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“Finally Friday!” Trends and Changes in 2018 for HHS, Audit Focus, 340B, Coding, Case Management

Friday, January 12 2018 Trends and Changes in 2018 for HHS, Audit Focus, 340B, Coding, Case Management …Or… Can we get back to providing care more, please? From a report in 2008, but hey, has it changed much in the … Continue reading

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“Finally Friday!” The Rebirth of CDI

Friday, December 15 2017 The Rebirth of CDI …Or… If we feed it right, it’ll come out beautiful, right? Finally Friday! Broadcasts are Sponsored by The Health Law Partners, and Sound Physicians THIS WEEK, we’re again have Glenn Krauss with us … Continue reading

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“Finally Friday!” Physician Advisor Best Practices

Friday, December 8 2017 Best Practices for the Best Results with an Onsite Physician Advisor …Or… How do you get the best bang for your buck? The question is often asked:  onsite or offsite? What’s better?   Finally Friday! Broadcasts … Continue reading

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“Finally Friday!” Problems & Observations of Observation’s Problems

Friday, November 30 2017 Problems & Observations of Observation’s Problems …Or… How do you kill something that’s not supposed to be alive? Evidently, Stephen King is the not the only one who can dream up something that JUST WON’T DIE … Continue reading

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“Finally Friday!” New Appeals Settlement Options

Friday, November 17 2017 New Appeals Settlement Options: Low Volume Appeals & Expanded Settlement Conference Facilitation …Or… HHS’ Excuse for their Epic Failure, speaking to the Federal Judge who ordered them to reduce the OMHA Appeals Backlog:   Finally Friday! … Continue reading

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“Finally Friday!” 340B and You – Operational Challenges in 2018

Friday, November 10 2017 340B and You: Operational Challenges in 2018 …Or… And you thought the smoke was bad from the forest fires… So this is a still picture of the 340B Train… see the label?  Neat, huh? BUT… the … Continue reading

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“Finally Friday!” Alternative Facts in Documentation and Denials

Friday, November 3 2017 Alternative Facts in Documentation and Denials …Or… When Your Data and Documentation Go Bad But some people want to insist that it’s a banana, and they feel they can either (a) prove it, or (b) ignore … Continue reading

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“Finally Friday!” PEPPER Reports: Part 2 of 4

Friday, October 27 2017 PEPPER REPORTS – Part 2 of 4  Coding Aspects in PEPPER & a PROACTIVE Method of Analysis …Or… You can’t change the world without getting your hands dirty… Oh, AND… you’ll be needing a TEAM!   … Continue reading

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“Finally Friday!” PEPPER Reports – Part 1 of 4

Friday, October 20 2017 PEPPER REPORTS – Part 1 of 4  Introduction to PEPPER & It’s Significance for Audits/Auditing …Or… This is CMS’ “tell” – and they ain’t bluffing. GET the Handouts Finally Friday! Broadcasts are Sponsored by The Health … Continue reading

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Sens. Tim Kaine, Michael Bennet introduce Medicare public option bill

Yet another bill aimed at providing alternative solutions to the problems plaguing the health insurance markets, this one would offer a Medicare-style public health insurance for people in rural areas with few insurance options. Continue reading

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