What is the HITECH Act? Introduction for the Novice
What is the HITECH Act? New developments since 2009 including the ACA of 2010, HIPAA Omnibus of 2013, MACRA of 2015 and 21st Century CURES Act of 2016

What is the HITECH Act? Introduction for the Novice

What is the HITECH Act?   An Introduction for the Layperson People who ask, "what is the HITECH Act?" want to understand how the Act impacts electronic health record use, privacy,…

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Medicare Inpatient rehabilitation facility (IRF) Coverage
Inpatient rehabilitation facility and Medicare Coverage determinations

Medicare Inpatient rehabilitation facility (IRF) Coverage

Medicare Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility (IRF) Coverage Medicare Part A (Hospital Insurance) covers medically necessary care that insured patients receive in an inpatient rehabilitation facility or unit (‘ inpatient ‘rehab facility, IRF, acute care…

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Integrated Medical Bill Review Risk Management

Integrated Medical Bill Review and Subrogation Integrated medical bill review combines silos into one solution.  This article provides a summary of various strategies to determine the value of medical bills. Plaintiffs in…

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Opinion : Clinical Decision Support is not for Advertising
PracticeFusion designed rules based on patient specific clinical contexts to display advertising to care providers to attempt to influence their choices and received kickbacks

Opinion : Clinical Decision Support is not for Advertising

Practice Fusion Perverted the Intent of Key Patient Safety Measures in Clinical Decision Support in its Electronic Health Record Software According to publicly available sources on the U.S. Department of…

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Medicare Skilled Nursing Facility Billing Changes for 2020
Annual Update of Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) Codes for Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) Consolidated Billing (CB) Update

Medicare Skilled Nursing Facility Billing Changes for 2020

Effective January 1, 2020, with an implementation date of January 6, 2020, the Annual Update of Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) Codes for Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) Consolidated Billing…

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