The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ Risk Adjustment model is not new. However, Hierarchical Condition Categories (HCCs) seem to be this year’s buzz word.
Three leading US hospital associations are suing the CMS in response to a final rule slashing the 340B Medicare Drug Pricing Program by $1.6 billion.
CMS recently withdrew a proposal that would have required healthcare accreditors to publicly publish deficiencies found in hospitals and other healthcare settings.
Where do new ICD-10 codes come from? How can you submit a proposal for a new code? This month’s Code Cracker discusses the process.
Patient safety is an organizational responsibility. But concern over the astonishing rate of development and adoption of EHRs in recent years has also provided potential for risk and safety issues.