Health Information Management

Webinar Replay - Chargemaster Management & Data Integrity

As a living document, the chargemaster should be updated at a minimum on a quarterly basis, but there is need for daily changes: departments add and remove charges, payers update contracts, and a regulatory environment in flux demands constant updates. Healthcare organizations know they can improve the integrity of their revenue programs through ongoing review and maintenance of their chargemaster, but many struggle with best practices in the face of complexity.

Keeping up with MS-DRG Revisions

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CMS has issued two errata and correction notices for how MS-DRG logic functions in FY2017. These changes may impact payment. This article highlights a few examples.

It is important to note that CMS published v34 r2 in time for implementation on 10/1/2016, but the v34 r3 was released after claims for FY2017 had begun, so improper payments may have occurred.

Webinar Replay-Evaluation and Management Services- Fundamentals with Audit Risks For 2017

Since the implementation of ICD-10, strict documentation practices have become crucial to maintaining a climate of compliance — and avoiding government audits. As a new coder or auditor, not only is understanding E/M guidelines foundational to reimbursement, but also knowing how payors interpret national guidelines plays a key role in compliance.

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