September 25, 2014 | Vol. 11, No. 16
Despite some insurer requirements to begin using DSM-5 for diagnostic criteria, the ICD-9-CM is the only HIPAA-compliant coding system for billing purposes until Oct. 1, 2015.
- Practitioner Pointer: Patient referral fees raise red flags
If you think it’s generally permissible to give or receive fees for patient referrals, you need to read this article.
- Medicare compliance requirements are still pending
Medicare providers awaiting guidance from HHS on how to meet compliance program requirements under the Affordable Care Act.
- Research roundup: Potential harms and burdens of psychotherapy
This issue reviews recent studies on potential harms and burdens of psychotherapy and possible implications for treatment.