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Discover a wealth of best practices and real-world examples on how you can simplify your auditing, compliance, coding and training challenges.

Have no Fear: The MFS Final Rule is Here

Get help navigating the MFS changes including the History of Present Illness (HPI) documentation changes, services using technology, HCPCS code G2012 and code G2010.


Easy To Follow Tips For a Better 2019 Compliance Workplan

Tips include how to ask the right policy and procedure questions, add annual items for an effective program, and much more!

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Don't Worry, Sanction Checking Doesn't Have to Be a Nightmare

We tell you why compliance programs should diligently perform exclusion checks against sanctioned individuals by the way of case study examples.

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The Two-Midnight Rule: Scary Mistakes to Avoid

Avoid coding and documentation errors with examples of appropriate use versus problematic use from our expert auditor, Lori Cox.


How to Become a Well-Rounded Compliance Officer

Learn why any well-rounded compliance officer who is worth their weight in gold should read voraciously, understand statistics and know auditing best practices.

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Common Activities that Lead to Whistleblowing

Learn how to see the signs that lead to whistleblowing, prevent whistleblowing as a result of retaliation, and create a compliance program that responds to concerns.

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Provider Assessment Plan: Quick and Easy Tips for Auditors

Get the full scoop on how to have a effective conversations with providers that get results, all in this eBrief.


The Essential Elements of Incident-To

You’ll get incident-to requirements, examples of what not to do, and tips on How to Audit Incident-To all in this eBrief.


What Auditors Should Always Remember

Learn about advice on how to approach auditing with a different perspective that will make you more effective in your day-to-day.


Tackling Compliance on the Front Lines

Learn more about how to focus your compliance efforts on the front lines where it really matters.

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Your Guide to the National Correct Coding Initiative

Learn about edit categories, edits for mutually exclusive procedures and sequential procedures, and myriad ways that edits maintain accurate billing and coding practices.


How to Properly Discipline Acts of Non-Compliance

Learn how to incorporate disciplinary action into your compliance program, use discipline to change employee behavior, and roll compliance into performance evaluations.

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7 Habits of a Highly Effective Compliance Officer

Learn all 7 habits and how they will make you a much better compliance officer.

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How to Better Communicate with Your Docs

Get tips from expert auditors on how to discuss the assessment and plan with your providers and get thorough documentation on images and medication.


Understanding the Challenges Nursing Facilities Face

Prepare your organization for the 2019 requirements and learn the 8 Core Skilled Nursing Facility Requirements.

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So You've Submitted Your MIPS Data. Now What?

You've submitted your MIPS but now what? Learn how to use implied best practices, correct errors, and verify CMS data.

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Compliance Institute 2018: The Compliance Time of My Life

Get our compliance expert's personal free recap of HCCA's Compliance Institute sessions for an insider’s look at several sessions and get up to speed on compliance hot topics.

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How to Use the EMR Audit Trail to Prevent Fraud

An audit trail reduces the risk of fraud, improves transparency and increases audit accuracy for better billing and a killer bottom line.

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4 Signs Your Compliance Program is at Risk

When it comes to your organization’s compliance, the best thing to do is to continually search for opportunities to optimize. Learn strategies here.

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How NOT to Leave Money on the Table in 2018

Learn how to use tools to identify learning opportunities, measure your providers against national trends, and improve your bottom line.

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The Worst Compliance Advice You Could Ever Give

I’ve been given great compliance advice from wonderful mentors and supervisors. But, I’ve also heard some pretty terrible advice, too.

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What I Learned at the AMA CPT Symposium

For symposium highlights for E/M services, revised endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair codes, new modifiers in the spotlight: 96 and 97.

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Your Guide to Clarifying Modifier 59

Clear up the confusion and increase audit accuracy with Modifier 59.

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Mission Critical: Conducting Compliance Investigations

These tips aren't top secret but find them here and learn how to conduct a stealthy and effective investigation.

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