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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
CMS solidifies a fix to the COT OMRA policy in 2015 final rule
NOVEMBER 1, 2014
By Steven Andrews   Most policies in the OPPS final rule are not e
  We are now offering a 2-day SNF billing bootcamp!
CMS is considering waiving the three-day hospital stay rule, required before a patient can be re
JANUARY 29, 2016
A new set of claims transaction rules has been approved by CAQH Committee on Operating Rules for
  Proposed Rule Q&A with Reginald Hislop III, Managing Partner and CEO of H2 Healthcare, LLC
SEPTEMBER 4, 2015
CMS and the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) released final rules October 6 with the inte
CMS and the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) released final rules October 6 with the inte
CMS released its fiscal year (FY) 2016 IPPS proposed rule, and announced changes to MS-DRGs and t
CMS 2015 SNF PPS final rule to increase payments to skilled nursing facilities
OCTOBER 1, 2014
Editor's note: This article is excerpted f
AUGUST 1, 2015
Facilities have less than 20 days to fully comply with CMS’ new emergency preparedness rule
OCTOBER 26, 2017
On April 10, 2020, CMS issued a proposed rule2
Professional development Games MSPs play
Waiting for the final rule? Here’s a checklist to prepare
On April 15, CMS posted a proposed rule in the Federal Register that would change the Medicare an
Medicare Boot Camp®—Rural Health Clinic Version is a one-day intensive course on Medica
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released its final PPS Rule for 2017 a
A lot of people still have questions about the 2-midnight rule and may wonder if their chosen pra
OCTOBER 6, 2015
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposed rule this week that would
APRIL 21, 2016
Based upon a data analysis, CMS concluded that on average the first 30 days of an episode were mo
Editor's note: This month'
AUGUST 1, 2014
CMS’ 2014 IPPS Final Rule redefined the criteria for inpatient admission when it implemente
New communication ruling for home health and hospices takes effect
Providers anticipated an update to the 2-midnight rule in the 2016 IPPS final rule release
The information that is still current for F2F is SE1436 and for physicians MM9119.  Is
Q: If a hospital admission starts the 60 day spell of illness, then do days sp
DECEMBER 5, 2014
By Steven Andrews   Small tweaks to the 2-midnight rule in the 201
In case you haven’t heard, OSHA has been rather quietly avoiding implementing a rule that t
AUGUST 6, 2014
The 2-midnight rule may get a little tweak if the proposals in
    The 2016 OPPS proposed rule released July 2 is deceptively short
AUGUST 19, 2015
JUSTCODING
It’s been said that Rome wasn’t built in a day, which is an archaic way of saying: Be
AUGUST 11, 2017
Medicare regulations surrounding the 2-midnight rule are continually evolving, making it more imp
Ready or not, Phase 2 of OCR's HIPAA audit program is nearly ready to begin, and healthcare organ
SEPTEMBER 8, 2015
Specifications for the proposed Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) 30-Day Potentially Preventable Re
For many, this is the time of year when the latest updated rules, regulations, and payment rates
Back in the day (oh, about nine years or so ago), I found myself tucked into my office late into
The COVID-19 pandemic has shaken things up for SNFs and affected nearly all day-to-day activities
AUGUST 7, 2020
On November 16, CMS issued the final rule for bundled payment demonstration (lower extremity) ef
DECEMBER 4, 2015
Revisions to State Operations Manual (SOM) Chapter 2, The Certification Process a
Connecticut had the highest average cost per inpatient day at state or local government hospitals
Proposal that would have forced publication of detailed reports dropped due to clause in federal
AUGUST 10, 2017
Temporary privileges Test your knowledge with this MSP qu
These agencies will likely (or already have) proposed changes that will affect life safety issue
MARCH 30, 2017
Editor’s note: A final rule change issued last month by CMS could have a significant im
Pushback led federal officials to relax testing compliance deadlines2> If you haven&rsquo
SEPTEMBER 14, 2017
CMS announced it has extended its enforcement delay of the 2-midnight rule from September 30 to J
SEPTEMBER 1, 2015
When changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) that would have extended overtime pay to 4.2
JANUARY 20, 2017
Presented on: Thursday, February 8, 2018 1:00-2:30 p.m. Eastern
Medicare Boot Camp—Rural Health Clinic Version is a one-day intensive course on Medicare co
Medicare Boot Camp—Rural Health Clinic Version is a one-day intensive course on Medicare co
Case managers across the country have some unique challenges these days. With new regulations and
The 2016 OPPS proposed rule released July 2 is deceptively short, but packs a punch. CMS i
CMS finalizes Medicaid face to face rule CMS has issued a final rule re
CMS should have addressed the 2-midnight rule, but didn’t in the fiscal year 2016 IPPS prop
by: Kirsten Dize CMS released the 2018 guidance manual for OASIS-C2 on August 4.
  CMS' 2014 IPPS final rule redefined inpatient admissions when it implemented the
While there aren’t isn’t a lot of information available on compliance with the 2-midn
SEPTEMBER 29, 2015
This table, taken from the 2020 PPS proposed rule, includes the proposed, estimated 30-day, budge
CMS converting most MUEs to per-day edits On June 30, CMS released M
Compliance with the 2-midnight rule can be tricky for many organizations, which has left many cas
NOVEMBER 10, 2015
2-midnight rule draws concerns about emergency physician admitting privileges
A proposed rule (CMS-5524-P) released by CMS on August 15, 2017 would make the Comprehensive Care
CMS issued its final rule, Fiscal Year 2020 Payment and Policy changes for Medicare Skilled Nursi
NOVEMBER 15, 2019
  Last Thursday, CMS issued a proposed rule that would update fiscal year (FY) 201
  The Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) issued a draft rule late Fr
APRIL 14, 2015
CMS' introduction of the 2-midnight rule in the
JULY 16, 2014
JUSTCODING
The CMS last week issued a rule designed to save $660 million annually and $3.2 billion over five
When changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) that would have extended overtime pay to 4.2
JANUARY 20, 2017
A proposed payment rule posted earlier this week outlines the CMS’ plan to allow physicians
What potential impact does the final rule on overpayments have on home health agencies? F
By Janet Potter,
First and foremost, it goes without saying that we all want to do the right thing, at
APRIL 22, 2020
CMS CoPs New final rule refines and redefines medical staff
AUGUST 1, 2014
On December 2, the American Hospital Association (AHA) sent a let
DECEMBER 6, 2016
As of April 1, 2017, the Pre-Claim Review demonstration will be paused for at least 30 days in Il
There's a lot going on in CMS' proposed rule for year two of the quality payment program (QPP), s
AHA posts letter on 2-midnight policy and potential short-stay payment solutions&nb
A newly proposed rule by CMS would put into effect new discharge planning requirements that the a
SEPTEMBER 26, 2019
We have a patient who received homecare services in Florida from January 2 until April 1
A judge recently ruled that Anthony J. Garcia, a physician accused of murdering four people conne
MAY 30, 2014
Presented on: Tuesday, September 19, 2017 1:00-2:30 p.m. Eastern
How will the CMS adoption of the 2012 editions of NFPA 101 and NFPA 99 affect you? 2>
AUGUST 31, 2017
Implement operating rules - Phase III ERA EFT: CORE 360 Uniform Use of Claim Adjustment
CMS issued the fiscal year (FY) 2017 IPPS proposed rule yesterday with updates to several quali
Q: The resident is on their Part A benefit and is scheduled for dialysis 3 day
CMS estimates the median length of days for request for anticipated payment (RAP) submission is 12 d
Q: Is there a way to convince management that Security Rule compliance is just as importa
A significant portion of updates in the Fiscal Year 2015 IPPS final rule pertain to the Ho
AUGUST 7, 2014
Last week, CMS published a list of proposed rule changes for
JUNE 21, 2016
After last year's OPPS proposed rule debacle, which included a later-than-usual release, d
It appears many case managers still have a lot of questions when it comes to 2-midnight rule comp
NOVEMBER 3, 2015
I have a question on medication reconciliation and the Level 1, 2, and 3 drug interaction
On January 28, CMS posted a fact sheet regarding a proposed rule that would update the methodolog
One day after an apparent stealth announcement of the new ICD-10 compliance date, CMS confirmed O
CMS' 2015 IPPS proposed rule, released April 30, focuses on quality measures, such as hosp
JUNE 18, 2014
JUSTCODING
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JULY 9, 2014
JUSTCODING
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
A proposed rule would expand access and use of claims data and analysis,
June is the month to celebrate a safe workplace; we’ll show you how to do it2> If y
A record number of hospitals were fined by Medicare for having too many 30-day readmissions, acco
OCTOBER 7, 2014
  When three days is not three days
AUGUST 19, 2016
CMS offers five solutions to help address inadequate HIPAA Security Rule–requ
The safety culture varies greatly from laboratory to laboratory. Most lab employees these days kn
DECEMBER 17, 2014
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
CMS' introduction of the 2-midnight rule in the 2014 IPPS final rule makes properly identi
Presented on: Thursday, December 14, 2017 1:00-2:30 p.m. Eastern
AHA posts letter on 2-midnight policy and potential short-stay payment solutions On Februa
  In the 2016 IPPS final rule, CMS added three new claims-based measures and one s
OCTOBER 7, 2015
JUSTCODING
Under the rule, an “overpayment” means any funds that a “person” has rece
SEPTEMBER 6, 2016
Which day of the week are workers most productive, according to numerous surveys of human resourc
CMS finalized its proposal to reduce the conversion factor by 2% to account for its overestimat
Last week, CMS proposed a new rule intended to boost the success of Accountable Care Organiz
Could ‘one in, two out’ order be the answer to the high costs of meeting federal
On November 16, CMS posted the final rule with comment period addressing changes to the physician
  Hospice Final Rule for 2017 raises payments  
JULY 31, 2016
Hospice Final Rule for 2017 raises payments Last Friday, CMS issued a fin
As PDPM reaches the end of its first year, the 2021 SNF final payment rule took effect on October
OCTOBER 9, 2020
The 2015 IPPS final rule, released August 4, focuses on quality initiatives and includes n
Stage 1 of the EHR Incentive Programs focuses on capturing and sharing data and Stage 2 focuses o
On October 15, 2015, the Department of Labor upheld a federal ruling stating that more than 2 mil
Final Rule Released After receiving 118 comments from the public, the Cen
CMS updates Program Integrity Manual On May 2, CMS released a change re
October 1, 2015, will be the new ICD-10 implementation date, according to the final rule,
AUGUST 6, 2014
JUSTCODING
by Kirsten Dize After four years, a proposed rule and a deadline extension, CMS
Thinking of implementing a unified, integrated medical staff across your healthcare
CMS is hosting a 2-day, in-person training event on August 9 and 10 for the Inpatient Rehabilita
Q&A When credentialing AHPs, stick to specifics
Disputes exist over necessity, cost, and definitions.2> Donna Gross clocked out for a din
MAY 25, 2017
On July 29, CMS issued a final rule (CMS-1645-F) outlining FY 2017 Medicare payment policies and
AUGUST 5, 2016
Physician practices are working with a new set of rules when it comes to engaging patients online
Core privileges Is it time to revisit your hospital's au
Wrinkles yet-to-be ironed out include disputes over necessity, cost, and definitions2> Do
MAY 4, 2017
The introduction of the Home Health Groupings Model (HHGM) into the proposed rule means preparing
HCPro Career Center2> Post Your Open Positions at job
MAY 4, 2017
In a highly-anticipated move expected to significantly affect the regulatory rules that hospitals
There is no language specifically stating an NP or PA cannot give orders. Rather, the rules requi
Pre-claim review pilot goes live in Illinois—2 days late
A violation of safety rules at the CDC lab in Atlanta may have exposed a scientist to the Eb
DECEMBER 31, 2014
Core privileging A step-by-step approach to systemwide ch
SEPTEMBER 1, 2014
Interstate Medical Licensure Compact hits state legislatures 2"
Physicians in 11 cities held a day of solidarity last Saturday to raise awareness of the issue of
AUGUST 26, 2016
  Approximately how many Peeps, the popular marshmallow candy, are made each day
APRIL 18, 2014
DECEMBER 23, 2014
JUSTCODING
Technical standards released by U.S. Access Board build on local push toward best practices.2
New OIG Fiscal Year 2016 Work Plan On Monday, November 2
The release of the final rules for the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACR
  Proposed rules, OIG reports, and bundling, oh my!
SEPTEMBER 11, 2015
  Proposed Rule Q&A with Reginald Hislop III
OCTOBER 23, 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
  Providers worry that proposed rule could cut Medicaid revenue
NOVEMBER 9, 2018
Supreme Court decision narrows the requirements for physician
The latest rules proposed this spring for the electronic health records (EHR) incentive programs
Written by Lisa McIntire and Jul
Medicare patients at major teaching hospitals have better 30-day mortality rates for 15 common me
JUNE 2, 2017
Ensure your facility's training is on t
Q: A patient is discharged from the skilled nursing facility (SNF) on day 24 and sent hom
DECEMBER 21, 2018
CMS’ recently released 2015 IPPS final rule focuses on quality initiatives mandated by the
CMS released 2016 OPPS proposed rule On July 1, CMS released CMS-1633-
Editor's note: This is Part 2 in a three part series discussing the importance of charge nur
OCTOBER 25, 2018
Ready for November’s deadlines? Joint Commission experts tell you how you might not be.
JULY 27, 2017
Primary care physicians (PCP) are in a difficult spot these days. Paid less than specialists, man
SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
JUSTCODING
Serious events happen every day in hospitals, physician practices, clinics, and care facilities&m
MARCH 23, 2017
The American Hospital Association calls CMS’ proposed 2% reduction in outpatient payments &
Since January, providers have been struggling to reconcile conflicts between CMS' rules an
Events include: National Provider Calls 2016 PFS Proposed Rule
Activity comes on heels of several healthcare workplace shootings2> Just over a year afte
AUGUST 10, 2017
Editor's note: This month'
SEPTEMBER 1, 2014
Book excerpt Customizing criteria-based core privileges
The Joint Commission recently approved the 2016 accreditation and certification decision rules fo
OCTOBER 6, 2015
On May 2, CMS released a change request to update various sections of Chapter 15 of t
Our expert answers your questions about CMS' newly adopted rule and what you need to k
NOVEMBER 10, 2016
Quality improvement Medical staff leaders had a role in QIO efforts
AUGUST 1, 2014
Perspective The more credentialing changes...
Clearer picture of OASIS-C2 emerges with release of Guidance Manual
The countdown clock to the ACDIS conference officially clicked over to just 74 days. But time run
Q&A Follow bylaws as precisely as possible to avoid
Are you in compliance with OSHA’s chemical labeling standard? 2> Editor’s
FEBRUARY 16, 2017
Feds had challenged medical center's workplace violence prevention program2>
JUNE 15, 2017
Clarify the date-of-service rules you follow for reporting common services and you’ll overc
SEPTEMBER 18, 2017
Presented on: Wednesday, December 12 2018 |1:00-2:30 p.m. EST
NOVEMBER 27, 2018
In the final days of 2015, CMS released a draft of OASIS-C2. The document includes some minor cha
2014 MSP Salary Survey More responses yield clearer pay p
Physicians certified by the American Board of Medical Specialties or American Osteopathi
DECEMBER 21, 2017
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
HCPro Inc., a leader in healthcare education and training, announces its popular four-day boot ca
SEPTEMBER 10, 2010
Expert Q&A Evaluating MDS data quality will improve b
OCTOBER 1, 2014
Our expert answers your questions about CMS’ newly adopted rule and what you need to know
FEBRUARY 16, 2017
A new focus on preventing patient deaths results in high scrutiny. Here’s what to expect a
APRIL 6, 2017
Copyright statement
SEPTEMBER 4, 2008
The FDA in December issued a final rule on the safety and effectiveness of active ingredients in
Study urges hospitals to turn to technology, study successes of other facilities to prepare for
APRIL 6, 2017
Monograph urges hospitals to turn to technology, study successes of other facilities to prepare
MAY 11, 2017
Terms of use synopsis
SEPTEMBER 4, 2008
CMS seeks comments on OASIS C2 CMS has opened the comment period
  CMS pushes SNFs toward payment reform in FY 2016 PPS final rule
SEPTEMBER 4, 2015
  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
  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
October 1, 2015, will be the new ICD-10 implementation date, according to the final rule, Adminis
Homecare workers achieved a victory when the Department of Labor ruled they are entitled to overt
In 2011, The Joint Commission ruled that physicians and practitioners were forbidden from using t
Q: I am a hospital-based registered nurse working in a same day surgical environment. I'm
CMS releases 2016 proposed hospital OPPS rule On July 1, CMS released CM
On July 31, HHS issued a rule
OCTOBER 1, 2014
by Kirsten Dize The OASIS-C2 Q&As that CMS posted February 24 finally offer di
  Phase 2 begins!
DECEMBER 1, 2017
ECRI: The rules on copying and pasting medical information In 2016, the
SEPTEMBER 10, 2014
JUSTCODING
FEBRUARY 18, 2015
JUSTCODING
AUGUST 26, 2015
JUSTCODING
While the 2017 OPPS proposed rule includes a variety of tweaks and augmentations to existing regu
Book excerpt Customizing criteria-based core privileges for your o
AUGUST 1, 2014
Which mammal has the longest gestation period, at approximately 660 days? &nbs
The next ACDIS quarterly conference call is slated for today, Thursday, August 20, 1-2 p.m., ET.
Nurses in several states held a one-day strike last Friday over concerns about staffing, pay, and
SEPTEMBER 25, 2019
Just after lunch on a Wednesday, four days into the new year, someone dec
AUGUST 31, 2017
Due to a proposed change to the two-midnight rule, CMS has further delayed enforcement o
AUGUST 14, 2015
Life safety expert Brad Keyes answers your questions2> Editor’s note: Each mont
JUNE 8, 2017
The 126th State District Court in Austin, Texas, has ruled that Texas Medical Board (TMB) Rule 1
Final PPS rule: OASIS   by Kirsten Dize Many items will be el
With the kickoff of ICD-10 just a handful of days away, CMS has
In the final 2018 outpatient prospective payment system (OPPS) rule released by CMS, total knee a
MARCH 15, 2019
A review of more than 2,000 neurosurgical cases published in the
NOVEMBER 30, 2017
A review of more than 2,000 neurosurgical cases published in the
NOVEMBER 28, 2017
Competency assessment Simulation training moves into new
OCTOBER 1, 2014
In the wake of a CMS ruling that will make antibiotic stewardship
JUNE 28, 2016
  SNFs Seek Relief from Three-Day Hospital Stay Requirement
NOVEMBER 3, 2017
Q: An observationpatient received an IV push on the first day (9/28) and an infusion the n
Northwestern Memorial Healthcare in Chicago recently notified 2,800 patients of a breach that occ
ICD-10 implementation is 27 days away. CMS completed its third and final ICD-10 end-to-end testin
It’s storm season. Now’s the time to get your facility ready to face the power of Mo
MARCH 30, 2017
Have clinicians follow up the next day when patients have a change in pain medications or increas
New coding requirements r
Last week, CMS issued a proposed rule to bundle hospital payments for services related to hip and
On May 23, 2014, there was a new federal rule issued that requires physicians, including p
Presented on: Wednesday, August 9, 2017 2:00-3:00 p.m. Eastern  Also
Every have one of those days when you feel like you’ll never be warm? I’m having one
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
It’s tradition. Day 1 of the annual conference is ACDIS pride day, where attendees are en
If the RN saw the client early in the day, another qualified discipline could see the client late
A few tips and advice from hospital experts2> Part of your everyday job as a hospital saf
AUGUST 17, 2017
Wednesday, August 05, 2015, 1:00–2:30 p.m. Eastern, Presented by: C
Did you know that there are just over 60 days until the annual ACDIS conference? As you plan yo
We’re less than 60 days away from the 2016 ACDIS Conference. The early bird registration di
A hospital in California’s Napa Valley went without water for four days after a water main
JUNE 8, 2017
It’s finally here. CMS’ new Emergency Preparedness rule goes into effect on W
NOVEMBER 14, 2017
As the hurricane season continues to interrupt day-to-day normalcy for millions in and around the
SEPTEMBER 21, 2017
Your program has a lot of work to do during the period after Match Day and before the arrival of
MARCH 9, 2021
An explanation is in or
OCTOBER 1, 2014
Bad news if your organization is still a little shaky on 2-midnight rule compliance. Quality Impr
DECEMBER 29, 2015
In response to CMS’ final emergency preparedness rule issued earlier this month,
SEPTEMBER 26, 2017
Implementation of NACHA operating rules for healthcare electronic funds transfers
The evolving role of scribes, CIMs2> by Patricia A. Furci, RN, MA, Esq., and Samuel J. Fu
FEBRUARY 26, 2014
An Iowa Board of Medicine administrative rule banning abortion through a teleconferencing system
On December 3, 2014, CMS Administrator Marilyn Tavenner announced new rules that strengthe
DECEMBER 5, 2014
The Illinois Supreme Court ruled that information collected under the Health Care Professional C
FEBRUARY 24, 2016
After pushback, federal officials backed away from their claim that smoke barrier doors must be
AUGUST 2, 2017
A man who was a patient at a Highland Park, Illinois hospital was shot and killed by police a day
NOVEMBER 5, 2014
High-ranking workers went to outside regulators and the press for help2> Charter Oak Heal
JUNE 22, 2017
Lab safety thoughts on time travel, PPE, and misplaced food2> Editor’s note: In
SEPTEMBER 14, 2017
  CMS' updated 60-day overpayment provision may cause practical implementation challenges
With little more than 40 days to go until ICD-10-CM/PCS implementation date, there’s no sho
Q: If a patient uses part of a 100 day benefit for a G-Tube can we ever skill
AUGUST 1, 2014
Infection control experts give you tips on how to improve compliance and staff awareness2>
FEBRUARY 23, 2017
Correction notice to IPPS final rule On March 18, CMS and HHS issued a
  Q&A: ICD-10: Where are you now? Part 2
  Understanding phase 2 requirements for survey readiness
FEBRUARY 23, 2018
June 10 was National Time Out Day. Started in 2004 by the Association of periOperative Registered
JUNE 16, 2015
Next to graduation and new resident orientation, Match Day is the most important calendar day of
MARCH 10, 2017
The conference is just 25 days away! If you haven’t registered yet, there’s still tim
Editor’s note: On June 2, CMS issued a new memo to surveyors on the im
NOVEMBER 1, 2017
July and November are upcoming important deadlines. Are you ready to be compliant?2> If y
MAY 11, 2017
Decon SWAT unit formed in new facility on constant alert for chemical and biological emergencies
APRIL 27, 2017
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
Changing How We Care Plan webcast will be presented on: Tuesday, May 3, 2016. 1:00–2:30 p.
MARCH 11, 2016
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
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
The 2015 OPPS proposed rule introduced Comprehensive APCs and more packaging that could im