Compliance Education from OIG

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Measuring Compliance Program Effectiveness On January 17, 2017, a group of compliance professionals and staff from the Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General (OIG) met to discuss ways to measure the effectiveness of compliance programs. The intent of this exercise was to provide a large number of ideas for measuring the […]

CWTC [Episode 12] “D” vs “A” in Rehab Coding, DIEP, Etiologic Choice

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Welcome to Coffee with the Coder®, our conversation with Paula Digby and her team to address issues, observations and questions for Health Information Management professionals. You are invited to listen in for ten minutes every other Monday and to submit your favorite questions or comments for Coffee with the Coder® In this episode Heather Bryans clarifies […]

Compliance: Basics of Compliance Plans

Webinar July 28, 2016, “Billing: Incident To” begins at noon EDT (9 am Pacific)

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Without the proper knowledge of correct reporting providers may unwittingly be putting themselves at risk for fraud investigations or other recoupment. Become familiar with the nuances and requirements of reporting “Incident To” services by attending this one hour webinar on Thursday, July 28, 2016, beginning at Noon Eastern (9:00 am Pacific). Be sure to note […]

OIG Work Plan 2016

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The Work Plan describes the primary objectives and provides for each review its internal identification code and the year in which OIG expects one or more reports to be issued as a result of the review. Get the PDF (80 pages)

ICD-10 Secrets of MD Compliance

Webinar “ICD-10: Secrets of MD Compliance” May 28, 2015

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  The drive to ICD-10 is underway. Does it seem as though your driver wants to stop and turn around? In this session Paula Digby will describe the challenge of getting your physicians into the driver’s seat and will provide insights into the compliance needed for ICD-10. Be sure to note your toughest questions when […]

IPPS Final Rule FY2015

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According to CMS, some of the changes implement certain statutory provisions contained in the Affordable Care Act and other legislation.  These changes are applicable to discharges occurring on or after October 1, 2014, unless otherwise specified in this final rule.  There are updates to the rate of increase limits for certain hospitals excluded from the IPPS that are […]

IRF Coding: 6 Steps to Getting it Right