In CMS
Jan 21st, 2019
Intermountain Healthcare wants the Supreme Court to weigh in on if the False Claims Act’s (FCA) provisions for whistleblowers violates the Constitution. This could affect compliance efforts across healthcare. Medical Judgment No FCA Sanctuary The issue arose last summer when the US Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit ruled that medical judgment can’t be ...
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 Coding
Jan 17th, 2019
The month of February means love is in the air. Unfortunately, it also means that afflictions unique to Valentine’s Day may occur. Be prepared for Feb. 14 by troubleshooting Valentine’s Day-related mishaps that may call for ICD-10-CM coding in your healthcare organization. Exercise Caution when Giving Gifts When shopping for your sweetheart, these two common ...