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Check out the new dates for HCPro’s Medicare Boot Camps, and choose the one that's b
APRIL 21, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
Check out the new dates for a Medicare Boot Camp. Choose the one that's best for you.
FEBRUARY 3, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
MARCH 24, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
Due to high demand, ACDIS added an additional CDI Boot Camp to its 2014 roster. CDI specialists can
OCTOBER 23, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Physician practices are under increasing financial pressure, and Medicare accounts for a large po
FEBRUARY 9, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
Physician practices are under increasing financial pressure, and Medicare accounts for a large po
MARCH 22, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
Medicare Boot Camp®—Rural Health Clinic Version is a one-day intensive course on Medica
OCTOBER 18, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
Physician practices are under increasing financial pressure, and Medicare accounts for a large po
DECEMBER 27, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
Physician practices are under increasing financial pressure, and Medicare accounts for a large po
DECEMBER 13, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
Physician practices are under increasing financial pressure, and Medicare accounts for a large po
JANUARY 24, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
Physician practices are under increasing financial pressure, and Medicare accounts for a large po
FEBRUARY 7, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
Combining Medicare Boot Camp®—Physician Services Version and Evaluation & Managemen
MAY 17, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
Combining Medicare Boot Camp®—Physician Services Version and Evaluation & Managemen
JUNE 28, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
Physician practices are under increasing financial pressure, and Medicare accounts for a large po
MARCH 7, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
The Medicare Boot Camp—Provider-Based Departments Version provides educati
MAY 2, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
The Medicare Boot Camp—Provider-Based Departments Version provides educati
MAY 16, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
Medicare Boot Camp—Rural Health Clinic Version is a one-day intensive course on Medicare co
MAY 3, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
Medicare Boot Camp—Rural Health Clinic Version is a one-day intensive course on Medicare co
JUNE 14, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
Don’t leave money on the table! Master Medicare rules for reimbursement with the
MARCH 31, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Don’t leave money on the table! Master Medicare rules for reimbursement with the
APRIL 7, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Don’t leave money on the table! Master Medicare rules for reimbursement with the
APRIL 14, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Don’t leave money on the table! Master Medicare rules for reimbursement with the
APRIL 21, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
  Don’t leave money on the table! Master Medicare rules for reimbursement
MARCH 24, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Don’t leave money on the table! Master Medicare rules for reimbursement with the
APRIL 28, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Don’t leave money on the table! Master Medicare rules for reimbursement with the
MAY 12, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
  Don’t leave money on the table! Master Medicare rules for reimbursement
MAY 5, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 17, 2017
RESIDENCY
Medicare Boot Camp®—Utilization Review Version  
JUNE 2, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
  Have you heard? We have added a SNF Billing Boot Camp!
JUNE 2, 2017
LONG-TERM CARE
  Have you registered for our billing boot camp yet? Members get 10% off!
APRIL 27, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
Physician practices are under increasing financial pressure, and Medicare accounts for a l
SEPTEMBER 2, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
Medicare regulations are constantly evolving. Get updates on all areas of the Medicare process an
SEPTEMBER 4, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
JANUARY 28, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Medicare regulations are constantly evolving. Get updates on all areas of the Medicare pro
APRIL 24, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
Medicare regulations are constantly evolving. Get updates on all areas of the Medicare pro
APRIL 17, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
  Medicare regulations are constantly evolving. Get updates on all areas of the Me
MARCH 20, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
  Medicare regulations are constantly evolving. Get updates on all areas of the Me
MARCH 13, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
  Medicare regulations are constantly evolving. Get updates on all areas of the Me
MARCH 6, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
  Medicare regulations are constantly evolving. Get updates on all areas of the Me
MARCH 27, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
Medicare regulations are constantly evolving. Get updates on all areas of the Medicare pro
MAY 8, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
Medicare Boot Camp®—Utilization Review Version  
MARCH 18, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
Due to popular demand, we’ve added another Medicare Boot Camp®
JUNE 9, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
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
Medicare Boot Camp®—Utilization Review Version
JULY 1, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
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 21, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Due to popular demand, we’ve added another Medicare Boot Camp®—Utiliz
JULY 7, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Physician practices are under increasing financial pressure, and Medicare accounts for a large po
OCTOBER 6, 2015
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
APRIL 12, 2018
RESIDENCY
JUNE 8, 2018
RESIDENCY
HCPro's Medicare Boot Camp®–Long-Term Care Version cover
JULY 17, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
Physician practices are under increasing financial pressure, and Medicare accounts for a l
SEPTEMBER 9, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
We are seeking a Medicare Regulatory Specialist for HCPro-BLR Healthcare to teach our Medicare B
MAY 27, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
HCPro's Medicare Boot Camp®–Long-Term Care Version cover
JULY 31, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
APRIL 15, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
Medicare Boot Camp®—Utilization Review Version
MAY 27, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
The Advanced CDI Boot Camp is designed for established clinical documentation depar
SEPTEMBER 11, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 24, 2017
RESIDENCY
Interested in advancing your career as a coordinator? HCPro offers boot camps that are great oppo
SEPTEMBER 27, 2018
RESIDENCY
JUNE 1, 2018
RESIDENCY
HCPro Inc., a leader in healthcare education and training, announces its popular four-day boot ca
SEPTEMBER 10, 2010
Medicare Boot Camp®—Utilization Review Version
JUNE 17, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
JUNE 25, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
OCTOBER 29, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 1, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
APRIL 5, 2018
RESIDENCY
Long-Term Care Regulatory Compliance Boot Camp The Long-Term Care R
SEPTEMBER 19, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
Skilled Nursing Facility Volume- to Value-Based Reimbursement Boot Camp
SEPTEMBER 12, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
Medicare Boot Camp—Utilization Review Version is an i
JUNE 24, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
The Long-Term Care Regulatory Compliance Boot Camp is an intensive four-day course that wi
SEPTEMBER 11, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
  The Long-Term Care Regulatory Compliance Boot Camp is an
SEPTEMBER 25, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
The Long-Term Care Regulatory Compliance Boot Camp is an intensive four-d
OCTOBER 3, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
The Long-Term Care Regulatory Compliance Boot Camp is an intensive four-d
OCTOBER 9, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
The Long-Term Care Regulatory Compliance Boot Camp is an intensive four-d
OCTOBER 24, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
The Long-Term Care Regulatory Compliance Boot Camp is an intensive four-d
NOVEMBER 7, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
The Long-Term Care Regulatory Compliance Boot Camp is an intensive four-d
OCTOBER 31, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
The Long-Term Care Regulatory Compliance Boot Camp is an intensive four-day co
OCTOBER 17, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
APRIL 1, 2016
RESIDENCY
JUNE 27, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
HCPro's Residency Program Coordinator Boot Camp—Online is an intensive co
DECEMBER 2, 2016
RESIDENCY
AUGUST 2, 2016
ACCREDITATION PARENT
FEBRUARY 10, 2015
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
NOVEMBER 21, 2013
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
The ICD-10 for CDI Boot Camp
AUGUST 28, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
APRIL 30, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
SEPTEMBER 8, 2015
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
The Certified Coder Boot Camp uses a combination of online lecture, interactive course work, and
APRIL 18, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
FEBRUARY 23, 2018
RESIDENCY
DECEMBER 6, 2016
ACCREDITATION PARENT
SEPTEMBER 14, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
AUGUST 6, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Blogs from industry experts in healthcare that keep users up-to-date on the latest happenings in their fields.
NURSING, LIFE SCIENCES, LIFE SCIENCES, REVENUE CYCLE, REVENUE CYCLE
  The Long-Term Care Regulatory Compliance Boot Camp is an intensi
APRIL 4, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
   The Long-Term Care Regulatory Compliance Boot Camp is an intensive
MARCH 28, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
Prep your medical staff leaders with a pre-survey boot camp
OCTOBER 1, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
JUNE 27, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
AUGUST 17, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
OCTOBER 23, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
OCTOBER 24, 2014
RESIDENCY
MARCH 10, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JULY 28, 2015
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
OCTOBER 29, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MAY 4, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 4, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 4, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 3, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 24, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 17, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 20, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MAY 22, 2015
RESIDENCY
MAY 29, 2015
RESIDENCY
“I went to medical school in the old days when it was really like boot camp and you were e
MARCH 4, 2016
RESIDENCY
APRIL 28, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
APRIL 17, 2019
RESIDENCY
MARCH 13, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
AUGUST 31, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
APRIL 2, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
OCTOBER 6, 2015
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
JANUARY 28, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
SEPTEMBER 5, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
APRIL 21, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MAY 19, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MAY 12, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 27, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
AUGUST 14, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
SEPTEMBER 28, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 24, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Q: Is there an industry standard metric goal for CDI specialist reviews of Medicare cases?
SEPTEMBER 3, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
APRIL 2, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 27, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JULY 17, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Time's running out. Is your CDI department prepared for ICD-10? Join Coding Boot Camp Instructor
MARCH 27, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
SEPTEMBER 25, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
OCTOBER 9, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
NOVEMBER 6, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JANUARY 8, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MAY 28, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
AUGUST 21, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
AUGUST 31, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JANUARY 14, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Medicare myths Editor's note: This article is excerpted f
AUGUST 1, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
  Certified Coder Boot Camp—ICD-10-CM & ICD-10-PCS 
MARCH 19, 2014
JUSTCODING
JANUARY 8, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
DECEMBER 23, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
APRIL 21, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MAY 22, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JULY 3, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
OCTOBER 17, 2014
RESIDENCY
JULY 17, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 19, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 5, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
AUGUST 6, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 10, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 13, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JUNE 11, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
OCTOBER 15, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
NOVEMBER 25, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
DECEMBER 10, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JANUARY 7, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 18, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 10, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 17, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MAY 19, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
At HCPro's Accreditation Specialist Boot Camp, we continue to receive questions about standing or
APRIL 20, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
APRIL 16, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 5, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JULY 23, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
AUGUST 20, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JANUARY 21, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
By Sharme Brodie, RN, CCDS Usually the attendees in the basic CDI Boot Camp are br
MARCH 24, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
APRIL 28, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 19, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
APRIL 24, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 27, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
SEPTEMBER 11, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
AUGUST 6, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
OCTOBER 29, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MAY 12, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
SEPTEMBER 1, 2017
LONG-TERM CARE
NOVEMBER 21, 2013
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
APRIL 10, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
APRIL 2, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 16, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
APRIL 16, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 19, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JUNE 25, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MAY 19, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
  Introducing Medicare Compliance Watch and Medicare Insider Daily!
SEPTEMBER 22, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
  Traditional Medicare vs. Medicare Advantage Q&A
FEBRUARY 24, 2017
LONG-TERM CARE
MARCH 14, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
  The week in Medicare updates
OCTOBER 5, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
  This week in Medicare updates
SEPTEMBER 22, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
  The week in Medicare updates
OCTOBER 12, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
To ensure hospitals are up to date on important Medicare regulatory issues in light of increased
JULY 13, 2011
If you’re a Medicare or Medicaid provider, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
DECEMBER 22, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
FEBRUARY 11, 2015
JUSTCODING
  CMS invites Medicare Part A providers to learn new Medicare Cost Report e-filing system
OCTOBER 5, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
Q: Do we answer M0063, Medicare Number, with the patient’s now-defunc
APRIL 17, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Q: Do we answer M0063, Medicare Number, with the patient’s now-defunct Med
MAY 17, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
  Medicare Review: Ways to evaluate claims
OCTOBER 2, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
  Product Spotlight: Medicare Compliance Watch
SEPTEMBER 22, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
  Medicare's open enrollment period
NOVEMBER 18, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
  Avoiding Medicare fraudulent billing
JANUARY 27, 2017
LONG-TERM CARE
  Medicare Managed Care Appeals & Grievances
JULY 6, 2017
LONG-TERM CARE
  New Medicare cards are out
SEPTEMBER 22, 2017
LONG-TERM CARE
  New Medicare Card Rollout
MARCH 2, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
  Medicare to pay more for DME services
MAY 18, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
  Documentation terminology that will not support the Medicare claim
JUNE 15, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
  New Medicare card mailing update
JUNE 1, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
  Medicare is the secondary payer: Now what?
JULY 6, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
  New Medicare card update
SEPTEMBER 21, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
JANUARY 11, 2017
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
When a patient joins a Medicare Advantage (MA) plan, he or she takes on a subscriber number, but
JULY 2, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
http://www.medicarecompliancewatch.com/news-analysis/week-medicare-updates-9302015 
OCTOBER 2, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
On August 25, 2015, The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services issued 2014 quality a
AUGUST 28, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
  Note from the Instructor: Overview of the four parts of Medicare, Part I
SEPTEMBER 22, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
  Medicare Compliance Forum-Take advantage of throwback pricing!
SEPTEMBER 29, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
  Ending Medicare Part A Skilled Services
NOVEMBER 20, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
  How does a payment ban impact Medicare SNF coverage?
JANUARY 15, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
  More oversight is required to prevent fraud and abuse of Medicare
MARCH 4, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
  Fine-tune the fundamentals: Medicare eligibility for SNF services
MARCH 24, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
  Medicare Part A admissions: Best practices for your facility
APRIL 22, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
  Proposed fiscal year 2017 payment and policy changes for Medicare announced
APRIL 22, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
  Medicare billing: A common compliance risk area
APRIL 15, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
  GAO finds Medicare appeals backlog not decreasing fast enough
JULY 15, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
  Medicare makes enhancements to the Shared Savings Program
JULY 8, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
  Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Special Open Door Forum
SEPTEMBER 2, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
  Medicare Advantage premiums remain stable in 2017
SEPTEMBER 23, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
  Medicare Advantage Value-Based Insurance Design Model refined
OCTOBER 7, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
  CMS Finalizes the New Medicare Quality Payment Program
OCTOBER 28, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
  CMS is updating the Medicare drug spending dashboard
DECEMBER 29, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
  Navigating Medicare Advantage: MAOs and Protecting Reimbursement in Long-Term Care
FEBRUARY 24, 2017
LONG-TERM CARE
  New Medicare Compliance and Ethics Program Requirements
JULY 12, 2017
LONG-TERM CARE
  Avoid common errors that lead to Medicare denials
JULY 20, 2017
LONG-TERM CARE
  How to make the most of your Medicare Review
AUGUST 8, 2017
LONG-TERM CARE
  New Medicare Card Project Special Open Door Forum
JANUARY 19, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
  CMS proposes Medicare Advantage and Part D payment and policy updates
FEBRUARY 2, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
  Updated 2018 Medicare Part B physician fee schedule in effect
MARCH 16, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
  Five essential resources for navigating the Medicare appeals process
MARCH 16, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
  Billers instructed to review CMS updates to Medicare policy manuals
MARCH 23, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
  Look out for new Medicare cards in the mail
APRIL 6, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
  CMS raises Medicare Advantage pay rates by 3.4% for 2019
APRIL 6, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
  Scrutinizing Medicare coverage for physical, occupational and speech therapy
APRIL 13, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
  Q&A: Post-Medicare audit processes
MAY 18, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
  Should traditional Medicare cover chronic care?
MAY 11, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
  Medicare's prior authorization program may continue under GAO recommendation
MAY 24, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
  New Medicare cards: What's that square code?
JUNE 22, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
  CMS seeks public comment on new proposed Medicare application process
JULY 19, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
  Claims for Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program services being denied
JULY 6, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
  Flowcharts to help you with the Medicare appeals process
JULY 27, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
  Medicare physician fee schedule: What's changing for 2019?
JULY 27, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
  CMS to present an overview of the Medicare Secondary Payer Recovery Portal
AUGUST 3, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
  Key documentation criteria for supporting the Medicare claim
SEPTEMBER 21, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
  CMS releases 2019 Medicare Parts A&B premiums and deductibles
OCTOBER 19, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
  Your Medicare Advantage plan may be inappropriately denying payments
OCTOBER 5, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
  Frequently asked questions about Medicare Part B
NOVEMBER 30, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
We have exciting news for our Medicare Insider customers. Starting next week, we’ll be offe
SEPTEMBER 15, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
MLN Matters released the January 2015 edition of the Medicare Quarterly Provider Complia
MARCH 10, 2015
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
medicare-updates-%E2%80%93-100
OCTOBER 9, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
As Medicare and Medicaid celebrate their 50th anniversary protecting the health and well-b
AUGUST 7, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
The 2015 Medicare Compliance Forum pairs leading Medicare experts with practicing provider
FEBRUARY 24, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
The government shutdown began at midnight Jan. 20. But HHS’ website indicates the Medicare
JANUARY 22, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JANUARY 1, 2017
LONG-TERM CARE
The use of “Observation Status” – treating certain hospitalized Medicare patien
AUGUST 21, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
OCTOBER 31, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
  Bolster billing compliance: Implement a Medicare Part A triple-check process
JULY 17, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
The 2015 Medicare Compliance Forum features a robust line-up of topics and speakers to address th
SEPTEMBER 1, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
  The Medicare Meeting: How to ensure proper communication during a resident's Part A stay
NOVEMBER 13, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
  Medicare Makes Enhancements to the Shared Savings Program to Strengthen Incentives for Qualit
JUNE 10, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
  Care Plans and Medicare Payments: Why care plans must move toward functionality
JUNE 29, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
  CMS examines inappropriate guiding of people eligible for Medicare or Medicaid into Marketpla
AUGUST 19, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
  Dementia Care Added to Medicare Advantage Value-Based Insurance Design Model
DECEMBER 22, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
  Bill introduced to add dental, hearing, and vision services under Medicare coverage
FEBRUARY 1, 2017
LONG-TERM CARE
  Obstructing audits could lead to Medicare exclusion for long-term care facilities
MARCH 17, 2017
LONG-TERM CARE
  Medicare fraud and improper payments remain black stain under President Trump's microscope
APRIL 14, 2017
LONG-TERM CARE
  Improvements to the Medicare Claims Appeal Process and Statistical Sampling MLN Connects Call
JUNE 7, 2017
LONG-TERM CARE
  New Medicare cards offer greater protection to more than 57 million Americans
JUNE 2, 2017
LONG-TERM CARE
  CMS using MEDCAC’s recommendations for health outcomes in the Medicare population
JULY 12, 2017
LONG-TERM CARE
  Medicare proposes changes to payment rates and quality programs for SNFs in FY18
JULY 6, 2017
LONG-TERM CARE
  Accounting for Medicare A coinsurance from Medicaid or Managed Medicaid bad debt
AUGUST 2, 2017
LONG-TERM CARE
  SNF ABNs: Avoiding common errors that lead to Medicare Part A denials
AUGUST 16, 2017
LONG-TERM CARE
  MedPAC comments on CMS’s proposed rule on Medicare Part C and Part D
JANUARY 5, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
  New Medicare card project special open door forum March 20
MARCH 16, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
  CMS says this is number one reason for Medicare denials, publishes provider tips
MARCH 23, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
  CMS call to clarify qualified Medicare beneficiary (QMB) program billing requirements
MAY 11, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
  Update to Medicare Claims Processing Manual, Chapter 23, Section 60.3
SEPTEMBER 21, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
  Combing patient records for additional diagnosis codes reaps massive returns for Medicare Adv
SEPTEMBER 7, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
MAY 30, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
Q: Does an unstageable on spine qualify someone under Medicare A for a SNF?
SEPTEMBER 19, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
A new Department of Health and Human Services report shows that Medicare spending for each indivi
MAY 5, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
 This week’s updates include a new ACO dialysis model, new Medicare utilization and pa
OCTOBER 26, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
AUGUST 15, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
On September 1, CMS published MLN Matters 9815 to supplement CMS Medicare Financial Management Tr
SEPTEMBER 18, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
AUGUST 3, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
OCTOBER 19, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
This week’s updates include the beginning of Medicare Open Enrollment; January 2016 qua
NOVEMBER 2, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
NOVEMBER 9, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
DECEMBER 14, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JANUARY 18, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
CMS doesn't require Medicare Advantage plans to have a face-to-face document for home health. Bu
SEPTEMBER 21, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) today issued final regulations for the Med
MAY 23, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released final Medicare Advantage (MA) and
APRIL 17, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
Q: If a stroke patient uses 100 Medicare days in a skilled nur
FEBRUARY 13, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
OCTOBER 23, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
On July 28, 2016, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a notice updatin
JULY 29, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
On August 18, 2016, The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a request for
AUGUST 19, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
SEPTEMBER 21, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Long-term care providers will be able to appeal certain Medicare claims decisions without
JULY 10, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
The 2015 Medicare Compliance Forum features a robust line-up of topics and speakers to address th
AUGUST 17, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
On September 21, 2015, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced
SEPTEMBER 25, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
On March 8th, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced a proposed rule t
MARCH 11, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
On April 21, 2016, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposed rule
APRIL 22, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
On June 6, 2016 the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released a final rule imp
JUNE 10, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 requires CMS to remove social security n
JULY 17, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
CMS has reversed its stance requiring Medicare Advantage (MA) plans to apply Medicare fee-for-ser
JUNE 23, 2014
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
The 2015 Medicare Compliance Forum is the only seminar that will teach you how to respond to the
APRIL 21, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
Medicare recently announced the creation of a new accountable care payment model, which asks prov
APRIL 7, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
Join October 27–28 in Charleston, South Carolina, for the 2015 Medicare Compliance Forum. T
MARCH 31, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
The 2015 Medicare Compliance Forum is the only seminar that will teach you how to respond to the
MARCH 24, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
  In a report produced jointly by the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission and the
JANUARY 30, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
Join October 27–28 in Charleston, South Carolina, for the 2015 Medicare Compliance Forum. T
MAY 5, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
  Change is right around the corner, so attend the 2015 Medicare Compliance Forum
MAY 19, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
Q: When does Medicare consider a wound as chronic/nonhealing and no longer
MAY 3, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
The 2015 Medicare Compliance Forum features a robust line-up of topics and speakers to address th
JULY 28, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
An estimated 30% of Medicare payments are now tied to alternative payment models that reward the
MARCH 17, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
On Wednesday, October 12, 2016, CMS posted Transmittal 273, regarding Medicare Regulatio
NOVEMBER 1, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
NOVEMBER 21, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
AM0150 would be answered “2”—Medicare (HMO/managed care/Advantage plan).
JULY 2, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
SEPTEMBER 24, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
DECEMBER 7, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
DECEMBER 21, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JANUARY 11, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
On June 15, the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) releases its June 2016 Report to t
JUNE 24, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
OCTOBER 29, 2014
JUSTCODING
Q:    If a beneficiary changes from one Medicare Advantage plan to another,
APRIL 25, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
Overview On May 1, 2014, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Serv
MAY 9, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
OCTOBER 9, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
On April 28, 2015, The Senate Finance Committee held a hearing about the Medicare appeal p
MAY 8, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) has fined 12 Medicare Advantage plans nearly $4 milli
APRIL 21, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
Medicare doesn’t differentiate between skilled and unskilled personal care because there is
AUGUST 3, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
CMS pushed back the deadline for physicians to enroll to prescribe Medicare Part D drugs. Physici
MARCH 22, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
We are a Medicare/Medicaid certified agency. We currently have a client who is homebound
DECEMBER 3, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced a six-month extension of a state
JANUARY 13, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
On the heels of the 49th anniversary of the signing of Medicare and Medicaid into
AUGUST 7, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
NOVEMBER 17, 2015
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
If you’ve ever wondered how Medicare reimburses hospitals and pays physicians, new data fro
JUNE 11, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Medicare Trustees Report shows continued slow cost growth On July 22, C
JULY 31, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Medicare Trustees Report shows continued slow cost growth On July 22, CM
JULY 28, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
Trustees’ report shows Medicare solvent to 2030  
AUGUST 3, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
NOVEMBER 16, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
NOVEMBER 30, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JANUARY 4, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced the 2014 Part B premiu
NOVEMBER 22, 2013
LONG-TERM CARE
Q: If a beneficiary changes from one Medicare Advantage plan to another-do they automatica
MARCH 21, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
Propublica, dissecting data released by Medicare on payments made to health professionals in 201
JUNE 27, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
A record number of hospitals were fined by Medicare for having too many 30-day readmissions, acco
OCTOBER 7, 2014
ACCREDITATION PARENT
Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced two initiatives to
OCTOBER 9, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
On April 23, 2015, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a propose
APRIL 24, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
According to a recent report to Congress, OIG estimates that Medicare could have saved bil
MARCH 20, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
An unlicensed physician has been convicted for his role in a scheme to bill Medicare for h
FEBRUARY 12, 2015
MEDICAL STAFF
In its first two years, Medicare’s Pioneer ACOs reported savings of $384 million, and pati
MAY 7, 2015
MEDICAL STAFF
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announces through its acting administra
JUNE 19, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
Earlier in July, CMS sent a letter out to Medicare providers. The letter was sent as a rem
JULY 31, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
You won’t find any mention in the Medicare coverage criteria about chronic or nonhealing wo
AUGUST 3, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
On September 21, CMS released a fact sheet stating Medicare Advantage and Part D will continue to
OCTOBER 6, 2015
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
On November 3, 2015, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released an interac
NOVEMBER 6, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
Me
DECEMBER 18, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
A new analysis by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has found only 40 medications re
JANUARY 12, 2016
CASE MANAGEMENT
This week, Medicare officials announced the creation of 121 new accountable care organizations (
JANUARY 14, 2016
MEDICAL STAFF
On August 4th, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced the participants
AUGUST 5, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
President's FY 2016 Budget Includes Medicare Provisions On F
APRIL 1, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
Changes in Medicare and Medicaid reimbursements, healthcare reform, and market competition are al
OCTOBER 24, 2011
SEPTEMBER 23, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
JANUARY 12, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
FEBRUARY 10, 2015
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
Medicare Advantage Q&A with Diane Brown QWe have chro
FEBRUARY 1, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
Q: Is the Medicare episode payment expected to cover ostomy supplies for urinary ost
JULY 16, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
The value modifier (VM) is Medicare’s physician pay-for-performance program that rewards or
AUGUST 9, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
JUNE 6, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
  Is your facility located in the New England area? Medicare Insider staff
SEPTEMBER 9, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
JULY 2, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Starting in October, 2,592 hospitals will receive lower payments for Medicare patients due to pen
AUGUST 6, 2015
MEDICAL STAFF
OIG posts Medicare Compliance Review of Saint Luke's Hospital On Augus
SEPTEMBER 11, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
On July 20, 2016, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will convene a panel of
JULY 15, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
On August 9, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released a new analysis demo
AUGUST 12, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued an updated version of the Hospi
AUGUST 29, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Medicare may verify that the provider claims (physician office claims) contain the appropriate bi
FEBRUARY 3, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
On September 18, CMS published revised MLN Matters 9815, which accompanies Medicare Financial Man
OCTOBER 2, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
JULY 30, 2014
JUSTCODING
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is proposing new regulations that implemen
MARCH 7, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Nearly one in five Medicare patients fall prey to medically related injuries unrelated to their u
MAY 30, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
Medicare and Medicaid spending will grow at a slower rate than past predictions indicated,
JULY 17, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
APRIL 24, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
According to a recent report to Congress, OIG estimates that Medicare could have saved bil
MARCH 13, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
On April 23, CMS released the 2013 Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patie
MAY 5, 2015
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
Q: Is it an appropriate use of Medicare to do three weeks of assessment and
MAY 3, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
If a patient switches from traditional Medicare to MA, the agency will receive a partial episode
JULY 2, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Medicare-Learning-Network-MLN/MLNMattersArtic
APRIL 11, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JUNE 5, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
As part of ongoing efforts to raise awareness about the upcoming change to Medicare numbers and c
OCTOBER 9, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Yes. All info has to start over again. from Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC) CGS: “
OCTOBER 19, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
You ask: How can I decrease the number of clinician missed visits? How do Medicare surveyors trea
MARCH 22, 2019
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Federal officials announced an accelerated effort to use payment reform to shift Medicare and the
FEBRUARY 2, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
The 2014 Medicare Compliance Forum is the only seminar that will teach you how to respond
MAY 20, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
JUNE 17, 2014
ACCREDITATION PARENT
MAY 7, 2015
MEDICAL STAFF
NOVEMBER 23, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
On May 3, 2016, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced a final rule (
MAY 6, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) has submitted a vote that recommends an additio
JANUARY 23, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), issued the Q4 of FY2016 PEPPER report. Th
MAY 1, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Long-term care providers who obstruct audits soon could have their Medicare and Medicaid c
MAY 15, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
One Week until Medicare Compliance Forum-Here are the Top Reasons Why You Should Attend
OCTOBER 14, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
  The 2014 Medicare Compliance Forum, on October 23 and 24, is the only seminar th
OCTOBER 8, 2014
JUSTCODING
AUGUST 7, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
Many covered entities leave money on the table by neglecting to appeal denied Medicare claims. Re
JULY 14, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Many covered entities leave money on the table by neglecting to appeal denied Medicare claims. Re
JUNE 30, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
According to a medicare-coverage-database/details/nca-decision-memo.a
FEBRUARY 20, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
The Centers of Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released a new public data set, the Hom
DECEMBER 21, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
CMS underpaid Medicare Advantage plans for the cost of treating patients with multiple chronic co
JANUARY 28, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
With Medicare spending projected to grow to $1.4 trillion by 2027, the federal government is look
SEPTEMBER 4, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
When will the Medicare trust funds run out? That depends on who you talk to. According to
APRIL 27, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
A review of Medicare CT scan claims from July 2011 to June 2012 found that 16% claims had
APRIL 30, 2014
JUSTCODING
Recovery Auditors found that 16% of Medicare CT scan claims from July 2011 to June 2012 ha
MAY 9, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
AUGUST 1, 2014
RESIDENCY
FEBRUARY 13, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
How stable is the Medicare Advantage program? On July 24, th
OCTOBER 1, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
CMS releases July update to Medicare Physician Fee Schedule database 
JUNE 20, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
SEPTEMBER 22, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Medicare officials continue to cite an “improvement standard” as a reason for
OCTOBER 31, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
DECEMBER 29, 2014
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
SEPTEMBER 30, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
In an effort to prevent medical identity theft, new Medicare cards will not list the Social Secur
MAY 11, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
CMS released Medicare-Learning-Network-MLN/ML
OCTOBER 4, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
NOVEMBER 2, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JUNE 1, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
DECEMBER 21, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Quarterly ASP Medicare Part B drug pricing files released On April 25,
MAY 9, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
DECEMBER 15, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JULY 17, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
The ABN (CMS-R-131) is a written notice that the agency must provide to a PPS Medicare-eligible b
JULY 2, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Since 1997, venipuncture has not been a qualifying service for Medicare coverage. However, once
AUGUST 3, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
AUGUST 14, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Months after NAHC had sued Medicare regarding the face-to-face requirement under the Affordable
NOVEMBER 9, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
DECEMBER 1, 2015
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
JANUARY 19, 2016
CASE MANAGEMENT
JANUARY 28, 2016
MEDICAL STAFF
FEBRUARY 8, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
FEBRUARY 18, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
On March 9th, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released a public data set t
MARCH 18, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
On April 27, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) added six new quality measur
APRIL 29, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
MAY 3, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
DECEMBER 16, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
MAY 2, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
CMS has updated pages of the Hospice Item Set Manual V2.00 as a result of the federal Medicare ag
DECEMBER 4, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JUNE 30, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JUNE 24, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
CMS issues correction to the April 2015 update to the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule D
JUNE 26, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
For calendar years (CYs) 2012 and 2013, Medicare overpaid Nebraska Methodist Hospital in Omaha mo
JANUARY 7, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued a
MARCH 28, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Medicare and commercial accountable care organization (ACO) models are not created alike.
FEBRUARY 21, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
Statistical sampling initiative The Office of Medicare Hearings and Appeals (OMHA) w
AUGUST 4, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
AUGUST 29, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Q: I work in ambulance billing. I know that under Original Medicare, many non-emergen
MARCH 27, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
MARCH 16, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 10, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
July 2015 quarterly Average Sales Price (ASP) Medicare Part B drug pricing files and revi
JUNE 1, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
  On Thursday, CMS released a final rule updating the Medicare Shared Savings Prog
JUNE 5, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
JUNE 16, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
JUNE 16, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
JULY 7, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
JULY 31, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
AUGUST 28, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
SEPTEMBER 15, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
NOVEMBER 17, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
ave added several circumstances that identify Medicare as a secondary payer (MSP). This means Med
MARCH 3, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
This week, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issues Transmittal 3591. It p
AUGUST 22, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
During the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission’s (MedPAC) public meeting on Thursday, Marc
MARCH 19, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
“[Medicare for All policies would] surely jeopardize the relationship people have with the
APRIL 17, 2019
RESIDENCY
Inpatient hospital claims and Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) claims with Medicare Coins
JUNE 16, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
AUGUST 4, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
NOVEMBER 19, 2013
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
MARCH 13, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
The release earlier this month of secret Medicare Advantage audits CMS conducted on several major
JULY 28, 2015
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
OCTOBER 14, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
The Medicare appeals process has become a logjam The Medicar
AUGUST 1, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
CMS revises Medicare systems to accurately process inpatient hospital claims, MSP claims
JUNE 22, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
AUGUST 10, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
  October CY 2015 quarterly update to the Medicare physician fee schedule datab
AUGUST 24, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
SEPTEMBER 19, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
APRIL 27, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
APRIL 21, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
JANUARY 20, 2017
LONG-TERM CARE
SEPTEMBER 15, 2017
LONG-TERM CARE
JUNE 27, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
NOVEMBER 7, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
The 21% "negative update" in Medicare reimbursement for physicians mandated by the Sust
APRIL 7, 2015
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
MARCH 20, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 26, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Medicare’s Value-Based Purchasing ties reimbursement to quality measures, assessing criteri
FEBRUARY 19, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 13, 2015
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
MAY 8, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
AUGUST 3, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
SEPTEMBER 18, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
NOVEMBER 16, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
DECEMBER 15, 2015
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
Medicare is lowering all its payments to 758 hospitals by 1% over the course of the federal fisca
DECEMBER 14, 2015
ACCREDITATION PARENT
APRIL 19, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
MAY 2, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JUNE 13, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
SEPTEMBER 20, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
HHS says the new payment system for Medicare clinicians provides flexible options that encourage
NOVEMBER 1, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
DECEMBER 5, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Statistical sampling initiative for claims begins The Office of Medicar
AUGUST 1, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
OCTOBER 20, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 9, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 2, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Correction to April 2015 quarterly update to Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Database (MPFSD
JUNE 29, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Correction to the April CY 2015 quarterly update to the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule
JUNE 23, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
NOVEMBER 25, 2013
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
NOVEMBER 22, 2013
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
CMS updates Medicare Claims Processing Manual to provide language-only changes f
OCTOBER 10, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 27, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JUNE 8, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
The medicare/medicare-fee-for-service-payment/physicianfeedbackprogr
JUNE 14, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
Clarification to Pub. 100-02, Medicare Benefit Policy Manual Regarding Antigens
APRIL 29, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
JUNE 6, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JULY 17, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
SEPTEMBER 22, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 5, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JUNE 16, 2015
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
AUGUST 28, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
AUGUST 29, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
MARCH 26, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
OIG acting deputy inspector general testifies about Medicare mismanagement
JUNE 9, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
APRIL 18, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
July update to the calendar year (CY) 2014 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Database
JUNE 17, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
CMS releases July 2015 quarterly Medicare Part B drug pricing files and revisions&n
MAY 29, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MAY 22, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
SEPTEMBER 4, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Third quarter 2015 notice of new interest rate for Medicare overpayments and underpayments pos
MAY 4, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Clarification to Medicare Benefit Policy Manual regarding antigens and deletion of Sect
MAY 5, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MAY 30, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
CMS announces final regulatory changes affecting Medicare Parts C and D
AUGUST 1, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
July 2015 quarterly Average Sales Price (ASP) Medicare Part B drug pricing files and re
MAY 26, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
Statistical sampling initiative The Office of Medicare Hearings and App
JULY 30, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
ICD-10-related updates made to the Medicare Claims Processing Manual
AUGUST 8, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MAY 5, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
Clarifications made to the Medicare Benefit Policy Manual and Medicare Progra
MAY 2, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Clinical laboratory fee schedule–Medicare travel allowance fees for collection of
FEBRUARY 3, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
JUNE 19, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
AUGUST 7, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JULY 18, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
MARCH 25, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
CMS releases July 2014 Quarterly Average Sales Price (ASP) Medicare Part B Drug Pricing Files
MAY 12, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
CMS updates interest rate for Medicare overpayments and underpayment 
OCTOBER 31, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
APRIL 1, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
APRIL 14, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
The top five reasons to attend the 2014 Medicare Compliance Forum The 2
JULY 30, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
MARCH 24, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
 Earlier this month, the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) released the
MARCH 23, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JUNE 29, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Recovery Auditors have identified numerous potential duplicate claims from Medicare Part B provid
OCTOBER 14, 2015
JUSTCODING
In November, California suffered its deadliest wildfire in history, the Camp Fire. This single fi
JANUARY 1, 2019
SAFETY
In November 2018 California suffered its deadliest wildfire in history, the Camp Fire. This singl
JANUARY 1, 2019
ACCREDITATION PARENT
Last November, the innocently named Camp Fire killed over 80 people in California, making it the
FEBRUARY 1, 2019
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
FEBRUARY 16, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 10, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
JUNE 9, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
JUNE 15, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
CMS posts July update to Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Database On June 6, CMS rel
JUNE 23, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JULY 18, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
OCTOBER 17, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Medicare Compliance Review of Saint Luke's Hospital of Chesterfield for 2011 and 2012
SEPTEMBER 14, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Medicare Compliance Review of Saint Luke's Hospital of Chesterfield for 2011 and 2012
SEPTEMBER 21, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 30, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
NOVEMBER 15, 2013
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 14, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 7, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
Physician evaluation and management (E/M) payments cost Medicare $32.3 billion in 2010—abou
JUNE 5, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JULY 22, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
Safety net hospitals—those with a Medicare Disproportionate Share patient percentage in the
AUGUST 14, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
SEPTEMBER 15, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
SEPTEMBER 5, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
The controversy around Medicare's Recovery Audit Contractor program continues; a judge has ruled
SEPTEMBER 4, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
  In an effort to reduce the backlog of Medicare clai
SEPTEMBER 4, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
Certain Accountable Care Organizations would be able to send Medicare beneficiaries to a s
OCTOBER 3, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
OCTOBER 3, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
OCTOBER 27, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
NOVEMBER 10, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
NOVEMBER 6, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
NOVEMBER 4, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
The CMS last week rolled out a new star rating system on medicare.gov/hospita
APRIL 21, 2015
ACCREDITATION PARENT
APRIL 6, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JUNE 23, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
JUNE 30, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
  As part of the Medicare-Learn
JUNE 12, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
On July 8, 2015, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) update included pr
JULY 17, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
JULY 9, 2015
MEDICAL STAFF
AUGUST 14, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
SEPTEMBER 15, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
On October 6, 2015, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and Office of t
OCTOBER 9, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
On October 29, 2015, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) proposed to revise
OCTOBER 30, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
NOVEMBER 20, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
On November 24, the OIG posted a report stating that Medicare Part B and its beneficiaries paid $
DECEMBER 15, 2015
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
FEBRUARY 18, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
MARCH 21, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposed rule this week that would
APRIL 21, 2016
MEDICAL STAFF
The OASIS-C2 item stet is now available on the OMedicare/Quality-Ini
APRIL 4, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
AUGUST 9, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
OCTOBER 18, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
Since 2014, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has asked hospices to use the standa
DECEMBER 12, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced Phase 2 of their initiative to &
JANUARY 2, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Medicare payment rates for home health agencies should be reduced by 5% in 2017, and there should
MARCH 20, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
The Centers for Medicare & Medicare Services (CMS) will begin beta testing on the standardize
APRIL 21, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
MAY 8, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Medicare patients at major teaching hospitals have better 30-day mortality rates for 15 common me
JUNE 2, 2017
RESIDENCY
AUGUST 7, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
SEPTEMBER 14, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
NOVEMBER 27, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Modifying the Daily Common Working File (CWF) to Medicare Beneficiary Database (MBD) Fi
MARCH 24, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JULY 25, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MAY 11, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MAY 19, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
The government should adjust Medicare payment policies to better support the type of
JUNE 27, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
SEPTEMBER 23, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
SEPTEMBER 29, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 24, 2015
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
FEBRUARY 24, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced during an Open Door Forum on Thursday
FEBRUARY 20, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
FEBRUARY 16, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Acting Principal Deputy Administrator P
MAY 8, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
Yes, Medicare will cover two visits if two individuals are needed to perform a covered service.
AUGUST 3, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
OCTOBER 2, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
OCTOBER 21, 2015
JUSTCODING
OCTOBER 21, 2015
JUSTCODING
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has begun a three-year pilot project to i
JANUARY 8, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and America’s Health Insurance Plans
FEBRUARY 19, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
It’s the second year for Medicare/Medicare-Fee-for-Service-Pay
MARCH 15, 2016
ACCREDITATION PARENT
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the Next Steps Toolkit to help y
APRIL 22, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
APRIL 28, 2016
MEDICAL STAFF
To help you improve your use of ICD-10 codes, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (
JUNE 17, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will soon launch a series of updates for
JUNE 24, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
OCTOBER 18, 2016
ACCREDITATION PARENT
After missing a proposed fall start date, CMS has announced last week that its Medicare Part B dr
DECEMBER 27, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released its final PPS Rule for 2017
DECEMBER 5, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
A new study by the American Journal of Managed Care finds that Medicare Advantage (MA) beneficia
FEBRUARY 3, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
On September 1, CMS published MLN Matters 10235 to supplement CMS Medicare Claims Processing Tran
SEPTEMBER 18, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
MARCH 28, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
The AMA announced earlier this week it won’t try to block Medicare’s release of bill
APRIL 10, 2014
MEDICAL STAFF
Both houses of Congress now have passed a bill that ties skilled nursing facility Medicare reimbu
APRIL 1, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
Among the proposed changes included in the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) for calendar ye
JULY 11, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
SEPTEMBER 11, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
SEPTEMBER 26, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
OCTOBER 7, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
OCTOBER 3, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
OCTOBER 31, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
DECEMBER 5, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
DECEMBER 1, 2014
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
CMS clarified changes to the Medicare Program Integrity Manual that alter the timeframe fo
NOVEMBER 24, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
SEPTEMBER 5, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
JULY 7, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
In October, Medicare released its third round of penalties to hospitals that readmit patients wit
APRIL 7, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
On April 15, CMS posted a proposed rule in the Federal Register that would change the Medicare an
MAY 5, 2015
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
Q: We are doing some training on the 28/35 rule for Medicare. We know that (if it is medically ne
MARCH 17, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
CMS recently released an ICD-10 quick start Medicare/Coding/ICD10/Dow
JUNE 29, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JUNE 12, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
SEPTEMBER 14, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JANUARY 4, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JANUARY 18, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
FEBRUARY 11, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
APRIL 15, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
APRIL 25, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
APRIL 21, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JUNE 27, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
SEPTEMBER 6, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
NOVEMBER 21, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
On February 1, a U.S. District Court judge in Vermont ordered the Centers for Medicare & Medi
FEBRUARY 10, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
With CMS regulations making inpatient admission orders an express condition of Medicare payment,
MARCH 3, 2017
RESIDENCY
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) posted a series of Frequently Asked Questi
APRIL 10, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
MAY 15, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
On February 1, 2018, CMS proposed new Medicare Advantage and Part D payment and policy updates to
FEBRUARY 19, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) is once again recommending a 5% Medicare paymen
MARCH 26, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
AUGUST 19, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
AUGUST 25, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JULY 28, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
AUGUST 22, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
APRIL 17, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 21, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
APRIL 8, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
APRIL 7, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
APRIL 4, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
APRIL 11, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
The 2014 Medicare Compliance Forum (October 23–24) is the only seminar that will tea
AUGUST 19, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
AUGUST 14, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
The 2014 Medicare Compliance Forum (October 23–24) is the only seminar that will tea
AUGUST 26, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
Notice of new interest rate for Medicare overpayments and underpayment
OCTOBER 28, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
NOVEMBER 17, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
  Notice of new interest rate for Medicare overpayments and underpayment
NOVEMBER 3, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
AUGUST 18, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Update to Medicare Claims Processing Manualto provide language-only changes for updatin
AUGUST 11, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 27, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JULY 20, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JULY 14, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
JULY 27, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
CMS finalized changes to multiple quality measures in the Medicare
AUGUST 10, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
For 2016, Medicare beneficiaries will have access to even more plans with high-star quality rat
OCTOBER 16, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
CMS is expanding the information available on its medicare.gov/physiciancomp
DECEMBER 15, 2015
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
CMS to hold call on value-based purchasing The Centers for Medicare &
DECEMBER 14, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
AUGUST 23, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
CMS finalizes emergency preparedness of Medicare/Medicaid-certified facilities
SEPTEMBER 12, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
SEPTEMBER 26, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Patients of the Medicare-certified agency who are under the care of a physician and receiving hom
SEPTEMBER 17, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
A healthcare payment reform advocate is calling on Medicare officials to shift away from agency's
JANUARY 10, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
AUGUST 21, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
  “Under the Inpatient Prospective Payment system (IPPS), Medicare reimburse
DECEMBER 30, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
JULY 7, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JULY 1, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
SEPTEMBER 1, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
FEBRUARY 9, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
The Medicare Fraud Strike Force swept through 10 states and arrested 243 people—46 of the
JUNE 29, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
APRIL 25, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MAY 16, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MAY 27, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
The 2014 Medicare Compliance Forum (October 23–24) is the only seminar that will tea
JULY 8, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
SEPTEMBER 2, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
OCTOBER 24, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
OCTOBER 1, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
SEPTEMBER 6, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
MARCH 31, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JUNE 5, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
AUGUST 21, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Medicare usage all over the map The CMS Office of Minority Healt
MARCH 21, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
APRIL 21, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
APRIL 15, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
MAY 19, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
OCTOBER 6, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JUNE 2, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
  Medicare Shared Systems modifications necessary to capture various HIPAA comp
JANUARY 26, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
Medicare Shared Systems modifications necessary to capture various HIPAA-compliant fields
FEBRUARY 2, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
SEPTEMBER 1, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
MARCH 17, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
Update to Medicare Claims Processing Manual, Chapters 12, 20, 32, and 35 to prov
AUGUST 5, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
SEPTEMBER 5, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JULY 8, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
JULY 14, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JULY 11, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JULY 21, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
APRIL 10, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
APRIL 20, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
APRIL 14, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
CMS releases the Medicare fee-for-service 2013 improper payments report
FEBRUARY 1, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
OCTOBER 13, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MAY 23, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JUNE 13, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
SEPTEMBER 12, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
APRIL 7, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
FEBRUARY 6, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JUNE 8, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
NOVEMBER 2, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JUNE 20, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Medicare-Learning-Network-MLN/MLNMatter
MARCH 13, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
APRIL 22, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
JUNE 6, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
NOVEMBER 3, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
APRIL 6, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
APRIL 2, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 2, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 20, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
OCTOBER 26, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
CMS and Medicare Administrative Contractors (MAC) are aware of certain issues regarding Nationa
NOVEMBER 25, 2015
JUSTCODING
JANUARY 11, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 22, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
We are seeing a Medicare patient for monthly skilled nursing visits to change her Foley c
APRIL 17, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
OCTOBER 24, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Beginning January 1, 2015, Medicare began to pay separately under the Medicare Physician Fee Sche
DECEMBER 13, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
DECEMBER 27, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
In your detailed question, you ask: "We all know that under Medicare for a start of care (SO
JULY 15, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
The Recovery Audit Program’s mission is to identify and correct Medicare improper pay-ments
FEBRUARY 1, 2019
LONG-TERM CARE
NOVEMBER 22, 2013
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
NOVEMBER 15, 2013
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
MARCH 14, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission's 
MARCH 21, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
  National Provider Calls Medicare Sh
MARCH 21, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
National Provider Calls Medicare Shared Savin
APRIL 4, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
A bill linking skilled nursing facilities' Medicare payments to hospital readmissions pass
MARCH 28, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
National Provider Calls Medicare Shared Savin
MARCH 28, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 10, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
APRIL 24, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Effective 04/01/2014, Medicare stopped accepting paper claims on the old CMS 1500 claim fo
MAY 9, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
APRIL 21, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JUNE 2, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JULY 18, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
OCTOBER 17, 2014
RESIDENCY
NOVEMBER 7, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
DECEMBER 19, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
DECEMBER 8, 2014
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services released an updated version of the Minimum Data
SEPTEMBER 19, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
  CMS recently updated the Medicare Claims Processing Manual, with changes
SEPTEMBER 17, 2014
JUSTCODING
AUGUST 1, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
To help dispel some of the myths surrounding ICD-10, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Serv
APRIL 24, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
Last Thursday, President Barack Obama signed into law a bill to permanently repeal Medicar
APRIL 20, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
On April 16, 2015, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) introduced star
APRIL 17, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
On Tuesday, April 14, 2015, the Senate voted 92-8 to permanently repeal Medicare’s s
APRIL 17, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
APRIL 14, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
Events include:   Medicare Shared Savings Pr
APRIL 10, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 31, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
MARCH 27, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is proposing to expand for HIV scre
FEBRUARY 6, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
Humana says its data shows that accountable care is making a difference for Medicare Advantage be
FEBRUARY 3, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
MAY 8, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MAY 5, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
APRIL 28, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
MAY 26, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
MAY 22, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MAY 17, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JUNE 26, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JULY 16, 2015
MEDICAL STAFF
Do you have a Medicare patient who has been on observation status in your hospital for more than
SEPTEMBER 1, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
With patient satisfaction surveys factoring more heavily into Medicare payments, medical schools
SEPTEMBER 18, 2015
RESIDENCY
SEPTEMBER 24, 2015
MEDICAL STAFF
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will host a Special Open Door Forum on
OCTOBER 9, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
OCTOBER 19, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
NOVEMBER 9, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
DECEMBER 1, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has released its final rule on Medicaid.  
NOVEMBER 13, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
DECEMBER 7, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
DECEMBER 15, 2015
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
DECEMBER 14, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) have shared the revised survey tools used
DECEMBER 11, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
DECEMBER 28, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JANUARY 8, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
APRIL 15, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
What is the best way to comply with the new Medicare regulation that took effect on Augus
APRIL 17, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
APRIL 18, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
MAY 17, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
MAY 19, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MAY 31, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
On August 10, 2016, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) updated the popular N
AUGUST 12, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
JULY 15, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
SEPTEMBER 3, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
SEPTEMBER 19, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
SEPTEMBER 30, 2016
RESIDENCY
DECEMBER 13, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced that the pre-claim review de
DECEMBER 22, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued a Request for Information (RFI)
DECEMBER 5, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Physician Practice Perspectives is filled with Medicare news, coding an
JANUARY 10, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) posted the second annual release of the ho
JANUARY 2, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JANUARY 23, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
FEBRUARY 17, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
APRIL 3, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
On April 3, CMS revised Medicare-Learning
APRIL 18, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
MAY 18, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
According to the Federal Registrar, enrollment of new Medicare home health agencies, subunits, an
JULY 31, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
On September 18, CMS published MLN Matters 10233, which accompanies Medicare Claims Processing Ma
OCTOBER 2, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
JANUARY 2, 2019
ACCREDITATION PARENT
APRIL 13, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JUNE 2, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
SEPTEMBER 8, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MAY 20, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
JULY 15, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
AUGUST 11, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
Bolster billing compliance: Implement a Medicare Part A triple-check process
AUGUST 1, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
AUGUST 12, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
AUGUST 18, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
SEPTEMBER 30, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
OCTOBER 28, 2013
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
A new Office of the Inspector General (OIG) study has recommended to the Centers of Medicar
NOVEMBER 22, 2013
LONG-TERM CARE
NOVEMBER 18, 2013
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 17, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
APRIL 28, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MAY 22, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Analysis of recently released Medicare data has gleaned some interesting findings—a signif
JUNE 27, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
JULY 18, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
AUGUST 15, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
SEPTEMBER 9, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
SEPTEMBER 25, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
SEPTEMBER 26, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
DECEMBER 1, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
JULY 14, 2014
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
APRIL 24, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
APRIL 13, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Events include: Medicare Shared Savings Program A
MARCH 27, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Events include: Medicare Shared Savings Program A
MARCH 20, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Medicare/Medicare-Fee-for-Service-P
MARCH 13, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 9, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 6, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MAY 29, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MAY 28, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JUNE 16, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
AUGUST 14, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Join us October 26 in Charleston, South Carolina, at the 2015 Medicare Compliance Forum Revenue I
AUGUST 4, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
AUGUST 31, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
AUGUST 25, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
SEPTEMBER 15, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
OCTOBER 13, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
OCTOBER 20, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
On November 4, 2015, The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that it has
NOVEMBER 6, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
NOVEMBER 3, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
NOVEMBER 13, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
DECEMBER 8, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
DECEMBER 4, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JANUARY 5, 2016
CASE MANAGEMENT
DECEMBER 29, 2015
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
DECEMBER 29, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 23, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
FEBRUARY 23, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), under CR 8441, states the following:
FEBRUARY 18, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
CMS may consider delaying implementation of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MAC
JULY 27, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
JULY 26, 2016
ACCREDITATION PARENT
AUGUST 16, 2016
ACCREDITATION PARENT
SEPTEMBER 6, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
In a recent frequently asked questions (FAQ) document released by the Centers for Medicare &
OCTOBER 10, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released a memorandum on October 21, 2016,
OCTOBER 31, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
OCTOBER 17, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
All Medicare-approved hospice providers must submit an annual cost report to the MAC. The cost re
DECEMBER 17, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JANUARY 24, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
APRIL 17, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Medicare and other payers hold physicians responsible for correct billing and medical documentati
JUNE 12, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
JUNE 12, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
AUGUST 26, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
AUGUST 15, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
APRIL 2, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and Office of the National Coordinator for H
MARCH 30, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
NOVEMBER 30, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
CMS recently expanded the amount of data available on its medicare.gov/
JANUARY 14, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
AUGUST 15, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
OCTOBER 21, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
MAY 13, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
OCTOBER 7, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
FEBRUARY 7, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
Modifying the Daily Common Working File (CWF) to Medicare Beneficiary Database (MBD) Fi
MARCH 18, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
SEPTEMBER 14, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
MAY 2, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
AUGUST 6, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
NOVEMBER 1, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
The OIG has taken aim at improper home health Medicare billing in its 2017 Work Plan, which is ba
JANUARY 2, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
NOVEMBER 18, 2013
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
  The January 2014 update to the Medicare/Coding/Nati
FEBRUARY 28, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
AUGUST 1, 2014
MEDICAL STAFF
MARCH 27, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 6, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
AUGUST 31, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
SEPTEMBER 28, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
DECEMBER 15, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 23, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
FEBRUARY 29, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JULY 5, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
SEPTEMBER 20, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
FEBRUARY 17, 2017
LONG-TERM CARE
Challenges related to Medicare’s Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) top the list o
SEPTEMBER 25, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
FEBRUARY 22, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
MARCH 3, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
APRIL 21, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
SEPTEMBER 17, 2013
LONG-TERM CARE
NOVEMBER 15, 2013
LONG-TERM CARE
NOVEMBER 15, 2013
RESIDENCY
MARCH 18, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
MARCH 14, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MAY 23, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
MAY 22, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued guidance effective immediately
JUNE 10, 2014
ACCREDITATION PARENT
The federal government may reimburse physicians for talking to Medicare patients and their famil
JUNE 6, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
JULY 8, 2014
ACCREDITATION PARENT
Adding modifiers to CPT® codes can bypass NCCI edits for Medicare payments,
JULY 25, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
SEPTEMBER 12, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
SEPTEMBER 26, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
Eastern Maine Medical Center has filed a lawsuit against HHS after a Medicare contractor r
OCTOBER 3, 2014
RESIDENCY
OCTOBER 23, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
More than half the dermatologists in 12 Medicare Advantage plan directories were dead, retired,
NOVEMBER 7, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
NOVEMBER 5, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
Since the creation of the Medicare and Medicaid programs in 1965, the public has provided tens o
AUGUST 1, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
JULY 23, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
Events include:   Medicare Shared Savings Pr
APRIL 17, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
With just hours before a 21% cut in Medicare payments went into effect, the U.S Senate app
APRIL 16, 2015
MEDICAL STAFF
APRIL 2, 2015
MEDICAL STAFF
MARCH 11, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
FEBRUARY 13, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JUNE 5, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
JUNE 2, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
JUNE 26, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JUNE 30, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
On July 13, 2015, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced a propo
JULY 17, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
JULY 16, 2015
MEDICAL STAFF
What this agency heard is in error and could lead to denials. Just as with any Medicare-covered s
AUGUST 3, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
AUGUST 10, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Medicare accountable care organizations (ACO) saved the federal government more than $411 million
AUGUST 31, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
AUGUST 24, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
With patient satisfaction surveys factoring more heavily into Medicare payments, hospitals are ma
SEPTEMBER 17, 2015
MEDICAL STAFF
The first event: The patient chooses to transfer from traditional Medicare to a Medicare Advanta
SEPTEMBER 8, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
OCTOBER 7, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
NOVEMBER 9, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
NOVEMBER 3, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
NOVEMBER 2, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
NOVEMBER 20, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
NOVEMBER 16, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
CMS recently released Medicare/Coding/ICD10/Downloads/ICD10Special
DECEMBER 9, 2015
JUSTCODING
NOVEMBER 30, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
According to a CMS report of 2014 results for the Pioneer ACO Program and the Medicare Shared Sav
DECEMBER 29, 2015
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
JANUARY 4, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
On December 18, CMS published its Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patie
DECEMBER 29, 2015
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
JANUARY 14, 2016
MEDICAL STAFF
JANUARY 11, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JANUARY 18, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released new "G" codes that
JANUARY 11, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
With Medicare reimbursements becoming increasingly linked to patient safety issues, healthcare le
FEBRUARY 11, 2016
MEDICAL STAFF
FEBRUARY 22, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
MARCH 8, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
On April 14, 2016, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)  announced its la
APRIL 15, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
APRIL 5, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
APRIL 21, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JUNE 6, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JUNE 28, 2016
ACCREDITATION PARENT
JULY 27, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
JUNE 13, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
On July 29, CMS issued a final rule (CMS-1645-F) outlining FY 2017 Medicare payment policies and
AUGUST 5, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
SEPTEMBER 9, 2016
RESIDENCY
A bill introduced in Congress last month aims to change how Medicare-funded GME training position
OCTOBER 7, 2016
RESIDENCY
SEPTEMBER 30, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
SEPTEMBER 20, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
NOVEMBER 14, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
On December 8, The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) hosted a special open door
DECEMBER 22, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced on a January 19 call that they a
JANUARY 30, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
FEBRUARY 7, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
FEBRUARY 20, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Compliance with the Conditions of Participation (CoP) is required to meet Medicare and Medicaid
FEBRUARY 28, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
On March 20, CMS released Medicare-Learning-N
APRIL 4, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
With the Government Accountability Office’s designation of Medicare as a high-risk program
APRIL 3, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Providers won’t have to worry about participating in a new set of mandatory Medicare episod
MAY 26, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
MAY 15, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
A new June 2017 Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPac) report suggests implementing a unif
JUNE 26, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
On Aug. 25, CMS published Medicare Claims Processing Transmittal 3853, updating billing, payment
SEPTEMBER 4, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
On Aug. 22, CMS issued a Medicare/Provider-Enrollment-and-Certi
SEPTEMBER 4, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
A hospital in Missouri at risk of losing its Medicare funding within the month installed an inter
SEPTEMBER 13, 2017
SAFETY
AUGUST 28, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
OCTOBER 16, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
The Medicare Conditions of Participation (CoPs) for home health agencies that became effective Ja
MARCH 5, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JUNE 13, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
In the Medicare Claims Processing
MAY 13, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
JULY 25, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
AUGUST 29, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
OCTOBER 13, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
NOVEMBER 10, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
NOVEMBER 10, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
SEPTEMBER 19, 2014
RESIDENCY
Hospices serving Medicare beneficiaries will see an estimated 1.4%, or $230 million, increase in
AUGUST 11, 2014
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JUNE 23, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
After a two-week hiatus, Congress passed the Medicare and Children's Health Insurance Program (CH
APRIL 20, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 24, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
MARCH 23, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 5, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 16, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 3, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JULY 17, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT