I am trying to educate my physician about the documentation requirements for CPT code 11721. He doesn’t think it’s important to document the number of nails debrided or even the method of debridement. Is there a resource you can point me to that specifically addresses this?
What are the Goals of the 21st Century Cures Act?
Make Patient Data Requests Easy and Inexpensive
Allow Patients, Doctors, and Health Care Systems to benefit from a vibrant application marketplace.
Improve Patient Safety
Prevent Information Blocking
by Tahlia Brody, CHP, VP of Customer Service TLD Systems
March 31, 2021
in order to be HIPAA Compliant, you must maintain a "Culture of Compliance" at your office. This can include keeping your software up-to-date, regular required training and addressing risks that pose to your office. This month we address Updating to Windows 10 20H2, Getting cell phones off your office WiFi and Understanding your backups
Here’s a fun fact that is wreaking havoc in practices with a large volume of patients over 65, especially where facility work (SNFs, assisted living, nursing homes) is involved: Enrollment in Medicare Advantage Plans has DOUBLED over the past decade
It has been reported so far in 2021 that approximately 43% (up from 39% in 2020; see graph below) of the 63 million individuals who “have Medicare” actually receive their benefits via an Advantage Plan. And just when you thought you were finished updating patient insurance information in January and February, if those Medicare Advantage patients decide that the plan they chose was not the right fit and they want to go back to traditional Medicare, they have until March 31st to do so.