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New CMS Rule, Coding, and Compliance for Behavioral Health and Telehealth


By Lori Laubach
Partner, Health Care Consulting Practice, Moss Adams

By Sabrina Butler
Manager, Health Care Consulting Practice, Moss Adams

Behavioral health treatment requires specific documentation for accurate coding and compliance. Failure to get these systems right can result in denied claims, revenue loss, repayment due to unsupported services, and poor patient experience.
Establishing and reviewing your current internal controls, operational processes, and delivery areas can help mitigate errors, increase efficiency, and improve your revenue cycle. Read article
Woman Hiker Balancing on Log

Balance


By Danna Beal, M.Ed.
International Speaker, Author and Coach

If you feel like the world is spinning out of control, you are not alone. This has been a year of watching and experiencing unprecedented events: Covid, the changing workplace conditions, inflation, extreme market fluctuations, economic hardships, high gas prices, a heartbreaking mass shooting in Uvalde, mass shootings across the country, a devastating war in Ukraine, January 6 hearings, conflict over election fraud claims, a landmark change in the Supreme Court overturning Roe vs. Wade, protests, conflict over gun rights, and political battles as mid-term elections loom near. As one person stated, “There is a horrific noise roaring in my head making it hard to think.” Read article
Supreme Court Building

Blameless Disconnect by SCOTUS


By Craig B. Garner
Founder,Garner Health Law Corporation

Aristophanes presented a story in classical antiquity about the original human, complete with four arms, four legs and a double-faced head. Fearing this strength in humanity, Zeus split in half those from whom he sought tribute, forcing an epic disconnect that still remains. This is the foundation upon which our divided modern society was built, existing in isolation while longing for a primordial connection.
This Olympian template and the fundamental beliefs institutionalized through myriad religions over thousands of years fail to accommodate the necessary rule of law governing some 7.95 billion sentient beings on planet Earth, and specifically the 330 million people in the United States. Society misplaced its moral compass so long ago that not only is society lost along the way, but it forget from where it came. Splintered at its core, this nation must sometimes accept the rule of law as its spiritual solution, which in turn blurs the lines between Church and State, which in turn further erodes the lost art of communication. This only deepens the divide. Read article
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New Health Plan Financial Reports for California, Ohio and Washington State


By David Peel, Publisher and Editor
Healthcare News


We recently updated our financial reporting for health plans in California, Ohio and Washington State. Click on the links below to see the numbers.

Most Downloaded Articles


The following articles were downloaded most often from October 2021 through March 2022.
  1. An Overview of the Nurse Manager’s Guide to Budgeting and Finance 2nd Edition By Al Rundio, PhD, DNP, RN, APRN, NEA-BC, FNAP, FIAAN, FAAN
  2. Uplifting Yourself and Others During Tumultuous Times By Danna Beal, M.Ed., International Speaker, Author and Coach
  3. Hospital Industry Trends, Opportunities, and Challenges in 2022 and Beyond By Brian Conner, Partner, Hospitals Practice.
  4. How We Create Rivals: What I Learned in an Accidental Meeting By Danna Beal, M.Ed., International Speaker, Author and Coach
  5. Key Updates to Review to Prepare for the No Surprises Act By Mandy Mori and Denise Stark of Moss Adams
  6. $25.5 Billion in Additional Provider Relief Fund Distribution Announced By Melaney Scott, Aparna Venkateswaran and Georgia Green of Moss Adams
  7. Children of the Covid By Craig B. Garner, Founder, Garner Health Law Corporation.
  8. Rebuild, Renew, and Reenergize in 2022 By Danna Beal, M.Ed., International Speaker, Author and Coach
  9. 4 Trends to Watch in 2022 for California’s Health Data Progress By Claudia Williams, Manifest MedEx
  10. Best Practices for Employers to Combat Claims-Related Health Care Fraud By Will Norris and Francis Orejudos of Moss Adams