
MAY 15, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
By John Commins Surveys of care teams after unexpected patient deaths can
JANUARY 18, 2018
NURSING
APRIL 1, 2019
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
OCTOBER 17, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
FEBRUARY 16, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
AUGUST 1, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
Perform vulnerability assessment before conducting penetration testing (p. 1)
JANUARY 1, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JANUARY 28, 2016
MEDICAL STAFF
Now more than ever nurse leaders are being held accountable for the financial aspect of healthcar
MAY 4, 2017
NURSING
NOVEMBER 10, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MAY 26, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
During the next two weeks, HCPro will offer tools that can help you meet a couple of current and
MARCH 7, 2014
MEDICAL STAFF
SEPTEMBER 5, 2018
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
This week’s note from the instructor is written by Kimberly Anderwood H
NOVEMBER 11, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
SEPTEMBER 29, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
OCTOBER 5, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
Codes for fractures of the wrist and hand are located in the S62.- series in ICD-10-CM. Th
MARCH 14, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MAY 22, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
DECEMBER 10, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
SEPTEMBER 22, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
OCTOBER 20, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
NOVEMBER 3, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
JANUARY 5, 2016
CASE MANAGEMENT
DECEMBER 29, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
In the next couple of months, I will be conducting a series of focus groups, and I would like to
MARCH 31, 2016
SAFETY
DECEMBER 1, 2016
SAFETY
OCTOBER 1, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
APRIL 1, 2015
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
Editor’s note: This is the first in a two-part series on the ICD-10-CM Z codes. The sec
DECEMBER 17, 2014
JUSTCODING
AUGUST 17, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
SEPTEMBER 6, 2016
ACCREDITATION PARENT
SEPTEMBER 6, 2016
ACCREDITATION PARENT
SEPTEMBER 1, 2014
MEDICAL STAFF
DECEMBER 14, 2011
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT, JUSTCODING
JUNE 12, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
  Editor’s note: This article is the second in a series regarding the cod
SEPTEMBER 10, 2014
JUSTCODING
Why this finding can be disastrous to your facility In healthcare, the words “Imm
SEPTEMBER 1, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
Written by Jennifer Thew, RN "So you used to be a nurse?" I can't tell
MAY 19, 2016
NURSING
Virginia Mason Medical Center (VMMC) in Seatt
SEPTEMBER 6, 2016
ACCREDITATION PARENT
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LONG-TERM CARE
JUNE 30, 2014
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NURSING
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LONG-TERM CARE
MARCH 26, 2014
JUSTCODING
  While the added specificity for reporting diagnoses ICD-10-CM can cause concern
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JUSTCODING
Each year, four new Advisory Board members step forward to lead ACDIS, and four trusted members t
NOVEMBER 6, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Written by Jennifer Thew, RN For better or for worse, this, shall we say, "
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NURSING
NOVEMBER 25, 2013
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
 The growth in the number of codes from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM can largely be explained by th
SEPTEMBER 17, 2014
JUSTCODING
FEBRUARY 1, 2019
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
MAY 1, 2017
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
This week’s note from the instructor is written by Debbie Mackaman, RHIA, CHCO
AUGUST 5, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
DECEMBER 1, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
Q: Our EHR system only provides for a "yes/no" choice under smoker. How can we
MAY 19, 2015
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
OCTOBER 5, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JULY 3, 2014
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MARCH 26, 2014
JUSTCODING
DECEMBER 29, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
The New York Giants reportedly didn’t even know their defensive-end Jason Pierre-Paul had o
JULY 13, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
In the third installment of our series to educate residents on board certification, learn about
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RESIDENCY
FEBRUARY 1, 2019
ACCREDITATION PARENT
The Joint Commission (TJC) is encouraging healthcare organizations to take steps to support "
FEBRUARY 8, 2018
NURSING
DECEMBER 14, 2015
ACCREDITATION PARENT
AUGUST 4, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JANUARY 7, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
DECEMBER 20, 2016
ACCREDITATION PARENT
APRIL 21, 2015
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
JANUARY 7, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 16, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
AUGUST 20, 2014
JUSTCODING
Paying a visit to patients in their homes can help keep them out of the hospital, according to Va
MAY 19, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
Written by Jennifer Thew, RN Let's cut right to the chase. We all know th
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NURSING
JULY 7, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MAY 18, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
AUGUST 3, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
OCTOBER 5, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
The Joint Commission has clarified its requirement that hospitals must have a written agreement w
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ACCREDITATION PARENT
As a follow-up to the previous question: If we obtain the written certification within tw
FEBRUARY 3, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
NOVEMBER 29, 2018
SAFETY
NOVEMBER 27, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
AUGUST 7, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
Violent incidents in hospitals, especially in the emergency department where 24/7 operations can
JANUARY 15, 2015
SAFETY
JULY 18, 2014
RESIDENCY
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RESIDENCY
APRIL 21, 2016
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The factors affecting employee retention can vary based on a number of concerns. For some practic
MAY 17, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
SEPTEMBER 14, 2018
RESIDENCY
DECEMBER 1, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
JULY 25, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
MAY 31, 2019
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
MARCH 26, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
OCTOBER 21, 2015
JUSTCODING
Can you please explain what specifically needs to be under the supervisions of licensed p
OCTOBER 2, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
DECEMBER 16, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
MARCH 29, 2016
ACCREDITATION PARENT
  Calling for greater accountability and transparency in the GME system, the
SEPTEMBER 19, 2014
RESIDENCY
FEBRUARY 5, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
OCTOBER 19, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Q: Can you tell me whether there is a resource that lists documents and required retentio
NOVEMBER 3, 2015
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
SEPTEMBER 20, 2016
ACCREDITATION PARENT
NOVEMBER 29, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
APRIL 1, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
MARCH 28, 2019
NURSING
APRIL 2, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
 This week’s note from the instructor is written by Judith L. Kares, JD,
NOVEMBER 18, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
AUGUST 1, 2014
MEDICAL STAFF
MARCH 19, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
FEBRUARY 28, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
JANUARY 28, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
APRIL 23, 2015
MEDICAL STAFF
AUGUST 21, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
SEPTEMBER 4, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
Transitioning from working during the daytime to nightshifts can be challenging for residents as
AUGUST 21, 2015
RESIDENCY
SEPTEMBER 18, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
OCTOBER 21, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
You can never conduct too many chart audits. However, there are certain time points when you shou
APRIL 4, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
SEPTEMBER 23, 2016
RESIDENCY
AUGUST 28, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
CMS has issued new guidance that explains how agencies can go about converting subunits to branc
NOVEMBER 27, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
NOVEMBER 3, 2015
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
Written by Carol Ebert, RN, BSN, MA, CHES, CWP F – Find ne
MARCH 10, 2016
NURSING
FEBRUARY 23, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
MARCH 1, 2019
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MARCH 26, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
MARCH 18, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
FEBRUARY 9, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
Identifying red flags within credentialing applications can be the first step to protecting your
FEBRUARY 24, 2016
MEDICAL STAFF
A new study has found that incorporating error tracking with checklists can give a more accurate
JULY 5, 2016
ACCREDITATION PARENT
AUGUST 2, 2016
ACCREDITATION PARENT
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HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
DECEMBER 19, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
FEBRUARY 9, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
OCTOBER 23, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT, REVENUE CYCLE
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MEDICAL STAFF
SEPTEMBER 24, 2015
MEDICAL STAFF
Name key elements that should be the basis for the “written” plan of care.
AUGUST 26, 2014
ACCREDITATION PARENT
APRIL 12, 2016
ACCREDITATION PARENT
JANUARY 1, 2019
ACCREDITATION PARENT
MAY 8, 2014
MEDICAL STAFF
OCTOBER 29, 2014
JUSTCODING
JUNE 29, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
NOVEMBER 1, 2013
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
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JUNE 11, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
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JUNE 11, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
SEPTEMBER 28, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
APRIL 25, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
A: Certain radiopharmaceuticals can only be reported with specific PET scan procedure
AUGUST 15, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
OCTOBER 27, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
AUGUST 25, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 19, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
FEBRUARY 20, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
MARCH 1, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
Medicare accountable care organizations (ACO) saved the federal government more than $411 million
AUGUST 31, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
OCTOBER 17, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
With the Government Accountability Office’s designation of Medicare as a high-risk program
APRIL 3, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
DECEMBER 1, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
Go three deep or more in identifying staff positions to take over if key leadership can’t a
JANUARY 1, 2018
SAFETY
DECEMBER 15, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
DECEMBER 28, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
OCTOBER 13, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
AUGUST 1, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
MAY 30, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
SEPTEMBER 12, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
SEPTEMBER 5, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
OCTOBER 31, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MAY 23, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
OCTOBER 6, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT