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FEBRUARY 26, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
These Occupational Health and Safety Forms provide you with all of the updates for your OSHA Health and Safety Compliance Manual.
DECEMBER 17, 2008
SAFETY
DECEMBER 29, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
What is the correct ICD-10-CM code for hepatic sclerosis? A) K74.0 B) K74.1
AUGUST 5, 2015
JUSTCODING
At least one man has contracted hepatitis C after insulin pens were misused by staff at Grif
OCTOBER 23, 2014
SAFETY
DECEMBER 29, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Influenza vaccine payment allowance updateb> On September 3, CM
SEPTEMBER 22, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
CMS updates influenza vaccine payment allowanceb>  On September 3, C
SEPTEMBER 19, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Change allows hospices to bill directly for preventive vaccines b> CMS has issued
MAY 2, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
  Vaccines
AUGUST 1, 2013
LONG-TERM CARE
  Billing for the flu vaccine
OCTOBER 5, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
OCTOBER 18, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
Each year, the AMA updates the Vaccines, Toxoids section of the Medicine chapter in the
APRIL 17, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Q: Where can I find the vaccine code abbreviation list for the 2015 CPT®
JANUARY 7, 2015
JUSTCODING
  Resources for preparing vaccine claims
MARCH 2, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
OCTOBER 13, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 1, 2010
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Each year, the AMA updates the Vaccines, Toxoids section of the Medicine chapter in the CPT&
APRIL 24, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
While how well the flu vaccine works can vary, there are a lot of reasons to get a flu vaccine ea
JUNE 16, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JUNE 18, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
AUGUST 13, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
SEPTEMBER 10, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
NOVEMBER 19, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
  Flu season is here: Make sure you are billing accurately for flu vaccinations
DECEMBER 1, 2017
LONG-TERM CARE
SEPTEMBER 2, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
CMS rescinds and replaces Transmittal 166 for technical correctionb> On M
JUNE 13, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Each year, the AMA updates the Vaccines, Toxoids section of the Medicine chapter in the&nb
APRIL 15, 2015
JUSTCODING
APRIL 1, 2019
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
Three-quarters of healthcare workers received flu vaccinations during the 2013-2014 flu season, b
SEPTEMBER 23, 2014
ACCREDITATION PARENT
FEBRUARY 16, 2016
ACCREDITATION PARENT
NOVEMBER 2, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
AUGUST 17, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
OCTOBER 1, 2014
JUSTCODING
HHS solicits of new safe harbors and special fraud alertsb>  On Dece
JANUARY 9, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Long-term care workers continued to have low rates of flu vaccination last season, despite
SEPTEMBER 25, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
OIG posts Medicare Compliance Review of Saint Luke's Hospital b> On Augus
SEPTEMBER 11, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
CMS releases 2015–16 influenza resources for healthcare professionalsb>
SEPTEMBER 18, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Federal public health officials are urging everyone six months and older to get vaccinated agains
OCTOBER 2, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
Using new combination codes for myelography with injectionb> b>Q: A phys
MARCH 1, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
SEPTEMBER 19, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) Positron Emission Tomography (PET) for solid tumors (This chan
JUNE 10, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
CMS replaces transmittal for Fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) Positron Emission Tomography (PET) for s
JUNE 16, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Q: We are receiving denials for pneumococcal and influenza vaccine administrations due t
OCTOBER 23, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
CMS releases ICD-10 conversion update for NCDsb> On March 6, CMS released
MARCH 20, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Solicitation of new safe harbors and special fraud alertsb>  
JANUARY 6, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
Solicitation of new safe harbors and special fraud alertsb> On December 30, HHS posted
JANUARY 12, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
SEPTEMBER 26, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
APRIL 14, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
2015 annual update to the therapy code list releasedb> On November 14, CMS released a
DECEMBER 1, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JANUARY 13, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
Updating Shared System and Common Working File to no longer create VA ‘I’ record
JULY 6, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
NOVEMBER 14, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
OCTOBER 28, 2013
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
CMS clarifies treatment of extracorporeal photopheresisb>  On August
SEPTEMBER 5, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
DECEMBER 23, 2014
JUSTCODING
MARCH 29, 2019
RESIDENCY
MARCH 1, 2018
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
JUNE 15, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
Extracorporeal photopheresisb>   On August 22, CMS relea
SEPTEMBER 2, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
SEPTEMBER 15, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
J'non Griffin
MARCH 1, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
CMS clarifies coverage of extracorporeal photopheresisb>  On August
SEPTEMBER 8, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Hand hygiene compliance and influenza vaccination are two patient safety practices that should be
NOVEMBER 11, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
Hand hygiene compliance and influenza vaccination are two patient safety practices that should be
NOVEMBER 5, 2015
NURSING
AUGUST 22, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Kimberly Anderwood H
NOVEMBER 11, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
New timeframe for response to additional documentation requestsb>  
NOVEMBER 25, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
MAY 6, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
By James S. Kennedy, MD, CCS, CDIPb> The physician documented “encephalopathy&
MARCH 25, 2015
JUSTCODING
NOVEMBER 7, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Coder speak: It’s almost a different languageb> by Ro
SEPTEMBER 1, 2010
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
DECEMBER 23, 2014
ACCREDITATION PARENT
JANUARY 20, 2015
ACCREDITATION PARENT
FEBRUARY 17, 2016
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
Physician Quality Reporting System 2013 reporting year and 2015 payment adjustment for
MARCH 17, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
JUNE 30, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
MARCH 23, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
AUGUST 6, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
FEBRUARY 25, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 16, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
A new query in our
MARCH 25, 2015
JUSTCODING
FEBRUARY 11, 2015
JUSTCODING
Test your knowledge with this MSP qu
AUGUST 1, 2015
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING, CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
Medicare Boot Camp®—b>Utilization Review Version
JULY 1, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
MARCH 30, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
FEBRUARY 26, 2014
MEDICAL STAFF
JANUARY 9, 2015
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
JANUARY 28, 2015
JUSTCODING
A new query in our
APRIL 22, 2015
JUSTCODING
A new query in our
APRIL 8, 2015
JUSTCODING
A new white paper in our S
MARCH 11, 2015
JUSTCODING
FEBRUARY 25, 2015
JUSTCODING
A new query in our
MAY 20, 2015
JUSTCODING
SEPTEMBER 8, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
SEPTEMBER 14, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
SEPTEMBER 21, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Medicare Boot Camp®—b>Utilization Review Version
MAY 27, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
Medicare Boot Camp®—b>Utilization Review Version b> >
JUNE 2, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
  Part B Outpatient Therapy Q&A
JUNE 21, 2017
LONG-TERM CARE
  Part B Therapy Billing: Functional reporting and G-codes webcast
OCTOBER 13, 2017
LONG-TERM CARE
  CMS releases 2019 Medicare Parts A&B premiums and deductibles
OCTOBER 19, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
  Frequently asked questions about Medicare Part B
NOVEMBER 30, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
Due to popular demand, we’ve added another Medicare Boot Campb>®
JUNE 9, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Due to popular demand, we’ve added another Medicare Boot Camp®—Utiliz
JULY 21, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
The Inside Scoop on Additional Development Requests (ADRs)b> W
APRIL 1, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
Due to popular demand, we’ve added another Medicare Boot Camp®—Utiliz
JUNE 30, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Due to popular demand, we’ve added another Medicare Boot Camp®—Utiliz
JUNE 23, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Due to popular demand, we’ve added another Medicare Boot Camp®—Utiliz
JUNE 16, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Due to popular demand, we’ve added another Medicare Boot Camp®—Utiliz
JULY 14, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Due to popular demand, we’ve added another Medicare Boot Camp®—Utiliz
JULY 7, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
DECEMBER 17, 2014
JUSTCODING
JANUARY 14, 2015
JUSTCODING
JANUARY 28, 2015
JUSTCODING
A new query in our
MAY 6, 2015
JUSTCODING
Special Repor
NOVEMBER 11, 2015
JUSTCODING
JUNE 13, 2014
RESIDENCY
Don’t leave money on the table! Master Medicare rules for reimbursement
MARCH 24, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 3, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JULY 28, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
William K. Cors, MD, MMM, FACPEb>, chief medical quality officer at Pocono Heal
DECEMBER 1, 2014
MEDICAL STAFF
Q: I am auditing a note for a b>>fusion. The note lacks detail, therefore
MARCH 5, 2014
JUSTCODING
Medicare Boot Camp®—b>Utilization Review Version
JUNE 17, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
NOVEMBER 10, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JUNE 9, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
NOVEMBER 20, 2013
JUSTCODING
AUGUST 5, 2015
JUSTCODING
AUGUST 26, 2015
JUSTCODING
Kimberely K. Graham, CPC, CPC-H, b>codin
OCTOBER 29, 2014
JUSTCODING
Medicare Boot Camp—b>>Utilization Review Versionb>> is an i
JUNE 24, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
DECEMBER 3, 2014
JUSTCODING
Medical E
JULY 2, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
Q: Did CMS make any changes to skin substitutes for October?b> b> 
SEPTEMBER 18, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
On November 24, the OIG posted a report stating that Medicare Part B and its beneficiaries paid $
DECEMBER 15, 2015
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
1. b 2. d 3. b 4. a 5. c   Staff trai
OCTOBER 27, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
  GAO: New payment rates for Part B lab tests may lead to billions in overpayments
DECEMBER 14, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
The top five reasons to attend the 2014 Medicare Compliance Forumb> The 2
JULY 30, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
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 with the
APRIL 28, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Don’t leave money on the table! Master Medicare rules for reimbursement
MAY 5, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JANUARY 22, 2015
MEDICAL STAFF
JULY 11, 2014
RESIDENCY
Hospital Safety Insiderb> from last
APRIL 2, 2015
SAFETY
JULY 22, 2015
JUSTCODING
Special Re
OCTOBER 7, 2015
JUSTCODING
Special Reports a
NOVEMBER 4, 2015
JUSTCODING
FEBRUARY 18, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 24, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JUNE 2, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JUNE 16, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JULY 21, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
OCTOBER 27, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
NOVEMBER 10, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
1. d 2. b 3. b 4. a 5. a 6. b 7. a 8. a
FEBRUARY 27, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Posttest Answers 1. d 2. b 3. d 4. c 5. d 6. d
AUGUST 25, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
1. a 2. c 3. b 4. a, b, c, e 5. blood supply (or blood flow)
SEPTEMBER 1, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
1. b. 2. c. 3. d.
JANUARY 4, 2019
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
EHR beatb> b>The times they ar
JULY 1, 2010
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JUNE 18, 2014
JUSTCODING
National Provider Callsb> Medicare Sh
MARCH 21, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
National Provider Callsb> Medicare Shared Savin
APRIL 4, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
National Provider Callsb> Medicare Shared Savin
MARCH 28, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
AUGUST 18, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
DECEMBER 23, 2014
JUSTCODING
JANUARY 7, 2015
JUSTCODING
JANUARY 21, 2015
JUSTCODING
APRIL 15, 2015
JUSTCODING
MARCH 18, 2015
JUSTCODING
FEBRUARY 18, 2015
JUSTCODING
FEBRUARY 4, 2015
JUSTCODING
APRIL 29, 2015
JUSTCODING
MAY 13, 2015
JUSTCODING
JULY 8, 2015
JUSTCODING
What is the correct ICD-10-CM code for diaper dermatitis? A) L20 B) L21
OCTOBER 28, 2015
JUSTCODING
What is the correct ICD-10-CM code for Briquet’s disorder? A) F45.0 B
NOVEMBER 11, 2015
JUSTCODING
AUGUST 25, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Connolly posts two new issues in two categoriesb> Connolly posted two new
MARCH 18, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
Q: I have a question about reporting drug tests to CMS for CPT® codes th
MAY 8, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JUNE 14, 2017
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
CMS releases July 2014 Quarterly Average Sales Price (ASP) Medicare Part B Drug Pricing Files
MAY 12, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
 > b>MEDCAC Meeting - Molecular Pathol
MARCH 17, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
CMS releases fourth version of related claims transmittalb> On September
SEPTEMBER 26, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Kimberly Farley, CPC, CPC-H, CHO
MARCH 26, 2014
JUSTCODING
AUGUST 19, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
Case Management Monthly b>subscriber,   The challenges h
NOVEMBER 1, 2016
CASE MANAGEMENT
OCTOBER 28, 2013
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
NOVEMBER 18, 2013
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
SEPTEMBER 30, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
OCTOBER 13, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Preparing for 2015&
NOVEMBER 18, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
NOVEMBER 17, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
AUGUST 18, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 20, 2015
RESIDENCY
JANUARY 30, 2015
RESIDENCY
Credentialing Resource Cente
MARCH 27, 2015
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
Trustees’ report shows Medicare solvent to 2030b> b> >
AUGUST 3, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Q: I have a question about billing infusion/injections in the ED prior to a decision for sur
OCTOBER 30, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Briefings on APCs b>conducted the interview that appeared
SEPTEMBER 18, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
CMS identifies obsolete shared systems reportsb> On May 1, CMS released a
MAY 15, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
CMS allows contractors to use alternate medical documentation to ID illegible signaturesb>
AUGUST 10, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JULY 30, 2014
JUSTCODING
MAY 20, 2015
JUSTCODING
Common challenges, key solutions b> Editor's note: This article was wr
MARCH 17, 2016
NURSING
JANUARY 2, 2019
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
MARCH 19, 2014
JUSTCODING
Shannon E. McCall, RHIA, CCS, CCS-P, CPC, CPC-I, CEMC, CCDS,b> director of coding and
JUNE 27, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
HIM S
JUNE 25, 2014
JUSTCODING
JUNE 18, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
JUNE 4, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
JULY 23, 2014
JUSTCODING
AUGUST 6, 2014
JUSTCODING
 
AUGUST 20, 2014
JUSTCODING
SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
JUSTCODING
Co
SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
JUSTCODING
OCTOBER 29, 2014
JUSTCODING
NOVEMBER 12, 2014
JUSTCODING
Speci
NOVEMBER 26, 2014
JUSTCODING
NOVEMBER 19, 2014
JUSTCODING
JUNE 20, 2014
RESIDENCY
Medicare Shared Savings Pr
APRIL 17, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 27, 2015
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
MARCH 18, 2015
JUSTCODING
MARCH 4, 2015
JUSTCODING
Special Reports and
FEBRUARY 18, 2015
JUSTCODING
FEBRUARY 16, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 9, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
APRIL 29, 2015
JUSTCODING
MAY 13, 2015
JUSTCODING
JULY 8, 2015
JUSTCODING
OCTOBER 28, 2013
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
APRIL 2, 2014
JUSTCODING
MARCH 19, 2014
JUSTCODING
CGI Posts one new issueb> CGI posted one new issue in one category to its
APRIL 15, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
APRIL 30, 2014
JUSTCODING
What is the correct ICD-10-CM code for wasting syndrome? A) R61 B)
MAY 14, 2014
JUSTCODING
What is the correct ICD-10-CM code for aphasia? A) R47.01 B) R47.02 C)
JULY 9, 2014
JUSTCODING
AUGUST 20, 2014
JUSTCODING
SEPTEMBER 2, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
OCTOBER 1, 2014
JUSTCODING
What is the correct ICD-9-CM code for a left bundle branch hemiblock? a. 426.11 b
NOVEMBER 5, 2014
JUSTCODING
Certified Coder Boot Camp®—Inpatient Versionb> is an intensive coding educatio
NOVEMBER 19, 2014
JUSTCODING
Q: I have a question regarding CPTb>®> code 99184 (initiation
DECEMBER 10, 2014
JUSTCODING
What is the correct ICD-9-CM code for caffeine poisoning? a. 969.70 b. 969.71
JANUARY 14, 2015
JUSTCODING
JANUARY 12, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
APRIL 8, 2015
JUSTCODING
MARCH 26, 2015
MEDICAL STAFF
MARCH 11, 2015
JUSTCODING
Q: b>
JUNE 12, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Date:> Tuesday, January, 24, 201
DECEMBER 13, 2016
ACCREDITATION PARENT
Answer key ANSWERS 1. d 2. d 3. b 4. c 5. a
JANUARY 26, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
OIG acting deputy inspector general testifies about Medicare mismanagementb>
JUNE 9, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JUNE 5, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
AUGUST 26, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
OCTOBER 31, 2014
RESIDENCY
DECEMBER 2, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
Medicare Boot Camp—Hospital Version b>prepares you to better manage your revenu
DECEMBER 9, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
Linda Gylland, MLS (ASCP) QLS,b> a lab safety officer for Sanford Health
JANUARY 14, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
Briefings on HIPAA 2014 indexb> b> > b>Au
JANUARY 1, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JUNE 20, 2014
RESIDENCY
“>Medical residents are, or should be, in the process of becoming ex
AUGUST 8, 2014
RESIDENCY
JUNE 12, 2014
MEDICAL STAFF
JULY 17, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
APRIL 15, 2015
JUSTCODING
Medicare Shared Savings Pr
APRIL 10, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 12, 2015
MEDICAL STAFF
“>ABIM clearly got it wrong. We launched programs that weren't ready
FEBRUARY 5, 2015
MEDICAL STAFF
APRIL 28, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
MAY 12, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
MAY 22, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JULY 10, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JULY 17, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JULY 31, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Special Re
SEPTEMBER 23, 2015
JUSTCODING
Special
SEPTEMBER 9, 2015
JUSTCODING
MAY 19, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
Claims that are relatedb>   On September 12, CMS release
SEPTEMBER 23, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
Claims that are relatedb> On September 12, CMS released a fourth version
SEPTEMBER 29, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MAY 4, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
APRIL 2, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Internal auditing strategies for ongoing ICD-10 successb> E
AUGUST 1, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
FEBRUARY 4, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 11, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
JUSTCODING
Q: > When a Part A resident exhaust their Part A days and needs continued thera
JUNE 13, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
Q: Is CMS going to start accepting new Category III CPTb>®>
JUNE 27, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
OCTOBER 7, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
MARCH 24, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
ICD-10-CM/PCS Coordination and Maintenan
MARCH 3, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
Charging two initial infusionsb> b>Q: A patient comes in for an infusion of a
APRIL 1, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JustCoding> conducted
SEPTEMBER 16, 2015
JUSTCODING
Residency Program Insider b>won’t be publis
NOVEMBER 22, 2013
RESIDENCY
NOVEMBER 20, 2013
JUSTCODING
Residency Program Alertb> is looking for the best new tools for managing interview season, f
NOVEMBER 15, 2013
RESIDENCY
MARCH 24, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
APRIL 21, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
APRIL 28, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Q: >Do chiropractor visits count as physician visits?  
MAY 15, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
July update to the calendar year (CY) 2014 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Databaseb>
JUNE 17, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
JUNE 30, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Payment adjustment for FY 2014b> extended> On June 16, CMS pos
JUNE 27, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Margret Amatayakul,
JUNE 23, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
New on JustCoding Platinum!b> New ICD-10-CM documentation examples in b>
JULY 9, 2014
JUSTCODING
SNF Consolidated Billing: Who Really Has to Pay All These Invoices?
JULY 24, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
SNF Consolidated Billing: Who Really Has to Pay All These Invoices?
AUGUST 1, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
SEPTEMBER 29, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
One Week until Medicare Compliance Forum-Here are the Top Reasons Why You Should Attend
OCTOBER 14, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
NOVEMBER 3, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
DECEMBER 1, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Sally Pelletier, CPMSM, CPCSb>, answers a co
DECEMBER 12, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
®> mappings in b>
DECEMBER 10, 2014
JUSTCODING
DECEMBER 29, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Q: Why are we not receiving anything from Medicare to cover the cost of corneal tissue?
JANUARY 9, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Q: We are providing a new service where the ear, note, and throat physician performs a
JANUARY 30, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JANUARY 26, 2015
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
MAY 30, 2014
RESIDENCY
AUGUST 11, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 30, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Medicare Shared Savings Program A
MARCH 27, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Medicare Shared Savings Program A
MARCH 20, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 16, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Q: We see a lot of diabetes diagnoses at our facility, but are confused about when we m
MARCH 13, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 9, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 2, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 20, 2015
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
Q: If a patient's family member who is not responsible for the patient's care calls to ask h
JUNE 16, 2015
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
40 Essential In-Services for Home Health: Lesson Plans and Self-Study Guides for Aides and
JULY 13, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
40 Essential In-Services for Home Health: Lesson Plans and Self-Study Guides for Aid
JULY 20, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
40 Essential In-Services for Home Health: Lesson Plans and Self-Study Guides for Aid
JULY 27, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JULY 28, 2015
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
AUGUST 3, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Q: Our physicians are injecting a lot of bulking substances, such as those for strength
SEPTEMBER 11, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
OCTOBER 1, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Q: We have been receiving rejections on claims including a line item for a compounded d
OCTOBER 2, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Coding
OCTOBER 28, 2015
JUSTCODING
Risk adjustment is central to pay for performance, whereby high-quality cost effective care can b
OCTOBER 28, 2015
JUSTCODING
Q: Is CMS adding any items with pass-through status for 2016? We are starting to look at rei
NOVEMBER 13, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 27, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
1. Before meals, 80–130; At bedtime, 100–150 2. a. diet, b. exercise, c. medi
JULY 2, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Q: When coding excision of a breast mass with needle localization using stereotactic gu
MARCH 19, 2014
JUSTCODING
Statistical sampling initiative for claims beginsb> The Office of Medicar
AUGUST 1, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Statistical sampling initiativeb> The Office of Medicare Hearings and Appeals (OMHA) w
AUGUST 4, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Q: We are coding for pain management procedures and have been doing dual coding in ICD-9-CM an
JULY 9, 2014
JUSTCODING
APRIL 10, 2015
RESIDENCY
MARCH 31, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
Semi-Annual Meeting of the Advisory Panel on Hospi
FEBRUARY 17, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
Bilateral procedures may have been incorrectly paidb> On June 30, CMS released MLN
JULY 21, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
CGI Posts one new issueb> CGI posted one new issue in one category to its
APRIL 8, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
NOVEMBER 26, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
Judith L. Kares,
JANUARY 13, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
NOVEMBER 4, 2013
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
APRIL 14, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Aprepitant for Chemotherapy-Induced Emesisb> b> 
APRIL 22, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
Q: When physicians continue to b>>only document respiratory failure in the inpatien
JUNE 4, 2014
JUSTCODING
Additional extension of the payment adjustment for FY 2014 extendedb>  
JUNE 30, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Additional extension of the payment adjustment for FY 2014b>  
JUNE 24, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
Don’t miss the next LTC webcast! Long-Term Care Resident Activities: En
MAY 30, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
Q: We're not sure what to report in this situation: A patient comes to the ED and goes
SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
JUSTCODING
Q: After scheduling a colonoscopy, I received information about a colonoscopy prep company wit
SEPTEMBER 22, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Q: A patient was in a hyperbaric oxygen chamber for eight minutes and the physician had
OCTOBER 1, 2014
JUSTCODING
CMS releases directions on the off-label/modified use of waived blood glucose monitorin
DECEMBER 5, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Q: We’ve heard that ICD-10-CM does not include a diagnosis code to show that a laparosco
DECEMBER 3, 2014
JUSTCODING
AUGUST 4, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Myth:> b>Security is an IT functionb> b> > Security invol
JUNE 23, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
APRIL 13, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
APRIL 7, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
Q:> Should “diabetes with gastroparesis” be coded as 536.3, diabetes with
MAY 14, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MAY 11, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Q: I have a question about coding infusion/injections in the ED prior to a decision for
OCTOBER 28, 2015
JUSTCODING
Home health sees decline in readmission ratesb> The Alliance for Home Health Quality
OCTOBER 26, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
DECEMBER 23, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Q: I have a follow-up question b>
JANUARY 8, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
CMS updates Program Integrity Manualb> On May 2, CMS released a change re
MAY 19, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Testimony of b>>Gary Cantrell, Deputy Inspector General for Investigations, b>>
MARCH 31, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
Identification of Obsolete Shared System Maintainer (SSM) reports - FISS and VMSb>
MAY 12, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
CMS identifies obsolete shared systems reportsb> On May 1, CMS released a change reque
MAY 18, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Reporting laboratory tests with 2015's new CPT codes b> b>Q:
JUNE 1, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JANUARY 1, 2019
APRIL 2, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
DECEMBER 1, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
JANUARY 1, 2018
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
A step-by-step approach to systemwide ch
SEPTEMBER 1, 2014
MEDICAL STAFF
President's FY 2016 Budget Includes Medicare Provisionsb> On F
APRIL 1, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
MARCH 19, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Update to surety bond collection proceduresb> On May 16, CMS released a change request
JUNE 2, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Implement operating rules - Phase III ERA EFT: CORE 360 Uniform Use of Claim Adjustment
MARCH 25, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
Statistical sampling initiativeb> The Office of Medicare Hearings and App
JULY 30, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
Gary Cantrell, Deputy Inspector General for Investigations, testifies before Subcommittee on O
APRIL 6, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
New pass-through items in 2016b> b>Q: Is CMS adding any items with pass-thr
JANUARY 1, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Correction notice to IPPS final ruleb> On March 18, CMS and HHS issued a
MARCH 28, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
NOVEMBER 25, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
FAQs–ICD-10 acknowledgement testing and end-to-end testingb>  
JANUARY 13, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
Q&A: Keep an eye on 'practice dr
AUGUST 1, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
Q: Did CMS grant pass-through status for any new devices in April? b>
MARCH 27, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
APRIL 16, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Q: Did CMS make any changes to drug payments for April?b> b> >
APRIL 10, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
ICD-10-CM/PCS Coordination and Maintenan
MARCH 10, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
When credentialing AHPs, stick to specifics b>
APRIL 1, 2015
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
Q: Our physicians want to start implanting a magnetic band around the distal esophagus to trea
JULY 17, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Q: What happened to modifier –JF (compounded drug)? CMS added it in Apr
AUGUST 21, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
APRIL 9, 2014
JUSTCODING
APRIL 23, 2014
JUSTCODING
MAY 7, 2014
JUSTCODING
JUNE 4, 2014
JUSTCODING
JUNE 11, 2014
JUSTCODING
JUNE 25, 2014
JUSTCODING
MAY 28, 2014
JUSTCODING
JULY 16, 2014
JUSTCODING
AUGUST 13, 2014
JUSTCODING
SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
JUSTCODING
SEPTEMBER 10, 2014
JUSTCODING
SEPTEMBER 9, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
OCTOBER 8, 2014
JUSTCODING
NOVEMBER 6, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
NOVEMBER 12, 2014
JUSTCODING
Correction made to Provider Reimbursement Manual b>  On October 24,
NOVEMBER 7, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
CGI Posts three new issuesb> CGI posted three new issue in three categori
NOVEMBER 18, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
NOVEMBER 26, 2014
JUSTCODING
DECEMBER 3, 2014
JUSTCODING
DECEMBER 10, 2014
JUSTCODING
JANUARY 20, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
JULY 23, 2014
JUSTCODING
FEBRUARY 11, 2015
JUSTCODING
MAY 6, 2015
JUSTCODING
Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair (TMVR) NCDb>   On Apri
MAY 5, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
CMS updates billing instructions for TMVR b>On April 24, CMS rescinded and replaced Trans
MAY 11, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Q: We have started receiving an edit for our pain management procedures reported with C
MAY 22, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MAY 18, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Q: Our ophthalmologists have begun using injections of antibiotics during cataract surg
SEPTEMBER 25, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Games MSPs play b>
MAY 1, 2015
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
Phase III ERA EFT: CORE 360 Uniform Use of Claim Adjustment Reason Codes (CARC) and Remittance
MARCH 31, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
CMS updates interest rate for Medicare overpayments and underpaymentb> 
OCTOBER 31, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Leadership equation: 7C + 1 = successb> Part 3b: Increasing communication
NOVEMBER 1, 2013
MEDICAL STAFF
Quarterly ASP Medicare Part B drug pricing files released b> On April 25,
MAY 9, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
OCTOBER 29, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Debbie Mackaman,
APRIL 1, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
Provider Reimbursement Manual update b> On May 23, CMS released
JUNE 6, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
January 2015 update of the ASC payment systemb>   On Jan
JANUARY 20, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
Judith L. Kares, b>
MARCH 24, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
Consolidated billing Q&A with Janet Potterb> Editor's n
DECEMBER 1, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
CMS updates billing instructions for TMVRb>  On April 24, CMS rescin
MAY 8, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
CMS offers five solutions to help address inadequate HIPAA Security Rule–requ
NOVEMBER 1, 2010
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Medicare Advantage Q&A with Diane Brownb> b>QWe have chro
FEBRUARY 1, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced the 2014 Part B premiu
NOVEMBER 22, 2013
LONG-TERM CARE
Q:> My question is in regard to physician visits and certification. When a resident w
NOVEMBER 15, 2013
LONG-TERM CARE
NOVEMBER 15, 2013
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 18, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
APRIL 2, 2014
JUSTCODING
APRIL 9, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
APRIL 23, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
APRIL 16, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
APRIL 30, 2014
JUSTCODING
APRIL 30, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
APRIL 28, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
APRIL 2, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
MAY 7, 2014
JUSTCODING
MAY 14, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
MAY 28, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
MAY 21, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
APRIL 21, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JUNE 11, 2014
JUSTCODING
JUNE 13, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Update to surety bond collection proceduresb> b> >
MAY 27, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
CMS converting most MUEs to per-day editsb> On June 30, CMS released M
JULY 18, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Medical Records Briefingb> is conducting a benchmarking survey on electroni
JULY 18, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Judith L. Kares, JD, b>re
AUGUST 26, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
SEPTEMBER 10, 2014
JUSTCODING
SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
JUSTCODING
JustCoding’s Clinical Conditions Encyclopediab> is the perfect reso
OCTOBER 1, 2014
JUSTCODING
OCTOBER 8, 2014
JUSTCODING
OCTOBER 9, 2014
MEDICAL STAFF
OCTOBER 24, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
NOVEMBER 11, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
FREE> 
DECEMBER 17, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
JANUARY 7, 2015
JUSTCODING
FREE> whit
JANUARY 9, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
CDI Journalb> th
JANUARY 22, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JANUARY 21, 2015
JUSTCODING
JANUARY 21, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
FREE> 
JANUARY 16, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
JULY 30, 2014
JUSTCODING
The Hospital Case Management Orientation Manual b>is a comprehensive resource that
APRIL 14, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
The Hospital Case Management Orientation Manualb> is a comprehensive resource that
APRIL 7, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
MARCH 19, 2015
MEDICAL STAFF
MARCH 10, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
A case manager shoulders enormous responsibilities. Often it's a battle, but it doesn't have to b
MARCH 3, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 19, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Semi-Annual Meeting of the Advisory Pane
FEBRUARY 10, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
The Hospital Case Management Orientation Manual Guideb> is a comprehensive resource
FEBRUARY 10, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 4, 2015
JUSTCODING
Semi-Annual Meeting of the Advisory Panel on Hospital Outpatient Payment (HOP Panel)
FEBRUARY 3, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
The Hospital Case Management Orientation Manual b>is a comprehensive resource that
APRIL 28, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
The Hospital Case Management Orientation Manual b>is a comprehensive resource that
MAY 12, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
The Hospital Case Management Orientation Manual b>is a comprehensive resource that
APRIL 21, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
The Hospital Case Management Orientation Manual b>is a comprehensive resource that
MAY 26, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
Physician Practice Billing From A to Zb> is a comprehensive, user-friendly guide to b
JUNE 30, 2015
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
JULY 23, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 10, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
1. b 2. a 3. c 4. e 5. d   Staff Trainer Quiz answer
FEBRUARY 23, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
CMS releases July update to Medicare Physician Fee Schedule databaseb> 
JUNE 20, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Don't expect a one-size-fits-all reentry program b>
AUGUST 1, 2014
MEDICAL STAFF
MARCH 9, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 2, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JANUARY 26, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JANUARY 15, 2003
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
OCTOBER 31, 2013
MEDICAL STAFF
MARCH 14, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
MARCH 31, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
APRIL 25, 2014
RESIDENCY
Q: I’m in a little debate: Does documentation of the patient’s body mass in
MAY 7, 2014
JUSTCODING
MAY 5, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MAY 2, 2014
RESIDENCY
MAY 12, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Q: >Is there a mandated plan from CMS to complete PPS assessments on managed ca
MAY 9, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
Q: >If a patient is discharged to a behavior management unit that is hospital-b
MAY 30, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
Don’t miss the next LTC webcast! Long-Term Care Resident Activities: Ensuring Reg
JUNE 6, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
JUNE 6, 2014
RESIDENCY
HDI posts one new issue in one categoryb>   HealthDataInsight
MAY 20, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
Q: I work for general surgeons. Here is a common scenario: The surgeon is called in to
JUNE 25, 2014
JUSTCODING
Don’t miss the next LTC webcast! Long-Term Care Resident Activities: En
MAY 23, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
JULY 14, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Q: > Should a blood tranfusion received at an outpatient clinic be coded on the
JULY 10, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
Q: b>How do you bill for a patient that is admitted after a 3 day hospital stay that
JULY 24, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
Q: We know that we can look at the radiology report to get some specifics about a fract
JULY 30, 2014
JUSTCODING
AUGUST 4, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Q: >If a patient uses part of a 100 day benefit for a G-Tube can we ever skill
AUGUST 1, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
Q: We're wondering about how to use CPT® code 73225 (magnetic resonance
AUGUST 20, 2014
JUSTCODING
AUGUST 25, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Q:> Have time work studies been done to determine the average length of time taken to
AUGUST 21, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
SEPTEMBER 15, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
SEPTEMBER 8, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Q:> Does an unstageable on spine qualify someone under Medicare A for a SNF?
SEPTEMBER 19, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
OCTOBER 6, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
OCTOBER 24, 2014
RESIDENCY
NOVEMBER 13, 2014
MEDICAL STAFF
NOVEMBER 21, 2014
RESIDENCY
The 2015 CDI Pock
NOVEMBER 20, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Q: b>I work in a large, provider-based orthopedic clinic with a rheumatology department that
NOVEMBER 20, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
DECEMBER 5, 2014
RESIDENCY
Q: >If a hospital admission starts the 60 day spell of illness, then do days sp
DECEMBER 5, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
DECEMBER 4, 2014
MEDICAL STAFF
DECEMBER 23, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
DECEMBER 22, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JANUARY 8, 2015
MEDICAL STAFF
JANUARY 5, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JANUARY 15, 2015
MEDICAL STAFF
JANUARY 12, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JANUARY 19, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JANUARY 29, 2015
MEDICAL STAFF
JANUARY 23, 2015
RESIDENCY
JUNE 27, 2014
RESIDENCY
AUGUST 1, 2014
RESIDENCY
AUGUST 22, 2014
RESIDENCY
JULY 31, 2014
MEDICAL STAFF
SEPTEMBER 29, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
HIM-HIPAA Insiderb> wants to learn more about its subscribers and the daily challenges they
SEPTEMBER 15, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
HIM-HIPAA Insiderb> wants to learn more about its subscribers and the daily challenges they
SEPTEMBER 8, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JUNE 23, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
APRIL 20, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
APRIL 16, 2015
MEDICAL STAFF
APRIL 13, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
APRIL 6, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
APRIL 2, 2015
MEDICAL STAFF
Q:> A patient came to the emergency department with shortness of breath (SOB). The admittin
APRIL 2, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Accreditation & Quality Advisorb> blog! The
MARCH 31, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
MARCH 27, 2015
RESIDENCY
MARCH 23, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 12, 2015
MEDICAL STAFF
MARCH 6, 2015
RESIDENCY
MARCH 4, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 27, 2015
RESIDENCY
FEBRUARY 26, 2015
MEDICAL STAFF
FEBRUARY 25, 2015
JUSTCODING
FEBRUARY 23, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 20, 2015
RESIDENCY
FEBRUARY 16, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 13, 2015
RESIDENCY
Q: A patient comes in with a malunion of a fracture. A different physician treated the patient
FEBRUARY 11, 2015
JUSTCODING
FEBRUARY 9, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 6, 2015
RESIDENCY
FEBRUARY 2, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JANUARY 30, 2015
RESIDENCY
APRIL 6, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
APRIL 27, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
MAY 4, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
MAY 11, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
MAY 14, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MAY 4, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
40 Essential In-Services for Home Health: Lesson Plans and Self-Study Guides for Aides and
JULY 6, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Q: Do providers need written permission to discuss a patient’s care with one another?
JUNE 30, 2015
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
Q: What types of records are covered entities permitted to share through a health informatio
JULY 14, 2015
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
Q: If IV fluid such as sodium chloride is given in the ED, should the revenue code be 250 (p
JULY 31, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
AUGUST 10, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Q: I have a question regarding facility coding for evaluation and management (E/M) leve
AUGUST 19, 2015
JUSTCODING
Q: Our business office wants us to start using modifier -PO (services, proced
AUGUST 7, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Codi
SEPTEMBER 30, 2015
JUSTCODING
Q: Is there guidance on reviewing a record, such as an operative note, that has not been sig
NOVEMBER 4, 2015
JUSTCODING
Q: We are an independent outpatient end-stage renal disease clinic. When we administer a blo
NOVEMBER 11, 2015
JUSTCODING
Q: We have been providing lung cancer screening using a low-dose computed tomography (LDCT)
NOVEMBER 6, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
STAFF TRAINING QUIZ: ANSWER KEY 1. a 2. b 3. e 4. b
OCTOBER 1, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Notice of new interest rate for Medicare overpayments and underpaymentb>
OCTOBER 28, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
Notice of new interest rate for Medicare overpayments and underpaymentb>
NOVEMBER 3, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Medical Environ
MARCH 19, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
Q:> Is there a new way to report MIST Therapy® in 2014?&
MARCH 14, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Q: >Our reimbursement department says that we are no longer being paid for APCs 8002 a
MARCH 21, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MAY 19, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MAY 22, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Q: I read that CPT® code 20680 (removal of implant; deep, e.g., buried w
MAY 28, 2014
JUSTCODING
JUNE 11, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
MAY 16, 2014
RESIDENCY
CMS posts July update to Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Databaseb> On June 6, CMS rel
JUNE 23, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
CMS updates Chapter 3 of the Program Integrity Manual (PIM) b>  
JULY 7, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Update to Chapter 3, Program Integrity Manual (PIM), Verifying Potential
JULY 1, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
Presented on September 17, 2014, 1–2:30 p.m.b> b>Presented by Janet Pot
JULY 17, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
Q: My physicians perform procedures in the office such as angioplasties, catheter inser
AUGUST 6, 2014
JUSTCODING
Presented on September 17, 2014, 1–2:30 p.m.b> b>Presented by Janet Potter,
AUGUST 7, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
AUGUST 14, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Presented on September 17, 2014, 1–2:30 p.m. b>>Presented by Janet Potter, CPA, MAS
AUGUST 21, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
OCTOBER 1, 2014
JUSTCODING
OCTOBER 13, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
OCTOBER 22, 2014
JUSTCODING
NOVEMBER 5, 2014
JUSTCODING
NOVEMBER 3, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
NOVEMBER 3, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Q: We have a patient diagnosed with neuropathy due to poorly controlled insulin depende
NOVEMBER 26, 2014
JUSTCODING
DECEMBER 9, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
Special
DECEMBER 23, 2014
JUSTCODING
JANUARY 15, 2015
MEDICAL STAFF
JANUARY 19, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
DECEMBER 18, 2014
MEDICAL STAFF
40 Essential In-Services for Home Health: Lesson Plans and Self-Study Guides for Aides and
OCTOBER 20, 2014
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
MAY 30, 2014
RESIDENCY
b>It’s my pleasure to introduce myself
JULY 18, 2014
RESIDENCY
Long-term care ICD-10 coding specificsb>
OCTOBER 1, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
AUGUST 6, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
JUNE 19, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Q: We are receiving rejections for HCPCS codes J0365 (injection, aprotonin, 10,000 kiu)
APRIL 24, 2015
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Q: We have been reporting skin substitutes with the appropriate procedure codes (either
APRIL 17, 2015
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Editor’s Note:b> >The following job posting is an excerpt
APRIL 2, 2015
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Q: When coding a drop in hematocrit (790.01, precipitous drop in hematocrit), does it need to
MARCH 25, 2015
JUSTCODING
40 Essential In-Services for Home Health: Lesson Plans and Self-Study Guides for Aides and
MARCH 23, 2015
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Q: An auditor recently told us to code two CPT® codes for a breast biopsy with plac
MARCH 20, 2015
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Editor’s Note:b> >The following job posting is an excerpt from the&n
APRIL 30, 2015
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40 Essential In-Services for Home Health: Lesson Plans and Self-Study Guides for Aides and
JUNE 29, 2015
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40 Essential In-Services for Home Health: Lesson Plans and Self-Study Guides for Aides and
JUNE 15, 2015
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JULY 14, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
Medicare Trustees Report shows continued slow cost growthb> On July 22, C
JULY 31, 2015
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Q: We had a patient come into our ED with a severe head injury. To protect his airway,
AUGUST 5, 2015
JUSTCODING
Q: Will CMS be adding any new drugs or biologicals to its pass-through list in i
SEPTEMBER 4, 2015
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CMS updates National Coverage Determination Manual for speech generating devicesb>
SEPTEMBER 4, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Q>: How can our CDI team prepare for potential productivity losses post-ICD-10 implementati
SEPTEMBER 17, 2015
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Q:> Is there guidance on reviewing a record, such as an operative (OP) note, that has
OCTOBER 29, 2015
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Q: Our doctors have started prescribing a form of filgrastim that the pharmacy tells me is c
DECEMBER 11, 2015
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By Glenn Krauss, BBA, RHIA, CCS, CCS-P, CPUR, FCS, PCS, CCDS, C-CDIb> &nb
JULY 30, 2014
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CMS updates information for billing screening servicesb> On April 3, CMS
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CMS provides front-end updates for Julyb> On March 26, CMS released a cha
APRIL 10, 2015
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April 2015 Integrated OCE (I/OCE) specifications version 16.1b>  
MARCH 24, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
April 2014 update of the OPPS b>On February 28, CMS issued a recurring update
MARCH 14, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Part 2, Provider Cost Reporting Forms and Instructions, Chapter 11, Provider Reimbur
NOVEMBER 4, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
MARCH 4, 2015
JUSTCODING
Semi-Annual Meeting of the Adv
FEBRUARY 24, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
Note:> Local chapters are accepting nominations for leadership positions. This is
OCTOBER 15, 2015
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Modifying the Daily Common Working File (CWF) to Medicare Beneficiary Database (MBD) Fi
MARCH 24, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Debbie Mackaman, RHIA, CPCO
MARCH 10, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
CMS issues change request for lumbar decompression coverageb> On May 16,
MAY 30, 2014
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A minute for the medical staffb> b>Cardiovascular bund
JUNE 1, 2010
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Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA) Post-payment Review Processb>
APRIL 1, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA) Post-payment Review Processb> On March 25, CM
APRIL 7, 2014
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Health Professional Shortage Area post-payment review processb> On March
APRIL 4, 2014
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Q: A patient is admitted with a high white blood count, tachycardia, tachypnea, and chi
APRIL 23, 2014
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Q: b>>Is a query titled “Sepsis Query” considered leading even if it is an ope
JANUARY 14, 2015
JUSTCODING
Q:> b>When atelectasis is noted on an ancillary test such as a CT scan of the abdomen or c
JANUARY 28, 2015
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Q:> The primary physician documented subacute cerebral infarction and I am wondering whe
NOVEMBER 5, 2014
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AUGUST 25, 2014
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CMS releases April 2015 I/OCE specifications b> On March 13, CMS released
MARCH 27, 2015
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MARCH 19, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Q: Would it be appropriate to report CPT® code 75984 (change of percutan
FEBRUARY 18, 2015
JUSTCODING
Semi-Annual Meeting of the Advisory Panel on Hospi
FEBRUARY 13, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Q: Is it correct to append modifier -52 (reduced services) to a procedure code when the
FEBRUARY 4, 2015
JUSTCODING
Q:> Should “diabetes with gastroparesis” be coded as 536.3, diab
MAY 20, 2015
JUSTCODING
Payments to inpatient rehabilitation facilities (IRF) that do not submit required quali
MAY 19, 2015
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Q:> If the physician says “concerning for,” “considering,” &ld
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Q: b>
DECEMBER 18, 2015
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DECEMBER 9, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
The more credentialing changes... b>
FEBRUARY 1, 2015
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
CMS releases July 2015 quarterly update for DMEPOS competitive bidding programb>
MAY 22, 2015
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CMS revises July 2015 quarterly drug code updatesb> On July 10, CMS resci
JULY 24, 2015
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OCTOBER 6, 2015
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
Medically Unlikely Edits (MUE) and Bilateral Proceduresb> b> >
JULY 15, 2014
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Virginia> Meets Saturday, April 5, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Chippenham Hospital, in Ro
MARCH 27, 2014
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HOP Panel summer meeting scheduledb> CMS announced the summer meeting of
MAY 23, 2014
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CMS posts guidelines for clinical laboratories concerning possible Ebola virusb> 
NOVEMBER 21, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Directions on the off-label/modified use of waived blood glucose monitoring systems (BG
DECEMBER 8, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Prep your medical staff leaders with a pre-survey boot campb>
OCTOBER 1, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
JULY 3, 2014
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Use of modifiers -KK, -KG, -KU, and -KW limited under the DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Pr
FEBRUARY 27, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
CMS releases the Medicare fee-for-service 2013 improper payments reportb>
FEBRUARY 1, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
SEPTEMBER 28, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Q: >I have a patient with Stage 4 lung cancer that presented with fatigue, cough, an
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CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
OCTOBER 28, 2014
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DECEMBER 23, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
The challenges of employed physicians b>
DECEMBER 1, 2014
MEDICAL STAFF
The MEC meeting will come to order ... hopefully b> What's
OCTOBER 1, 2014
MEDICAL STAFF
Q: We are receiving denials for many of the new CPT® codes in
FEBRUARY 20, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Semi-Annual Meeting of the Advisory Panel on Hospi
FEBRUARY 20, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
HCPCS codes subject to and excluded from CLIA editsb>  On January 30
FEBRUARY 13, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Ready for ICD-10?b> Ensure your facility's training is on t
MAY 1, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
APRIL 28, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
Sk
MAY 12, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
APRIL 30, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Q:> CMS released guidance this summer about not auditing or counting errors for the specifi
OCTOBER 15, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MAY 19, 2016
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JANUARY 4, 2019
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PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
CMS releases National Coverage Determination for single and dual chamber permanent card
JULY 25, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Q&A: Long-term care ICD-10 coding specificsb> Editor's
NOVEMBER 1, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
Customizing criteria-based core privileges
AUGUST 1, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
Updates of MS-DRGs to the list subject to IPPS replaced devices offered without cost or
SEPTEMBER 1, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
CMS updates contractor instructions for enrollment and re-enrollment applications b>
JULY 14, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
CMS releases ICD-10 acknowledgement and end-to-end testingb> details>
JANUARY 16, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Puerto Ricob>> b>Carmen Y. Ibarrondo and Sandra E. Cruz host the first CDI networ
FEBRUARY 19, 2015
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NCCI guidelines for Part B Billingb> New coding requirements r
APRIL 1, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
Coordination of Benefits Contractor (COBC) to remove and no longer apply federal tax informati
NOVEMBER 15, 2013
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
APRIL 7, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Part 2, Provider Cost Reporting Forms and Instructions, Chapter 11, Provider Reimbur
NOVEMBER 10, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
2015 annual update of HCPCS codes for SNF consolidated billing (CB) updateb>
OCTOBER 20, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Revisions to State Operations Manual (SOM), Appendix PP –“Gui
DECEMBER 29, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
CMS releases April 2015 I/OCE specifications b>On March 13, CMS released a notification to p
MARCH 30, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MAY 1, 2015
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
JANUARY 15, 2005
ACCREDITATION PARENT
NOVEMBER 19, 2013
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
MARCH 14, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Greenland is part of the kingdom of which country? a. Denmark b. Norway c
MARCH 21, 2014
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APRIL 4, 2014
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What is the Fahrenheit equivalent of -40 degrees Celsius? a. 0 b.
OCTOBER 17, 2014
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JANUARY 9, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JANUARY 13, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
January 2015 update of the ASC payment systemb> On January 9, CMS released a recurring
JANUARY 26, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Q&A: Finance and budgetingb> Editor's note: This month'
AUGUST 1, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
MARCH 13, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
A panophobe is afraid of what?   a. Cookware b. E
MARCH 6, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Semi-Annual Meeting of the Advisory Panel on Hospi
FEBRUARY 6, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
The first Memorial Day observance was held May 30, 1868, at Arlington National Cemetery. B
MAY 22, 2015
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JULY 28, 2017
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HIPAA EDI front end updates for July 2015b>   On March 2
APRIL 7, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
Implementation of Changes in the ESRD PPS for Calendar Year (CY) 2015b> &
DECEMBER 16, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
BALTC Q&Ab> Editor's note: This month's "Q&A&q
MAY 1, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
CMS posts final decision on HIV screening  b> On April 13, CMS posted a final dec
APRIL 27, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
National Coverage Analysis (NCA) for screening for the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HI
APRIL 21, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
The Advisory Panel on Hospital Outpatient Payment (HOP Panel) summer meeting b>
MAY 20, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
2015 annual update of HCPCS codes for SNF consolidated billing (CB) updateb>
OCTOBER 14, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
Simulation training is taking flight in medical learning and practitioner ­comp
OCTOBER 1, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
Cost Containment Overcoming Challenges: New HealthLeaders Media Intelligence Report Available
NOVEMBER 17, 2011
AUGUST 1, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
CMS updates contractor instructions for enrollment and re-enrollment applications b>
JULY 8, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
CMS proposes changes for Accountable Care Organizations b> On December 8,
DECEMBER 19, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
APRIL 30, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MAY 14, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
NOVEMBER 6, 2013
JUSTCODING
Improve your patients’ health with the Initial Preventive Physical Examination (IPPE) an
NOVEMBER 19, 2013
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
CMS issues 2014 annual update for Clinical Laboratory Fee Schedule and Laboratory Servi
MAY 16, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Q: A few days into the patient’s stay, an order for a Foley catheter was placed f
JUNE 18, 2014
JUSTCODING
JULY 8, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
JULY 25, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
NOVEMBER 18, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
Debbie Mackaman, RHIA, CHCO
DECEMBER 2, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
CMS releases January 2015 update of the ASC payment systemb>  On Jan
JANUARY 23, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
SEPTEMBER 11, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
CMS releases overview of Physician Feedback and Value-Based Modifier Programsb>
MARCH 13, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
OIG releases report on drugs commonly used by dual-eligible beneficiariesb>
JULY 17, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JULY 21, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
SEPTEMBER 17, 2015
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NOVEMBER 12, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
October CY 2015 quarterly update to the Medicare physician fee schedule datab
AUGUST 24, 2015
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FEBRUARY 24, 2014
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MARCH 17, 2014
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MARCH 17, 2014
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MARCH 17, 2014
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MARCH 31, 2014
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APRIL 24, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Clarification to Pub. 100-02, Medicare Benefit Policy Manual Regarding Antigens
APRIL 29, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
APRIL 28, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Q: If the clinical impression is physical assault, vomiting, blunt injury to abdomen, a
JUNE 11, 2014
JUSTCODING
JULY 3, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Q: A patient comes into the ED with sickle cell crisis and is in a lot of pain. The phy
JULY 23, 2014
JUSTCODING
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HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
AUGUST 11, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Q: One pass-through device got added for 2015, but other than drugs, should w
DECEMBER 12, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Q: If the physician writes septic shock instead of sepsis, do I need to query for sepsis? Is t
DECEMBER 17, 2014
JUSTCODING
Medical Records Briefing (MRB)b> asked HIM and release of information (ROI) pr
JANUARY 5, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Q: When would we use codes from ICD-10-CM category E13 (other specified diabetes mellit
JANUARY 21, 2015
JUSTCODING
Q: If the physician does not perform a formal myelography and just administer
DECEMBER 23, 2014
JUSTCODING
Q&A: Long-term care ICD-10 coding specificsb> Editor's
JANUARY 1, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
JUNE 13, 2014
RESIDENCY
Physician certifications and recertificationsb> by Janet Po
NOVEMBER 1, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
Evaluating MDS data quality will improve b
OCTOBER 1, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
JULY 28, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Q: If a patient is given Reglan® intravenously at 12:20, 13:00, and 13:2
APRIL 15, 2015
JUSTCODING
APRIL 6, 2015
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
MARCH 9, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Q: We use a lot of skin substitutes. Where do we find a list of the new HCPCS code
MARCH 6, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 23, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
MAY 1, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Q: We are trying to verify whether we should bill for two units of the CPT® code wh
APRIL 29, 2015
JUSTCODING
Q: Where can I go to find out if the word “excisional” must be written by the doct
MAY 6, 2015
JUSTCODING
Q: We erroneously included a surgical inpatient-only procedure on an inpatient Medicare
MAY 15, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Q: When the surgeon documents excision of a complex pilonidal cyst with rhomboid flap c
JULY 8, 2015
JUSTCODING
Q: Did CMS add any new codes for drugs that have pass-through status this mon
JULY 10, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
AUGUST 24, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Q:> In terms of coding blood transfusions, does the documentation of which intravenous (IV)
NOVEMBER 12, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Q:> Is a diagnosed and treated condition during the first 24 hours considered present on ad
MARCH 17, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Q:> We are having trouble determining how to assign a code for a pressure ulcer that begins
MARCH 10, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
HIPAA Q&Ab> b>Q. Posting
NOVEMBER 1, 2010
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Modifying the Daily Common Working File (CWF) to Medicare Beneficiary Database (MBD) Fi
MARCH 18, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
National Coverage Determination (NCD) for Single Chamber and Dual Chamber Permanent Car
JULY 22, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
New final rule refines and redefines medical staff b>
AUGUST 1, 2014
MEDICAL STAFF
JULY 23, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
SEPTEMBER 3, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
This month’s training toolb>
JANUARY 1, 2011
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NOVEMBER 13, 2013
JUSTCODING
NOVEMBER 25, 2013
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
To receive AAPC and/or AHIMA credits, take the quiz after reading the following articles
NOVEMBER 20, 2013
JUSTCODING
Q: My question is about the time interval requirement of the CPT® add-on
APRIL 2, 2014
JUSTCODING
MARCH 14, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
APRIL 14, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
APRIL 11, 2014
RESIDENCY
Friday, April 11b> is the deadline to apply for the Certified Clinical Documentation Specia
APRIL 10, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Q: I have been told to use the general surgery CPT® codes in the 20000 series for r
APRIL 30, 2014
JUSTCODING
MAY 9, 2014
RESIDENCY
Overview> On May 1, 2014, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Serv
MAY 9, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
MAY 16, 2014
RESIDENCY
HDI posts one new issue in one categoryb>   HealthDataIn
MAY 27, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
Q: >We have a resident that was discharged to the acute hospital  and, due
MAY 23, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
“>What we have seen in our work with physicians as we report data on their performan
MAY 8, 2014
MEDICAL STAFF
Q: >The resident is on their Part A benefit and is scheduled for dialysis 3 day
JUNE 6, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
Q: b>I am looking for help on reviewing a neonatal intensive-care unit (NICU) death chart for
JUNE 5, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Q: We perform electrophysiology (EP) studies in our catheterization lab for outpatients
JUNE 13, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MAY 19, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Q: > How do you bill for a patient that is admitted after a 3 day hospital stay
JUNE 27, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
October 2014 update of the ASC payment systemb> released> On A
AUGUST 29, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Q:> Regarding the COT count: Is it correct that once a rehab RUG is no longer ach
SEPTEMBER 11, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
Advanced CDI Boot Campb> is designed for established clinical documentation depar
SEPTEMBER 11, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Q: b>We’re having a lot of discussions with physicians right now and need to g
SEPTEMBER 11, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Myth 1: ICD-10 includes too many codesb>  
SEPTEMBER 8, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
SEPTEMBER 5, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
OCTOBER 2, 2014
MEDICAL STAFF
Revisions to State Operations Manual (SOM), Appendix A&ndash
OCTOBER 13, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
OCTOBER 9, 2014
MEDICAL STAFF
Q>:    If a resident used 100 days with the peg tube at another facil
OCTOBER 9, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
Q:> Should I query for chronic respiratory failure if the documentation indicates the patient
OCTOBER 23, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Q: How specific does the physician have to be for the location of the acute myocardial infarct
OCTOBER 22, 2014
JUSTCODING
OCTOBER 20, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
OCTOBER 17, 2014
RESIDENCY
Q:> I have a resident who was readmitted to the hospital on his 60th day of his spel
OCTOBER 24, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
Q: I work in a large, provider-based orthopedic clinic with a rheumatology department t
NOVEMBER 12, 2014
JUSTCODING
NOVEMBER 7, 2014
RESIDENCY
NOVEMBER 24, 2014
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MEDICAL STAFF
DECEMBER 12, 2014
RESIDENCY
DECEMBER 11, 2014
MEDICAL STAFF
DECEMBER 8, 2014
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DECEMBER 15, 2014
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DECEMBER 18, 2014
MEDICAL STAFF
Q: b>The physician documented “encephalopathy” in the record of a patient who wa
DECEMBER 18, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
DECEMBER 17, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
Q: Did CMS make any changes to the inpatient-only list? Usually there is a lot of discu
DECEMBER 19, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Q: Can we report new CPT® codes 97607 (negative pressure wound therapy,
JANUARY 16, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JANUARY 9, 2015
RESIDENCY
JANUARY 16, 2015
RESIDENCY
DECEMBER 19, 2014
RESIDENCY
Q:  b>What are the rules regarding a qualifying hospital stay at a hos
DECEMBER 12, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
OCTOBER 10, 2014
RESIDENCY
MAY 23, 2014
RESIDENCY
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RESIDENCY
JULY 25, 2014
RESIDENCY
AUGUST 15, 2014
RESIDENCY
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RESIDENCY
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MEDICAL STAFF
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MEDICAL STAFF
SEPTEMBER 4, 2014
MEDICAL STAFF
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MEDICAL STAFF
SEPTEMBER 25, 2014
MEDICAL STAFF
Medicare Insiderb> staff
SEPTEMBER 9, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
SEPTEMBER 8, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Update to Medicare Claims Processing Manualto provide language-only changes for updatin
AUGUST 11, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JULY 28, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
by Roger Schindell b>   It's one of the
JUNE 23, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Q: A patient came to the ED with shortness of breath (SOB). The admitting diagnosis was possib
APRIL 22, 2015
JUSTCODING
APRIL 10, 2015
RESIDENCY
APRIL 9, 2015
MEDICAL STAFF
Q: Which root operation would we use in ICD-10-PCS for a polypectomy when a biopsy is done on
APRIL 8, 2015
JUSTCODING
MARCH 25, 2015
JUSTCODING
MARCH 19, 2015
MEDICAL STAFF
ICD-10-CM/PCS Coordination and Maintenance Committ
MARCH 13, 2015
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MARCH 9, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 5, 2015
MEDICAL STAFF
Q: I have a question regarding a National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI) edit. I repo
MARCH 4, 2015
JUSTCODING
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FEBRUARY 19, 2015
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FEBRUARY 19, 2015
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APRIL 17, 2015
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>Q: I have been told by our billers that infusion codes reported in the ED
JULY 24, 2015
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Q: Do you have any tips for coding fractures in ICD-10-CM? We’re a little worried
AUGUST 26, 2015
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Q: We received a denial for services based on medical necessity. A Comprehens
AUGUST 28, 2015
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Q: I have been told by our billers that infusion codes reported in the ED along with an
SEPTEMBER 16, 2015
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Q: How can our team prepare for potential productivity losses post-ICD-10 implementatio
SEPTEMBER 23, 2015
JUSTCODING
SEPTEMBER 25, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
Sp
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JUSTCODING
Case studies in b style
OCTOBER 14, 2015
JUSTCODING
Q: Can you code strictly from emergency department (ED) documentation? Can you code from tes
DECEMBER 16, 2015
JUSTCODING
Q:> I have seen documentation of oliguric renal failure and non-oliguric renal failure. Wha
JANUARY 7, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MAY 5, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Intensive behavioral therapy for obesity, screening digital tomosynthesis mammography,
APRIL 14, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
Termination of the Common Working File ELGA, ELGH, HIQA, HIQH, and HUQA Part A Provider Querie
APRIL 21, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Implementation of changes in the ESRD PPS for Calendar Year (CY) 2015b> O
DECEMBER 22, 2014
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Standardization isn't 'just an exercise in change
NOVEMBER 1, 2014
MEDICAL STAFF
Continuation of systematic validation of payment group codes for PPS based on patient assessme
FEBRUARY 16, 2015
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Q: We are seeing an increase in the number of edits we are receiving for modifier -25 (
FEBRUARY 13, 2015
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Continuation of systematic validation of payment group codes for PPS based on patient a
FEBRUARY 10, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
MARCH 17, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Implementation of NACHA operating rules for healthcare electronic funds transfers b>
APRIL 18, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
CMS updates contractor instructions for enrollment and re-enrollment applications  
JULY 11, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
CMS releases October 2014 OPPS updateb>  On August 1, CMS relea
AUGUST 15, 2014
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CMS posts final decision on HIV screening b>  On April 13, CMS poste
APRIL 24, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Correction to remittance messages when hospice claims are reduced due to late filing of
NOVEMBER 24, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Change in July 2015 update of quarterly HCPCS drug/biological codeb>  
JULY 27, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Clarification to Medicare Benefit Policy Manual regarding antigens and deletion of Sect
MAY 5, 2014
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Contractors given discretion to deny 'related' claimsb> On August 8, CMS
AUGUST 22, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
ICD-10 coding: What to expectb> On July 31, HHS issued a rule
OCTOBER 1, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
CMS announces final regulatory changes affecting Medicare Parts C and Db>
AUGUST 1, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
AHA posts letter on 2-midnight policy and potential short-stay payment solutionsb>&nb
MARCH 6, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MAY 6, 2015
JUSTCODING
CMS issues National Coverage Determination (NCD) for single chamber and dual chamber permanent
JULY 28, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Customizing criteria-based core privileges for your o
AUGUST 1, 2014
MEDICAL STAFF
Include diagnosis codes on the HIPAA Eligibility Transaction System (HETS) 270/271 Tran
MARCH 21, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Termination of the Common Working File ELGA, ELGH, HIQA, HIQH, and HUQ
APRIL 15, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
Q:> I live in Ohio. For a couple of years now we have completed our HMO residents in
NOVEMBER 22, 2013
LONG-TERM CARE
DECEMBER 13, 2013
MEDICAL STAFF
NOVEMBER 22, 2013
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
NOVEMBER 15, 2013
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MARCH 14, 2014
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MARCH 26, 2014
JUSTCODING
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Friday, April 11 is the
MARCH 27, 2014
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Medical Records Br
APRIL 7, 2014
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Tennessee b>The Tennessee Chapter meets Friday, March 14, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Erl
MARCH 13, 2014
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MARCH 12, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
What color is a polar bear's skin? a. Black b. Brown
APRIL 11, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
APRIL 9, 2014
JUSTCODING
MARCH 21, 2014
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APRIL 23, 2014
JUSTCODING
Medical Records Br
APRIL 21, 2014
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Q: Did CMS issue any new HCPCS codes for drugs and biologicals for April 2014?b>
APRIL 18, 2014
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Medical Records Briefing (MRB)&
APRIL 28, 2014
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APRIL 25, 2014
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Q: One of our ophthalmologists orders mitomycin after his surgeries. We have a cha
APRIL 25, 2014
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MAY 7, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
Medical Records Briefing (MRB)&
MAY 5, 2014
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Clarifications made to the Medicare Benefit Policy Manual and Medicare Progra
MAY 2, 2014
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MAY 2, 2014
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Medical Records Briefing (MRB)&
MAY 12, 2014
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Medical Records Briefing (MRB) b>n
APRIL 14, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MAY 28, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
MAY 28, 2014
JUSTCODING
MAY 23, 2014
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MAY 21, 2014
JUSTCODING
JUNE 4, 2014
JUSTCODING
Pogonophobia is the fear of what?   a. Beards b.
MAY 30, 2014
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JUNE 9, 2014
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JUNE 6, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Q: We have been watching our payments from Medicare since all the lab bundling was
JUNE 6, 2014
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JUNE 18, 2014
JUSTCODING
JUNE 13, 2014
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JUNE 27, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JUNE 20, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
JUNE 20, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
Medical Records Briefing (MRB
JULY 7, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JULY 16, 2014
JUSTCODING
Medical Records Briefing (MRB
JULY 14, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JULY 11, 2014
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JULY 25, 2014
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Medical Records Briefing (MRB
JULY 21, 2014
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JULY 31, 2014
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AUGUST 13, 2014
JUSTCODING
AUGUST 15, 2014
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AUGUST 22, 2014
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AUGUST 29, 2014
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Q: On page 70 of b>
SEPTEMBER 12, 2014
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SEPTEMBER 12, 2014
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Long-Term Care Regulatory Compliance Boot Camp b>is an intensive four-day course that wi
SEPTEMBER 11, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
SEPTEMBER 5, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
 Long-Term Care Regulatory Compliance Boot Camp b>is an
SEPTEMBER 25, 2014
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Medical Environment Updateb>, our experts tell ghoulish tal
SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
SEPTEMBER 23, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
Long-Term Care R
SEPTEMBER 19, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
SEPTEMBER 19, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Q: Are there any new HCPCs codes for procedures beginning October 1?b> &n
SEPTEMBER 19, 2014
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SEPTEMBER 26, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Q: Our charge description master (CDM) manager wants to remove the code for denileukin
SEPTEMBER 26, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
 Long-Term Care Regulatory Compliance Boot Camp b>is an intensive four-d
OCTOBER 3, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
OCTOBER 3, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
OCTOBER 14, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
Q: Now that October has arrived, has CMS made any corrections to the information effect
OCTOBER 10, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
 Long-Term Care Regulatory Compliance Boot Camp b>is an intensive four-d
OCTOBER 9, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
OCTOBER 22, 2014
JUSTCODING
OCTOBER 20, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
 Long-Term Care Regulatory Compliance Boot Camp b>is an intensive four-d
OCTOBER 24, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
NOVEMBER 4, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
 Long-Term Care Regulatory Compliance Boot Camp b>is an intensive four-d
OCTOBER 31, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
NOVEMBER 14, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
NOVEMBER 11, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
 Long-Term Care Regulatory Compliance Boot Camp b>is an intensive four-d
NOVEMBER 7, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
What was the last letter added to the English alphabet? a. J b. Q
NOVEMBER 7, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
What is the correct ICD-9-CM code for a left bundle branch hemiblock? a. 426.11 b
NOVEMBER 19, 2014
JUSTCODING
 Long-Term Care Regulatory Compliance Boot Camp b>is an intensive four-d
NOVEMBER 14, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
 Long-Term Care Regulatory Compliance Boot Camp b>is an intensive four-d
NOVEMBER 21, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
NOVEMBER 21, 2014
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Directions on the off-label/modified use of waived blood glucose monitoring systems (BG
DECEMBER 2, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
 Long-Term Care Regulatory Compliance Boot Camp b>is an intensive four-d
DECEMBER 12, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
Butterflies sense taste with which body part? a. Antennae b. Feet
DECEMBER 12, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
DECEMBER 8, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
 Long-Term Care Regulatory Compliance Boot Camp b>is an intensive four-d
DECEMBER 5, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
DECEMBER 5, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
DECEMBER 22, 2014
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JANUARY 16, 2015
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JANUARY 30, 2015
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Au
JANUARY 26, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
Debbie Mackaman, RHIA, CPCO
JANUARY 26, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
Medical Records Briefing (MRB)b> is conducti
JANUARY 26, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
DECEMBER 4, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
OCTOBER 31, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
 Long-Term Care Regulatory Compliance Boot Camp b>is an intensive four-day co
OCTOBER 17, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
OCTOBER 10, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
SEPTEMBER 30, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
SEPTEMBER 25, 2014
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SEPTEMBER 11, 2014
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AUGUST 28, 2014
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AUGUST 27, 2014
JUSTCODING
AUGUST 14, 2014
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Q&A: Finance and budgetingb> Editor's note: This month'
SEPTEMBER 1, 2014
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JULY 31, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JULY 16, 2014
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JULY 2, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
Medical Records B
JUNE 30, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Q: Will any new items receive pass-through payment beginning in July?b
JUNE 20, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Medical Records Briefing (MRB)b> is conduc
APRIL 27, 2015
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APRIL 24, 2015
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Medical Records Briefing (MRB)b> is conduc
APRIL 20, 2015
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APRIL 10, 2015
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APRIL 6, 2015
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APRIL 6, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 27, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 26, 2015
MEDICAL STAFF
Author: Kelly Smith Papa, MSN, RNb> There are many talented long-ter
MARCH 20, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
MARCH 20, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 19, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
CMS releases overview of Physician Feedback and Value-Based Modifier Programsb> On Feb
MARCH 16, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Tips from the March issue of Briefings on HIPAA:b> As health information tech
MARCH 16, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 13, 2015
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
Author: Kelly Smith Papa, MSN, RNb> There are many talented long-ter
MARCH 13, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
Physician Feedback, Quality and Resource Use Reports (QRURs) and Value-Based Modifier P
MARCH 10, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
Semi-Annual Meeting of the Advisory Panel on Hospi
MARCH 6, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 27, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Semi-Annual Meeting of the Advisory Panel on Hospital Outpatient Payment (HOP
FEBRUARY 27, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 20, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Editor’s Note:b> >The following job posting is an excerpt
FEBRUARY 18, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 16, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 13, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Medical Records Briefing (MRB)b> is conduc
FEBRUARY 9, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 6, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Medical Records Briefing (MRB)b> is conduc
FEBRUARY 2, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MAY 1, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Medical Records Briefing (MRB)b> is conduc
MAY 11, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MAY 8, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
MAY 8, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Medical Records Briefing (MRB)b> is conduc
MAY 4, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Editor’s Note:b> >The following job posting is an excerpt from the&n
MAY 14, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
®>—ICD-10-CM Version is a two-day
MAY 13, 2015
JUSTCODING
MAY 13, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
MAY 22, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
Tips from the May 2015 issue of Briefings on HIPAA:b>
MAY 18, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MAY 18, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MAY 15, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
MAY 15, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JUNE 12, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
JULY 10, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Editor’s Note:b> >The following job posting is an excerpt from the&n
JULY 9, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JUNE 12, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Provider-Based Entities: A Guide to Regulatory and Billing Complianceb> is a comprehensive
JULY 14, 2015
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
JULY 24, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Editor’s Note:b> >The following job posting is an excerpt from the&n
JULY 23, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JULY 6, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JULY 31, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
AUGUST 10, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
AUGUST 7, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Editor’s Note:b> >The following job posting is an excerpt from the&n
AUGUST 6, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
AUGUST 3, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
AUGUST 21, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Medical Records Briefing (MRB)
AUGUST 11, 2015
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
Editor’s Note:b> >The following job posting is an excerpt from the&n
SEPTEMBER 3, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
SEPTEMBER 4, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
SEPTEMBER 18, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Editor’s Note:b> >The following job posting is an excerpt from the&n
SEPTEMBER 17, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
SEPTEMBER 11, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Editor’s Note:b> >The following job posting is an excerpt from the&n
OCTOBER 1, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
SEPTEMBER 25, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
OCTOBER 30, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Editor’s Note:b> >The following job posting is an excerpt from th
OCTOBER 29, 2015
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OCTOBER 30, 2015
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FREE> whit
NOVEMBER 13, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
Editor’s Note:b> >The following job posting is an excerpt from th
NOVEMBER 12, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
NOVEMBER 6, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
NOVEMBER 6, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Who was once given a key to the city of Detroit? a. Augusto Pinochet b. Jos
DECEMBER 11, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
DECEMBER 23, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
DECEMBER 18, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Editor’s Note:b> >The following job posting is an excerpt from th
DECEMBER 23, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JANUARY 8, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Editor’s Note:b> >The following job posting is an excerpt from th
JANUARY 7, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
In 2016, those sitting for the Certified Clinical Documentation Specialist (CCDS) exam face the b
JANUARY 7, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Editor’s Note:b> >The following job posting is an excerpt from th
JANUARY 28, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JUNE 16, 2016
MEDICAL STAFF
Trainer quiz answer key 1. d 2. b 3. e 4. a 5. c 6. Tru
MARCH 31, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
1. True 2. c. 3. b
OCTOBER 4, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
OCTOBER 4, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
1. d 2. b 3. d
NOVEMBER 5, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
FEBRUARY 1, 2019
RESIDENCY
Q: >Did CMS increase packaging for surgical procedures in 2014? Our surger
MARCH 28, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Long-Term Care Billing Webcast b>is a 90-minute webcast where expert 
APRIL 25, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
Q: We have a physician who is sending patients to our outpatient clinic to receive
MAY 2, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Q: Why do the payments for some separately payable drugs change? One week we get paid a certai
JULY 18, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Update to Medicare Claims Processing Manual, Chapters 12, 20, 32, and 35 to prov
AUGUST 5, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
To clarify and correct existing instructionsb> On September 19, CMS relea
OCTOBER 6, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Q: Our physicians want us to purchase a new wireless sensor to monitor pulmonary artery
JANUARY 23, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Q: We don’t quite understand the CMS' new Comprehensive APCs (C-APC) and how to c
FEBRUARY 6, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
DECEMBER 16, 2015
JUSTCODING
NOVEMBER 25, 2013
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Use of claim adjustment reason (CARC) code 23b> On November 14, CMS issued a transmi
NOVEMBER 22, 2013
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 27, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
CMS extends coverage of aprepitant for chemotherapy-induced emesis b>
APRIL 25, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Debbie Mackaman, RHIA, CHCO
AUGUST 5, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
Q: We’re having a lot of discussions with physicians right now and need to get so
SEPTEMBER 10, 2014
JUSTCODING
CMS updates Medicare Claims Processing Manual to provide language-only changes f
OCTOBER 10, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
CMS issues changes regarding Defense of Marriage Act and ICD-10 b> On Oct
OCTOBER 27, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JANUARY 8, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
The upsides of change (yes, there are some!)b> Change. It's a
FEBRUARY 1, 2015
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
CMS released 2016 OPPS proposed rule b> On July 1, CMS released CMS-1633-
JULY 10, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Q: I am having trouble with ICD-10-PCS coding for a perineal laceration repair. Some so
OCTOBER 7, 2015
JUSTCODING
MARCH 27, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
DECEMBER 1, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
Third quarter 2015 notice of new interest rate for Medicare overpayments and underpayme
MAY 1, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
CMS releases October 2015 quarterly update of HCPCS drug/biological code changesb>
AUGUST 21, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
SEPTEMBER 15, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
AUGUST 15, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
NOVEMBER 5, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
SEPTEMBER 1, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Industry leader expands in providing nurse aide training materialsb> July 16 2
JULY 21, 2003
CMS provides examples of claims that are relatedb> On August 8, CMS released a change
AUGUST 25, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Editor’s Note: b>James S. Kennedy, MD, CCS, CDIP,director of CDIMD Physician
JANUARY 22, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
SNF therapy contracts: Your risks and what you need to know Q&Ab>
AUGUST 1, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
CMS details changes to reimbursement manualb> On September 19, CMS releas
OCTOBER 3, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
FAQs–ICD-10 acknowledgement testing and end-to-end testingb> On January 5, CMS r
JANUARY 19, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
CMS revises signature requirementsb> On July 24, CMS released a change re
AUGUST 7, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JANUARY 1, 2019
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
Medicare Shared Systems modifications necessary to capture various HIPAA comp
JANUARY 26, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
Conference confidence b> b>
FEBRUARY 1, 2014
RESIDENCY
There may be legal baggage hiding be
SEPTEMBER 1, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
CMS and AMA announce efforts to ease transition to ICD-10 for providersb>
JULY 20, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
NPDB Guidebook changes could mean shifts in reportable actions b>
AUGUST 1, 2015
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
Correction to remittance messages when hospice claims are reduced due to late filing of
NOVEMBER 18, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
Judith L. Kares, JD, b>regulator
AUGUST 19, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
Revisions to State Operations Manual (SOM), Appendix PP –“Gui
DECEMBER 23, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
CMS revises travel allowance fees for collection of specimensb>  On
FEBRUARY 6, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
APRIL 9, 2014
JUSTCODING
CMS extends coverage for aprepitant for chemotherapy-induced emesisb> On
APRIL 28, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
CMS releases 2015 annual update for HPSA bonus paymentsb>  On Octobe
OCTOBER 17, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Business office refresher: Five steps for tracking a SNF leave of absence b>
SEPTEMBER 1, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE