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FY 2011 IPPS proposed rule spurs discussions about regulatory hot topics

Briefings on Coding Compliance Strategies, June 1, 2010

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The fiscal year (FY) 2011 IPPS proposed rule released April 19 addresses several highly debated topics. They include:

  • A sizable documentation and coding adjustment (DCA)
  • A potential code freeze in anticipation of ICD-10 
  • A closer look at payment implications of hospital-acquired conditions (HAC) and the POA indicator

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