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Disrupting the status quo: Hospital outpatient and ICD-10-PCS

Briefings on APCs, August 1, 2014

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"Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple." ?Dr. Seuss

This quote seemed an appropriate way to begin a discussion about outpatient encounters and ICD-10-PCS.

You see, outpatient procedures will still be coded using CPT®/HCPCS?the HIPAA-approved code set for reporting hospital outpatient procedures?regardless of when ICD-10 is implemented.

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