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It’s a question that physicians struggle over daily: Inpatient or observation?  
DECEMBER 16, 2014
  Q:  What are the rules regarding a qualifying hospital stay at a hos
DECEMBER 12, 2014
Observation status is not working as a way of classifying hospital patients and should be
NOVEMBER 14, 2014
The number of patients requiring observation services will likely increase for many hospitals as
  This pocket card will help physicians determine the appropriateness of an inpati
Stakeholders take NOTICE of mounting ­observation status reform legislation
In 10% of cases, patients placed on observation status pay more for their care than they would ha
Inpatient coding professionals are used to DRG systems where all of the diagnoses and procedures
JANUARY 14, 2015
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Looking for more data on inpatient stays? The Agency for Healthcare Quality (AHRQ) added informat
The use of “Observation Status” – treating certain hospitalized Medicare patien
AUGUST 21, 2014
Review your policies and procedures for treating suicidal patients in general acute inpatient and
JANUARY 1, 2018
Review your policies and procedures for treating suicidal patients in general acute inpatient and
DECEMBER 1, 2017
Since 1997, venipuncture has not been a qualifying service for Medicare coverage. However, once
CMS designates certain procedures as inpatient-only, but identifies them using CPT codes (
MAY 7, 2014
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CMS designates certain procedures as inpatient-only, but identifies them using CPT® co
MAY 21, 2014
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  To help reduce the number of appeals over short-term inpatient stay claims, CMS
SEPTEMBER 4, 2014
CMS’ 2014 IPPS Final Rule redefined the criteria for inpatient admission when it implemente
  CMS removed two procedures from the inpatient-only list and added one in the
NOVEMBER 19, 2014
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Q: How do you bill for a patient that is admitted after a 3 day hospital stay that
  CMS' 2014 IPPS final rule redefined inpatient admissions when it implemented the
Observation and Reporting. Please click on the PDF icon. Observation and Reporting
With CMS regulations making inpatient admission orders an express condition of Medicare payment,
MARCH 3, 2017
Beginning January 1, 2015, physicians will no longer need to provide certification for an inpatie
NOVEMBER 5, 2014
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Q: If a patient has a 3 day qualifying stay and an order for a skilled nursing facili
Q:  How do you bill for a patient that is admitted after a 3 day hospital stay
In an effort to help seniors stay healthy after a hospital discharge, a new program at Eskenazi H
JANUARY 27, 2015
 As is true for the qualified therapist, the amount of information and regulation that the h
  “Under the Inpatient Prospective Payment system (IPPS), Medicare reimburse
CMS designates a certain set of procedures as inpatient-only, meaning it will only reimburse faci
OCTOBER 8, 2014
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For stays in which the physician expects the patient will need less than two midnights of hospita
SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
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Q: A resident exhausted 100 days benefit on 4/11/14. The resident stayed in an LTC se
AUGUST 29, 2014
Inpatient admissions for patients undergoing cardiovascular procedures such as implants of stents
Q: Does a spell of wellness end with observation time in a hospital?
OCTOBER 17, 2014
CMS needs to evaluate, clarify, and modify sections of the Notice of Observation Treatment and Im
Short-stay resident activities Short-stay resident activities
Just as government healthcare reimbursement methods continue to evolve on the inpatient side, phy
FEBRUARY 25, 2015
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 The Joint Commission announced an update of its “observer” definition in its a
FEBRUARY 14, 2017
  How to stay on top of ADRs
NOVEMBER 13, 2015
  New CMS policy could change inpatient rehab denial trend
SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
JUSTCODING
Do you have a Medicare patient who has been on observation status in your hospital for more than
SEPTEMBER 1, 2015
CMS updates the inpatient prospective payment system (IPPS) annually. In simplest terms,
  SNFs Seek Relief from Three-Day Hospital Stay Requirement
NOVEMBER 3, 2017
When working with stroke patients, you are responsible for several types of observations. First,
Occupational therapy cannot qualify a patient for coverage initially, but after the patient has h
If the patient qualifies for medical social services, the social worker can make one visit if th
Q: My colleagues and I continually wrestle with this question: Must all diagnoses on an inpati
OCTOBER 8, 2014
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Terms of use synopsis
SEPTEMBER 4, 2008
Any qualifying discipline can do the ROC (SN, PT, OT, ST). If you are asking whether the PT must
If the RN saw the client early in the day, another qualified discipline could see the client late
NOVEMBER 19, 2014
JUSTCODING
  The Medicare Meeting: How to ensure proper communication during a resident's Part A stay
NOVEMBER 13, 2015
AUGUST 27, 2014
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DECEMBER 23, 2014
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CMS designates a certain set of procedures as inpatient-only, meaning it will only reimburse faci
ICD-10-PCS will completely change the way coders report inpatient procedures. With just over a mo
AUGUST 26, 2015
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The Certified Coder Boot Camp®—Inpatient Version is an intensive coding educatio
NOVEMBER 19, 2014
JUSTCODING
Q: We erroneously included a surgical inpatient-only procedure on an inpatient Medicare
Connecticut had the highest average cost per inpatient day at state or local government hospitals
In observance of the Thanksgiving holiday, Residency Program Insider won’t be publis
NOVEMBER 22, 2013
Dear readers, In observance of Thanksgiving, Residency Program Insider wo
NOVEMBER 18, 2016
Effective January 1, organizations are required to collect data for six mandatory inpatient measu
JANUARY 6, 2015
JustCoding News: Inpatient will not publish December 31, so this is your final issue of JustCodin
DECEMBER 17, 2014
JUSTCODING
CMS recently reversed long-standing policy for billing inpatient-only procedures, providing hospi
Make sure your staff knows and implements your policy on continuous observation of suicidal pati
FEBRUARY 1, 2019
Q: Did CMS make any changes to the inpatient-only list? Usually there is a lot of discu
Q: Does an unstageable on spine qualify someone under Medicare A for a SNF?
SEPTEMBER 19, 2014
Post your open jobs in front of the most qualified group of professionals in the industry:
JULY 7, 2017
 We had a patient that was admitted to a home health agency after a short stay in a
MAY 6, 2015
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AHA posts letter on 2-midnight policy and potential short-stay payment solutions&nb
Two-midnight policy and potential short stay payment solutions  
Adding one extra day to a hospital stay can help reduce mortality and readmission rates fo
NOVEMBER 6, 2014
Case Management Insider delivers relevant content to help case managers stay up-to-date
DECEMBER 16, 2014
Case Management Insider delivers relevant content to help case managers stay up-to-date
DECEMBER 23, 2014
Case Management Insider delivers relevant content to help case managers stay up-to-date
JANUARY 6, 2015
Case Management Insider delivers relevant content to help case managers stay up-to-date on
JANUARY 13, 2015
AHA posts letter on 2-midnight policy and potential short-stay payment solutions On Februa
Healthcare delivery has shifted in recent decades away from inpatient hospital care to a number o
JustCoding News: Outpatient will not publish next week. JustCoding News: Inpatient will publish a
MARCH 25, 2015
JUSTCODING
CMS removed two add-on procedure codes from the inpatient-only list in the 2015 OPPS final
This week’s updates include updates to clarify inpatient rehabilitation facility (IRF)
Dear readers,   In observance of the holidays, Medical Sta
DECEMBER 18, 2014
Dear readers,   In observance of the holidays, Residency P
DECEMBER 19, 2014
We are assessing and observing if we have an issue related to medical error. Tie it to the advers
SEPTEMBER 30, 2015
JUSTCODING
NOVEMBER 20, 2013
JUSTCODING
It shouldn’t come as a surprise that the fiscal year 2017 inpatient prospective payment sys
As of April 1, CMS will allow inpatient-only procedures to be included on inpatient claims simila
NOVEMBER 5, 2014
JUSTCODING
JANUARY 14, 2015
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APRIL 8, 2015
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MARCH 11, 2015
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CMS is hosting a 2-day, in-person training event on August 9 and 10 for the Inpatient Rehabilita
Inpatient coding professionals are used to DRG systems where all of the diagnoses and procedures
Payments to inpatient rehabilitation facilities (IRF) that do not submit required quali
A patient under observation at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston for a suspected case of E
DECEMBER 4, 2014
There will be no issue of APCs Insider next week due to the July 4 holiday. Please stay tu
CMS is considering waiving the three-day hospital stay rule, required before a patient can be re
JANUARY 29, 2016
“The ability to stay calm, when everyone around you is decompensating, is a skill that is
FEBRUARY 20, 2019
by: Tami Swartz   A short but intense stay on the routine home care level of
Not medically and reasonably necessary. Records not submitted. Lack of inpatient admission orders
APRIL 9, 2014
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MAY 7, 2014
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JUNE 4, 2014
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JULY 16, 2014
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AUGUST 13, 2014
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SEPTEMBER 10, 2014
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OCTOBER 8, 2014
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NOVEMBER 26, 2014
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DECEMBER 3, 2014
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FEBRUARY 11, 2015
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MAY 6, 2015
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Which type of coding credential do you hold? Inpatient credential, such as CCS
MAY 28, 2014
JUSTCODING
Which type of coding credential do you hold? Inpatient credential, such as CCS
MAY 21, 2014
JUSTCODING
JUNE 4, 2014
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JUNE 11, 2014
JUSTCODING
Hospitals are experiencing more outpatients in their units. Even for inpatients, hospitals freque
NOVEMBER 5, 2014
JUSTCODING
The first Memorial Day observance was held May 30, 1868, at Arlington National Cemetery. B
Case Management Insider delivers relevant content to help case managers stay up-to-date on
"It's a completely different experience when you're sick and able to stay in your pajamas.
JULY 30, 2015
Learn everything you need to know to stay ahead of Joint Commission surveyors. Dur
JUNE 23, 2016
Struggling to identify the clinical indicators needed to qualify a diagnosis as a complica
Struggling to identify the clinical indicators needed to qualify a diagnosis as a complication/c
Struggling to identify the clinical indicators needed to qualify a diagnosis as a complica
Struggling to identify the clinical indicators needed to qualify a diagnosis as a complication/co
Struggling to identify the clinical indicators needed to qualify a diagnosis as a complication/co
APRIL 22, 2015
JUSTCODING
NOVEMBER 6, 2013
JUSTCODING
The CMS made hospital quality improvement a major part of its fiscal year 2015 Inpatient Prospect
AUGUST 12, 2014
SEPTEMBER 10, 2014
JUSTCODING
ICD-10-PCS coding is different than anything inpatients coders have done in the past. The root op
OCTOBER 22, 2014
JUSTCODING
NOVEMBER 19, 2014
JUSTCODING
Both hospital inpatient and outpatient payments require substantial increases in payments in fisc
A significant portion of updates in the Fiscal Year 2015 Inpatient Prospective Payment Systems (I
Skilled nursing facilities and inpatient rehabilitation facilities should receive the same paymen
The most welcome changes to me are the removal of those coding items, M1011 (Inpatient diagnosis)
The percent of long-stay nursing home residents receiving antipsychotic medication has dec
OCTOBER 31, 2014
Case Management Insider delivers relevant content to help case managers stay up-to-date
DECEMBER 30, 2014
Case Management Insider delivers relevant content to help case managers stay up-to-
OCTOBER 29, 2014
JUSTCODING
What is RSS synopsis
SEPTEMBER 4, 2008
There are a number of things an aide should be observing and reporting for a patient who has canc
OCTOBER 28, 2015
JUSTCODING
Working under the theory that medical students immersed in a community may want to stay there, tw
OCTOBER 2, 2015
Although many physicians advise patients to stay home and rest when they are sick, most physicia
OCTOBER 22, 2015
State law says hospitals must stay standing; here’s how they’re doing and lessons you
JANUARY 12, 2017
Learn everything you need to know to stay ahead of Joint Commission surveyors. If
JUNE 23, 2016
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MAY 21, 2014
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DECEMBER 17, 2014
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JANUARY 14, 2015
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NOVEMBER 12, 2014
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The ICD-10-PCS guidelines for reporting multiple procedures could trip up inpatient coders becaus
MAY 6, 2015
JUSTCODING
ICD-10 is less than three months away and we want to help you prepare your inpatient coders, outp
JULY 15, 2015
JUSTCODING
ICD-10-PCS coding is different than anything inpatients coders have done in the past. The root op
AUGUST 12, 2015
JUSTCODING
When an inpatient experiences an adverse incident or a near miss, hospitals with appropriate pati
FEBRUARY 23, 2017
Which state doesn’t observe daylight saving time? a. Arizona b. Idaho
DECEMBER 16, 2015
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SEPTEMBER 23, 2015
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Q: A few days into the patient’s stay, an order for a Foley catheter was placed f
JUNE 18, 2014
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Modify the Triage by Resource Allocation for IN-patient (TRAIN) matrix to suit your facil
JANUARY 1, 2019
Modify the Triage by Resource Allocation for IN-patient (TRAIN) matrix to suit your facility&rsqu
JANUARY 1, 2019
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