Author "Lee Fifield"

By Lee Fifield
In Billing
Jul 12th, 2021
Interim final rule lays groundwork for implementing No Surprises Act by 2022. On July 1 the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Labor, and Treasury, and the Office of Personnel Management issued Requirements Related to Surprise Billing...
By Lee Fifield
In Audit
Jul 7th, 2021
Nothing stays the same, including the way the feds interpret the law. The False Claims Act (FCA) has become the government’s fraud enforcement vehicle of choice, and the changes to the FCA under the Fraud Enforcement Recovery Act of 2009 (FERA) and t...
By Lee Fifield
In Audit
Jul 6th, 2021
Two chiropractic practices agree to pay over $800,000 to resolve liability for the alleged improper billing of P-Stim devices. In the latest case of improper billing of P-Stim electro-acupuncture devices, two integrated chiropractic practices and t...
By Lee Fifield
Jul 2nd, 2021
Meet AAPC’s first members of the month: Kim Huey and Sandy Giangreco Brown. Wondering who the ladies are on the cover? Meet Kim Huey and Sandy Giangreco Brown. We met them at HEALTHCON this past March in Dallas and loved their story so much we decided...
By Lee Fifield
Jul 2nd, 2021
AAPC member Lena Holbrook, CPC, CDEO, CPMA, CCVTC, CEMC, has worked in healthcare for 15 years and currently works for a revenue cycle management company. AAPC asked Holbrook about her experience with earning the Certified Cardiovascular and Thoracic ...