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CMS updates the inpatient prospective payment system (IPPS) annually. In simplest terms,
CMS continues the expansion of pay-for-performance (P4P) programs in the 2015 IPPS final r
AUGUST 27, 2014
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This week’s updates include changes to the FY 2016 IPPS and long-term care hospital (LT
The 2015 IPPS final rule, released August 4, focuses on quality initiatives and includes n
CMS finalized changes to multiple quality measures in the
CMS should have addressed the 2-midnight rule, but didn’t in the fiscal year 2016 IPPS prop
CMS issued the fiscal year (FY) 2017 IPPS proposed rule yesterday with updates to several quali
by Penny Richards ACDIS announces several changes in eligibility requirements for
CMS finalized a number of coding and MS-DRG changes as part of the fiscal year 2016 IPPS final ru
AUGUST 12, 2015
JUSTCODING
Providers know the drill for addressing and operationalizing CMS' annual IPPS and OPPS updates,
A significant portion of updates in the Fiscal Year 2015 IPPS final rule pertain to the Hospital
CMS continues the expansion of pay-for-performance (P4P) programs in the 2015 IPPS final rule. By
Providers anticipated an update to the 2-midnight rule in the 2016 IPPS final rule release
A significant portion of updates in the Fiscal Year 2015 IPPS final rule pertain to the Ho
AUGUST 7, 2014
CMS continues the expansion of pay-for-performance (P4P) programs in the 2015 IPPS final rule. By
Correction notice to IPPS final rule On March 18, CMS and HHS issued a
CMS updates Program Integrity Manual On May 2, CMS released a change re
Signature requirements On July 24, CMS released a change request to allo
This week’s updates include Focused Dementia Care survey tools; a 0.2% reduction in IPP
On May 2, CMS released a change request to update various sections of Chapter 15 of t
In the IPPS Proposed Rule
MAY 7, 2014
JUSTCODING
CMS' 2015 IPPS proposed rule, released April 30, focuses on quality measures, such as hosp
JUNE 18, 2014
JUSTCODING
by: Megan Batty Home health coders could have 435 ICD-10-CM code changes to deal
CMS will delay implementation of a chart-abstracted sepsis measure included in the IPPS fi
SEPTEMBER 10, 2014
JUSTCODING
CMS’ 2014 IPPS Final Rule redefined the criteria for inpatient admission when it implemente
CMS’ recently released 2015 IPPS final rule focuses on quality initiatives mandated by the
DECEMBER 2, 2015
JUSTCODING
Update to Medicare Claims Processing Manualto provide language-only changes for updatin
Updates of MS-DRGs to the list subject to IPPS replaced devices offered without cost or
  Culture change
  CMS' 2014 IPPS final rule redefined inpatient admissions when it implemented the
  “Under the Inpatient Prospective Payment system (IPPS), Medicare reimburse
CMS' introduction of the 2-midnight rule in the 2014 IPPS final rule makes properly identi
  473 changes: Cracking the code
OCTOBER 19, 2018
Improve your patients’ health with the Initial Preventive Physical Examination (IPPE) an
On which side of the aisle do you stand on the subject of change? Things change - or - things nev
DECEMBER 10, 2015
  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?
Before new physicians entering practice decide whether to pursue board certification, changes on
OCTOBER 20, 2017
When changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) that would have extended overtime pay to 4.2
JANUARY 20, 2017
  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
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
Innovating the GME system to better meet the changing healthcare needs of the public and provide
FEBRUARY 24, 2017
The upsides of change (yes, there are some!) Change. It's a
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
Both organizations have changed their expectations on the defintion of a hospital. CMS’s ne
DECEMBER 12, 2017
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
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
It might not change. It might just intensify. I think surveyors are going to be taking th
As part of the changes in its recent final rule, CMS has eliminated the requirement that ambulat
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
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Join us at 1 p.m. (Eastern) Thursday, November 13, to review the big changes coming for modifier
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)
  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
The 2014 CPT® Manual had more changes in the digestive section than any other section,
  In the 2016 IPPS final rule, CMS added three new claims-based measures and one s
OCTOBER 7, 2015
JUSTCODING
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
Changing How We Care Plan webcast will be presented on: Tuesday, May 3, 2016. 1:00–2:30 p.m
MARCH 18, 2016
Last week, CMS published a list of proposed rule changes for
JUNE 21, 2016
MDS Central is changing to your Post-Acute Advisor. We are now going to cover the news and regul
SEPTEMBER 2, 2016
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 following changes to the Certified Clinical Documentation Specialist (CCDS) credential
CCDS candidates, please take note of the following important changes to the CCDS certification pr
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
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.”
  CMS recently updated the Medicare Claims Processing Manual, with changes
SEPTEMBER 17, 2014
JUSTCODING
CMS updates Medicare Claims Processing Manual to provide language-only changes f
Security changes designed to improve communication between the Milwaukee Police Department
APRIL 3, 2014
The changes to fracture coding in ICD-10-CM have received plenty of attention since coders first
Federal regulators are considering changes to the Affordable Care Act’s Hierarchical Condit
CMS review has prompted waves of changes. Even more changes to The Joint Commission&rsq
APRIL 20, 2017
CMS made relatively few changes in the April quarterly I/OCE update, introducing four new
  Residency program coordinators know about change. In recent years, they've manag
JUNE 20, 2014
Two changes affecting trauma care at a Florida hospital cost nothing to make, but saved the hospi
JUNE 3, 2015
Mandatory state reporting of adverse medical errors is lagging and changes are needed in the way
JUNE 23, 2015
OSHA keeps citing employers for the same mistakes, yet the list of top violations doesn't chang
CMS announced this week it is making changes to the ICD-10 implementation transition period to h
Dear readers, Soon you will notice a change to Medical Staff Leader Insider.
NOVEMBER 12, 2015
CMS issued a revision of the October 2015 I/OCE update that included changes for HCPCS code Q51
The latest version of proposed cost reporting changes for the home health-based hospices, relea
JCAHO surveyors attending training in Chicago this week learned of changes that will take effect
SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
JUSTCODING
CMS announces final regulatory changes affecting Medicare Parts C and D
AUGUST 1, 2014
“We have to change our mindsets. After all, it’s a marathon and not a race. And afte
NOVEMBER 20, 2015
While most analysts agree that any substantial changes to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) are unlik
FEBRUARY 21, 2017
“Sponsoring institutions, like most healthcare organizations, have changed significantly am
DECEMBER 22, 2017
Debriding a pressure ulcer does not change the nature of the wound or make it a surgical wound. I
With some major changes in look and form-but generally adhering to existing guidelines-coding for
While many of the code changes in the 2014 CPT® Manual surgical sect
HIM professionals must be flexible and willing to adapt to the ever-changing healthcare en
Can you give a review of how the proposed CoPs might change things? The agency mu
ACDIS is making several changes to the Certified Clinical Documentation Specialist exam effective
Under the General Provisions, there are several proposed changes, including: S
Changes in Medicare and Medicaid reimbursements, healthcare reform, and market competition are al
OCTOBER 24, 2011
Q: Why do the payments for some separately payable drugs change? One week we get paid a certai
Healthcare financial strategies changed forever in 2009. With the publication of HealthL
MARCH 2, 2010
When changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) that would have extended overtime pay to 4.2
JANUARY 20, 2017
In response to the ever-changing regulatory and payment landscape of the long-term care and hom
FEBRUARY 26, 2010
Home care study shows checklist possible aid in providing attention to condition changes
by Josh Poltilove The four pages of changes CMS has just made to its OASIS-D gui
Q: Did CMS make any changes to the packaging of skin substitutes in the lates
Q: Are there any new pass-through devices or changes for July under the OPPS?
In addition to extensive drug testing code changes in the CPT® Manual
“Although I hope my residents will keep pace with a rapidly changing healthcare syst
APRIL 11, 2014
Q:    If a beneficiary changes from one Medicare Advantage plan to another,
APRIL 25, 2014
CMS details changes to reimbursement manual On September 19, CMS releas
"The way medicine is delivered in the U.S. is changing fast, and there is perhaps no
OCTOBER 31, 2014
Q: Would it be appropriate to report CPT® code 75984 (change of percutan
FEBRUARY 18, 2015
JUSTCODING
The 2015 Residency Coordinator Salary Survey revealed some fairly drastic changes in the educatio
MAY 29, 2015
“Policymakers must ensure that payment or policy changes to GME do not upend a world-class
JUNE 19, 2015
JULY 29, 2015
JUSTCODING
Despite changes to the healthcare system, numerous disparities in care exist between whites and n
 CMS wants your thoughts on its 2017 OPPS proposed changes. In various places in the propose
For any behavior change to take place and, more importantly, to be sustained, the patient has to
Every October 1, providers are able to count on some changes to reimbursement principles taking e
“It is clearly true that shift changes are a source of miscommunication and error, but it&
DECEMBER 16, 2016
“As physicians, we must not squander this opportunity to change the way we study and treat
MARCH 16, 2018
“One of the biggest obstacles is changing the culture of medicine to not only understand th
MAY 4, 2018
The public has until April 8 to submit comments on NCQA’s proposed changes to Health
CMS released updated I/OCE specifications in January with several changes that could requi
CMS continues to update payment logic for comprehensive APCs (C-APC) with additional chang
For 2015, CMS finalized changes to reconfigure and consolidate ophthalmology and gynecolog
CMS recently clarified policy on acceptable control materials for lab testing. While not changing
APRIL 26, 2016
by Josh Poltilove A new change request from CMS implements the policies of the
by: Megan Batty A total of 473 code changes will take effect on Oct. 1, includin
  The 2015 CPT® Manual includes changes to the
MARCH 4, 2015
JUSTCODING
Perspective The more credentialing changes...
by: Kirsten Dize Changes to the Home Health Quality Reporting Program outlined i
by Josh Poltilove Rural add-on payments have changed significantly for many agen
In the unlikely event you missed the news, August heralded a big change in the world of life safe
OCTOBER 6, 2016
You may find significant changes to E/M reporting in the near future, including a pivot away from
A hospital in Massachusetts unveiled changes last week to the security policies and procedures in
OCTOBER 5, 2017
AHAP’s own Jodi Eisenberg was recently interviewed on the changing world of accreditation.
NOVEMBER 26, 2013
Q: If a beneficiary changes from one Medicare Advantage plan to another-do they automatica
MARCH 21, 2014
The CMS began its restructuring of the quality improvement organization (QIO) program with change
Some of the most significant changes in ICD-10-CM involve coding for orthopedic injuries. Join us
The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) will change the scoring scale on its new Medi
MAY 2, 2014
AUGUST 13, 2014
JUSTCODING
By Steven Andrews, Editor   Proposed changes to the OPPS next
CMS issues changes regarding Defense of Marriage Act and ICD-10 On Oct
CMS issues changes regarding Defense of Marriage Act and ICD-10 On Oct
  Despite no code changes in several years, injection and infusion coding remains
DECEMBER 10, 2014
JUSTCODING
  In what has turned out to be one of the busier periods when it comes to changes
JUNE 25, 2014
According to a press release issued on Feb 20, 2015 by CMS, there are proposed changes for
FEBRUARY 27, 2015
The guidelines for principal diagnosis selection involving heart failure have changed over the ye
  Change is right around the corner, so attend the 2015 Medicare Compliance Forum
The results of the 2015 Residency Coordinator Salary Survey show no changes in the percentage of
JUNE 12, 2015
The Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (VUSM) has changed its admission guidelines to no lo
JUNE 26, 2015
A bill changing notification of outpatient observation status for hospital patients has be
AUGUST 14, 2015
Q: Did CMS make any changes to skin substitutes for October?  
On October 2, CMS released a change request to allow contractors to accept initials instead of si
Dear Colleague, A little-noticed change in the 2004 update of the Comprehensive Accred
Introducing change to practice in healthcare is not easy. While it is well established that evid
JANUARY 27, 2016
There are many regulatory changes that affect home health agencies each year, many resulting from
With all the folderol relating to the changes in the management of life safety conditions in our
AUGUST 11, 2016
Dear readers, Big changes are coming to those of you who subscribe to our monthly
AUGUST 5, 2016
A bill introduced in Congress last month aims to change how Medicare-funded GME training position
OCTOBER 7, 2016
On September 29, CMS released a change request providing instructions for payment and edits for t
 Although documentation matters more and more in today?s world of ever-changing regulations, med
AUGUST 4, 2017
This change is significant but not terribly surprising.   CMS has signaled it
Have clinicians follow up the next day when patients have a change in pain medications or increas
As part of ongoing efforts to raise awareness about the upcoming change to Medicare numbers and c
OCTOBER 21, 2015
JUSTCODING
  Why are so many organizations struggling to change the medical staff’s vie
DECEMBER 11, 2014
Q: Did CMS make any changes to drug payments for April?  
The goal with nurse training has not changed much over the years: nurse should be taught how to
MARCH 17, 2016
CMS held a webinar on May 12 explaining the methodology and upcoming changes to its controversial
These agencies will likely (or already have) proposed changes that will affect life safety issue
MARCH 30, 2017
NPDB Guidebook changes could mean shifts in reportable actions
Determining when a significant change in status assessment (SCSA) is necessary and completing the
APRIL 2, 2014
JUSTCODING
Innovating the GME system to better meet the changing healthcare needs of the public and provide
FEBRUARY 24, 2017
Surprise rule interpretation may force changes on some facilities In a rather surprisin
MARCH 9, 2017
CMS provides front-end updates for July On March 26, CMS released a change request t
By Steven Andrews CMS did not change the logic for comprehensive APCs (C-APC) or
With all the regulatory and reimbursement changes occurring in our industry at an ever-increasing
JULY 6, 2017
By Jennifer Thew, RN Change is good. But it can also be hard.
JULY 13, 2017
DECEMBER 3, 2014
JUSTCODING
CMS releases October 2015 quarterly update of HCPCS drug/biological code changes
Long-anticipated rule change will affect how hospitals plan for emergencies and disasters
DECEMBER 22, 2016
By Jennifer Thew, RN Even when change is exhilarating—like buying a house or starti
APRIL 11, 2019
As if healthcare facilities didn’t have enough to worry about with the always-changing emer
MAY 1, 2019
CMS provides examples of claims that are related On August 8, CMS released a change
SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
JUSTCODING
Although physician practices may welcome some of the changes MACRA and MIPS will bring, other cha
Excludes notes are one significant change in ICD-10-CM. In ICD-9-CM, Excludes notes can mean two
The role of the utilization review (UR) committee has changed as facilities move to reporti
Changes to the ACGME’s Common Program Requirements, which affect eligibility requirements f
NOVEMBER 15, 2013
Many of the code changes in the 2014 CPT® Manual Radiology section f
The Next Accreditation System (NAS) has changed the role residency coordinators play in en
APRIL 25, 2014
The April I/OCE update brought changes to the packaging of skin substitutes that was intro
In response to changes to the healthcare industry as a result of the Affordable Care Act a
OCTOBER 2, 2014
OCTOBER 22, 2014
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OCTOBER 29, 2014
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NOVEMBER 5, 2014
JUSTCODING
Mobile devices have changed the way people share and access information in their personal and pro
The Next Accreditation System (NAS) has changed the role residency coordinators play in ensuring
JUNE 6, 2014
The 2015 CPT® Manual includes significant changes in the Labora
APRIL 15, 2015
JUSTCODING
The guidelines for principal diagnosis selection involving heart failure have changed over the pa
MARCH 11, 2015
JUSTCODING
The 2015 CPT Manual® includes significant changes in the Laboratory secti
Changes in the healthcare delivery landscape and scope-of-practice laws are driving demand for a
On April 15, CMS posted a proposed rule in the Federal Register that would change the Medicare an
On May 15, CMS released a change request amending payments to payment files issued to contractors
Technology is changing rapidly, and so too are the ways in which healthcare organizations creat
On August 6, CMS released a change request amending payment files that were issued to contractor
OCTOBER 7, 2015
CMS changed the status indicator for CPT code 99497 (advance care planning including the explanat