In CMS
Jan 21st, 2019
 The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) have issued new guidance  for healthcare organizations to manage cyberattacks.  This is the end result of the 2015 Cybersecurity Act to align the healthcare security practices. Cybersecurity Guidance Starter Kit HHS is marketing the guidance as a starter kit for both those who are IT and non-IT ...
Jan 18th, 2019
AAPC’s HEALTHCON in Las Vegas, April 28-May 1, 2019, s for everyone on the business side of healthcare and provides cutting-edge education, networking, and other opportunities to attendees. Expert speakers, such as Heather Greene, MBA, RHIA, CPC, CIC, CPMA, CDIP, help make this a professional event you won’t want to miss. Greene is the CEO/owner ...
Jan 18th, 2019
AAPC’s HEALTHCON in Las Vegas, April 28-May 1, 2019, is for everyone on the business side of healthcare and provides cutting-edge education, networking, and other opportunities to attendees. Expert speakers, such as Michael Warner, DO, CPC, CPCO, CPMA, AAPC Fellow, help make this a professional event you won’t want to miss. Dr. Warner is an ...
In Billing
Jan 16th, 2019
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released 15 corrections to the 2019 HCPCS Level II code set, all retroactive. Of the 15 codes, five are added, one discontinued, and seven reflect changes to payment or coverage status. One modifier introduced in 2011 CMS ruefully admits was “removed in error” and is reinstated. ...
In Billing
Jan 14th, 2019
A lot of things are happening on the technology front in healthcare. These changes will impact medical coding and billing, compliance, and practice management. Health Technology – Amazon It starts with Amazon’s announcement that they are going to join with Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase to form their own independent healthcare company for their own ...