Big Changes in 2023 for Ambulatory Surgical Centers (ASCs)
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) have created over 50 new C-codes (C7500–C7555) for Ambulatory Surgical Centers (ASCs) that affect many procedures. These codes were created to allow additional payment for packaged services for ASCs. This article highlights the new C-codes that affect Cardiology, Interventional Radiology and Electrophysiology.
A Harassment-Free Workplace vs the Right to Engage in Concerted Activity
1st Talk Compliance features guest Lauren Moak Russell, Counsel at Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP in Wilmington, Delaware, on the topic of “A Harassment-Free Workplace vs the Right to Engage in Concerted Activity.” Lauren joins our host Catherine Short to discuss how the National Labor Relations Board under the Biden Administration has expressed a renewed interest in expanding its influence into non-unionized work forces. This includes reviewing and–in the right circumstances challenging–employers’ use of workplace civility, confidentiality, and anti-harassment policies. Listen as we discuss what you need to know to safely navigate the National Labor Relations Act while ensuring that your employees enjoy a safe and respectful work environment.
A Standing Ovation for the Compliance Super Ninjas of 2022!
Recent HIPAA, Ransomware & Data Privacy Issues to Put at The Top of Your List
Guest Author Rachel V. Rose, JD, MBA encourages to don’t let the holidays get in the way of legal compliance.
Cybersecurity is Patient Safety
In order to cultivate a culture of compliance organizations need to take a “patient safety first” approach to cybersecurity. Guest Author: Rachel V. Rose, JD, MBA
The Legal Risks Behind Valuable Health Data Sharing
Automatic Dispensing Cabinets & the Case of RaDonda Vaught: Q&A
Rachel V. Rose, JD, MBA, principal with Rachel V. Rose – Attorney at Law, P.L.L.C., Houston, TX, answers some common questions and provides explanations related to the education surrounding Automatic Dispensing Cabinets, Patient Care, and the Case of Nurse RaDonda Vaught.
5 Key Benefits of Auditing to Help Avoid Scary Scenarios
Many practitioner audits fall short of best practices. The modern healthcare environment and complex goals for compliance require time, expertise, and attention to detail. Ideally, audits occur at regular intervals and identify incidents and patterns of potential billing and coding risk. There are also some surprising upsides of professional audits that include greater visibility of under-coding.