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Although the AMA changed hundreds of codes in the 2014 CPT® Manual,
  Although the AMA changed hundreds of codes in the 2014 CPT® Manual
The 2014 CPT® Manual's Pathology and Laboratory section contains a new mole
While many of the code changes in the 2014 CPT® Manual surgical sect
Each year, the AMA updates the Vaccines, Toxoids section of the Medicine chapter in the CPT&
The AMA updated the guidelines in the 2014 CPT® Manual for therapeut
In addition to extensive drug testing code changes in the CPT® Manual
Each year, the AMA updates the Vaccines, Toxoids section of the Medicine chapter in the
Many of the code changes in the 2014 CPT® Manual Radiology section f
The Pathology and Laboratory section in the 2014 CPT® Manu
The 2014 CPT® Manual had more changes in the digestive section than any other section,
The 2016 update to the CPT® Manual includes hundreds of
NOVEMBER 25, 2015
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CMS implemented two new CPT® Category III codes originally introduced by th
This table, taken from the 2020 PPS proposed rule, includes the proposed, estimated 30-day, budge
  No section of the 2014 CPT® Manual included more chan
Each year, the AMA updates the Vaccines, Toxoids section of the Medicine chapter in the&nb
APRIL 15, 2015
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The January 2014 issue of AMA's CPT® Assistant created confusion ove
  The 2015 CPT® Manual includes changes to the
MARCH 4, 2015
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As new and more effective treatment options are created and evaluated, AMA must update the
As new and more effective treatment options are created and evaluated, AMA must update the
Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which features CPT® codes fo
AUGUST 5, 2015
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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which features CPT® c
SEPTEMBER 16, 2015
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The latest manual updates cover information on infection prevention and control in Tab 6 of the m
CPT® 2016 Professional Edition is the definitive AMA-authored resou
The latest manual updates cover information on bloodborne pathogens in Tab 5 of the medical and d
What is the correct CPT® code for tenotomy of multiple tendons in the shoulder thr
OCTOBER 14, 2015
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Some hospitals plan to dual code in both CPT® and ICD-10-PCS so they can co
For the sixth year in a row, CMS and the AMA made no changes to CPT® coding or bil
FEBRUARY 10, 2015
As new and more effective treatment options are created and evaluated, AMA must update the
MARCH 4, 2015
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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which features CPT codes for liver s
FEBRUARY 4, 2015
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On April 10, 2020, CMS issued a proposed rule
CMS continues to update payment logic for comprehensive APCs (C-APC) with additional chang
AUGUST 5, 2015
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CPT has granted coders a new code, 58674 (laparoscopy, surgical, ablation of uterine fibroid(s),
FEBRUARY 21, 2017
Providers know the drill for addressing and operationalizing CMS' annual IPPS and OPPS updates,
  Q: We are receiving denials for many of the new CPT® codes in
 Earlier this year, The Joint Commission updated its National Patient Safety Goal (NPSG) on
DECEMBER 20, 2016
CMS issued its final rule, Fiscal Year 2020 Payment and Policy changes for Medicare Skilled Nursi
NOVEMBER 15, 2019
The 2015 CPT Manual® includes significant changes in the Laboratory secti
  For the sixth year in a row, CMS and the AMA made no changes to CPT®
FEBRUARY 4, 2015
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A new CPT® code for arthrodesis, a joint fusion technique to relieve pain,
by Megan Herr With OASIS-D firmly in place and OASIS-D1 updates on the horizon f
  CMS administrator aims to make doctors' offices a "fax free zone" by 2020
AUGUST 17, 2018
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MARCH 19, 2014
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APRIL 2, 2014
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APRIL 30, 2014
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MAY 28, 2014
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JUNE 11, 2014
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JUNE 25, 2014
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AUGUST 6, 2014
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AUGUST 20, 2014
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SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
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OCTOBER 1, 2014
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OCTOBER 29, 2014
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  Join us at 1 p.m. Wednesday, December 3, to learn about the important CPT code c
Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which features CPT® c
APRIL 15, 2015
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MARCH 4, 2015
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FEBRUARY 18, 2015
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Q: I have a question about reporting drug tests to CMS for CPT® codes th
Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which features CPT® c
MAY 27, 2015
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JUNE 10, 2015
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JUNE 24, 2015
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For many, this is the time of year when the latest updated rules, regulations, and payment rates
The 2015 CPT® Manual includes changes to the Digestive section to align codes for
There's still time to take the 2020 Residency Coordinator Salary Survey so we c
JUNE 2, 2020
  The week in Medicare updates
  This week in Medicare updates
SEPTEMBER 22, 2015
  The week in Medicare updates
  Hospitals and physicians will still continue to report CPT® codes f
What is the correct CPT® code for ligation of a femoral vein? A
APRIL 2, 2014
JUSTCODING
  What is the correct CPT® code for open treatment of lunate disloc
MARCH 19, 2014
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What is the correct CPT® code for closed treatment of a clavicular fracture
APRIL 30, 2014
JUSTCODING
The 2015 CPT® Manual includes significant changes in the Labora
APRIL 15, 2015
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Q: An auditor recently told us to code two CPT® codes for a breast biopsy with plac
Is your organization planning to code outpatient procedures using ICD-10-PCS as well as CPT®
MAY 6, 2015
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Since it's still early in the year, we want to know what’s on your GME wish list for 2020.
JANUARY 2, 2020
We’ll be exhibiting at the 2020 ACGME Annual Education Conference in San Diego. Stop by Bo
JANUARY 23, 2020
  CMS HCPCS update files
NOVEMBER 6, 2015
  New Medicare card mailing update
  New Medicare card update
SEPTEMBER 21, 2018
OSHA Manual Update 16L, which was published in the December edition of Medical Environment Update
FEBRUARY 16, 2017
MAY 27, 2015
JUSTCODING
We’re in the early planning stages of our 2020 nursing books and we need your help! Please
JULY 31, 2019
This week’s updates include the January 2016 update of the hospital OPPS; April 2016 qu
What is the correct CPT® code for reporting a biopsy of a lacrimal sac?
MAY 27, 2015
JUSTCODING
This week’s updates include changes to the laboratory NCD edit software for January 2016; c
This week’s updates include the beginning of Medicare Open Enrollment; January 2016 qua
This week’s updates include updates to clarify inpatient rehabilitation facility (IRF)
This week’s updates include Focused Dementia Care survey tools; a 0.2% reduction in IPP
This week’s updates include changes to the FY 2016 IPPS and long-term care hospital (LT
  Reporting laboratory tests with 2015's new CPT codes Q:
CMS designates certain procedures as inpatient-only, but identifies them using CPT codes (
MAY 7, 2014
JUSTCODING
CMS designates certain procedures as inpatient-only, but identifies them using CPT® co
MAY 21, 2014
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JUNE 18, 2014
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JUNE 25, 2014
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JULY 9, 2014
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JULY 16, 2014
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MARCH 18, 2015
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MARCH 11, 2015
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MARCH 4, 2015
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FEBRUARY 25, 2015
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Ensure accurate and efficient ICD-10, HCPCS Level II and CPT coding in one fell swoop with the
http://www.medicarecompliancewatch.com/news-analysis/week-medicare-updates-9302015 
This week’s updates include the SNF Consolidated Billing update and a special edition M
 This week’s updates include a new ACO dialysis model, new Medicare utilization and pa
This week’s updates include revisions to State Operations Manual (SOM), Appendix A -Sur
  Membership Update: Sample Queries available from June 10 webinar
  Infection control experts, regulators begin staggered update of HAI compendium
AUGUST 6, 2014
  OIG releases its FY 2015 mid-year update
  OIG releases its FY 2015 mid-year update
  RAI manual update holds limited changes and clarifications
JANUARY 8, 2016
  CMS updates Conditions of Participation in Final Rule
NOVEMBER 4, 2016
  International Classification of Diseases (ICD)-10 Code Updates
DECEMBER 14, 2016
  CMS is updating the Medicare drug spending dashboard
DECEMBER 29, 2016
  Exciting updates: More content, tools, and news at your fingertips!
  CMS proposes Medicare Advantage and Part D payment and policy updates
FEBRUARY 2, 2018
  Updated 2018 Medicare Part B physician fee schedule in effect
MARCH 16, 2018
  Billers instructed to review CMS updates to Medicare policy manuals
MARCH 23, 2018
  ICD-10 FY2019 procedure codes and other CMS updates
  HCPCS codes used for SNF consolidated billing updated
  CMS releases updates to billing for flu vaccine
SEPTEMBER 14, 2018
  Updates to MDS 3.0 FY2019
SEPTEMBER 28, 2018
  Special requirements for billing urology supplies & updated DMEPOS fee schedule
DECEMBER 21, 2018
  Providers have "affirmative duty" to check updated LEIE database
DECEMBER 21, 2018
CMS updates Chapter 3 of the Program Integrity Manual (PIM)  
Update to Chapter 3, Program Integrity Manual (PIM), Verifying Potential
This week’s updates include an NCD for single chamber and dual chamber permanent cardia
This week’s updates include a new influenza virus vaccine code; an MLN Matters article
This week’s updates include Advance Care Planning (ACP) as an optional element of an An
CMS released an updated memo on April 24 to state surveyors reiterating previous guidance about h
by: Josh Poltilove Step up efforts to educate clinicians about M2020 (Management
CMS updates Program Integrity Manual On May 2, CMS released a change re
This week’s updates include an update to the list of compendia for the determination of
This week’s updates include revisions to ICD-10 conversion/coding infrastructure revisi
17L Updates: December updates cover general facility safety The latest manual upda
JUNE 25, 2014
JUSTCODING
Adding modifiers to CPT® codes can bypass NCCI edits for Medicare payments,
For 2015, CMS identified 219 HCPCS/CPT codes as good candidates for comprehensive APCs (C-
Q: We're wondering about how to use CPT® code 73225 (magnetic resonance
AUGUST 20, 2014
JUSTCODING
Q: Is it appropriate to bill CPT® code 76942 (ultrasonic guidance for ne
17I Updates: September updates cover hazard communication The latest manual update
The latest manual updates cover information on infection control in Tab 8 of the medical manual
The latest manual updates cover information on infection prevention and control in Tab 6 of the m
We’ve updated the rest of the customizable forms provided with the OSHA medical manual and
The latest manual update covers information on specialty services in Tab 9 of the medical manual.
  CMS' updated 60-day overpayment provision may cause practical implementation challenges
  OIG's Work Plan update reveals sharper focus on SNF service delivery
AUGUST 5, 2016
  CMS published additional instructions for processing updated Part B therapy claims
MARCH 30, 2018
  Did you miss our live webinar, PBJ Updates, July 2018?
  Update to Medicare Claims Processing Manual, Chapter 23, Section 60.3
SEPTEMBER 21, 2018
The Joint Commission recently added one new and updated 19 existing online FAQs to clarify variou
In case you missed it, The Joint Commission added a new frequently asked question (FAQ) and updat
MAY 13, 2015
The latest manual updates cover information on injury and illness prevention in Tab 2 of both the
The latest manual updates cover information on ergonomics in Tab 4 of both the medical and dental
CMS refined and updated its Comprehensive APC policy in the
SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
JUSTCODING
JANUARY 1, 2019
Patients eligible for chronic care management services (CPT code 99490) are generally chronically
Excerpted from Medical Environment Update Despite healthcare workers’ inhe
JANUARY 19, 2020
  15K Updates: November updates cover commonly used acronyms
16L Updates: December updates cover bonus forms We’ve updat
DECEMBER 28, 2016
Q: Would it be appropriate to report CPT® code 75984 (change of percutan
FEBRUARY 18, 2015
JUSTCODING
Q: Is CPT code 96416 (chemotherapy administration, IV infusion; initiation of prolonged c
15I Updates: September updates cover workplace violence prevention
SEPTEMBER 1, 2015
16A Updates: January updates cover OSHA jurisdictions and inspections
Q: I read that CPT® code 20680 (removal of implant; deep, e.g., buried w
MAY 28, 2014
JUSTCODING
Outpatient procedures will still be coded using CPT®/HCPCS—the HIPAA-
Q: Should modifiers for laterality be used for CPT® code 31624 (bronchos
JUNE 24, 2015
JUSTCODING
Orthopedic coding, for both CPT procedure and diagnosis codes, remains challenging due to
JUNE 24, 2015
JUSTCODING
CMS changed the status indicator for CPT code 99497 (advance care planning including the explanat
Correct coding is important to physician practices. The ICD-10-CM diagnoses and the CPT procedure
The Office of Inspector General (OIG) released its Fiscal Year (FY) 2015 Mid-Year Update l
The American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) recently announced an update to the internal medic
JUNE 11, 2015
On June 15, the OIG published information about updates to its
In case you missed it, The Joint Commission added a new frequently asked question and updated 19
MAY 5, 2015
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services released an updated version of the Minimum Data
SEPTEMBER 19, 2014
Last Friday, CMS posted the annual update for the 2014 electronic clinic quality measures (eCQM)
On August 10, 2016, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) updated the popular N
AUGUST 12, 2016
What to look for when updating your restraint and seclusion policies by Brian W
AUGUST 1, 2020
NIOSH has released an updated list of patient-care drugs that are hazardous to the healthcare wor
SEPTEMBER 11, 2014
On September 9, CMS released a recurring update notification providing the availability of paymen
SEPTEMBER 20, 2016
SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
JUSTCODING
  While bundling of CPT® codes has made reporting for endovascular
OCTOBER 1, 2014
JUSTCODING
On Feb 5, 2015, the MDS 3.0 RAI User’s Manual was updated. The file labeled “M
FEBRUARY 13, 2015
Q: Should we update a Notice of Privacy Practices to ensure patients are aware that their
The CAHPS Hospice Survey team announced May 26 that it has released updated versions of survey ma
On Aug. 25, CMS published Medicare Claims Processing Transmittal 3853, updating billing, payment
SEPTEMBER 4, 2017
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will soon launch a series of updates for
The July quarterly I/OCE update from CMS brought few new APCs or edit updates, but did del
The July quarterly I/OCE update from CMS brought few new APCs or edit updates, but did del
Medicare regulations are constantly evolving. Get updates on all areas of the Medicare process an
SEPTEMBER 4, 2014
Medicare regulations are constantly evolving. Get updates on all areas of the Medicare pro
APRIL 24, 2015
Medicare regulations are constantly evolving. Get updates on all areas of the Medicare pro
APRIL 17, 2015
  Medicare regulations are constantly evolving. Get updates on all areas of the Me
MARCH 27, 2015
  Medicare regulations are constantly evolving. Get updates on all areas of the Me
MARCH 20, 2015
  Medicare regulations are constantly evolving. Get updates on all areas of the Me
MARCH 13, 2015
  Medicare regulations are constantly evolving. Get updates on all areas of the Me
Medicare regulations are constantly evolving. Get updates on all areas of the Medicare pro
CMS continues to update payment logic for comprehensive APCs (C-APC) with additional chang
On November 23, CMS released a recurring update notification providing instructions on the CY 201
DECEMBER 15, 2015
Update to surety bond collection procedures On May 16, CMS released a change request
Provider Reimbursement Manual update  On May 23, CMS released
Q: My question is about the time interval requirement of the CPT® add-on
APRIL 2, 2014
JUSTCODING
Q: I have been told to use the general surgery CPT® codes in the 20000 series for r
APRIL 30, 2014
JUSTCODING
CMS outlined how to access updates to ICD-10 Local Coverage Determinations (LCDs) in its M
JUNE 25, 2014
JUSTCODING
CMS recently released its seventh maintenance update for National Coverage Determinations (NCD) t
The 21% "negative update" in Medicare reimbursement for physicians mandated by the Sust
CMS released updated I/OCE specifications in January with several changes that could requi
OSHA in April released an update to its Guidelines for Preventing Workplace Violence for Health C
JUNE 18, 2015
The Joint Commission updated five requirements for accredited nursing care centers. The five elem
AUGUST 11, 2015
The 2016 OPPS final rule includes the first negative payment update for the system, but CMS also
CMS issued a revision of the October 2015 I/OCE update that included changes for HCPCS code Q51
On January 12, CMS released a transmittal updating the interest rate on overpayments and underpay
Agencies should review and update their employment and disciplinary policies now that the
CMS has updated pages of the Hospice Item Set Manual V2.00 as a result of the federal Medicare ag
All payers must follow the Conditions of Participation, which require an update to the comprehens
Now updated to reflect the latest ACGME Common Program Requirements, The Residency Coordi
NOVEMBER 20, 2019
For the last several years, CMS has updated the payment rates for separately payable drugs
Calendar year (CY) 2014 Annual Update for clinical laboratory fee schedul
CMS issues revision of calendar year (CY) 2014 Annual Update for clinical laboratory fe
  CMS recently updated the Medicare Claims Processing Manual, with changes
SEPTEMBER 17, 2014
JUSTCODING
CMS recently released its seventh maintenance update for National Coverage Determinations (NCD)
Update: A prior version of this article stated the most current manual is from November 17,
FEBRUARY 1, 2018
CMS updates National Coverage Determination Manual for speech generating devices
The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) has updated its patient-centered medical hom
MARCH 27, 2014
The Joint Commission has updated its frequently asked questions and answers with one regarding t
APRIL 25, 2014
In the July quarterly I/OCE update, three drugs received status indicator G (additional pa
Critical Access Hospital Version, Hospital Version, Hospital 2015 Update, Physician Servic
U.S. health regulators issued an updated safety alert on March 4 warning healthcare providers abo
MARCH 11, 2015
On August 28, CMS released a recurring update notification stating that the payment allowances fo
SEPTEMBER 22, 2015
CMS releases revised 2014 update for clinical laboratory fee schedule and laboratory se
October 2014 update of the ASC payment system released On A
April 2014 update of the OPPS On February 28, CMS issued a recurring update
CMS updates Medicare Claims Processing Manual to provide language-only changes f
Dear Colleague, A little-noticed change in the 2004 update of the Comprehensive Accred
CMS updates CERT treatment of power mobility devices and ambulance transport claims
APRIL 2, 2014
JUSTCODING
Adding modifiers to CPT® codes can bypass NCCI edits for Medicare payments,
JUNE 25, 2014
JUSTCODING
CMS made relatively few changes in the April quarterly I/OCE update, introducing four new
As part of the April quarterly OPPS update, CMS added two new modifiers valid April 1:
On April 12, CMS released a recurring update notification regarding the interest rate effective A
The CDI Pocket Guide 2015 update is under development, and authors Dr. Richard Pinson an
CMS issues correction to the April 2015 update to the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule D
The 2017 ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS code updates, including a complete list of code titles, are av
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has updated the lists of HCPCS codes that
Providers anticipated an update to the 2-midnight rule in the 2016 IPPS final rule release
Updates for 2015–2017 to the EHR Incentive Program caused some providers to questions wheth
The American College of Surgeons (ACS) released a much anticipated update to its "Statements
JUNE 28, 2016
Exciting updates for PPS Alert readers: More content, tools, and news at your finge
SEPTEMBER 1, 2016
 HFAP, one of the oldest accrediting organizations for U.S. hospitals, recently updated 13 o
AUGUST 23, 2018
HFAP, one of the oldest accrediting organizations for U.S. hospitals, recently updated 13 of its
AUGUST 21, 2018
CMS releases July update to Medicare Physician Fee Schedule database 
The latest update to The Joint Commission’s Comprehensive Accreditation Manual for Hospital
FEBRUARY 1, 2018
CMS posted a handful of notable updates in recent weeks related to hospice quality init
CMS updates influenza vaccine payment allowance  On September 3, C
Updates of MS-DRGs to the list subject to IPPS replaced devices offered without cost or
April 2014 update of the hospital outpatient prospective payment system (OPPS)
CMS releases July 2015 quarterly update for DMEPOS competitive bidding program
  Influenza vaccine payment allowance update On September 3, CM
Update to hospice payment pates, cap, wage index and Pricer for FY 2016
SEPTEMBER 15, 2015
CMS will host a special open door forums (SODF) tomorrow to provide updates and hear stake
CMS will delay an update to its controversial hospital star rating system for the second time in
OCTOBER 10, 2017
HFAP, one of the oldest accrediting organizations for U.S. hospitals, recently updated
OCTOBER 1, 2018
CMS posted updated versions of all the guidance documents posted on the
MARCH 26, 2014
JUSTCODING
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has updated its workplace violence preve
APRIL 7, 2015
  On Thursday, CMS released a final rule updating the Medicare Shared Savings Prog
CMS releases July 2015 update of the hospital OPPS  On June 5, CMS
Correction to April 2015 quarterly update to Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Database (MPFSD
Correction to the April CY 2015 quarterly update to the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule
CMS issued its first update this week on how ICD-10 implementation has impacted the industry and
 The majority of young physicians don’t have an updated will, power of attorney docume
JUNE 10, 2016
Updates to the Clarifying Questions and Answers Related to the July 6, 2015 CMS/AMA Joint Announ
AUGUST 19, 2016
Over the next couple of months, several Joint Commission programs, standards, and updates will go
AUGUST 9, 2016
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued an updated version of the Hospi
 The Joint Commission announced an update of its “observer” definition in its a
FEBRUARY 14, 2017
Review agency policies and procedures around infection control and update them. D
CDC updates SSI guideline for the first time in 18 years In May 2017, th
Core Privileges for Physicians, Sixth Edition is on its way! This updated, comprehensive
The April I/OCE update brought changes to the packaging of skin substitutes that was intro
On January 28, CMS posted a fact sheet regarding a proposed rule that would update the methodolog
By A.J. Plunkett Review and update your all-hazards risk assessme
MARCH 7, 2019
Editor’s Note: The following excerpt is adapted from HCPro’s newly updated book,
DECEMBER 16, 2019
CMS issues 2014 annual update for Clinical Laboratory Fee Schedule and Laboratory Servi
ICD-10-related updates made to the Medicare Claims Processing Manual
CMS has released a host of important updates for the hospice provider community in the past coupl
CMS updates interest rate for Medicare overpayments and underpayment 
CMS releases October 2015 quarterly update of HCPCS drug/biological code changes
These Occupational Health and Safety Forms provide you with all of the updates for your OSHA Health and Safety Compliance Manual.
DECEMBER 17, 2008
DECEMBER 3, 2014
JUSTCODING
October 2014 update of the ambulatory surgical center (ASC) payment system
  October CY 2015 quarterly update to the Medicare physician fee schedule datab
DECEMBER 2, 2015
JUSTCODING
Blogs from industry experts in healthcare that keep users up-to-date on the latest happenings in their fields.
CMS releases October 2014 OPPS update  On August 1, CMS relea
CMS releases 2015 annual update for HPSA bonus payments  On Octobe
CMS releases ICD-10 conversion update for NCDs On March 6, CMS released
OIG releases its FY 2015 mid-year update The Office of Insp
AUGUST 1, 2015
CMS updates the inpatient prospective payment system (IPPS) annually. In simplest terms,
By Steven Andrews   CMS issued its first update this week on how I
October 2014 update of the hospital outpatient prospective payment System (OPPS) On
October 2014 update of the hospital outpatient prospective payment System (OPPS)
CMS refined and updated its Comprehensive APC policy in the 2015 OPPS proposed rule releas
DECEMBER 17, 2014
JUSTCODING
A significant portion of updates in the Fiscal Year 2015 Inpatient Prospective Payment Systems (I
According to the Federal Register, CMS is proposing a rule that would update the payment rates us
APRIL 24, 2015
Dear readers,   There’ still time to take our updated p
MARCH 27, 2015
Implementation date for laboratory travel allowance fee updated On February 5, CMS r
CMS updates implementation date for laboratory travel allowance fee 
Updated implementation date for laboratory travel allowance fee  
Updated CPC® practice exam in Q
FEBRUARY 4, 2015
JUSTCODING
On July 8, 2015, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) update included pr
Advocates of the Nurse Licensure Compact hope that updated model legislation will encourage more
APRIL 28, 2016
CMS issued the fiscal year (FY) 2017 IPPS proposed rule yesterday with updates to several quali