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The CMS system will automatically change the answer to M2200 to reflect the number of visits repo
The CMS system will automatically change the answer to M2200 to reflect the number of visits repo
On which side of the aisle do you stand on the subject of change? Things change - or - things nev
DECEMBER 10, 2015
Q: Can we accept stamped signatures on physician orders? A:
According to CMS, a discharge order is not necessary, no matter the circumstances.
Regarding the new CoPs: How do we write recertification orders? Before we usually write r
From the State Operations Manual: The regulation requires at G161 that orders for therapy
It might not change. It might just intensify. I think surveyors are going to be taking th
Both organizations have changed their expectations on the defintion of a hospital. CMS’s ne
DECEMBER 12, 2017
Join us at 1 p.m. (Eastern) Thursday, November 13, to review the big changes coming for modifier
Big changes are coming for modifier -59 (distinct procedural services) in 2015. The most u
OCTOBER 29, 2014
Join us at 1 p.m. (Eastern) Thursday, November 13, to review the big changes coming for modifier
Could ‘one in, two out’ order be the answer to the high costs of meeting federal
APRIL 21, 2017
How should our agency handle patient changes in condition from a billing per
Could ‘one in, two out’ order be the answer to the high costs of meeting federal
The 2014 CPT® Manual had more changes in the digestive section than any other section,
Under the General Provisions, there are several proposed changes, including: S
by Josh Poltilove The four pages of changes CMS has just made to its OASIS-D gui
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services should openly urge Congress to change the way th
SEPTEMBER 11, 2014
CMS finalized proposed changes to the 2-midnight rule in its 2016 OPPS final rule.
NOVEMBER 17, 2015
Last week, CMS published a list of proposed rule changes for
JUNE 21, 2016
CMS revisions regarding therapeutic diet orders may give MSPs plenty to chew on
NOVEMBER 1, 2014
Have you thought about the changes to RAPs and the new Notice of Admission requirement fi
The following changes to the Certified Clinical Documentation Specialist (CCDS) credential
The changes to fracture coding in ICD-10-CM have received plenty of attention since coders first
CCDS candidates, please take note of the following important changes to the CCDS certification pr
Some of the most significant changes in ICD-10-CM involve coding for orthopedic injuries. Join us
  Despite no code changes in several years, injection and infusion coding remains
DECEMBER 10, 2014
You provide an example of a podiatrist providing orders. And you ask how it could be within his s
Homecare providers know that more often than not, referral orders are incomplete.
Nurses not only need to know what to do, but the importance and order in which things should be d
By Jennifer Thew, RN Change can be daunting, but it can also lead to unex
OCTOBER 23, 2019
Q: Can we use standing orders for many of our specialty programs, like woun
In addition to extensive drug testing code changes in the CPT® Manual
We are seeking clarification on whether we can accept a physician’s verbal order to
  Culture change
Fill in the blank: Orders in which the dose is decreased by a particular amount with each dosing
OCTOBER 21, 2014
This locator applies only if verbal orders are involved in the start of care process. It w
For home health patients, may we accept orders for labs from a physician assistant (PA) w
Homecare providers cannot use standing orders per se. The regulations require all orders to be in
The role of the utilization review (UR) committee has changed as facilities move to reporti
After announcing its intention to essentially cut a deal with hospitals in order to settle
The 2015 CPT Manual® includes significant changes in the Laboratory secti
When changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) that would have extended overtime pay to 4.2
JANUARY 20, 2017
CMS announced proposed changes to the Medicare long-term care requirements that would reform &ldq
  473 changes: Cracking the code
OCTOBER 19, 2018
M2200 asks about the number of visits on the plan of care, which reflects physician orders. This
M2200 asks about the number of visits on the plan of care, which reflects physician orders. This
A pharmacist must review all medication orders prior to the medication being dispensed exc
APRIL 22, 2014
Have clinicians follow up the next day when patients have a change in pain medications or increas
Q: What exactly does an order for “evaluate and treat” allow a thera
CMS continues to update payment logic for comprehensive APCs (C-APC) with additional chang
AUGUST 5, 2015
APRIL 2, 2014
  OIG report emphasizes need for improvement for billing for changes in therapy
AUGUST 14, 2015
  RAI manual update holds limited changes and clarifications
JANUARY 8, 2016
  Proposed fiscal year 2017 payment and policy changes for Medicare announced
APRIL 22, 2016
  New CMS rule contains changes to binding arbitration clauses
SEPTEMBER 30, 2016
  Excerpts from the final rule: What's changing?
NOVEMBER 11, 2016
  RCS-1: What's changing and how will you be affected? Part 1
DECEMBER 22, 2017
  New CMS policy could change inpatient rehab denial trend
  New proposed payment system, Part 2: Changes to the RAI process
  Medicare physician fee schedule: What's changing for 2019?
CMS does not require ordering providers to rewrite orders prior to ICD-10 implementation with app
NOVEMBER 18, 2015
  The 2015 CPT® Manual includes changes to the
MARCH 4, 2015
By Jennifer Thew, RN Change is good. But it can also be hard.
JULY 13, 2017
Q: Can we use “zero” as a frequency in writing physician orders
President Donald Trump’s January 27 executive order placing significant restrictions on tra
FEBRUARY 3, 2017
Before new physicians entering practice decide whether to pursue board certification, changes on
OCTOBER 20, 2017
As it has for so many aspects of our lives, the COVID-19 pandemic has completely changed the way
True or False: When taking a verbal order, it is essential to read back the order to the provider
NOVEMBER 19, 2013
Brian Clement, director of the Hippocrates Health Institute in Florida, has been ordered to stop
This therapy M item should be reviewed once all initial orders have been received by the agency f
When changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) that would have extended overtime pay to 4.2
JANUARY 20, 2017
Earlier this month, The Joint Commission announced that it would allow medical orders to be sent
Q: What is the proper way to enter in orders for disciplines and treatments on t
With CMS regulations making inpatient admission orders an express condition of Medicare payment,
MARCH 3, 2017
There is no language specifically stating an NP or PA cannot give orders. Rather, the rules requi
In order to be compliant with The Joint Commission’s requirements of establishing and trac
JUNE 18, 2015
By Steven Andrews Despite few recent code or rule changes in recent years, coders and H
In nursing, we often see checklists in the form of order sets, flow sheets, protocols, cognitive
DECEMBER 4, 2019
Being prepared for an audit is of utmost importance for SNFs. COVID-19 has completely changed the
OCTOBER 2, 2020
By Steven Andrews, Editor   A January 2014 change to the
DECEMBER 2, 2015
OCTOBER 21, 2015
  Editor's note: This is part two in a series covering changes to mental disord
JULY 9, 2014
The FDA ordered a recall of all Custom Ultrasonic brand automated endoscope reprocessors (AER) su
NOVEMBER 18, 2015
  RCS-1 CMS case-mix pre-rule: Get ready for big changes
  Medicare proposes changes to payment rates and quality programs for SNFs in FY18
  RCS-1: What?s changing and how will you be affected? Part 2
JANUARY 5, 2018
  CMS final rule makes changes to how physicians are paid, delays E/M coding reform
NOVEMBER 2, 2018
CMS releases October 2015 quarterly update of HCPCS drug/biological code changes
  CMS made relatively few changes in the
MAY 28, 2014
Innovating the GME system to better meet the changing healthcare needs of the public and provide
FEBRUARY 24, 2017
The ever-changing policies for handling COVID-19 in SNFs are sometimes hard to keep track of. The
SEPTEMBER 18, 2020
CMS issued its final rule, Fiscal Year 2020 Payment and Policy changes for Medicare Skilled Nursi
NOVEMBER 15, 2019
OCTOBER 8, 2014
The MEC meeting will come to order ... hopefully What's
OCTOBER 1, 2014
The upsides of change (yes, there are some!) Change. It's a
  The Kentucky Court of Appeals ordered cardiothoracic surgeon Robert T. Fried, MD
AUGUST 14, 2014
On January 30, President Trump signed a new executive order declaring a “one-in, two-out&rd
FEBRUARY 2, 2017
Following a push to teach medical students about the health risks associated with climate change,
OCTOBER 15, 2020
CMS provides front-end updates for July On March 26, CMS released a change request t
One of the simplest tools to implement successful change is Plan, Do, Study, Act (PDSA). If your
MAY 1, 2015
Changing an ostomy bag, even if the patient can’t do it and there’s no caregiver avai
Although the AMA changed hundreds of codes in the 2014 CPT® Manual,
  Although the AMA changed hundreds of codes in the 2014 CPT® Manual
As a nurse manager, one of your challenges is to lead the change process for your staff. And, whi
MARCH 27, 2015
This week’s updates include changes to the laboratory NCD edit software for January 2016; c
Most of the changes in the OASIS C2 Guidance Manual, released in June, were included in CMS' anno
NOVEMBER 20, 2013
Determining when a significant change in status assessment (SCSA) is necessary and completing the
Q: We have a debate going on at our facility. We have a new cardiologist who orders an
On February 1, a U.S. District Court judge in Vermont ordered the Centers for Medicare & Medi
SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
Editor’s note: 2016 has been a year of big changes; some unexpected, s
JANUARY 27, 2017
The changes to fracture coding in ICD-10-CM have received plenty of attention since coders first
OCTOBER 22, 2014
The American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) earlier this week announced changes to its Mainte
Most of the changes in the OASIS C2 Guidance Manual, released in June, were included in CMS&rsquo
Editor's note: This is second part in a series covering changes to coding for neurologi
MAY 27, 2015
Long-anticipated rule change will affect how hospitals plan for emergencies and disasters
DECEMBER 22, 2016
The new Trump administration is eager to make changes that are sure to have a major impact on Med
I suspect that I may return to the coming changes to the Life Safety standards and EPs dealing wi
JANUARY 4, 2018
As part of the changes in its recent final rule, CMS has eliminated the requirement that ambulat
Q: Due to recent regulatory changes (including the OASIS assessments being
The American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) is considering potential changes to its Maintenanc
APRIL 21, 2016
The most welcome changes to me are the removal of those coding items, M1011 (Inpatient diagnosis)
Beginning in 2022, the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) program will change sc
FEBRUARY 24, 2020
  The HITECH Act, which included changes to the HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules,
"Medical education is changing, and I am encouraged that we can critically appraise a
OCTOBER 24, 2014
“It makes no sense to change the culture of our medical students and then have them work w
JUNE 3, 2016
A couple of weeks ago, the friendly folks at CMS issued notice of a proposed regulation change fo
MAY 4, 2017
Q: We are having a difficult time getting our practitioners to sign their orders. We have
Q: What day should a new admit to a SNF begin the skilled therapy that is ordered by physi
MARCH 14, 2014
Q: If a patient has a 3 day qualifying stay and an order for a skilled nursing facili
Three changes happened recently for therapists that billers should know about: Medic
APRIL 11, 2019
DECEMBER 3, 2014
AUGUST 6, 2014
DECEMBER 16, 2015
In order to prepare testing for ICD-10 implementation, facilities should assess the readin
The U.S. District Court issued a temporary restraining order that prevents a U.S. Department of L
A jury ordered an anesthesiologist and her practice to pay $500,000 after a patient’s phone
JUNE 25, 2015
A woman arrested for posing as a nurse is now in custody after defying orders to not leave the co
JUNE 5, 2019
Changing How We Care Plan webcast will be presented on: Tuesday, May 3, 2016. 1:00–2:30 p.m
MARCH 18, 2016
MDS Central is changing to your Post-Acute Advisor. We are now going to cover the news and regul
MDS Central is changing…. To your Post Acute Advisor. We are now going to cover the news
AUGUST 26, 2016
The Department of Labor (DOL) recently decided to appeal a ruling that effectively ended changes
On November 16, CMS posted the final rule with comment period addressing changes to the physician
In the near future, you can expect to see some changes coming to Medical Staff Leader Insider. Yo
DECEMBER 31, 2015
In their pursuit of continuing relevance in an ever-changing regulatory landscape, The Joint Comm
MAY 12, 2016
The 2015 CPT® Manual includes changes to the Digestive section to align codes for
Due to a proposed change to the two-midnight rule, CMS has further delayed enforcement o
AUGUST 14, 2015
“The healthcare environment dynamic is changing rapidly, as is the practice of medicine. P
SEPTEMBER 24, 2015
I firmly believe if we want to make a change in our roles, including obtaining the titles and re
MARCH 16, 2018
by Sharme Brodie, RN, CCDS It seems change lurks near every corner we turn this
Among the proposed changes included in the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) for calendar ye
CMS clarified changes to the Medicare Program Integrity Manual that alter the timeframe fo
NCQA is accepting public comments through April 8 on proposed changes to its Health Plan Accredit
This week’s updates include changes to the FY 2016 IPPS and long-term care hospital (LT
On January 8, CMS released a change request stating that payment files were issued to contractors
“Salaries are changing. Family care gets paid less. We need more family doctors.”
How are you conducting interviews during the COVID-19 pandemic? How has your process changed to k
NOVEMBER 5, 2020
Rhode Island Hospital in Providence, R.I., has been ordered by the state Department of Hea
APRIL 8, 2014
St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center in Syracuse, New York, passed a follow-up survey ordere
JUNE 17, 2014
In order to reform GME, key inhibitors and areas of concern must be identified. The Association o
Distinguish between the time frames considered in M1240 and M1242 in order to correctly answer th
  CMS recently updated the Medicare Claims Processing Manual, with changes
SEPTEMBER 17, 2014
CMS updates Medicare Claims Processing Manual to provide language-only changes f
Not medically and reasonably necessary. Records not submitted. Lack of inpatient admission orders
Are your organization’s docs ordering too many tests? It’s possible, according to rec
AUGUST 25, 2015
NOVEMBER 4, 2015
Agencies must abide by certain regulations in order to participate in the Medicare program, as we
Security changes designed to improve communication between the Milwaukee Police Department
APRIL 3, 2014
Federal regulators are considering changes to the Affordable Care Act’s Hierarchical Condit
MARCH 18, 2015