The federal court houses are closed. So are national landmarks, the United States scientific excursions to Antarctica, and there’s even talk about it hurting craft beer makers. Yes, even some CMS offices will close.
The time a patient spends in observation status—that is being observed by a physician pending a decision to admit or discharge the patient—doesn’t count toward the minimum qualifying time required to transfer the patient to a skilled nursing facility (SNF),...Read More »
Q: With electronic health records, many times the attending provider will “pull” the pathology or radiology report into their note and sign the note. What further documentation would be needed in order to code from this, which is now part of the attending provider’s note but was...Read More »