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.
09/23/2021
Coders may soon have a way to capture patients who are unvaccinated or partially vaccinated for COVID-19 if a proposal for the creation of codes to show under immunization is approved for an early implementation.
09/23/2021
Because of a broad range of associated fraud, the Small Business Administration (SBA) and other government agencies have been investigating Paycheck Protection Program loan cases.
09/23/2021
The U.S. government recently released a new website on ransomware at www.cisa.gov/stopransomware. Does the site contain any particularly strong resources/tips that we should focus on?
09/16/2021
Agencies are failing to equip staff with the right education and competency reviews around infection control, and it’s getting noticed in agency surveys.
09/16/2021
As surveys start to ramp up with a focus on infection control, it’s important to prep your staff for the questions that they could be asked so that they are fully armed to articulate your processes and support your agency’s compliance efforts.
09/16/2021
Opposition to changes to the home health payment system took center stage in many comments on the 2022 home health proposed rule.
09/16/2021
Even though the public health emergency continues, your compliance efforts should be back to business-as-usual as CMS resumes a major piece of its audit reviews.
09/02/2021
Agencies that are transitioning into full participation in the Review Choice Demonstration (RCD) model should be sure to define a streamlined process of gathering and submitting data.

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