Unraveling the CMS COVID-19 PHE Modifiers
Written by Joanne Byron, BS, LPN, CCA, CHA, CHBS, CHCO, CIFHA, CMDP,
Taking Your Practice to Telehealth: An Introduction for Mental Health Professionals
Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, many mental health professionals had never practiced
COVID-19 and Maintaining HIPAA Compliance During the Pandemic
HIPAA Privacy and Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) In February 2020, the OCR released
Educating Others: Develop Your Training Skills
As an experienced coder, you may be called upon to present information
Do You Know About the Recent Federal Statute EKRA?
Health care professionals have been prohibited from accepting kickbacks in the form
Avoid Patients Discovering Surprise Fees, Wrong Charges and Inappropriately Denied Claims
Most patients are educated and internet “savvy” these days, even our seniors!
Coding and the Link Between Diabetes, Eye Disease
Diabetes is a leading cause of blindness among working-age adults in the
The Link Between Diabetes and Kidney Disease
Diabetes is the leading cause of kidney disease. Furthermore, both of these
The Link Between Diabetes, Heart Disease and Stroke
Heart disease and stroke are the most common causes of death in
Diabetes, Coding, and Telehealth
As a provider, you can use a variety of tools - such
The ADA and Accessibility in Health Care
For your healthcare organization, compliance includes more than just privacy and billing;
Key Areas Prosecutors Will Consider When Evaluating Your Compliance Program
Not being compliant with healthcare rules and regulations makes your organization vulnerable.
Heart Health and Compliance: Reflections for American Heart Month
February is a month filled with hearts. With the endless rows of
Do You Know the Difference Between HIPAA Versus the Common Rule?
The HIPAA Privacy Rule establishes the conditions under which protected health information
Telehealth, HIPAA, and Cybersecurity
Telehealth is an increasingly important tool for healthcare organizations to provide patients
How HIPAA Compliance Can Help Your Organization Prepare for a Disaster
What do a ransomware attack and a hurricane have in common?They can