Plan on following up with more serious compliance efforts if you use HHS’ new HIPAA security risk analysis (SRA) tool, which experts say has serious drawbacks.
Don’t assume that a patient in intensive care is eligible for a critical care service (99291-99292).
ICD-10 may be delayed, but meaningful use standards won’t be, say experts — now’s the time to get back on track to avoid an up to 2% payment penalty in 2015.
CMS’ proposed 2013 Medicare physician fee schedule boasts several changes, chief of which are new measures for the Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) program. Download Part B News’ tool detailing all 13 proposed quality measures via the “Download file” link.
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