The holidays are fast approaching, which makes it the perfect time to pause express my deep gratitude to the ACDIS membership. You all played a critical role in every one our major accomplishments and milestones this past year.
Carolinas Hospital in Florence, South Carolina, received $431,757 in Medicare overpayments for incorrectly billed inpatient and outpatient services based on a sample of claims, according to an Office of Inspector General (OIG) audit report released November 26. The OIG estimates that, based on...Read More »
The American Hospital Association (AHA) and other hospital groups filed a lawsuit December 4 challenging CMS’ hospital price transparency final rule, Revenue Cycle Advisor reported. The final rule, released November 15 and effective January 1, 2021, expands on the price transparency...Read More »
Healthcare spending in the U.S. grew by 4.6% in 2018, totaling $3.6 trillion, HealthLeaders Media reported. This information is according to data released Thursday by CMS’s Office of the Actuary. Healthcare, as a share of the overall economy, slipped to 17.7% of gross domestic product (...Read More »
If the primary diagnosis is cerebral vascular accident (CVA), can we leverage the secondary diagnosis of hemiplegia to add a CC? Or is this considered in the same Major Diagnostic Category (MDC), Diseases and disorders of the nervous system?Read More »
The ACDIS Forms & Tools Library Committee recently finished up its last 2019 meeting and are taking some time off to enjoy the holidays. Before they did, however, the committee reviewed and approved several new sample query forms for publication. All the new additions were contributed by...Read More »
ACDIS’ sister association, the National Association of Healthcare Revenue Integrity (NAHRI), is currently accepting applications for its boards and committees. In addition to seeking new board members as some current terms expire, there are several committees seeking new members:Read More »