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Excludes notes are one significant change in ICD-10-CM. In ICD-9-CM, Excludes notes can mean two
Long-term care ICD-10 coding specifics
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Clearer picture of OASIS-C2 emerges with release of Guidance Manual
Consolidated billing Q&A with Janet Potter Editor's note
JANUARY 1, 2015
Taking the mystery out of consolidated billing In the Balanc
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How to apply the law correctly and consistently when excluding animals from your facility
JULY 27, 2017
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Presented on September 17, 2014, 1–2:30 p.m. Presented by Janet Pot
Presented on September 17, 2014, 1–2:30 p.m. Presented by Janet Potter,
AUGUST 7, 2014
Presented on September 17, 2014, 1–2:30 p.m. Presented by Janet Potter, CPA, MAS
AUGUST 21, 2014
by: Megan Batty A total of 473 code changes will take effect on Oct. 1, includin
Common consolidated billing issues facing SNFs Consolidated
Durable medical equipment in the SNF: It's more than just walkers and wheelchairs
DECEMBER 1, 2014
CMS 2015 SNF PPS final rule to increase payments to skilled nursing facilities
OCTOBER 1, 2014
Consolidated billing Q&A with Janet Potter Editor's n
DECEMBER 1, 2014
HCPCS codes subject to and excluded from CLIA edits  On January 30
CMS revisions regarding therapeutic diet orders may give MSPs plenty to chew on
NOVEMBER 1, 2014
OIG continues to eye Part A billing, hospitalizations of SNF residents in 2015
FEBRUARY 1, 2015
Site-neutral payments recommended for IRFs and SNFs MedPA
SEPTEMBER 1, 2014
by Patricia A. Furci, RN, MA, Esq., and Samuel J. Furci, MPA,
DECEMBER 1, 2014
FEBRUARY 25, 2015
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CMS announces final regulatory changes affecting Medicare Parts C and D
AUGUST 1, 2014
Some pressure ulcer data was mistakenly excluded from recent CMS reports on quality measures for
by Megan Batty Starting Oct. 1, coding guidelines will no longer allow for a con
H1N1 influenza virus H1N1 influenza virus
JANUARY 1, 2010
President's FY 2016 Budget Includes Medicare Provisions On F
  RCS-1: What's changing and how will you be affected? Part 1
DECEMBER 22, 2017
Experts say that revamping insufficient care practices will become increasingly urg
SEPTEMBER 1, 2014
AUGUST 12, 2015
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  The essential role of MDS 3.0 in RCS-1
OCTOBER 6, 2017
  RCS-1 draft model calculation worksheet
  Review your performance data before July 1!
  New HCPCS code, Q5110, effective October 1, 2018
SEPTEMBER 28, 2018
  RCS-1 CMS case-mix pre-rule: Get ready for big changes
  RCS-1: What?s changing and how will you be affected? Part 2
JANUARY 5, 2018
  Two-year budget deal repeals therapy caps, cuts skilled nursing spending by $1.96 billion
FEBRUARY 14, 2018
  Q&A: Goodbye RUG-IV, hello RCS-1: Preparing for quality under a proposed payment system
APRIL 13, 2018
  SNF PPS final rule published, new payment model to begin October 1, 2019
AUGUST 3, 2018
  Providers expected October 1, 2015, to be the new ICD-10 compliance date and CMS
Effective October 1, 2014, the new fee to query the National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB) will
Skilled Nursing Facility Volume- to Value-Based Reimbursement Boot Camp
SEPTEMBER 12, 2016
  CMS has reopened the submission period with a deadline of November 1 for hospita
OCTOBER 9, 2014
JUNE 17, 2015
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  University Federal Credit Union has pledged to donate $1.5 towards the construct
AUGUST 22, 2014
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Test answers 1. d 2. a 3. c 4. d 5. a   Staff
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1. b 2. a 3. c 4. e 5. d   Staff Trainer Quiz answer
1. b 2. c 3. a 4. d 5. b   Staff trainer answer key
Bolster billing compliance: Implement a Medicare Part A triple-check process
AUGUST 1, 2015
On September 1, CMS published MLN Matters 10235 to supplement CMS Medicare Claims Processing Tran
SEPTEMBER 18, 2017
On September 1, CMS published MLN Matters 9815 to supplement CMS Medicare Financial Management Tr
SEPTEMBER 18, 2017
Getting it all done when you’re a solo act
MSP claims?when billers must be detectives By Janet Potter,
ICD-10 coding: What to expect On July 31, HHS issued a rule
OCTOBER 1, 2014
Providers need to report all services from October 1 forward with ICD-10 codes, but many will lik
Providers need to report all services from October 1 forward with ICD-10 codes, but many will lik
CMS offers five solutions to help address inadequate HIPAA Security Rule–requ
Insights into patient safety culture AHRQ's survey of medical off
NOVEMBER 1, 2014
Stanford Hospital & Clinics in California and two of its vendors could pay more than $4.1 mil
Presented on: Thursday, September 29, 2016 1:00–2:30 p.m. Eastern
Privileging audiologists: Through HR or medical staff?
Two APCs were added with an effective date of January 1, 2014, and assigned status indicat
Clearing up MA HIPPS codes on claims An explanation is in or
OCTOBER 1, 2014
As part of the April quarterly OPPS update, CMS added two new modifiers valid April 1:
Louisiana State University (LSU) Shreveport will use a $1.2 million gift from the Medical Center
DECEMBER 30, 2016
  In less than a week, ICD-10's implementation date went from October 1, 2014, to
APRIL 2, 2014
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Q: Did any new drugs receive pass-through status July 1?  
Medical oncology - Practice area 142
  Providers need to report all services from October 1 forward with ICD-10 codes,
SEPTEMBER 23, 2015
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CMS releases the Medicare fee-for-service 2013 improper payments report
FEBRUARY 1, 2015
The Medicare appeals process has become a logjam The Medicar
AUGUST 1, 2014
A new study published January 1, 2016 in the journal Physical Therapy found that an additional h
JANUARY 8, 2016
Every October 1, providers are able to count on some changes to reimbursement principles taking e
As of April 1, 2017, the Pre-Claim Review demonstration will be paused for at least 30 days in Il
The new ICD-10-CM/PCS implementation date looks to be October 1, 2015. CMS mentioned October
The more credentialing changes...
BALTC Q&A Editor's note: This month's "Q&A&q
CMS added these four APCs in the latest I/OCE update, effective October 1:
The Figure 1 app, which has been called “
CMS has contracted with an SMRC to lower improper payment rates
SEPTEMBER 1, 2014
A Pennsylvania jury awarded $5.1 million to a woman left brain damaged after what was supposed to
JULY 29, 2015
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Trainer quiz answer key 1. d 2. b 3. e 4. a 5. c 6. Tru
Test answers 1. d 2. both 3. both 4. a 5. a 6. d
Answer key 1. heart disease, diabetes, stroke 2. 4%, 10% 3. True 4. T
Posttest Answers 1. d 2. b 3. d 4. c 5. d 6. d
Presented on: Thursday, September 28, 2017 1:00-2:30 p.m. Eastern
Answer key 1. HIV, HBV, HCV 2. True 3. False 4. 10–1
Staff trainer quiz answer key 1. d 2. c 3. a 4. c 5. a
With new residents expected to begin their training on July 1, seven physician groups have sent a
JUNE 1, 2018
 1. Fill in the chart of normal recommended blood sugar levels with the missing numbers:
Staff trainer quiz answer key 1. d 2. c 3. a 4. c 5. a
1.    a 2.    b 3.    a 4.&n
1. Before meals, 80–130; At bedtime, 100–150 2. a. diet, b. exercise, c. medi
1. a 2. c 3. b 4. a, b, c, e 5. blood supply (or blood flow)
Starting January 1, five revisions to The Joint Commission’s Elements of Performance (EP) w
OCTOBER 16, 2018
1. True   2. False  
Physician engagement tip: Include a 'resignation' letter with the reappointment pac
Providers should also make sure claims submitted over the ICD-10 transition date of October 1 a
Q&A: Long-term care ICD-10 coding specifics Editor's
NOVEMBER 1, 2014
The autopsy dilemma and credentialing, Part 2 by Patricia
OCTOBER 1, 2014
Internal auditing strategies for ongoing ICD-10 success E
AUGUST 1, 2015
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Littleton (New Hampshire) Regional Healthcare relies on locum tenens physicians to aug
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Q&A: Long-term care ICD-10 coding specifics Editor's
JANUARY 1, 2015
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced last week that it will uphold its January 1, 2015 ti
CMS solidifies a fix to the COT OMRA policy in 2015 final rule
NOVEMBER 1, 2014
Business office refresher: Five steps for tracking a SNF leave of absence
SEPTEMBER 1, 2014
NCCI guidelines for Part B Billing New coding requirements r
1">Waiting for the final rule? Here’s a checklist to prepare
April 1 was supposed to mark the final six months providers, payers, and CMS had to prepar
Modifier –L1 Q&A in
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Join us at 1 p.m. (Eastern) Thursday, November 13, to review the big changes coming for modifier
Join us at 1 p.m. (Eastern) Thursday, November 13, to review the big changes coming for modifier
Prep your medical staff leaders with a pre-survey boot camp
The Inside Scoop on Additional Development Requests (ADRs) W
On January 1, a Minnesota state law took effect allowing nurse practitioners (NP) to practice in
Overall hospital prices declined 0.5% in January, and were 0.1% less than a year ago, the Bureau
A recent survey of nearly 1,400 fourth-year medical students from 20 schools found that about two
JANUARY 29, 2016
The Joint Commission will 1/18/BakingDel
AUGUST 29, 2017
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New Patient Safety Systems chapter includes two existing Medical Staff standards
AUGUST 27, 2014
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FEBRUARY 25, 2015
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The clock is ticking. Your organization needs to be ready for ICD-10 by October 1. Not sure if yo
SEPTEMBER 15, 2015
Today, October 1, 2015, the U.S. health care system moves to the International Classificat
OCTOBER 2, 2015
STAFF TRAINING QUIZ: ANSWER KEY 1. a 2. b 3. e 4. b
Need Help Connecting with Candidates? Over 1.7
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This September, The Joint Commission posted an 1/
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HCPro’s residency team will hold a focus group on Wednesday, December 20, from 1-2 ET. We a
DECEMBER 8, 2017
Answer key ANSWERS 1. d 2. d 3. b 4. c 5. a
When do you think the ICD-10 implementation date should be? October 1, 2014
APRIL 2, 2014
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When do you think the ICD-10 implementation date should be? October 1, 2014
APRIL 9, 2014
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CMS is adequately preparing to implement ICD-10 October 1, according to a
FEBRUARY 24, 2015
CMS is adequately preparing to implement ICD-10 October 1, according to a
FEBRUARY 11, 2015
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Providers need to be careful when reporting multiple services with status indicator J1 on the s
December 19, 2018 1:00-2:30 pm EST Studies show only 30% of your nurses ar
DECEMBER 6, 2018
Privileging physician assistants in urology Editor's note
Changing How We Care Plan webcast will be presented on: Tuesday, May 3, 2016. 1:00–2:30 p.
MARCH 11, 2016
With Medicare spending projected to grow to $1.4 trillion by 2027, the federal government is look
SEPTEMBER 4, 2017
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OIG releases its FY 2015 mid-year update The Office of Insp
AUGUST 1, 2015
MAY 14, 2014
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This past Thursday (October 1, 2015), began the live implementation of ICD-10 across the healthca
During the week of April 26 through May 1, 2015, a second sample group of providers will ha
JANUARY 9, 2015
The upsides of change (yes, there are some!) Change. It's a
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Beginning January 1, 2015, physicians will no longer need to provide certification for an inpatie
NOVEMBER 5, 2014
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The autopsy dilemma and its implications by Patricia A. Fur
SEPTEMBER 1, 2014
The next ACDIS quarterly conference call is slated for today, Thursday, May 28, 1-2 p.m., ET. Dur
Last Thursday, the ACDIS Facebook page hit 1,000 “Likes.” After working nearly five m
Thursday, April 20, 2017 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. ET Get strategies to help
This June, The Joint Commission released 1/23/QS
JULY 26, 2018
Overview On May 1, 2014, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Serv
JUNE 4, 2014
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October 1, 2015, will be the new ICD-10 implementation date, according to the final rule, Adminis
SEPTEMBER 10, 2014
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“We train 1,200 resident physicians when the cap is more than 600. The incremental c
OCTOBER 17, 2014
Effective January 1, organizations are required to collect data for six mandatory inpatient measu
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Medicare myths Editor's note: This article is excerpted f
AUGUST 1, 2015
What is the correct ICD-10-CM code for hepatic sclerosis? A) K74.0 B) K74.1
AUGUST 5, 2015
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According to a study published in Academic Medicine that surveyed more than 1,300 students from 2
AUGUST 14, 2015
DECEMBER 2, 2015
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What is the correct ICD-10-CM code for donovanosis? A) A51.1 B) A55
DECEMBER 9, 2015
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1:00–2:30 p.m. ET, Wednesday, February 24, 2016 As CMS increases the frequ
FEBRUARY 18, 2016
Dear Colleague, This month, I would like to discuss MS.1.20-"medical staff by
FEBRUARY 15, 2005
Results of a new drug trial, published September 1, 2016 in Nature, are potentially the most pro
SEPTEMBER 2, 2016
A survey of 1,200 physicians, residents, and medical students conducted by the American Medical A
MARCH 31, 2017
1. There is a difference in nutritional needs in the elderly compared to younger adults.
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The Company was founded in 1986 by Jennifer Cofer, a nationally recognized authority in health information management, with the launch of Medical Record Briefing, a newsletter for medical records professionals that continues to be one of the Company’s flagship products.
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New legislation to promote standardization across PAC heralds major provider IMPACT
JANUARY 1, 2015
Red hot PEPPERs: Why SNFs should access their 2015 reports next month
Interstate Licensure is ready for state votes The Federatio
How confident are you that ICD-10 will be implemented October 1, 2015? I'm cer
AUGUST 6, 2014
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How confident are you that ICD-10 will be implemented October 1, 2015? I'm cer
AUGUST 13, 2014
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AUGUST 27, 2014
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Joint Commission postpones implementation of minimum standards for radiologic techn
Today (Thursday, April 16) at 1 p.m., Eastern the American Hospital Association (AHA) joins Execu
As October 1 draws closer and closer for the implementation of ICD-10, the remaining resis
Bring your entire team to our 90-minute webcast at 1 p.m. (Eastern) Tuesday, August 18, on the 20
Join us at 1 p.m. (Eastern) Thursday, August 27, for part three of our patient status summer webc
Bring your entire team to our 90-minute webcast at 1 p.m. (Eastern) Friday, August 14, on engag
Join us at 1 p.m. (Eastern) Thursday, August 27, for part three of our patient status summer seri
AUGUST 11, 2015
Join us August 18 at 1:00 p.m. (Eastern) for this 90-minute webcast for a comprehensive review of
The Joint Commission released its 1/18/2017ORYX
SEPTEMBER 27, 2016
On July 1, 2018, The Joint Commission will implement three new elements of performance (EP.) The
JANUARY 18, 2018
On July 1, 2018, The Joint Commission will implement three new elements of performance (EP.) The
JANUARY 16, 2018
On February 1, 2018, CMS proposed new Medicare Advantage and Part D payment and policy updates to
Presented on: March 22, 2018, 1:00-2:30 p.m. EST Presented by:
FEBRUARY 27, 2018
HIPAA: Top tips for getting what you need to know, without giving away what you sho
JANUARY 1, 2015
OIG adds review of Part A claims to the 2014 LTC Work Plan
AUGUST 1, 2014
ESRD PPS and Quality Incentive Program (QIP) On July 1, CMS posted the E
CMS sets sights on future quality, payment initiatives in 2016 SNF PPS proposed rul
How stable is the Medicare Advantage program? On July 24, th
OCTOBER 1, 2014
How close is your office to theft? by Moriel Hamui, CPA,
FEBRUARY 1, 2015
Catheter infections cost way more than $1,000 You probably know that CMS doesn’t
Physician certifications and recertifications by Janet Po
NOVEMBER 1, 2014
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Effective October 1, the National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB) has lowered the rates it charges
As of April 1, CMS will allow inpatient-only procedures to be included on inpatient claims simila
NPDB Guidebook changes could mean shifts in reportable actions
Hospice providers are encouraged to preview their quality measure results based on Quarter 1- 201
This June, The Joint Commission released 1/23/QS
JUNE 26, 2018
How to know ED violence is imminent For the most part, healt
JANUARY 1, 2016
March 1, 2004-MARBLEHEAD, MA-Case managers looking for solutions to complex cases and other valua
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Join JustCoding at 1 p.m. (Eastern) Wednesday, June 18, for the live 90-minute webcast,
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More responses yield clearer pay p
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Join HCPro’s survey prep experts on Wednesday, August 20 at 1 p.m. Eastern for a lively 90-
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Figure 1, a photo sharing app that allows healthcare professionals to share pictures of th
OCTOBER 16, 2014
CMS hosts a national provider call on transitioning to ICD-10 Wednesday, November 5, at 1:30 p.m.
CMS will host a national provider call on transitioning to ICD-10 at 1:30 p.m. (Eastern) Wednesda
OCTOBER 22, 2014
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Even before ICD-10-CM was delayed until October 1, 2015, the quality of physician document