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Q: Our facility is developing clinical definitions regarding types of atrial fibrilla
  Updated 2018 Medicare Part B physician fee schedule in effect
MARCH 16, 2018
  Medicare physician fee schedule: What's changing for 2019?
  Special requirements for billing urology supplies & updated DMEPOS fee schedule
DECEMBER 21, 2018
A new fact sheet is available for the Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNFs) Readmission Measure (SNF
by Trey La Charité, MD When providers use different definitions for the same disea
APRIL 22, 2015
JUSTCODING
CMS releases the Medicare fee-for-service 2013 improper payments report
FEBRUARY 1, 2015
CMS issues correction to the April 2015 update to the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule D
  FEES Studies Q&A with Stefanie Corbett, postacute regulatory specialist at HCPro
NOVEMBER 22, 2017
Correction to the April CY 2015 quarterly update to the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule
A new CMS memo creates a definition of a ligature risk, a time frame for correcting them, and int
DECEMBER 19, 2017
Correction to April 2015 quarterly update to Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Database (MPFSD
The overall tone of the forum was frustration. Several skilled nursing facility workers expressed
AUGUST 7, 2014
Since its introduction in the skilled nursing facility (SNF) setting, consolidated billing (CB) h
SEPTEMBER 15, 2017
Most facilities know that CMS amended Title 42 of the
AUGUST 27, 2014
JUSTCODING
Many healthcare facilities are either forced to turn away residents or pay for their training out
MAY 28, 2019
A proposed CMS change to the 2017 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule will require surgeons document
SEPTEMBER 13, 2016
Some providers face a fee schedule cut of 50% for E/M services billed with modifier 25
SEPTEMBER 4, 2017
 The Joint Commission announced an update of its “observer” definition in its a
FEBRUARY 14, 2017
The role of the utilization review (UR) committee has changed as facilities move to reporti
o meet the definition of professional negligence, a nurse’s action must be deemed below the
Effective July 1, 2016, ACDIS will institute a policy and penalty fee for late Certified Clinic
Many facilities worry about the affect the new code set will have
The public use file is a file that is used by policymakers and researchers that review the fee-fo
Hospitals have 60 days to fix ligature risks In December, CMS unveiled a new definition
APRIL 1, 2018
Wrinkles yet-to-be ironed out include disputes over necessity, cost, and definitions Do
MAY 4, 2017
Disputes exist over necessity, cost, and definitions. Donna Gross clocked out for a din
MAY 25, 2017
How to apply the law correctly and consistently when excluding animals from your facility
JULY 27, 2017
OCTOBER 14, 2015
JUSTCODING
SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
JUSTCODING
As if healthcare facilities didn’t have enough to worry about with the always-changing emer
MAY 1, 2019
Ready for ICD-10? Ensure your facility's training is on t
During a Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNF)/Long Term Care Open Door Forum (ODF) held Tuesday, Apri
CMS 2015 SNF PPS final rule to increase payments to skilled nursing facilities
OCTOBER 1, 2014
To assist healthcare facilities with the mandated adoption of ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes and ICD-1
SEPTEMBER 29, 2011
Surprise rule interpretation may force changes on some facilities In a rather surprisin
MARCH 9, 2017
July update to the calendar year (CY) 2014 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Database
CMS posts July update to Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Database On June 6, CMS rel
The fee-for-service-payment/physicianfeedbackprogr
Hospitals work very hard and spend a lot of money to keep their facilities secure, and that inclu
APRIL 21, 2016
  Skilled nursing facility compliance audit
AUGUST 26, 2016
  Avoid skilled nursing facility denials
MARCH 17, 2017
Drug diversion in healthcare facilities has been a subject of increasing focus by regulatory aut
SEPTEMBER 20, 2017
Malnutrition has historically been an issue in facilities, mainly because before 2012, 
As if healthcare facilities didn’t have enough to worry about with the always-changing emer
MAY 1, 2019
MARCH 11, 2015
JUSTCODING
  Medicare Part A admissions: Best practices for your facility
APRIL 22, 2016
  Care plans: How they affect compliance and reimbursement across the entire facility
OCTOBER 21, 2016
  Electronic health records: Are they the right move for your facility?
JANUARY 13, 2017
  SNFRM as the first measure for the Skilled Nursing Facility Value Based Purchasing
FEBRUARY 10, 2017
  Communication skills to fuel success throughout the facility
AUGUST 2, 2017
  How to determine overall facility star rating
AUGUST 8, 2017
  Care plans: How they affect compliance and reimbursement across the entire facility
MARCH 23, 2018
  Tools to conduct an admission audit on your facility
DECEMBER 14, 2018
Effective October 1, 2014, the new fee to query the National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB) will
NOVEMBER 20, 2013
JUSTCODING
FEBRUARY 11, 2015
JUSTCODING
How much have you reduced hospital-acquired infections (HAI) at your facility in the past two yea
AUGUST 1, 2018
The Joint Commission has revised their policies regarding facilities that no longer provide servi
JUNE 3, 2015
The Third International Consensus Definitions Task Force updated the standards of sepsis and sept
  October CY 2015 quarterly update to the Medicare physician fee schedule datab
Healthcare facilities spend considerable resources trying to prevent and treat pressure ulcers, b
SEPTEMBER 22, 2015
Accountable care organizations should be able to place patients in skilled nursing facilities mor
Facilities still struggle with infection control, whether it’s
A statement released in late January by several organizations clarifies the definition of severe
FEBRUARY 10, 2015
A December 2015 Health Affairs study of skilled nursing facilities form 2001 through 2011 found t
FEBRUARY 12, 2016
How much have you reduced hospital-acquired infections (HAI) at your facility in the past two yea
  Healthcare facilities spend considerable resources trying to prevent and treat p
SEPTEMBER 16, 2015
JUSTCODING
  Obstructing audits could lead to Medicare exclusion for long-term care facilities
MARCH 17, 2017
  De-stressing distressed long-term care facilities: Challenges they currently face and solutio
  The Skilled Nursing Facility Quality Reporting Program Review and Correct reports are availab
  The transition to a unified payment system for PAC facilities could start as early as 2019, s
NOVEMBER 10, 2017
  Emphasis on shorter lengths of stay may cause identity crisis among long-term care facilities
AUGUST 3, 2018
MARCH 9, 2017
Congratulations to Lissette Roman-Vega, CPC, CCS-P, professional fee coder for Aria Health
MARCH 4, 2015
JUSTCODING
New technologies emerge to help keep intruders out and strengthen facility safety
DECEMBER 22, 2016
NOVEMBER 20, 2013
JUSTCODING
“While some of my colleagues definitely had nicer places, I felt that I could not afford no
MAY 11, 2018
You note that CMS is adding “emerging infectious diseases” to the current definition
DECEMBER 2, 2015
JUSTCODING
In Medford, Oregon, afacility-deals-with-
DECEMBER 11, 2015
Excision or Resection? Occlusion or Restriction? Note the nuances in root operation definitions
JULY 29, 2015
JUSTCODING
Great strides have been taken in nursing homes and skilled nursing facilities as part of a nation
NOVEMBER 17, 2017
The average price paid for a skilled nursing facility bed reached a record $73,300 in 2013
APRIL 11, 2014
Chronic underfunding of the Older Americans Act is leading to unnecessary long-term care facility
APRIL 25, 2014
The next CMS Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNF)/Long Term Care (LTC) Open Door Forum scheduled for:
New technologies emerge to help keep intruders out and strengthen facility safety
DECEMBER 22, 2016
CMS issues 2014 annual update for Clinical Laboratory Fee Schedule and Laboratory Servi
Calendar year (CY) 2014 Annual Update for clinical laboratory fee schedul
CMS releases revised 2014 update for clinical laboratory fee schedule and laboratory se
CMS releases July update to Medicare Physician Fee Schedule database 
DECEMBER 3, 2014
JUSTCODING
Skilled nursing facilities and inpatient rehabilitation facilities should receive the same paymen
Among the proposed changes included in the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) for calendar ye
CMS has reversed its stance requiring Medicare Advantage (MA) plans to apply Medicare fee-for-ser
Physicians tend to be paid on a production basis (e.g., fee for service or work relative value u
OCTOBER 22, 2015
NOVEMBER 6, 2013
JUSTCODING
CPT® 2016 Professional Edition is the definitive AMA-authored resou
Facilities often have questions when surveyors come to visit. Some of the most frequently asked q
JUNE 27, 2017
Pennsylvania healthcare facilities use a wide variety of emergency codes, according to the M
MARCH 18, 2015
Historically, the healthcare revenue cycle has been dominated by fee-for-service (FFS) payment ar
It’s the second year for Fee-for-Service-Pay
MARCH 15, 2016
Beginning January 1, 2015, Medicare began to pay separately under the Medicare Physician Fee Sche
DECEMBER 13, 2016
Join us for Ebola: How to Prepare Your Facility, to learn all you need to know about prote
OCTOBER 28, 2014
OCTOBER 21, 2015
JUSTCODING
Decon SWAT unit formed in new facility on constant alert for chemical and biological emergencies
APRIL 27, 2017
 If you're a safety professional in a facility that conducts procedures using GI scopes, you
AUGUST 27, 2015
Skilled Nursing Facility Volume- to Value-Based Reimbursement Boot Camp
SEPTEMBER 12, 2016
A facilities-still-working-to-meet-joint-commissions-mri
JULY 31, 2018
FEBRUARY 25, 2015
JUSTCODING
In 2017, Florida was hit by Hurricane Irma. Many facilities evacuated their residents, per the me
Only about half of nursing facilities correctly reported abuse or neglect allegations in 2012, in
AUGUST 21, 2014
If a skilled nursing facility gets high marks on quality measures it may have benefits for patien
DECEMBER 16, 2014
The next CMS Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNF)/Long Term Care (LTC) Open Door Forum scheduled for
APRIL 29, 2016
 Contingency plans help manage the aftermath of disasters that impact facility opera
DECEMBER 15, 2016
As the first flakes of winter start to fly, here’s your plan to keep your facility open and
JANUARY 5, 2017
NOVEMBER 20, 2013
JUSTCODING
NOVEMBER 20, 2013
JUSTCODING
Map (third character K) is a very narrowly defined ICD-10-PCS root operation. By definition, Map
OCTOBER 1, 2014
JUSTCODING
OCTOBER 22, 2014
JUSTCODING
OCTOBER 29, 2014
JUSTCODING
The healthcare industry by definition exists to care for the health of each individual. But how w
FEBRUARY 13, 2015
In the five months since CMS released its sepsis management bundle, a major change to the definit
APRIL 12, 2016
The new memo creates a definition of a ligature risk, a time frame for correcting them, interim g
DECEMBER 14, 2017
Designing security features into a new healthcare facility or renovated space from the beginning
FEBRUARY 11, 2016
Q:    If a resident used 100 days with the peg tube at another facil
OCTOBER 9, 2014
The AMA and the American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities, Inc. (A
A skilled nursing facility that scores well on quality measures is not necessarily reducing resid
OCTOBER 17, 2014
Which aspect of ICD-10 coding has been most difficult for your facility so far?
OCTOBER 7, 2015
JUSTCODING
Which aspect of ICD-10 coding has been most difficult for your facility so far?
OCTOBER 14, 2015
JUSTCODING
This week’s updates include updates to clarify inpatient rehabilitation facility (IRF)
Hospitals and other healthcare facilities are intended to be havens of healing for the sick and i
OCTOBER 27, 2016
As the South recovers from Hurricane Matthew, heed lessons from facilities that survived
DECEMBER 1, 2016
Nursing homes and personal care facilities are considered to have one of the
FEBRUARY 1, 2017
Clinical laboratory fee schedule–Medicare travel allowance fees for collection of
NOVEMBER 20, 2013
JUSTCODING
 Contingency plans help manage the aftermath of disasters that impact facility opera
DECEMBER 15, 2016
To protect patients from infection, the FDA now recommends healthcare facilities transition to du
SEPTEMBER 5, 2019
The use of chair alarms in long-term care facilities has for years been a way to protect r
A fire in the laundry facility at Delaware State Hospital in New Castle July 29 slightly damaged
JULY 30, 2015
A worker in a New York City hospital was found dead in a facility bathroom, a week after he went
OCTOBER 15, 2015
Hospitals that often refer patients to inpatient facilities are more likely to readmit the patien
JANUARY 21, 2016
According to the 2016 Hospital Security Survey, compiled by Health Facilities Management
OCTOBER 13, 2016
In the wake of the high-rise fire in London a few weeks ago, those of you with high-rise faciliti
JULY 27, 2017
An international watchdog for safety and security in healthcare facilities has released a report
JANUARY 1, 2018
Q: A long term care resident is discharged to the hospital, returning to the facility skil
MARCH 28, 2014
As more facilities face the specter of reimbursement losses related to the Readmission Reduction
Complicated rules surround hazardous waste disposal and healthcare facilities want to reduce volu
OCTOBER 14, 2015
Complicated rules surround hazardous waste disposal and healthcare facilities want to reduce volu
OCTOBER 13, 2015
The Joint Commission seeks comments from healthcare facilities about a proposed standard that wou
NOVEMBER 24, 2015
Complicated rules surround hazardous waste disposal and healthcare facilities want to reduce volu
OCTOBER 15, 2015
Specifications for the proposed Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) 30-Day Potentially Preventable Re
When and where are eyewash stations required in a healthcare facility? This is one of the more fr
SEPTEMBER 22, 2016
Climate events are on the rise, and healthcare facilities around the country are preparing for na
SEPTEMBER 28, 2017
17L Updates: December updates cover general facility safety The latest manual upda
The Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP) has announced new standards for OPPE and
MARCH 14, 2013
  A clinical learning environment review (CLER) visit to your facility is imminent
JUNE 13, 2014
Which option best describes the type of facility for which you primarily code?
DECEMBER 16, 2015
JUSTCODING
The Life Safety Code® Field Guide for Healthcare Facilities is the perfect companion to your
JANUARY 8, 2019
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SEPTEMBER 4, 2008
The most overlooked part of your facility might be the most vulnerable when it comes to security
AUGUST 24, 2017
Implementation date for laboratory travel allowance fee updated On February 5, CMS r
CMS updates implementation date for laboratory travel allowance fee 
Updated implementation date for laboratory travel allowance fee  
CMS revises travel allowance fees for collection of specimens  On
A total of 209,000 eligible professionals (EP) will be hit with negative Medicare Physician Fee S
Facilities have less than 20 days to fully comply with CMS’ new emergency preparedness rule
OCTOBER 26, 2017
Long-term care facilities are by far the most common settings for norovirus outbreaks, out
Q: I have been told that two facilities in the same organization shouldn’t be
By John Palmer As healthcare facilities consider their future needs and
JULY 1, 2019
Experts weigh facility designs that can help an aging population access hospitals safely
JUNE 15, 2017
Often in healthcare facilities, it’s the small details missed that can raise the ire of a s
FEBRUARY 1, 2019
Often in healthcare facilities, it’s the small details missed that can raise the ire of a s
MARCH 1, 2019
NOVEMBER 5, 2014
JUSTCODING
A good water management plan begins with your facilities management team and a solid risk assessm
NOVEMBER 1, 2018
Many American families, as their parents begin to age, debate what type of facility is best for t
BY JOHN PALMER As healthcare facilities consider their future needs and
JULY 1, 2019
Ten resolutions to make your medical facility and workers safer in 2017