Revenue CycleOIG: Medicare Overpaid Hospitals $267M for Post-Acute-Care Transfers to Home Health
Auditors examined 150 claims and found that only three claims were properly billed and paid by Medicare.
Covid-19Opinion: When Is a Coronavirus Test Not a Coronavirus Test?
Coronavirus testing in the United States has been bungled in every way imaginable.
StrategyeHealth Medicare Survey: Majority Have 'Low' or 'No' Confidence in Federal COVID Response
Forty percent of Medicare beneficiaries say coronavirus-related restrictions should be stronger.
Clinical CareNIH Project Hones In on COVID Racial Disparities
NIH researchers are trying to get a better sense of how socioeconomic factors like income, family structure, diet and access...
Covid-19Trump Administration's Sudden Shift on COVID Data Leaves States in the Lurch
In an email, Missouri Hospital Association spokesperson Dave Dillon called the move "a major disruption."
FinanceOIG Audit Finds Hospital Upcodes Overbilled Medicare by $1B
Government watchdogs are calling on CMS to recoup the overpayments.
FinanceCMS: Expect Return of RAC, TPE, and Other Audits in August
CMS suspended most of its pre- and post-payment medical review programs at the beginning of the PHE in March.
Covid-19Conspiracy Theories Aside, Here's What Contact Tracers Really Do
Misinformation abounds, from tales that people who talk to contact tracers will be sent to nonexistent "FEMA camps"
FinanceTeamHealth Faces Class Action Lawsuit Over Hospital, ER Billing Fraud
The lawsuit was filed in the District Court for the Northern District of California late last week.
StrategyCMS Report: 98% of Eligible Clinicians Avoided MIPS Penalty in 2018
The number of clinicians achieving qualifying APM participant status also nearly doubled from 2017 to 2018.
StrategyEx-West Virginia Health Chief Says Cuts Hurt Virus Response
In her first comments about what happened, Dr. Cathy Slemp declined in a series of interviews to directly discuss the...
FinanceCourt Denies Sutter Health's Motion for 3-Month Delay on Final Approval of $575M Antitrust Settlement
The preliminary hearing is set for August 12-13, according to SCSFC Judge Anne-Christine Massullo.