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CMS Should Adopt a Flat Rate for E&M Office Visits
Many physicians feel that useless chart documentation has grown to consume most of the patient visit, leaving little time for patient care.
CMS Proposes Tweaks to Two Midnight-Rule
CMS issues proposed two-midnight rule modifications and the reduction in the role of recovery audit contractors.
OCR HIPAA Audits, Phase II Reminders
Physicians should be aware that Phase II of OCR's HIPAA Audits have commenced. Here is a short check-list to prepare your practice.
Think Your Practice is HIPAA Compliant? Think Again.
Nine HIPAA missteps that experts say medical practices make every day.
Physicians' Cybersecurity Should Begin With TAP
TAP — technical, administrative, and physical controls should form the foundation of HIPAA compliance.
Meaningful Use Attestation: Avoiding a HIPAA Audit
When attesting to meaningful use, be sure you are truthful about your HIPAA compliance efforts. Otherwise, you could risk being audited.
Hospice Highlight — CAHPS Survey Implementation
For hospice providers in both acute care and home settings, one item to place on your New Year's resolutions list is CAHPS Survey Implementation.
Three Ways Physicians Lose Money
Defunct payment policies, denied claims, and unchallenged audits all blled revenue from practices. Here's what it means and how to stop it.
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