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More laboratory audits: CMS looking at unbundled coding (again)

By Barbara Aubry, RN

The March 19, 2019 letter from Seema Verma, CMS Administrator, to Charles Grassley (Chairman of the Committee on finance) assures that CMS is once again analyzing claims data to determine […]

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Keeping up with changing technology: The IAB Talks

April 24th, 2019 / By Michael Denton, RN, MS

To promote industry connections and an emphasis on curricular relevance, the University of Utah Department of Biomedical Informatics holds industry-sponsored mini-conferences every April and October, called the IAB (Industry Advisory […]

AI Talk: Brains, planes, basic income and algorithms

April 19th, 2019 / By V. “Juggy” Jagannathan, PhD

This week’s AI Talk… Algorithmic Accountability Act I saw this (where else?) in a newsletter aptly dubbed “The Algorithm” from MIT Tech Review. It focuses on newly introduced legislation in […]

ICD-10 diagnosis coding: The impact of equivocal language

April 17th, 2019 / By Karla VonEschen, CPC

Spring means different things depending on what part of the country you live in. For me, spring means melting snow, flowers and spring cleaning. This also seems like a good […]

Why won’t health plans pay for telehealth visits?

April 15th, 2019 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

How long will it take until health plans catch up with the evidence? Non face-to-face visits can: be done well provide excellent care improve outcomes improve satisfaction reduce healthcare costs […]

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Article: The role of coders and CDI teams in HACRP success

With Cheryl Manchenton, RN

HIM, CDI, and inpatient coding professionals can play a significant role in helping their organizations be successful under HACRP. Read Cheryl Manchenton’s article to find out how.

Podcast Episode Transcript: Searching for the holy grail of mental health care

With L. Gordon Moore, MD

Gordon Moore: Hello. This is Gordon Moore, the host of the 3M “Inside Angle” podcast. Today, I am speaking today with Dr. Rebecca Resnik. She’s a licensed psychologist and founder […]

Webinar: Tackle preventable readmissions and their penalties

With Cheryl Manchenton, RN

Quality expert Cheryl Manchenton explores ways to reduce readmissions penalties.

Podcast Episode Transcript: Good intentions and unintended consequences: A look at healthcare policy

With L. Gordon Moore, MD

Gordon Moore: Welcome to the 3M Inside Angle podcast. This is Gordon Moore, your host, and today I am speaking with Harold D. Miller. He’s the president and CEO of […]