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Use publicly available claims data to get a complete picture of your providers’ data, see how they stack up against their peers and identify problems before they catch an investigator’s attention.
One major part of complying with HIPAA is conducting a risk assessment, and a new release from federal agencies gives you a fresh tool to perform an internal security risk assessment (SRA).
When you train staff on the next update to level-based E/M services, remind them that they can’t play mix-and-match with the new guidelines and the 1995 or 1997 Documentation Guidelines for Evaluation and Management Services.
You’ll find several hundred new code pairs added to the auto-bundling series of National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI) edits. The billing updates, which include medically unlikely edit (MUE) additions and revisions, take effect Oct. 1.
One critical factor in physicians’ decisions to use new medical technology is a concern that the new tech may expose the physician or practice to liability claims.


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