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Members of the ACDIS Advisory Board will conduct a one-hour “CDI Ethics” panel discus
Have you ever been asked to perform a task that concerned you ethically? Fifty percent of 876 res
For the 16th time, nurses were named the most ethical profession according to Gallup’s annu
JANUARY 11, 2018
The CDI department should have its own set of policies and procedures to govern its functions.
  Dealing with ethical dilemmas
DECEMBER 1, 2014
For the 15th year in a row, the Gallup’s annual honesty and ethical standards poll has name
DECEMBER 29, 2016
Today, CDI is set on an evolutionary path as illustrated in nearly every article of the
  New Medicare Compliance and Ethics Program Requirements
  Ethical principles for long-term care billers
  Spice up your corporate compliance and ethics program with PEPPER
  What should your policy for coding compliance and ethics include?
  New member resource for your compliance & ethics program
DECEMBER 7, 2018
By Laurie Prescott, RN- MSN, CCDS, CDIP I am often asked by CDI managers and direc
Collaboration between CDI and coding professionals used to be a contentious issue. Coders, who lo
Violent incident in Utah highlights professional responsibility, patient privacy, and ethics
DECEMBER 1, 2017
    Why having a robust compliance and ethics program will boost your botto
JANUARY 19, 2017
CMS continues the expansion of pay-for-performance (P4P) programs in the 2015 IPPS final rule. By
The focus for clinical documentation improvement (CDI) specialists has historically been on the i
FEBRUARY 21, 2017
CMS continues the expansion of pay-for-performance (P4P) programs in the 2015 IPPS final rule. By
A new report published in Academic Medicine calls for ethical issues to be addressed during the m
The site-neutral payment provision in CMS’ 2017 OPPS proposed rule could level the playing
Ethics and compliance: Sample training program outline Ethics and
DECEMBER 1, 2019
The use of electronic health records (EHR) should be guided by ethical principles that put patien
. Ethics involves which of the following? a. Human beh
A significant portion of updates in the Fiscal Year 2015 IPPS final rule pertain to the Hospital
Use of claims data could soon expand to a host of new entities under proposed rules released
Healthcare workers face ethical issues in every setting. This is especially true in the home, whe
A special thank you goes out to MedPartners CDI, our exclusive Title Sponsor for the
CDI Week 2015 is just under two weeks away—September 14-18.  It’s your week of n
Many healthcare organizations have experienced the benefits of an established and successful CDI
Due to high demand, ACDIS added an additional CDI Boot Camp to its 2014 roster. CDI specialists can
DECEMBER 2, 2015
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Many healthcare organizations have experienced the benefits of an established and successful CDI
DECEMBER 16, 2015
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AUGUST 12, 2015
JUSTCODING
Don’t leave money on the table! Master Medicare rules for reimbursement with the
Don’t leave money on the table! Master Medicare rules for reimbursement with the
Don’t leave money on the table! Master Medicare rules for reimbursement with the
Don’t leave money on the table! Master Medicare rules for reimbursement with the
  Don’t leave money on the table! Master Medicare rules for reimbursement
Don’t leave money on the table! Master Medicare rules for reimbursement with the
Don’t leave money on the table! Master Medicare rules for reimbursement with the
  Don’t leave money on the table! Master Medicare rules for reimbursement
Professionalism, accountability, and ethics are increasingly required for success in home health.
Professionalism, accountability, and ethics are increasingly required for success in home
Professionalism, accountability, and ethics are increasingly required for success in home health.
Professionalism, accountability, and ethics are increasingly required for success in home health.
How do you know whether your CDI program is successful? And even if you believe it to a success,
September 14 - 20 is CDI Week. It’s our fourth annual celebration of the profession and its
Although the final rule contained several notable changes to the proposed VBP pilot set to launch
Clinical documentation improvement (CDI) specialists and case managers share a common goal but of
CDI for the Clinician ™ was specifically designed to provide physicians and other heal
Collaboration between CDI and coding professionals used to be a contentious issue. Yet, collabora
The U.S. Supreme Court yesterday ruled that the North Carolina state dental board does not have t
In 2014, 66% of 318 hospitals surveyed by AHIMA had a CDI program in place. If all surveyed facil
Managing a CDI department can be a daunting task. 
In an ideal world, all coders and CDI specialists would get along well and work together with min
Blogs from industry experts in healthcare that keep users up-to-date on the latest happenings in their fields.
Q: Can CDI programs use information on ambulance forms or trip tickets to abstract from if
Whether your new CDI specialist is a nurse who needs to learn coding and reimbursement basics, o
The 2016 edition of the best-selling CDI Pocket Guide by authors Dr. R
The CDI Pocket Guide 2015 update is under development, and authors Dr. Richard Pinson an
Launch a successful CDI career with help from the experts at ACDIS in the comfort of your home or
CDI salaries increased dramatically in 2015, according to nearly 800 respondents to the recently
CDI specialists are in high demand, and finding experienced staff can be difficult. That often me
ACDIS is proud to announce the promotion of CDI Education Director Cheryl Ericson, MS, RN, CCDS,
Have you heard that CDI efforts can help in the pediatric setting but don't know where to start?
Q: How can our CDI team prepare for potential productivity losses post-ICD-10 implementati
Provide clinicians with what they need and want for CDI education. CDI for the Clinician ™&
An outpatient clinical documentation improvement (CDI) program should be aligned with a fa
While many case managers today work closely with clinical documentation improvement (CDI) special
JANUARY 5, 2016
by Karen Newhouser, RN, BSN, CCDS, CCS, CCM CDI entered my life in January
Sure, CDI practices might lead a hospital to the proverbial pot o’ gold hidden in the medic
MARCH 11, 2015
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Are you in CDI leadership and looking for national networking opportunities? Consider participati
FEBRUARY 25, 2015
JUSTCODING
CMS' 2015 IPPS proposed rule, released April 30, focuses on quality measures, such as hosp
JUNE 18, 2014
JUSTCODING
Q: Is there an industry standard metric goal for CDI specialist reviews of Medicare cases?
Coders and CDI specialists don’t always identify the same areas of concern; sometime
SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
JUSTCODING
Coders and CDI specialists don’t always identify the same areas of concern; sometime
SEPTEMBER 17, 2014
JUSTCODING
The 2014 CDI Salary Survey illustrated that while the bulk of CDI specials continues to earn roug
OCTOBER 1, 2015
The Advanced CDI Boot Camp is designed for established clinical documentation depar
The release of the final rules for the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACR
Q: Can CDI programs use the information on ambulance forms or trip tickets to abstract from if
FEBRUARY 25, 2015
JUSTCODING
MAY 6, 2015
JUSTCODING
Many CDI programs understand the need to expand their reviews beyond CC/MCC capture rates. But wh
Many CDI professionals come to the CDI ranks after a career in case management (CM). Many report
  “The ethical challenge of residency training is to find a way to balance t
APRIL 17, 2015
CMS solidifies a fix to the COT OMRA policy in 2015 final rule
NOVEMBER 1, 2014
The new pediatric listserv message board was finished this week. It works just like CDI Talk and
Of the more than 300 individuals who responded to a recent ACDIS Website Poll, most CDI professio
Natural language processing (NLP), an emerging technology for CDI professionals, can help drive
What’s the number one financial reason for CDI initiatives? Improving the accuracy o
Does your hospital have an inpatient or outpatient clinical documentation improvement (CDI) progr
DECEMBER 2, 2015
JUSTCODING
CDI programs—like everything else—evolve over time. But what does it mean to be a &ldquo
  SNF final rule: Prepare for PDPM
SEPTEMBER 14, 2018
  In the 2016 IPPS final rule, CMS added three new claims-based measures and one s
OCTOBER 7, 2015
JUSTCODING
Beginning in January, the CDI Journal’s cadence increased to every-other-mont
The FDA in December issued a final rule on the safety and effectiveness of active ingredients in
The FDA in December issued a final rule on the safety and effectiveness of active ingredients in
MAY 1, 2018
According to 49.8% of 592 survey respondents, the majority of CDI programs continue to be housed
Coders and CDI specialists don’t always identify the same areas of concern; sometime
SEPTEMBER 10, 2014
JUSTCODING
The July edition of the CDI Journal includes a number of news-related information for CDI
Teamwork. It is one of the cornerstones of the CDI profession, and we like to think it is also on
Terms of use synopsis
SEPTEMBER 4, 2008
Although only about 25% of hospitals currently outsource their CDI efforts, roughly 70% plan to p
Emerging legislation and technology has created tremendous demand for CDI that extends beyond inp
Waiting for the final rule? Here’s a checklist to prepare
Professional development Games MSPs play
ACDIS Associate Director Melissa Varnavas will be traveling to the AHIMA CDI Summit in Alexandria
Q: Our CDI specialists will present to our inpatient rehabilitation department (including
As I mentioned in the most recent edition of the CDI Journal, my 96-year-old grandm
Q: I am new to the CDI role and looking for suggestions as to how to work with our surgeons to he
Moral courage—the willingness take action on one’s ethical beliefs despite barriers&m
AUGUST 5, 2016
ACDIS local chapter leaders frequently offer leadership in more than just CDI-related educational
  Proposed rules, OIG reports, and bundling, oh my!
SEPTEMBER 11, 2015
  Proposed Rule Q&A with Reginald Hislop III
OCTOBER 23, 2015
  Finalized rules for shared savings ACOs place greater emphasis on quality
NOVEMBER 20, 2015
  New CMS rule contains changes to binding arbitration clauses
SEPTEMBER 30, 2016
  CMS updates Conditions of Participation in Final Rule
NOVEMBER 4, 2016
  Excerpts from the final rule: What's changing?
NOVEMBER 11, 2016
  Advancing care coordination through episode payment models final rule
FEBRUARY 10, 2017
  New tax rule could save SNFs thousands annually
APRIL 27, 2018
  Proposed payment rule PDPM: What SNFs need to know
  Providers worry that proposed rule could cut Medicaid revenue
NOVEMBER 9, 2018
Most of you receiving this edition of CDI Strategies have probably heard about our “
It’s a New Year and, with it, we welcome the latest edition of the CDI Pocket Guide.
By Sharme Brodie, RN, CCDS Usually the attendees in the basic CDI Boot Camp are br
In the final 2018 outpatient prospective payment system (OPPS) rule released by CMS, total knee a
MARCH 15, 2019
By Glenn Krauss, BBA, RHIA, CCS, CCS-P, CPUR, FCS, PCS, CCDS, C-CDI CDI specialist
The Joint Commission recently approved the 2016 accreditation and certification decision rules fo
OCTOBER 6, 2015
Q: I am the only CDI specialist in our 150-bed facility. I have held the position for thr
Quality. Mortality. Advanced CDI. Pay-for-performance. Value Based Purchasing (VBP). Last week&rs
Clinical documentation improvement (CDI) programs need to expand their focus beyond CC/MCC captur
Developing performance improvement goals is an essential part to the CDI program. Goals will be s
CMS' introduction of the 2-midnight rule in the
JULY 16, 2014
JUSTCODING
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has released its final rule on Medicaid.  
NOVEMBER 13, 2015
Long-anticipated rule change will affect how hospitals plan for emergencies and disasters
DECEMBER 22, 2016
SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
JUSTCODING
Does your hospital have a clinical documentation improvement (CDI) program (i.e., a department, s
APRIL 23, 2014
JUSTCODING
Does your hospital have a clinical documentation improvement (CDI) program (i.e., a department, s
APRIL 30, 2014
JUSTCODING
MAY 14, 2014
JUSTCODING
The 2016 OPPS proposed rule is likely to continue CMS' trend of expanded packaging and fea
  CMS pushes SNFs toward payment reform in FY 2016 PPS final rule
SEPTEMBER 4, 2015
  Proposed Rule Q&A with Reginald Hislop III, Managing Partner and CEO of H2 Healthcare, LLC
SEPTEMBER 4, 2015
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposed rule this week that would
APRIL 21, 2016
  SNF PPS final rule for 2017 brings increased rate but new challenges
OCTOBER 7, 2016
  CMS Issues Proposed Rule to Increase Patients' Health Insurance Choices for 2018
FEBRUARY 16, 2017
  RCS-1 CMS case-mix pre-rule: Get ready for big changes
  MedPAC comments on CMS’s proposed rule on Medicare Part C and Part D
JANUARY 5, 2018
  SNF PPS final rule published, new payment model to begin October 1, 2019
AUGUST 3, 2018
  10 things you need to know about CMS? final SNF PPS rule, and PDPM
AUGUST 31, 2018
  CMS publishes corrections to RUG-IV federal per diem rates & MDS item in SNF PPS final rule
OCTOBER 5, 2018
  Trump administration's proposed rule aims to penalize legal immigrants for using Medicaid
OCTOBER 12, 2018
  CMS final rule makes changes to how physicians are paid, delays E/M coding reform
NOVEMBER 2, 2018
CMS is considering waiving the three-day hospital stay rule, required before a patient can be re
JANUARY 29, 2016
By Glenn Krauss, BBA, RHIA, CCS, CCS-P, CPUR, FCS, PCS, CCDS, C-CDI &nb
JULY 30, 2014
JUSTCODING
Physician practices are working with a new set of rules when it comes to engaging patients online
Due to a proposed change to the two-midnight rule, CMS has further delayed enforcement o
AUGUST 14, 2015
The 126th State District Court in Austin, Texas, has ruled that Texas Medical Board (TMB) Rule 1
Just as ACDIS and the CDI profession have grown over th
Coders and clinicians seem to speak different languages. CDI specialists often serve as the trans
MAY 7, 2014
JUSTCODING
Q: When I started as a CDI specialist, I learned that when a complication code, such as 99
Time's running out. Is your CDI department prepared for ICD-10? Join Coding Boot Camp Instructor
Puerto Rico Carmen Y. Ibarrondo and Sandra E. Cruz host the first CDI networ
JULY 29, 2015
JUSTCODING
AUGUST 12, 2015
JUSTCODING
AUGUST 26, 2015
JUSTCODING
Q: I was reviewing a case with one of our CDI specialists this morning. Briefl
On May 23, 2014, there was a new federal rule issued that requires physicians, including p
There are dozens of local CDI networking opportunities coming up as winter slowly relinquishes it
CMS finalized proposed changes to the 2-midnight rule in its 2016 OPPS final rule.
NOVEMBER 17, 2015
While CMS’ new payment rule bundling hip and knee replacement surgeries may have sparked so
DECEMBER 15, 2015
It’s finally here. CMS’ new Emergency Preparedness rule goes into effect on W
NOVEMBER 16, 2017
The Department of Labor (DOL) recently decided to appeal a ruling that effectively ended changes
Every nurse can play a part in elevating the public perception of the nursing profession. The tab
MARCH 13, 2015
I don't know many employers that allow workers to play video games on the job but OSHA just came
SEPTEMBER 3, 2015
I don't know many employers that allow workers to play video games on the job but OSHA just came
SEPTEMBER 24, 2015
As we play yet another round of mishegas, it occurs to me that it’s been a while since I&rs
JANUARY 26, 2017
Does your facility perform outpatient clinical documentation improvement (CDI) reviews?
SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
JUSTCODING
Does your facility perform outpatient clinical documentation improvement (CDI) reviews?
SEPTEMBER 10, 2014
JUSTCODING
SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
JUSTCODING
  by Sharme Brodie, RN, CCDS Many coders and CDI specialists have memorized
FEBRUARY 11, 2015
JUSTCODING
With the ICD-10 transition just a few months away, CDI program leaders are asking themselves, &ld
It’s finally here. CMS’ new Emergency Preparedness rule goes into effect on W
NOVEMBER 14, 2017
Thanks to a January rule change, if a Joint Commission surveyor sees anyone who directly cares fo
APRIL 1, 2018
Providers anticipated an update to the 2-midnight rule in the 2016 IPPS final rule release
The Next Accreditation System (NAS) has changed the role residency coordinators play in en
APRIL 25, 2014
The Next Accreditation System (NAS) has changed the role residency coordinators play in ensuring
JUNE 6, 2014
Although systems management plays a distinct role in preventing never events, a new study shows t
AUGUST 27, 2015
The many different roles residency coordinators and administrators play bring about daily stress
APRIL 29, 2016
The 2-midnight rule may get a little tweak if the proposals in
A new set of claims transaction rules has been approved by CAQH Committee on Operating Rules for
CMS’ 2014 IPPS Final Rule redefined the criteria for inpatient admission when it implemente
An Iowa Board of Medicine administrative rule banning abortion through a teleconferencing system
This course explains the HIPAA privacy and security rules that are relevant to business associa
On November 16, CMS issued the final rule for bundled payment demonstration (lower extremity) ef
DECEMBER 4, 2015
The Illinois Supreme Court ruled that information collected under the Health Care Professional C
FEBRUARY 24, 2016
By Steven Andrews   Most policies in the OPPS final rule are not e
OCTOBER 22, 2014
JUSTCODING
Congratulations to this week’s winner, Terri Cappello, LPN, CPC, COC, CDI specialist B
JUNE 17, 2015
JUSTCODING
Many CDI programs are shifting their focus to include some sort of quality review. One of those i
By Steven Andrews   Small tweaks to the 2-midnight rule in the 201
CMS should have addressed the 2-midnight rule, but didn’t in the fiscal year 2016 IPPS prop
A proposed rule (CMS-5524-P) released by CMS on August 15, 2017 would make the Comprehensive Care
AUGUST 20, 2014
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SEPTEMBER 10, 2014
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MAY 27, 2015
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JULY 15, 2015
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Collaboration between the CDI team and the coders was key to ensuring accuracy and success with a
APRIL 9, 2014
JUSTCODING
The CMS last week issued a rule designed to save $660 million annually and $3.2 billion over five
A provision in CMS’ new rule to modify or eliminate unnecessary regulations will ease requ
CMS yesterday announced a proposed rule on the adoption of the 2012 editions of the Life Safet
APRIL 15, 2014
According to the Federal Register, CMS is proposing a rule that would update the payment rates us
APRIL 24, 2015
When we think of the role that hospitals play, the first thing we think about is the patient, and
AUGUST 7, 2014
Case managers can play a role in helping to reduce unnecessary testing.  
Technology can play a key role in reducing the administrative burden of sending queries to phys
OCTOBER 7, 2015
JUSTCODING
The Department of Labor’s (DOL) final rule, issued this week, increases minimum salary req
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released its final PPS Rule for 2017
Provider-based clinics and departments are increasingly common at hospitals, but the rules for pr
The 2015 OPPS proposed rule introduced Comprehensive APCs and more packaging that could im
In case you haven’t heard, OSHA has been rather quietly avoiding implementing a rule that t
AUGUST 6, 2014
The 2016 OPPS final rule includes the first negative payment update for the system, but CMS also
CMS finalized its proposals regarding the 2-midnight rule, including moving responsibility for ru
What potential impact does the final rule on overpayments have on home health agencies? F
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSHA) released a final rule upda
There's a lot going on in CMS' proposed rule for year two of the quality payment program (QPP), s
After last year's OPPS proposed rule debacle, which included a later-than-usual release, d
The following local networking groups will be holding CDI-related educational events over the nex
The 2015 OPPS proposed rule introduces Comprehensive APCs and more packaging that will impact you
The 2015 OPPS proposed rule introduces Comprehensive APCs and more packaging that will impact you
The 2016 OPPS proposed rule released July 2 is deceptively short, but packs a punch. CMS i
Q: Is there a way to convince management that Security Rule compliance is just as importa
CMS and the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) released final rules October 6 with the inte
Facilities have less than 20 days to fully comply with CMS’ new emergency preparedness rule
OCTOBER 26, 2017
Keeping wait times for appointments to a minimum is a cardinal rule for medical practices, but on
A significant portion of updates in the Fiscal Year 2015 IPPS final rule pertain to the Ho
AUGUST 7, 2014
  The Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) issued a draft rule late Fr
APRIL 14, 2015
CMS and the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) released final rules October 6 with the inte
A new proposed rule aimed at reducing readmission rates and improving patient care could bring bi
NOVEMBER 24, 2015
A final rule published May 11 by OSHA will require employers operating in dangerous industries, i
MAY 26, 2016
Last week, CMS published a list of proposed rule changes for
JUNE 21, 2016
A newly proposed rule by CMS would put into effect new discharge planning requirements that the a
SEPTEMBER 26, 2019
A judge recently ruled that Anthony J. Garcia, a physician accused of murdering four people conne
MAY 30, 2014
A Douglas County (Nebraska) district judge has ruled that Anthony Garcia is competent to stand tr
JANUARY 29, 2016
In its final rule about lessening health care providers’ burden, CMS estimates providers wi
A proposed rule would expand access and use of claims data and analysis,
  CMS' 2014 IPPS final rule redefined inpatient admissions when it implemented the
  On Thursday, CMS released a final rule updating the Medicare Shared Savings Prog
In a highly-anticipated move expected to significantly affect the regulatory rules that hospitals
MAY 5, 2016
In a highly-anticipated move expected to significantly affect the regulatory rules that hospitals
MAY 5, 2016
First appeared in Homecare Insider. The Department of Labor’s final rule o
MAY 26, 2016
JUNE 18, 2014
JUSTCODING
Even as CDI programs begin to expand their focus to areas addressed under the Value-Based Purchas
By Cheryl Ericson, MS, RN, CCDS, CDIP Many clinical documentation improvement (CDI
JULY 29, 2015
JUSTCODING
Clinical documentation improvement (CDI) programs need to expand their focus beyond CC/MCC capt
DECEMBER 2, 2015
JUSTCODING
Productivity decreases post-ICD-10 implementation has been a major concern for CDI specialists, c
Final Rule Released After receiving 118 comments from the public, the Cen
CMS' introduction of the 2-midnight rule in the 2014 IPPS final rule makes properly identi
  CMS recently announced a finalized rule allowing hospitals more flexibility meet
SEPTEMBER 4, 2014
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) recently filed a proposed rule to permit full practice au
JUNE 16, 2016
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) recently filed a proposed rule to permit full practice a
by Kirsten Dize After four years, a proposed rule and a deadline extension, CMS
On April 10, 2020, CMS issued a proposed rule
Human resources professionals can play a vital role in preventing workplace violence in ho
JUNE 12, 2014
Taxonomy codes play a very important role in medical billing and credentialing for providers or
The electronic document management system (EDMS) plays a role in designing the official legal h
A Swiss German deck of playing cards uses which suit instead of clubs? a. Acorns
Frontline managers play an important role in improving patient experience, safety, and quality o
JANUARY 12, 2017
Nurses play a crucial role in breast cancer awareness, and Breast Cancer Awareness Month is a gre
OCTOBER 19, 2017
October 1, 2015, will be the new ICD-10 implementation date, according to the final rule,
AUGUST 6, 2014
JUSTCODING
Last week, CMS proposed a new rule intended to boost the success of Accountable Care Organiz
CMS issued the fiscal year (FY) 2017 IPPS proposed rule yesterday with updates to several quali
The 2015 IPPS final rule, released August 4, focuses on quality initiatives and includes n
The inaugural ACDIS Symposium: Outpatient CDI featur
MAY 23, 2017
NOVEMBER 20, 2013
JUSTCODING
Come work for us
JANUARY 6, 2009
Q: Our facility is considering having our coders and CDI specialists “go–live&
JULY 29, 2015
JUSTCODING
  Last week, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced a proposed rule that wo
  Coders and clinical documentation improvement (CDI) specialists may not always a
JUNE 17, 2015
JUSTCODING
NOVEMBER 4, 2015
JUSTCODING
Local chapter activities represent an integral part of ACDIS’ mission to bring together CDI
Crosswalk designed to help facilities stay on top of new rule Hospital safety professio
JUNE 29, 2017
As part of the changes in its recent final rule, CMS has eliminated the requirement that ambulat
CMS refined and updated its Comprehensive APC policy in the 2015 OPPS proposed rule releas
2-midnight rule draws concerns about emergency physician admitting privileges
To help reduce adverse events and readmissions, a rule proposed by CMS and published this week wo
NOVEMBER 3, 2015
On November 16, CMS posted the final rule with comment period addressing changes to the physician
On April 21, 2016, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposed rule
APRIL 22, 2016
In a highly-anticipated move expected to significantly affect the regulatory rules that hospitals
Between background checks and the new overtime rule, some home health workers in Nebraska have sa
A jury has ruled that a Boston hospital retaliated against a Haitian-American nurse who stood up
MAY 24, 2018
CMS announced it has extended its enforcement delay of the 2-midnight rule from September 30 to J
SEPTEMBER 1, 2015
OCTOBER 21, 2015
JUSTCODING
OCTOBER 21, 2015
JUSTCODING
It appears many case managers still have a lot of questions when it comes to 2-midnight rule comp
NOVEMBER 3, 2015
On May 3, 2016, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced a final rule (
In the new proposed home health PPS rule, CMS states agencies providing a larger percentage of ov
These codes play no part in supply reporting or payment. An agency reports supplies; it does not
Although it plays an important role in care planning, delivery, and coordination, the care plan f
When CMS releases rules, the length can be intimidating. But even at a relatively slim 700
The Minnesota Supreme Court ruled earlier this month that a medical staff can sue its hospital b
CMS CoPs New final rule refines and redefines medical staff
AUGUST 1, 2014
Proposed CMS quality measure reporting requirements detailed in the 2016 prospective payment rule
JUNE 23, 2015
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) recently issued a new rule allowing unlicensed device
AUGUST 11, 2015
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) recently issued a new rule allowing unlicensed device
AUGUST 12, 2015
We recently talked a little about a new proposed rule that CMS published in the November 3
DECEMBER 1, 2015
On January 28, CMS posted a fact sheet regarding a proposed rule that would update the methodolog
After much anticipation, CMS approved last year its own emergency preparedness rules separate fro
JUNE 7, 2018
The 2019 proposed PPS rule references this concern in several areas. CMS recognizes there are severa
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released its final PPS Rule for 2017 a
CMS finalized its proposals regarding the 2-midnight rule, including moving responsibility for ru
DECEMBER 9, 2015
JUSTCODING
Under the proposed rule hospitals would have to make their 'real, negotiated prices known to pat
AUGUST 1, 2019
CMS 2015 SNF PPS final rule to increase payments to skilled nursing facilities
OCTOBER 1, 2014
The latest rules proposed this spring for the electronic health records (EHR) incentive programs
Long-anticipated rule change will affect how hospitals plan for emergencies and disasters
DECEMBER 22, 2016
APRIL 23, 2014
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NOVEMBER 5, 2014
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AUGUST 12, 2015
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