A New Element of MDM: Social Determinants of Health

  March 26, 2021 | By Jamee Black, CPC, COC, CPMA The American Medical Association (AMA) recently released changes to the current Evaluation and Management (E/M) documentation guidelines for the Office and Other Outpatient Visit code range (99202–99215). The new guidelines focus on medical decision making (MDM), and are intended to more closely reflect the…

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Tips for Addressing HHS-OIG’s Discovery of Medicare’s Lack of Cybersecurity Oversight for Networked Devices in Hospitals

  July 23, 2021 | By Rachel Rose, JD, MBA In June 2021, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General (HHS-OIG) issued Issue Brief, OEI-01-20-00220 (hereinafter “Issue Brief”), which highlighted the results of its review of cybersecurity for networked medical devices in hospitals. The impetus behind the review was…

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