Copy of What’s new this week in billing and coding

[5/8/2020]

I know it's frustrating for many right now, figuring out denials and payments for telehealth as payers are starting to process claims and Medicare made another change in the rules. Here are the latest updates.

ISMA issues guidelines for physicians’ safe return to clinical practice

[5/8/2020]

At the request of the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH), ISMA formed a physician task force to compile guidelines for returning to clinical practice safely.

Decrease in patient visits raises health concerns, strains practices

[5/8/2020]

Details of the ISMA COVID-19 Business Impact Report, released Monday, are stark: Hoosiers under stay-at-home orders are not visiting their doctors to be assessed or treated for illnesses unrelated to COVID-19. Not only is this causing significant fin

ISDH expands coronavirus testing sites across Indiana

[5/8/2020]

The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) began opening additional novel coronavirus testing sites across Indiana on Wednesday, under a contract with OptumServe Health Services, powered by Logistics Health, Inc.

What’s new this week in billing and coding

[5/8/2020]

I know it's frustrating for many right now, figuring out denials and payments for telehealth as payers are starting to process claims and Medicare made another change in the rules. Here are the latest updates.

New information on ISDH N95 decontamination program released

[5/8/2020]

The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) has released additional information on how it will operationalize the Battelle Critical Care Decontamination System (CCDS) to sanitize N95 respirators for reuse.

Deadline to accept, decline Provider Relief Fund payments extended

[5/8/2020]

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has extended the amount of time that recipients of payments from the CARES Act Provider Relief Fund have to accept the terms and conditions of the program, the AMA reported yesterday.

Doctor Your Spirit

[5/8/2020]

This week, we focus on two AMA resources to help health care institutions care for their caregivers.