Revenue CycleWaystar's eSolutions Acquisition Will Let Providers Manage Commercial, Government Claims on Single Platform
Historically, providers have had to leverage two different systems, one to handle commercial claims, and another to handle Medicare, according...
TelehealthCMS Releases Hospital Telemedicine Billing Decision Tree
Organizations should carefully review their coding and billing processes to ensure they comply with CMS' rules.
StrategyCMS Unveils Initiative to Transform Rural Health
The Community Health Access and Rural Transformation Model will pick 15 rural communities for its Community Transformation Track, which starts...
FinanceAmerica's Essential Hospitals Pushes for CMS to Withdraw the MFAR
Additional cosigners on the letter to CMS Administrator Seema Verma include the American Health Care Association and the U.S. Chamber...
StrategyProposed Rule Introduces New CPT Codes for Cardiac Shunting, EKGs, and Lung Biopsies
Coders should also take note of the new HCPCS Level II codes CMS is considering.
StrategyTrump Administration Healthcare Agenda Notches Key Wins in DC Appeals Court
The administration in July won three cases that are critical components of its sweeping healthcare reforms.
StrategyCMS Publishes Updated Billing Guidance on COVID-19 Testing Counseling
Modeling shows that isolating patients earlier, even by one or two days, can reduce transmission by up to 86%.
Finance2021 OPPS Proposed Rule: CMS Looks to Eliminate Inpatient-only List, Increase 340B Payment Cuts
The proposed rule also introduces many new codes and status indicator changes that stakeholders need to carefully review carefully to...
FinanceSurgeons Pan Cuts in CMS' Proposed Fee Schedule for 2021
The proposed rule would reduce payments to nearly all surgical specialties, including up to 9% for cardiac surgery, 8% for...
InnovationPresident Trump Signs Executive Order to Permanently Expand Telehealth Benefits for Medicare Recipients
Additionally, CMS released a proposed rule to reduce the clinician burden in rural communities.
StrategyAzar Cheers Appeals Court Reversal on 340B Ruling
The ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia reverses a lower court that said HHS...
Covid-19CMS, CDC Create Provider Payment for COVID-19 Counseling
Eligible providers can bill CMS for counseling services regardless of the testing venue, including doctors' offices, urgent care clinics, drive-thrus,...