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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CMS: Bill 99211 for COVID-19 Specimen Collection

  May 22, 2020 | By Pam Vanderbilt, CPC, CPMA, CPPM, CPC-I, CEMC, CEMA, CEMA-O NAMAS, like other professional organizations, has a network of compliance professionals who are diligently culling through the multiple interim final rules and daily barrage of e-mails about temporary relaxation of guidance for reporting provider services. This information has become nightly…

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