Regulatory Compliance
04/02/2071
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, which was declared a national emergency, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) is implementing a new diagnosis code U07.1 (COVID-19) into the ICD-10-CM code set.
04/02/2071
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, which was declared a national emergency, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) is implementing a new diagnosis code U07.1 (COVID-19) into the ICD-10-CM code set.
08/11/2022
Use the top five issues with non-affirmation in RCD states to assess your agency's audit risk.
08/03/2022
Review your pandemic policies when weighing time off requests for COVID-19 and paid time off, especially as staff make their vacation requests and new COVID-19 variants continue to emerge.
08/03/2022
Agencies should implement concrete requirements for timely completion and finalization of OASIS data.
07/28/2022
Experts have seen a rise in denials from Recovery Audit Contractor reviews due to lack of a plan for the next visit being completed by the clinician.
07/22/2022
Now that agencies will be required to use a more extensive test for depression, put a plan in place for how to respond should patients exhibit signs and symptoms.
07/22/2022
With the increased attention on patients’ mood and mental status that is coming with OASIS-E, agencies need to be on the lookout for signs of suicidal ideations and have a written plan in place for how clinicians should respond when signs and symptoms present.
07/22/2022
All too often, our businesses don’t undergo compliance checkups, especially in the wage and hour field, where audits are vitally needed.
07/22/2022
Failure to support medical necessity for skilled services is one of the top reasons for claim denial. Use these tips to support medical necessity.

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