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  Forging Successful Payment Arrangements with Outside Service Partners
OCTOBER 23, 2015
  Skilled Services: How to document for proper reimbursement
OCTOBER 9, 2015
  Fine-tune the fundamentals: Medicare eligibility for SNF services
MARCH 24, 2016
  Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Special Open Door Forum
SEPTEMBER 2, 2016
  Understanding and Promoting the Value of Chronic Care Management Services
JANUARY 27, 2017
  Dental, hearing, and vision services to be added under Medicare coverage?
JANUARY 19, 2017
CMS finalized changes for conditional packaging of ancillary services in the 2015 OPPS fin
  Note from the instructor: More good news regarding expanded preventive services
  OIG's Work Plan update reveals sharper focus on SNF service delivery
AUGUST 5, 2016
  Bill introduced to add dental, hearing, and vision services under Medicare coverage
FEBRUARY 1, 2017
Providers cannot use an online service that involves money for referrals within its networ
APRIL 11, 2014
CMS proposes to continue expanding its policies for packaging ancillary services one year
Services furnished in a provider-based department are generally billed in two or more claims&mdas
Our questions are in regards to providing home health aide services to a patient in an as
Clarify the date-of-service rules you follow for reporting common services and you’ll overc
SEPTEMBER 18, 2017
The number of patients requiring observation services will likely increase for many hospitals as
CMS proposed that a new HCPCS modifier be appended to every code for a service furnished i
Most coding professionals have heard modifier -59 (distinct procedural service) referred t
With drug administration services, providers likely find themselves prompted to use modifi
Can mail carriers help better connect frail elderly patients living alone to health services?
NOVEMBER 10, 2015
Annual home health in-service training is not only required to remain compliant with CMS and stat
Evaluation and management (E/M) services payments—the principal payment method for physicia
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
Low reimbursement may deter physicians from fully embracing telehealth services, according to a s
SEPTEMBER 20, 2016
Our questions are in regards to providing home health aide services to a patient in an as
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,
SEPTEMBER 23, 2015
JUSTCODING
40 Essential In-Services for Home Health: Lesson Plans and Self-Study Guides for Aides and
40 Essential In-Services for Home Health: Lesson Plans and Self-Study Guides for Aides and
40 Essential In-Services for Home Health: Lesson Plans and Self-Study Guides for Aides and
40 Essential In-Services for Home Health: Lesson Plans and Self-Study Guides for Aides and
40 Essential In-Services for Home Health: Lesson Plans and Self-Study Guides for Aides and
40 Essential In-Services for Home Health: Lesson Plans and Self-Study Guides for Aid
40 Essential In-Services for Home Health: Lesson Plans and Self-Study Guides for Aid
Auditing Evaluation and Management Services, Second Edition, will help
Auditing Evaluation and Management Services, Second Edition, will help
DECEMBER 29, 2015
Combining Medicare Boot Camp®—Physician Services Version and Evaluation & Managemen
Combining Medicare Boot Camp®—Physician Services Version and Evaluation & Managemen
Each year, home health aides must meet the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (C
  Q: Our business office wants us to start using modifier -PO (services, proced
If an agency discharges a patient and that patient resumes services, there may be questions about
If the patient qualifies for medical social services, the social worker can make one visit if th
As you submit electronic claims for services, remember that: C
OCTOBER 30, 2015
  The boards of Kindred Healthcare and Gentiva Health Services unanimously approve
OCTOBER 9, 2014
40 Essential In-Services for Home Health: Lesson Plans and Self-Study Guides for Aides and
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released its final PPS Rule for 2017
Agencies that have never used a translation service before should investigate their options right
To better understand the frequency and type of services furnished in provider-based depart
Auditing Evaluation and Management Services: A Step-By-Step Guide to Accurate Coding, Rei
DECEMBER 30, 2014
National Medical Staff Services Awareness Week starts Sunday. Although I hope you’re not in
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) last week released revised hospital guidan
NOVEMBER 11, 2015
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) last week released revised hospital guidan
NOVEMBER 10, 2015
Every agency has a group of patients that seem to get referred for any and all services by their
Q: We consistently hit an edit asking for a modifier on our drug administration service
  Q: We received a denial for services based on medical necessity. A Comprehens
Q. When using the newly covered non-face-to-face prolonged service codes (99358, 99359), can you
If an agency discharges a patient and that patient resumes services, there may be questions abou
Patients eligible for chronic care management services (CPT code 99490) are generally chronically
  Q: We are looking at hardcoding modifier -59 (distinct procedural service) to
If your hospital is rolling up all room-related services into one hourly or daily rate, you may b
If your hospital is rolling up all room-related services into one hourly or daily rate, you may b
On March 11, CMS released a change request to display the list of telehealth services that were o
Georgia hospitals could scale back their services under a plan unveiled Wednesday by Gov. Nathan
Hospital outpatient therapeutic services, such as ED or clinic visits, that are paid under
CMS finalized a new data collection requirement for services performed in off-campus, prov
NOVEMBER 12, 2014
JUSTCODING
A photo-sharing service for healthcare professionals will be rolled out across Western Europe by
"Landmark" Supreme Court decision about teeth whitening service providers and scope of
MARCH 13, 2015
Palmetto GBA announced it will conduct pre-payment, service-specific, probe medical review on Hos
You ask the following question: Is it legal for the outpatient therapy agency to provide services
“We don't do a good job to show that the services residents provide, that are getting bille
JULY 24, 2015
AUGUST 5, 2015
JUSTCODING
Dear readers, It’s National Medical Staff Services Awareness Week, which is
NOVEMBER 5, 2015
On March 24th, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) launched a new effort to i
On August 9, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released a new analysis demo
AUGUST 12, 2016
This week, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issues Transmittal 3591. It p
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued a Request for Information (RFI)
To celebrate National Medical Staff Services Awareness Week, the
Patients routinely receive multiple drug administration services during a single encounter, which
Critical Access Hospital Version, Hospital Version, Hospital 2015 Update, Physician Servic
Non-enforcement of supervision requirements for certain therapeutic services for critical
Several years ago, CMS defined a list of nonsurgical extended duration therapeutic service
Physicians tend to be paid on a production basis (e.g., fee for service or work relative value u
OCTOBER 22, 2015
Providers need to be careful when reporting multiple services with status indicator J1 on the s
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issues a Change Request (CR) 9497. The
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) has released
CMS data shows cost disparities in home health services Not unlike hospit
Some providers face a fee schedule cut of 50% for E/M services billed with modifier 25
SEPTEMBER 4, 2017
If your hospital is rolling up all room-related services into one hourly or daily rate, yo
OCTOBER 7, 2015
JUSTCODING
HCPro’s Home Health Aide On-the-go In-service Series, Volume 16 includes topics that cover
The recession elevated the attractiveness of home-based services more than any other model of sen
CMS is proposing to set payments for certain services performed by non-exempt off-campus provider
The 21st annual National Medical Staff Services Awareness Week is just ahead, from November 3-9.
Data released in May by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) shows improvements
JULY 23, 2014
On March 10, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services launched a new Accountable C
MARCH 20, 2015
Since 1997, venipuncture has not been a qualifying service for Medicare coverage. However, once
We have a patient who received homecare services in Florida from January 2 until April 1
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released its Agency Financial Report for fiscal
On March 9th, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released a public data set t
MARCH 18, 2016
On August 4th, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced the participants
AUGUST 5, 2016
Nine Massachusetts agencies that provide home health services to patient on Medicaid have
In your plan of care, include any diagnoses that support therapy services or explain the need for
SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
JUSTCODING
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced during an Open Door Forum on Thursday
FEBRUARY 20, 2015
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Acting Principal Deputy Administrator P
A new Department of Health and Human Services report shows that Medicare spending for each indivi
Yes, Medicare will cover two visits if two individuals are needed to perform a covered service.
Providers need to be careful when reporting multiple services with status indicator J1 on the s
NOVEMBER 11, 2015
JUSTCODING
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has begun a three-year pilot project to i
JANUARY 8, 2016
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and America’s Health Insurance Plans
FEBRUARY 19, 2016
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the Next Steps Toolkit to help y
APRIL 22, 2016
On May 3, 2016, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced a final rule (
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will soon launch a series of updates for
To help you improve your use of ICD-10 codes, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has updated the lists of HCPCS codes that
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), issued the Q4 of FY2016 PEPPER report. Th
The latest manual update covers information on specialty services in Tab 9 of the medical manual.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services should openly urge Congress to change the way th
SEPTEMBER 11, 2014
As CMS pushes the OPPS from a fee-for-service program toward more of a true prospective pa
As CMS pushes the OPPS from a fee-for-service program toward more of a true prospective pa
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has announced its intent to fundamentally
Q: We are providing a new service where the ear, note, and throat physician performs a
The Centers of Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released a new public data set, the Hom
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), under CR 8441, states the following:
In regards to continuation and duration of services, any suggestions for what the doctor
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released a memorandum on October 21, 2016,
As healthcare providers begin to adopt a patient-centric approach to the services they provide, a
These Occupational Health and Safety Forms provide you with all of the updates for your OSHA Health and Safety Compliance Manual.
DECEMBER 17, 2008
CMS releases the Medicare fee-for-service 2013 improper payments report
FEBRUARY 1, 2015
New HIPAA Information The Department of Health and Human Service
CMS proposed a new HCPCS modifier be appended to every code for a service furnished in a h
FEBRUARY 4, 2015
JUSTCODING
By John Palmer As the need for increased healthcare services becomes mor
SEPTEMBER 1, 2019
Department of Health and Human Services Secretary
Last week, CMS issued a proposed rule to bundle hospital payments for services related to hip and
One of the biggest scheduling struggles facing program directors is the service versus education
FEBRUARY 26, 2016
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) have released new home health Conditions o
The Department of Health and Human Services (
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) today issued final regulations for the Med
If a recently introduced House bill becomes law, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
NOVEMBER 21, 2014
New data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) shows that the 360 Medicare Ac
DECEMBER 23, 2014
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services released an updated version of the Minimum Data
SEPTEMBER 19, 2014
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released final Medicare Advantage (MA) and
APRIL 17, 2015
On April 16, 2015, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) introduced star
APRIL 17, 2015
A new study to be published in Health Services Research shows that when a patient is readm
  "As we move into a world where the value of health care services is more im
MARCH 5, 2015
A new study to be published in Health Services Research shows that when a patient is readm
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is proposing to expand for HIV scre
FEBRUARY 6, 2015
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued updated guidance as the la
On August 25, 2015, The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services issued 2014 quality a
AUGUST 28, 2015
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will host a Special Open Door Forum on
OCTOBER 9, 2015
Dear readers, If you are attending the National Association Medical Staff Service
OCTOBER 1, 2015
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will reward 1,800 hospitals through its va
OCTOBER 27, 2015
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has released its final rule on Medicaid.  
NOVEMBER 13, 2015
Therapy visits have a direct impact on the first (grouping step) and fourth (services utilization
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) have shared the revised survey tools used
DECEMBER 11, 2015
The 11th edition of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Nursing Home Data Com
On July 20, 2016, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will convene a panel of
On July 28, 2016, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a notice updatin
On August 10, 2016, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) updated the popular N
AUGUST 12, 2016
On August 18, 2016, The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a request for
AUGUST 19, 2016
Therapy visits have a direct impact on the first (grouping step) and fourth (services utilization
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued an updated version of the Hospi
According to the Hospital & Healthcare Compensation Service, which publishes nine annual comp
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) posted the second annual release of the ho
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced that the pre-claim review de
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced a six-month extension of a state
Although the recertification process applies to all home health services that plan to continue in
Every year Healthgrades, the online healthcare provider rating service, releases its ranking of t
MARCH 2, 2017
CMS updates information for billing screening services On April 3, CMS
Knowing whether a service invoice for a Part A resident needs to be paid under consolidated billi
AUGUST 29, 2014
JANUARY 7, 2015
JUSTCODING
Licensed providers in New York State can now be reimbursed for telemedicine services from privat
JANUARY 14, 2015
JUSTCODING
Drug administration is one of the most common services provided in the outpatient setting,
APRIL 29, 2015
JUSTCODING
Use modifier -59 (distinct procedural service) only when appropriate to bypass medically u
On November 4, 2015, The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that it has
NOVEMBER 6, 2015
Voting is now open for four ACDIS advisory board positions, for terms of service starting in 2016
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) posted a series of Frequently Asked Questi
As retail clinics expand in number and in scope of services, they could emerge as a threat to som
APRIL 2, 2014
JUSTCODING
The newest HealthLeaders Media Intelligence Report, Reform's Impact: Staff and Servic
DECEMBER 13, 2011
Q: Is it correct to append modifier -52 (reduced services) to a procedure code when the
FEBRUARY 4, 2015
JUSTCODING
The Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released the finalized prospective paym
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced the 2014 Part B premiu
NOVEMBER 22, 2013
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced that quality efforts resulted in an o
Revenues from Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General audits a
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued guidance effective immediately
JUNE 10, 2014
JULY 23, 2014
JUSTCODING
Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced two initiatives to
OCTOBER 9, 2014
Big changes are coming for modifier -59 (distinct procedural services) in 2015. The most u
OCTOBER 29, 2014
JUSTCODING
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services soon will begin collecting quarterly staf
NOVEMBER 14, 2014
Preliminary results of the Specialties Matching Service Match for Appointment Year 2015 ar
DECEMBER 19, 2014
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services awarded the Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau C
DECEMBER 19, 2014
Preliminary results of the Specialties Matching Service Match for Appointment Year 2015 are omin
  In an effort to expand medical services to the state’s residents, a new la
  A report by Moody’s Investor Service showed that the income for nonprofit
AUGUST 28, 2014
What are regulators really looking for from your medical staff services department? When CMS see
On April 23, 2015, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a propose
APRIL 24, 2015
HCPro is compiling a volume of educational tools that medical staff services departments (
MARCH 12, 2015
The Department of Health and Human Services announced a $195 million grant to support the Hospi
FEBRUARY 26, 2015
Accredited organizations that provide diagnostic imaging services have until July 1, 2016 to comp
APRIL 28, 2015
On July 8, 2015, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) update included pr
On July 13, 2015, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced a propo
On July 16, 2015, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) published propose
SEPTEMBER 25, 2015
On September 21, 2015, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced th
SEPTEMBER 25, 2015
On October 6, 2015, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and Office of t
OCTOBER 9, 2015
On September 21, 2015, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced
SEPTEMBER 25, 2015
On October 29, 2015, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) proposed to revise
OCTOBER 30, 2015
On November 3, 2015, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released an interac
NOVEMBER 6, 2015
Hospital-owned urgent care centers are subject to modifier -PO (services, procedures and/or surge
On March 8th, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced a proposed rule t
MARCH 11, 2016
On April 14, 2016, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)  announced its la
APRIL 15, 2016
On April 27, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) added six new quality measur
APRIL 29, 2016
On April 21, 2016, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposed rule
APRIL 22, 2016
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposed rule this week that would
APRIL 21, 2016
Documentation of terminal illness at admission and during the hospice service period must be deta
Documentation of terminal illness at admission and during the hospice service period must be det
Since 2014, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has asked hospices to use the standa
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced Phase 2 of their initiative to &
On December 8, The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) hosted a special open door
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced on a January 19 call that they a
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) recently
The Centers for Medicare & Medicare Services (CMS) will begin beta testing on the standardize
Their customer service ability. Someone who can ask a question — and it might be a hard que
Hospice service usage tends to be more intensive at the beginning and end of care episodes, accor
Hospice service usage tends to be more intensive at the beginning and end of care episodes, accor
NOVEMBER 4, 2015
JUSTCODING
Hospitals are intended to be a place where people get well, so a fire is an environmental service
SEPTEMBER 15, 2016
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has given Detroit Medical Center’s (DM
APRIL 2, 2019
CMS has proposed a Medicare Prior Authorization of Home Health Services Demonstration pilot progr
SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
JUSTCODING
HealthLeaders Media Releases New Report on Surgical Services for Value, Patient Experienc
SEPTEMBER 2, 2011
CMS updates information for billing screening services On April 3, CMS released a c
SEPTEMBER 30, 2015
JUSTCODING
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released its final PPS Rule for 2017 a
As retail clinics expand in number and in scope of services, they could emerge as a threat to som
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SEPTEMBER 4, 2008
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is proposing new regulations that implemen
Lawmakers and faith leaders joined Health and Human Services officials Thursday morning to launch
JANUARY 25, 2018
  The National Association Medical Staff Services (NAMSS) has released the Ideal C
By Penny Richards, ACDIS Member Services Specialist Do you hold the CCDS certifica