Practice Management

Two recent reports should make providers stop, take notice and make sure their practice's policies and procedures are up-to-date.

Visit SRAWizard.com for a Security Risk Assessment (SRA) Tool complete with training and other guidance to aid practices in the complex SRA process.  The features of this tool allow facilities to perform a detailed Security Risk Assessment in an effort to meet Federal requirements.  Compliance is an ongoing process, and part of this process is evaluating risk and taking necessary measures to ensure the policies and procedures that you have in place are adequate for your organization.  This SRA Tool will help you to accomplish that as well as have more confidence in the steps that your pract

On Feb, 12, 2016, CMS issued its final rule implementing the Affordable Care Act (ACA) requirement that providers and suppliers report and repay overpayments from Medicare, known as the "60-Day Rule."  The ACA requires a person who has received an overpayment to report and return the overpayment by the later of  (a) 60 days after the date the overpayment was identified; or (b) the date any corresponding cost report is due, if applicable.  Notably, the final rule imposes a look-back period of six years, a shorter time period than the ten year period set forth in a proposed version of the rul

Telehealth Basics

Telehealth has experienced significant growth over the last several years. Providers need to understand the important role it should play in their practice.

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Jumping on the Telehealth Bandwagon

Telehealth or telemedicine continues its growth trend which is largely propelled by patient demand. Regardless of your feelings about implementing telehealth in your practice, it is essential to realize that the majority of the new generation (Gen-X or Millennials) prefer electronic interaction over face-to-face encounters. They like the cost, convenience and  savings. Healthcare providers are now beginning to compete with providers nationally or even globally to provide patient services.

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How can I make sure new hires have not been in trouble with Medicare?

Financial Management Resources (Resource 124)

When it comes to financial management, the following subjects of insurance should be understood, implemented and kept current:

Record Cloning and "Spinners" Attract CMS Gaze"

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) requires that all treatments it pays for be medically necessary. CMS normally reimburses fairly quickly, then audits submitted claims to detect cases where treatment should not have been authorized. Doctors demonstrate the medical necessity of their claims by submitting, when requested, the documentation on cases that the auditors have flagged. If submitted documentation justifies the treatments paid for, the claim will be upheld. If not, then the government asks for its money back, and fines may be imposed.

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