Revenue CycleReporting Stroke, Seizure in ICD-10-CM Without Pre-existing Disorder
Seizures do not get classified as epilepsy unless the seizures are recurrent.
Covid-19Patients Fend for Themselves to Access Highly Touted Covid Antibody Treatments
Until this week, there has been no nationwide system to tell people where they could obtain the drugs.
Revenue CycleQuerying for Acute Respiratory Failure
In addition to traditional clinical validation queries, we've also had a great deal of success with queries for conflicting documentation....
Revenue CycleICD-10-CM Coding for Ectopic Pregnancies
An ectopic pregnancy is reported using an ICD-10-CM code from category O00.- (ectopic pregnancy), which is divided into five subcategories.
InnovationCMS Accelerates Medicare Beneficiaries' Access to Innovations
CMS eliminates a bureaucratic quagmire, providing seniors immediate access to FDA-approved breakthrough innovations.
NursingThe Nursing Home Didn't Send Her to the Hospital, and She Died
Palestine Howze didn't have COVID-19, but a law enacted to protect health providers during the pandemic could derail her family's...
NursingNurse Practitioners in Massachusetts Granted Full Practice Authority
Massachusetts is the 23rd state to allow NPs to practice independently.
Revenue CycleApplying the 2-Midnight Rule to Procedures Removed From the IPO List
BFCC-QIOs will continue to review short-stay inpatient claims for procedures removed from the IPO list for medical necessity and to...
Clinical CareTop 10 HealthLeaders Clinical Care Coronavirus Stories of 2020
Read some of the best clinical care stories that HealthLeaders produced about the COVID-19 pandemic.
Clinical CareMedical Mayhem Room: Enhancing Situational Awareness of Patient Safety Risks in the Hospital Setting
Hospitals are a critical part of our healthcare system and a place where very ill people can get excellent, and...
Revenue CycleCPT Coding for Cervical Mapping During Colposcopy
Cervical mapping is a separately identifiable service performed by a physician during a colposcopy examination.
Covid-19ECRI Provides Lessons Learned on COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout
The U.S. government is shipping the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine to various states, which will then be in charge of distributing the...