Jul 24th, 2020
Medicare policy waivers will stay effective for another 90 days. U.S. Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar has extended the public health emergency (PHE) for COVID-19. Azar said in the July 23 declaration that the extension is necessary “as a result of the continued consequences of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.” The extension ...
In Billing
Jul 7th, 2020
Uninsured patients don't have to be the downfall of your practice during the COVID-19 pandemic...
In Coding
Jun 1st, 2020
Update your understanding of how to code telehealth services now and in the futur...
In CMS
May 19th, 2020
As the global pandemic enters its fifth month, we are all feeling the strain. Staying home to slow the spread of the coronavirus may be keeping more people physically healthy, but isolation exacts a toll on mental healt...
In Coding
May 11th, 2020
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2020 has proven to be one of the most complex, busiest times in healthcare — in the 21st century, anyway. In January, we were preparing for a new chapter in ICD-10-CM, Chapter 21: Vaping-Related Disorders. On January 30, the World Health Organization announced a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (i.e., pandemic) for coronavirus. In ...