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Controversial Medicare recovery audits make limited return
Modern Healthcare (Subscription required)
The CMS is restarting audits of Medicare fee-for-service claims on a limited basis. The program has been dormant since June 1 when current audit contracts expired. Lauren Aronson, director of CMS' Office of Legislation, sent an email to congressional staffers recently announcing the resumption of the recovery audit contractor program.
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Celebrate National Case Management Week 2014:
NCMW items and catalog available online

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NCMW: Oct. 12-18

National Case Management Week is a great time to recognize your coworkers and staff for their dedication and service. The theme this year is Case Management: The Health Care Nexus.

Ensure you have everything you need to celebrate NCMW on Oct. 12-18. To see the NCMW 2014 logo and a large selection of NCMW items, visit the online product catalog — click here.

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Advocating for case management
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ACMA will return to Washington, D.C., Sept. 30-Oct. 2 for its annual Advocacy on Capitol Hill event. ACMA members will meet with key lawmakers to advocate on behalf of case management and discuss the issues impacting our practice and adversely affecting patient care.

ACMA is working to ensure case management has a seat at the table when decisions are being made and legislation and regulations are developed that will impact your daily practice. But in order to continue to make a difference and ensure your voice is heard, we need your assistance. Be an advocate and donate today.

Your donation will support will help send case management professionals to Capitol Hill to represent case management's interests and ACMA's legislative priorities. Note: ACMA is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, your donation is tax deductible.

Click here to support case management advocacy.

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Educate your staff with the Compass orientation program
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Nearly 7,000 hospital case management professionals have used ACMA's Compass orientation program since its launch in May 2013. The program is a tool to train new case management staff and to refresh existing staff. Visit www.acmaweb.org/compass to see how Compass can benefit your department today!

Order Compass and Begin Training Today The Compass program is available for purchase at www.acmaweb.org/compass. The orientation system is available for training 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and there is no limit on the number of staff members who may be entered and trained in the system.

Watch the Demonstration Video Before using Compass, be sure to watch the demonstration video so you can receive the maximum benefit from the program. This 11-minute video provides a comprehensive, step-by-step guide to Compass.

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Post your case management position with ACMA and save $50
ACMA
Special Labor Day Offer: Through September 1st, save $50 on one job posting on ACMA's Career Link job board with promo code: 50cloff.

For more information, or to post your position now, go to www.acmaweb.org/careers.

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INDUSTRY NEWS


How consumers use mHealth: 8 statistics
Becker's Hospital CIO
The use of mHealth by both consumers and providers is on the rise. Here are eight statistics on how consumers in U.S. broadband households used mHealth in the past year, according to a report from Parks Associates, a market research and consulting firm.
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Lumbar fusion procedures and RAC audits: What you need to know
SpineLine
Lumbar fusion procedures are the latest to come under scrutiny from Recovery Audit Contractor (RAC) audits. Currently audits of lumbar fusion procedures are occurring in two of the four federally designated regions, each served by a different RAC contractor. The RAC process will likely have an effect on the documentation requirements and reimbursement for lumbar fusion procedures
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PCORI announces $90 million to study treatment alternatives
AHA News Now
The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute announced up to $90 million in funding to study practical comparative questions faced by patients, clinicians and other healthcare decision makers. Any research organization, including university/college hospital and healthcare systems, may submit a letter of intent to apply for up to $10 million in funding to support large clinical or observational studies that compare alternatives to prevent, diagnosis, treat or manage a disease or symptom; improve health care system-level approaches to managing care; or eliminate health or health care disparities.
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EVENT CALENDAR

Date Event Location More Info
Aug. 23 MO/IL Gateway Chapter Conference St. Louis Details
Sept. 6 Kentucky/Tennessee Chapter Conference Nashville, Tenn. Details
Sept. 11-12 South Carolina Chapter Conference Columbia, S.C. Details
Sept. 18 Missouri-Kansas Chapter Conference Kansas City, Mo. Details
Sept. 29 North Carolina Chapter Conference Winston-Salem, N.C. Details
Sept. 27 Maryland Chapter Conference Baltimore Details
Oct. 3 Great Lakes Chapter Conference Novi, Mich. Details
Oct. 4 Western Pennsylvania Chapter Conference Pittsburgh Details
Oct. 11 Virginia Chapter Conference Richmond, Va. Details
Oct. 14 Wisconsin Chapter Conference Waukesha, Wis. Details
Oct. 25 Connecticut Chapter Conference Uncasville, Conn. Details
Oct. 28 Illinois Chapter Conference Rosemont, Ill. Details
Nov. 19-22 Leadership Conference and Medical Director Forum Orlando, Fla. Details

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