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  • Providers Receive New Single Audit Guidance for Reporting COVID-19 Relief
    December 29, 2020

    Many healthcare organizations will face new single audit requirements this year, in light of the government funding they received to recoup COVID-19 damages. To help organizations achieve compliance, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has provided new guidance and deadline relief.

  • GHA Distance Learning Program for Skilled Nursing Facility Leaders
    July 6, 2020

    The Grassi Healthcare Advisors Distance Learning Program for Skilled Nursing Facility Leaders is committed to providing you with timely and helpful information to assist you with your day-to-day role and challenges. This program consists of live webinars, educational programs and recorded presentations, many of which are approved by NAB for nursing home administrator continuing education credits.

  • When will the Telemedicine genie be put back in the bottle?
    Preparing for a Return to Pre-Covid-19 Regulations
    June 25, 2020

    One of the most impactful tools that healthcare providers were given to maintain continuity of care through the social distancing of COVID-19 was the relaxing of restrictions on telehealth services. Preparation will be key to ensure that providers are still well-positioned to take advantage of this opportunity once pre-pandemic regulations return.

  • Reporting Your HHS Relief Payments

    May 29, 2020 | Grassi Healthcare Advisors

    If your healthcare practice or organization received and kept COVID-19 federal relief funds totaling more than $10,000, you are required to submit a report to HHS by the end of the year.

  • New Reporting Requirements for Recipients of HHS Relief Funds
    April 21, 2020

    The healthcare industry is entitled to a hefty portion of relief under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economics Security (CARES) Act and other federal Coronavirus Acts. Built into this legislation are strict oversight provisions and reporting requirements to ensure the funds are being used appropriately.

  • Case Study: Grassi Healthcare Advisors Helps a MSO Get to the Bottom of Reimbursement Issues
    February 25, 2020

    All healthcare organizations face compliance and reimbursement challenges. But when you’re a management services organization, these challenges are compounded. Even with the best faith efforts to maintain high levels of revenue integrity and performance, problems within an individual practice can arise and affect the entire MSO. Grassi Healthcare Advisors stepped in when this scenario became an alarming reality for a MSO client.

  • Practice Risk and Provider Accountability
    January 28, 2019

    Keeping up-to-date with all the change in healthcare today can be overwhelming—it literally feels like a full-time job staying ahead of the curve when it comes to compliance with state and federal regulations, managed care and commercial payer requirements regarding billing, coding, and documentation content compliance. 

  • Compliance Alert: CMS Postpones proposed changes to Evaluation and Management Services to 2021

    CMS released the final Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) rule on November 1, 2018 and expects to publish it on November 23, 2018. 

  • EAlert: CMS Patients over Paperwork

    CMS Patients over Paperwork initiative may bring about big changes to the way physicians are currently utilizing Evaluation and Management codes and  their documentation requirements.