In this case, more than 50 percent of the practice’s patients refuse to provide an email address or do not have one to provide.
Recently, I’ve seen a slew of meaningful use audits. Hospitals go through these audits all the time. It usually goes like this: a hospital purchases an expensive ...
The Medicare IPO list was doomed years ago.
For readers of and listeners to RACmonitor and Monitor Mondays, overthinking things is what we do. It’s the only explanation for our hand-wringing over the death of the Medicare inpatient-only (IPO) list.
To be clear, ending the IPO list is completely ...
A true gatekeeping process for ED admissions does not always exist.
The decision to admit a patient from the emergency department (ED) to a hospital bed is one of the most expensive healthcare decisions. As payers continue to decrease payments for hospitalizations and as more diagnoses move to the ...
The first of its kind FCA case involves Roche and Medicare Advantage insurer Humana.
The recent settlement of a whistleblower case involving the government’s Medicare Advantage program might be a sign of things to come for litigation filed under the False Claims Act (FCA), including those ...
ABNs and HINNs: Stay in Compliance During COVID-19
COVID-19 Provider Relief Funds: How to Avoid Audits
Thursday, February 11, 2021
Implantable Medical Device Credit Reporting Still Under Fire...
Drug overdose deaths were another influencer.
Amid last week’s hottest reports was new data from the National Center for Health Statistics. While it was expected that COVID-19 would dramatically impact life expectancy across populations, the data for those persons most vulnerable was alarming.