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  Join us at 1 p.m. Wednesday, December 3, to learn about the important CPT code c
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&
Many of the code changes in the 2014 CPT® Manual Radiology section f
In addition to extensive drug testing code changes in the CPT® Manual
Two new codes were added to the Multianalyte Assays with Algorithmic Analysis (MAAA) secti
Each year, the AMA updates the Vaccines, Toxoids section of the Medicine chapter in the
  Membership Update: Sample Queries available from June 10 webinar
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,
CMS implemented two new CPT® Category III codes originally introduced by th
The AMA updated the guidelines in the 2014 CPT® Manual for therapeut
The 2016 update to the CPT® Manual includes hundreds of
NOVEMBER 25, 2015
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by Megan Herr With OASIS-D firmly in place and OASIS-D1 updates on the horizon f
On average, how many hours do you spend each week on non-coding tasks, such as querying, training
MARCH 18, 2015
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On average, how many hours do you spend each week on non-coding tasks, such as querying, training
MARCH 11, 2015
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Which of the following webinar topics would you be most likely to pay to attend?
MARCH 4, 2015
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Which of the following webinar topics would you be most likely to pay to attend?
FEBRUARY 25, 2015
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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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Each year, the AMA updates the Vaccines, Toxoids section of the Medicine chapter in the&nb
APRIL 15, 2015
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  No section of the 2014 CPT® Manual included more chan
  Did you miss our live webinar, PBJ Updates, July 2018?
  The 2015 CPT® Manual includes changes to the
MARCH 4, 2015
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CPT® 2016 Professional Edition is the definitive AMA-authored resou
What is the correct CPT® code for tenotomy of multiple tendons in the shoulder thr
OCTOBER 14, 2015
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The January 2014 issue of AMA's CPT® Assistant created confusion ove
Using new combination codes for myelography with injection Q: A phys
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
Join JustCoding at 1 p.m. (Eastern) Wednesday, June 18, for the live 90-minute webcast,
MAY 14, 2014
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Join JustCoding at 1 p.m. (Eastern) Wednesday, June 18, for the live 90-minut
MAY 28, 2014
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Join JustCoding at 1 p.m. (Eastern) Wednesday, June 18, for the live 90-minute webcast,
JUNE 11, 2014
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Q: Is CPT code 96416 (chemotherapy administration, IV infusion; initiation of prolonged c
Q: We have been reporting skin substitutes with the appropriate procedure codes (either
Some hospitals plan to dual code in both CPT® and ICD-10-PCS so they can co
CPT has granted coders a new code, 58674 (laparoscopy, surgical, ablation of uterine fibroid(s),
FEBRUARY 21, 2017
Looking for some opportunities to code outside of your specialty? Simply looking to get some addi
FEBRUARY 10, 2015
  Q: We are receiving denials for many of the new CPT® codes in
Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which features CPT codes for liver s
FEBRUARY 4, 2015
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A new CPT® code for arthrodesis, a joint fusion technique to relieve pain,
As new and more effective treatment options are created and evaluated, AMA must update the
MARCH 4, 2015
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Q: I have a question about reporting drug tests to CMS for CPT® codes th
The 2015 CPT® Manual includes changes to the Digestive section to align codes for
Q. When using the newly covered non-face-to-face prolonged service codes (99358, 99359), can you
CMS continues to update payment logic for comprehensive APCs (C-APC) with additional chang
AUGUST 5, 2015
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The 2015 CPT Manual® includes significant changes in the Laboratory secti
CMS removed two add-on procedure codes from the inpatient-only list in the 2015 OPPS final
  When outpatient hospitals and physicians switch to ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes Oct
MAY 14, 2014
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Q: We use a lot of skin substitutes. Where do we find a list of the new HCPCS code
Q: An auditor recently told us to code two CPT® codes for a breast biopsy with plac
  Hospitals and physicians will still continue to report CPT® codes f
Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which features CPT® c
MARCH 19, 2014
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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which features CPT® c
APRIL 2, 2014
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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which features CPT® c
APRIL 30, 2014
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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which features CPT® c
MAY 28, 2014
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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which features CPT® c
JUNE 11, 2014
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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which features CPT® c
JUNE 25, 2014
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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which features CPT® c
AUGUST 6, 2014
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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which features CPT® c
AUGUST 20, 2014
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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which features CPT® c
SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which features CPT® c
OCTOBER 1, 2014
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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which features CPT® c
OCTOBER 29, 2014
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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which features CPT® c
APRIL 15, 2015
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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which features CPT® c
MARCH 4, 2015
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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which features CPT® c
FEBRUARY 18, 2015
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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which features CPT® c
MAY 27, 2015
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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which features CPT® c
JUNE 10, 2015
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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which features CPT® c
JUNE 24, 2015
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  International Classification of Diseases (ICD)-10 Code Updates
DECEMBER 14, 2016
  ICD-10 FY2019 procedure codes and other CMS updates
  HCPCS codes used for SNF consolidated billing updated
  Codes for common procedures of the skin, such as excisions, wound closures, and
APRIL 15, 2015
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For the sixth year in a row, CMS and the AMA made no changes to CPT® coding or bil
FEBRUARY 10, 2015
What is the correct CPT® code for ligation of a femoral vein? A
APRIL 2, 2014
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  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
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When outpatient hospitals and physicians switch to ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes October 1, 20
by A.J. Plunkett (aplunkett@decisionhealth.com) Review and update polici
OCTOBER 1, 2019
Ensure accurate and efficient ICD-10, HCPCS Level II and CPT coding in one fell swoop with the
Providers know the drill for addressing and operationalizing CMS' annual IPPS and OPPS updates,
Take your coding skills to the next level with the latest training solution from HCPro! Co
FEBRUARY 18, 2015
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  Take your coding skills to the next level with the latest training solution from
FEBRUARY 4, 2015
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Q: We are coding for pain management procedures and have been doing dual coding in ICD-9-CM an
JULY 9, 2014
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CMS proposed a new HCPCS modifier be appended to every code for a service furnished in a h
FEBRUARY 4, 2015
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Q: I have been told by our billers that infusion codes reported in the ED along with an
SEPTEMBER 16, 2015
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Is your organization planning to code outpatient procedures using ICD-10-PCS as well as CPT®
MAY 6, 2015
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  For the sixth year in a row, CMS and the AMA made no changes to CPT®
FEBRUARY 4, 2015
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Powered by HCPro’s coding experts, Coding Membership gives your staff full access to our in
How is your organization using dual coding as a training tool for ICD-10? Code
MAY 27, 2015
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NCCI guidelines for Part B Billing New coding requirements r
For many, this is the time of year when the latest updated rules, regulations, and payment rates
Interventional radiology is a perpetually challenging area of coding. In this 90-minute we
SEPTEMBER 16, 2015
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The 2015 CPT® Manual includes significant changes in the Labora
APRIL 15, 2015
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  Q: I have been told by our billers that infusion codes reported in the ED
What is the correct CPT® code for reporting a biopsy of a lacrimal sac?
MAY 27, 2015
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CMS designates certain procedures as inpatient-only, but identifies them using CPT® co
MAY 21, 2014
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JUNE 25, 2014
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  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
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JULY 9, 2014
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JULY 16, 2014
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All of your coding education in one place! Powered by HCPro’s coding experts, Codin
Over-identifying sepsis and failing to code sepsis when it is present are just two of the proble
Which of the following new features would most like to see added to JustCoding Platinum?
JUNE 18, 2014
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Which of the following new features would you most like to see added to JustCoding Platinum?
JUNE 25, 2014
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Q: We're wondering about how to use CPT® code 73225 (magnetic resonance
AUGUST 20, 2014
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One of the challenging aspects of coding arthroplasties is determining whether the procedu
AUGUST 20, 2014
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This week’s updates include revisions to State Operations Manual (SOM), Appendix A -Sur
Q: Is it appropriate to bill CPT® code 76942 (ultrasonic guidance for ne
Have you started dual coding for ICD-9 and ICD-10? Two facilities shared their experiences during
HCPro is planning its 2018 GME books, webinars, and e-learning courses. We can't do this without
OCTOBER 6, 2017
This week’s updates include a new influenza virus vaccine code; an MLN Matters article
Time's running out. Is your CDI department prepared for ICD-10? Join Coding Boot Camp Instructor
For 2015, CMS identified 219 HCPCS/CPT codes as good candidates for comprehensive APCs (C-
  Have you signed up for our next quarterly webinar?
FEBRUARY 9, 2018
  Did you miss our quarterly webinar?
FEBRUARY 23, 2018
  Did you miss our quarterly webinar?
APRIL 20, 2018
  Have you signed up for this quarter's webinar?
  Sign up for our free webinar: Ready or Not: PDPM is Here
AUGUST 9, 2018
  [WEBINAR] Consolidated billing: How new payment reform affects SNFs
AUGUST 24, 2018
  Did you miss our quarterly webinar? Here's how to listen.
OCTOBER 12, 2018
Orthopedic coding, for both CPT procedure and diagnosis codes, remains challenging due to
JUNE 24, 2015
JUSTCODING
This week’s updates include revisions to ICD-10 conversion/coding infrastructure revisi
Adding modifiers to CPT® codes can bypass NCCI edits for Medicare payments,
New sample query forms in our coding-sample-policies-a
JULY 15, 2015
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Q: I have a question regarding a National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI) edit. I report
Those who are interested in using ICD-10-PCS for outpatient hospital coding may question w
  Coding/ICD10/Downloads/PartialCodeFreeze.
MAY 30, 2014
Q: Would it be appropriate to report CPT® code 75984 (change of percutan
FEBRUARY 18, 2015
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SEPTEMBER 1, 2017
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SEPTEMBER 15, 2017
Don’t miss your chance to earn a discount on HCPro residency books and webinars! Take our
SEPTEMBER 29, 2017
Q: I read that CPT® code 20680 (removal of implant; deep, e.g., buried w
MAY 28, 2014
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Become a pro at assigning, verifying, and auditing E/M codes The
SEPTEMBER 8, 2015
Patients eligible for chronic care management services (CPT code 99490) are generally chronically
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
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JustCoding's Drug Administration Capture and Audit Tool provides multiple critical tools for nur
OCTOBER 23, 2019
The Coding/OutpatientCodeEdit/OCEQtrReleaseSpecs.html
FEBRUARY 18, 2015
JUSTCODING
In the physician office setting, coders are likely familiar with the concept of coding for
Q: When coding excision of a breast mass with needle localization using stereotactic gu
MARCH 19, 2014
JUSTCODING
by Megan Herr Several key changes were made to coding guidance as part of the FY
CMS refined and updated its Comprehensive APC policy in the
SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
JUSTCODING
Correct coding is important to physician practices. The ICD-10-CM diagnoses and the CPT procedure
  While bundling of CPT® codes has made reporting for endovascular
OCTOBER 1, 2014
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  Billers' Association members, have you signed up for our quarterly webinar?
SEPTEMBER 21, 2018
Q: I have a question regarding a National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI) edit. I repo
MARCH 4, 2015
JUSTCODING
On Aug. 25, CMS published Medicare Claims Processing Transmittal 3853, updating billing, payment
SEPTEMBER 4, 2017
CMS changed the status indicator for CPT code 99497 (advance care planning including the explanat
Q: I have been told to use the general surgery CPT® codes in the 20000 series for r
APRIL 30, 2014
JUSTCODING
The ACGME recently posted three new webinars about the Next Accreditation System (NAS) on its
OCTOBER 25, 2013
CMS continues to update payment logic for comprehensive APCs (C-APC) with additional chang
Updates for 2015–2017 to the EHR Incentive Program caused some providers to questions wheth
by Megan Batty Assign a code for a patient’s body mass index (BMI) only wh
SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
JUSTCODING
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has updated the lists of HCPCS codes that
A change CMS made Coding/OutpatientCodeEdit/OCEQtrRel
As PDPM reaches the end of its first year, the 2021 SNF final payment rule took effect on October
OCTOBER 9, 2020
The following Q&A was taken from HCPro’s complimentary webinar, "Shift
After a five-year code freeze, the ICD-10 classification system will be back on a regular cycle f
  CMS recently updated the Medicare Claims Processing Manual, with changes
SEPTEMBER 17, 2014
JUSTCODING
We won’t need to learn any new ICD-10-PCS codes or guidelines for 2015. CMS released the d
Q: My question is about the time interval requirement of the CPT® add-on
APRIL 2, 2014
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CMS’ grace period for reporting families of ICD-10-CM codes is coming to a close. Physician
SEPTEMBER 6, 2016
Complete Online Resource and Educ
DECEMBER 17, 2014
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JustCoding’s E/M Essentials Toolkit is the essential resource for every ph
You’ll soon have 71 new codes to capture varying severities of non-pressure chronic ulcers
Q: Is it correct to append modifier -52 (reduced services) to a procedure code when the
FEBRUARY 4, 2015
JUSTCODING
Providers may want to review claims containing HCPCS code C2623 (catheter, transluminal an
CMS issued a revision of the October 2015 I/OCE update that included changes for HCPCS code Q51
by Megan Batty Starting Oct. 1, coding guidelines will no longer allow for a con
  Don't miss our quarterly webinar on Wednesday, April 18! Spice Up Your Compliance Program wit
The 2017 ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS code updates, including a complete list of code titles, are av
Updated CPC® practice exam in Q
FEBRUARY 4, 2015
JUSTCODING
JustCoding’s E/M Essentials Toolkit is the essential resource for every ph
JustCoding’s E/M Essentials Toolkit is the essential resource for every ph
JustCoding’s E/M Essentials Toolkit is the essential resource for every ph
SEPTEMBER 20, 2016
A new webinar scheduled for Friday, March 28 will address the impact of hospital worker fa
MARCH 25, 2014
When coders run into a tough coding question, they often look for guidance in the AHA’s
Editor’s note: The following is an excerpt from HCPro’s recent webinar workshop,
CMS released updated I/OCE specifications in January with several changes that could requi
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
CMS recently released its seventh maintenance update for National Coverage Determinations (NCD)
With the transition to ICD-10 comes the anticipation of an explosion in retrospective coding quer
Provider Reimbursement Manual update  On May 23, CMS released
Code claims accurately, prevent denials and secure every reimbursement dollar earned with the
by: Megan Batty A total of 473 code changes will take effect on Oct. 1, includin
CMS released the Coding/ICD10/2015-ICD-10-PCS-and-GEMs.html"
On Feb 5, 2015, the MDS 3.0 RAI User’s Manual was updated. The file labeled “M
FEBRUARY 13, 2015
A webinar that will feature The Joint Commission will focus on the symptoms and safety implicatio
MARCH 26, 2014
  Despite no code changes in several years, injection and infusion coding remains
DECEMBER 10, 2014
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 There are approximately 363 new codes, 142 deletions, and more than 250 code revisions in t
Starting Oct. 1, you’ll be able to select a specific ICD-10-CM code when a patient is in re
Code claims accurately, prevent denials and secure every reimbursement dollar earned with the
For the last several years, CMS has updated the payment rates for separately payable drugs
We all know that ICD-10 codes will require more complete documentation. We’ve been t
Q: Did CMS issue any new HCPCS codes for drugs and biologicals for April 2014?
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
New for RPA subscriber-only: Using webinars to place medical didactics under one umbrella
FEBRUARY 14, 2018
The Association of Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialists (ACDIS) last week updated its
OCTOBER 13, 2015
While the new diagnosis code to capture COVID-19 has been in effect since April 1, coders have ru
JustCoding’s E/M Essentials Toolkit is the essential resource for every ph
FEBRUARY 21, 2017
CMS updates Medicare Claims Processing Manual to provide language-only changes f
CMS recently released an Coding/ICD10/Downloads/ICD10Specia
DECEMBER 15, 2015
By Megan Batty It’s not necessary to assign additional codes for s
CMS releases revised 2014 update for clinical laboratory fee schedule and laboratory se
This Q&A was taken from HCPro’s webinar led by Maureen McCarthy, BS, RN, RAC-MT
APRIL 20, 2018
Adding modifiers to CPT® codes can bypass NCCI edits for Medicare payments,
JUNE 25, 2014
JUSTCODING
CMS has updated pages of the Hospice Item Set Manual V2.00 as a result of the federal Medicare ag
DECEMBER 2, 2015
JUSTCODING
FEBRUARY 11, 2015
JUSTCODING
CMS updates CERT treatment of power mobility devices and ambulance transport claims
Twenty frequently asked questions (FAQs) regarding the newly implemented ICD-10 code for COVID-19
by Megan Batty Code the fact that a patient was diagnosed as morbidly obese with
Code the patient’s injury — such as a frac-ture, a laceration or a burn — and
DECEMBER 3, 2014
JUSTCODING
For the first time since ICD-10 coding implementation in October 2015, the application of it in S
NOVEMBER 8, 2019
CMS updates National Coverage Determination Manual for speech generating devices
I am searching for clear, legitimate, documented guidance regarding coding for a verbal o
APRIL 2, 2014
JUSTCODING
The April I/OCE update brought changes to the packaging of skin substitutes that was intro
April 2014 update of the OPPS On February 28, CMS issued a recurring update
Some of the most significant changes in ICD-10-CM involve coding for orthopedic injuries. Join us
The ICD-10-PCS codes and guidelines for 2015 look exactly the same as those for 2014.
MAY 21, 2014
JUSTCODING
Q&A: Long-term care ICD-10 coding specifics Editor's
JANUARY 1, 2015
  The week in Medicare updates
  This week in Medicare updates
SEPTEMBER 22, 2015
  The week in Medicare updates
Editor's note: This Q&A was taken from the July 2016 webinar, "Clarifications of the Mos
OCTOBER 20, 2016
The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) has updated its patient-centered medical hom
MARCH 27, 2014
In the July quarterly I/OCE update, three drugs received status indicator G (additional pa
In the Coding/OutpatientCodeEdit/Downloads/FinalSumof
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:
HCPro, a division of BLR, announced it has entered into a partnership with Coding Strategies, Inc
SEPTEMBER 11, 2015
ICD-10 implementation and coding present plenty of challenges, especially when it comes to ICD-10
SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
JUSTCODING
  Why are physician queries so critical to accurate documentation and coding? The an
CMS issued its first update this week on how ICD-10 implementation has impacted the industry and
CMS recently added HCPCS code C2644 (brachytherapy source, cesium-131 chloride solution, p
AUGUST 27, 2014
JUSTCODING
CMS deleted HCPCS code C1300 (hyperbaric oxygen [HBO] under pressure, full body chamber, p
A few days after JustCoding conducted
SEPTEMBER 16, 2015
JUSTCODING
CMS releases July 2015 quarterly update for DMEPOS competitive bidding program
Without Congressional action earlier this year, U.S. coders would now be using ICD-10-CM codes to
OCTOBER 8, 2014
JUSTCODING
We’re still living under a code freeze as we (eagerly) await ICD-10 implementation. However
  A: These two new HCPCS codes for procedures became payable unde
Q: Our charge description master (CDM) manager wants to remove the code for denileukin
Updates of MS-DRGs to the list subject to IPPS replaced devices offered without cost or
Blogs from industry experts in healthcare that keep users up-to-date on the latest happenings in their fields.
Include diagnosis codes on the HIPAA Eligibility Transaction System (HETS) 270/271 Tran
SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
JUSTCODING
By Steven Andrews   CMS issued its first update this week on how I
CMS releases October 2015 quarterly update of HCPCS drug/biological code changes
  CMS HCPCS update files
NOVEMBER 6, 2015
  New Medicare card mailing update
  New Medicare card update
SEPTEMBER 21, 2018
Editor’s note: “Coding corner” is a monthly column written by Joan L. Usher
April 2014 update of the hospital outpatient prospective payment system (OPPS)
By Steven Andrews Despite few recent code or rule changes in recent years, coders and H
Editor’s note: With the increased specificity required for ICD-10-CM coding, code
JUNE 25, 2014
JUSTCODING
An Coding/ICD10/Downloads/ICD10NextStepsInfographic201603
Editor’s note: This Q&A was taken from an October 2016 ASHE webinar. Amber Young, r
APRIL 1, 2018
In the rush to complete ICD-10 coding education, documentation improvement, and system updates, H
OCTOBER 21, 2015
JUSTCODING
CMS releases July 2015 update of the hospital OPPS  On June 5, CMS
OSHA Manual Update 16L, which was published in the December edition of Medical Environment Update
FEBRUARY 16, 2017
CMS recently released an ICD-10 quick start Coding/ICD10/Dow
Q&A Long-term care ICD-10 coding specifics
OCTOBER 1, 2014
CMS updates the inpatient prospective payment system (IPPS) annually. In simplest terms,
MAY 6, 2015
JUSTCODING
In a September 30 webinar, KEPRO’s Cheryl Cook, the organization’s area two and four
OCTOBER 13, 2015
Presenting a webinar is a great way to share your industry knowledge with peers. With our guidan
MARCH 11, 2020
This week’s updates include the January 2016 update of the hospital OPPS; April 2016 qu
CMS held a webinar on May 12 explaining the methodology and upcoming changes to its controversial
  October CY 2015 quarterly update to the Medicare physician fee schedule datab
MARCH 11, 2015
JUSTCODING
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
A significant portion of updates in the Fiscal Year 2015 Inpatient Prospective Payment Systems (I
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
Greetings one and all from high above the 2012 Life Safety Code (LSC) compliance track w
JUNE 16, 2016
Editor’s note: With the increased specificity required for ICD-10-CM coding, code
AUGUST 20, 2014
JUSTCODING
  ICD-10-CM updates pregnancy codes to
JUNE 10, 2015
JUSTCODING
http://www.medicarecompliancewatch.com/news-analysis/week-medicare-updates-9302015 
Editor’s note: With the increased specificity required for ICD-10-CM coding, code
AUGUST 6, 2014
JUSTCODING
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
  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
  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
  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
The updated edition of Infection Control During Construction Manual, by expert Wayne Hanse
JUNE 17, 2015
The RTP (return to provider) location should be reviewed/updated daily. RTP claims are claims tha
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  
By A.J. Plunkett Review and update your all-hazards risk assessme
MARCH 7, 2019
Over the next couple of months, several Joint Commission programs, standards, and updates will go
AUGUST 9, 2016
CMS updates interest rate for Medicare overpayments and underpayment 
Use of claim adjustment reason (CARC) code 23 On November 14, CMS issued a transmi
This week’s updates include an NCD for single chamber and dual chamber permanent cardia
This week’s updates include Advance Care Planning (ACP) as an optional element of an An
This week’s updates include an update to the list of compendia for the determination of
17L Updates: December updates cover general facility safety The latest manual upda
  SNF diagnosis coding and payment
  473 changes: Cracking the code
OCTOBER 19, 2018
CMS issued the fiscal year (FY) 2017 IPPS proposed rule yesterday with updates to several quali
  Influenza vaccine payment allowance update On September 3, CM
Update to Medicare Claims Processing Manual, Chapters 12, 20, 32, and 35 to prov
Update to Medicare Claims Processing Manualto provide language-only changes for updatin
Phase III ERA EFT: CORE 360 Uniform Use of Claim Adjustment Reason Codes (CARC) and Remittance
  For the first time in some 20 years, CMS has updated its Conditions of Participati
FEBRUARY 1, 2017
ICD-10-related updates made to the Medicare Claims Processing Manual
APRIL 9, 2014
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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
The latest manual updates cover information on infection prevention and control in Tab 6 of the m
The latest manual updates cover information on bloodborne pathogens in Tab 5 of the medical and d
The latest manual updates cover information on infection prevention requirements during the COVID
NOVEMBER 25, 2020
Stop the productivity drain and ensure your outcome scores are accurate. Attend this webinar to s
CMS provides front-end updates for July On March 26, CMS released a cha
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.
A significant portion of updates in the Fiscal Year 2015 IPPS final rule pertain to the Ho
AUGUST 7, 2014
A significant portion of updates in the Fiscal Year 2015 IPPS final rule pertain to the Hospital
CMS added these four APCs in the latest I/OCE update, effective October 1:
CMS updates Chapter 3 of the Program Integrity Manual (PIM)  
Update to Chapter 3, Program Integrity Manual (PIM), Verifying Potential
The Third International Consensus Definitions Task Force updated the standards of sepsis and sept
  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
  Update to Medicare Claims Processing Manual, Chapter 23, Section 60.3
SEPTEMBER 21, 2018
CMS updates information for billing screening services On April 3, CMS
HCPCS codes subject to and excluded from CLIA edits  On January 30
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 updates Program Integrity Manual On May 2, CMS released a change re
CMS releases October 2014 OPPS update  On August 1, CMS relea
CMS releases ICD-10 conversion update for NCDs On March 6, CMS released
Change in July 2015 update of quarterly HCPCS drug/biological code  
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JULY 22, 2015
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CMS revises ICD-10 codes CMS officially finalized the first majo
  ICD-10 Compliance: Converting to a new diagnosis coding system
  ICD-10 Compliance: Converting to a new diagnosis coding system
  How SNF diagnosis coding differs from other healthcare settings
AUGUST 28, 2015
JustCoding’s Emergency Department Coding, by Nena Scott, MSEd, RHI
  Ongoing auditing for valid ICD-10 codes
DECEMBER 18, 2015
  Confused? G-Coding in a SNF: Functional Therapy
OCTOBER 21, 2016
  Part B Therapy Billing: Functional reporting and G-codes webcast
OCTOBER 13, 2017
  Are you up to speed on the new evaluation and reevaluation codes?
FEBRUARY 9, 2018
  What should your policy for coding compliance and ethics include?
  New Medicare cards: What's that square code?
  Are you billing Occurrence Code 22 correctly?
OCTOBER 12, 2018
  New HCPCS code, Q5110, effective October 1, 2018
SEPTEMBER 28, 2018
On May 2, CMS released a change request to update various sections of Chapter 15 of t
2015 annual update of HCPCS codes for SNF consolidated billing (CB) update
2015 annual update of HCPCS codes for SNF consolidated billing (CB) update
The New Jersey ACDIS Chapter meets to discuss coding and documentation challenges rela
October 2014 update of the ambulatory surgical center (ASC) payment system
If you missed our September 23 webinar about the rapidly growing issue of active shooters and arm
SEPTEMBER 24, 2015
October 2014 update of the hospital outpatient prospective payment System (OPPS) On
  Hospitals have long struggled under complicated guidelines for coding injection
JANUARY 7, 2015
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In early 2019, the Trump administration announced the 2021 federal budget, which called for a red
  15K Updates: November updates cover commonly used acronyms
16L Updates: December updates cover bonus forms We’ve updat
DECEMBER 28, 2016
October 2014 update of the hospital outpatient prospective payment System (OPPS)
CMS updates information for billing screening services On April 3, CMS released a c
The below Q&A was taken from HCPro’s live webinar show, “
FEBRUARY 23, 2018
Q: When I started as a CDI specialist, I learned that when a complication code, such as 99
JustCoding News: Inpatient will be off next week for the July 4 holiday, but we'll be back
JUNE 24, 2015
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A coding manager must be an effective team leader, efficiently balancing multiple responsi
AUGUST 20, 2014
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HIPAA EDI front end updates for July 2015   On March 2
15I Updates: September updates cover workplace violence prevention
SEPTEMBER 1, 2015
16A Updates: January updates cover OSHA jurisdictions and inspections
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
Aftercare, or Z codes, should not be used for conditions found in Chapter 19 of the ICD
Aftercare, or Z codes, should not be used for conditions found in Chapter 19 of the ICD-10-CM
SEPTEMBER 8, 2015
I am coming across a few scenarios that have been tricky to code regarding spinal fusions
In case you missed it, The Joint Commission added a new frequently asked question and updated 19
MAY 5, 2015
July update to the calendar year (CY) 2014 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Database
Continuation of systematic validation of payment group codes for PPS based on patient assessme
Continuation of systematic validation of payment group codes for PPS based on patient a
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
  A coding manager must be an effective team leader, efficiently balancing multipl
SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
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Documentation example in coding-sample-policies-and-form
MARCH 4, 2015
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JustCoding’s Emergency Department Coding, by Nena Scott, MSEd, RHIA, CCS,
JustCoding’s Emergency Department Coding, by Nena Scott, MSEd, RHI
CMS provides front-end updates for July On March 26, CMS released a change request t
ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM/PCS are currently under a code freeze as the industry prepares for ICD-10
MAY 6, 2015
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In a recent interview, Sue Bowman, AHIMA senior director of coding policy and compliance, and R
Coding for sepsis requires a strong knowledge of ICD-9-CM coding guidelines, as well as complete
DECEMBER 17, 2014
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JustCoding.com is looking for coders, coding managers, and HIM directors to participate in
  JustCoding.com is looking for coders, coding managers, and HIM directors to part
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
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JUNE 11, 2014
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  Crossword puzzle in coding-sample-policies-and
SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
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JustCoding’s Clinical Conditions Encyclopedia is the perfect reso
OCTOBER 1, 2014
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ICD-10-CM training quiz in coding-sample-policies-and-fo
MARCH 18, 2015
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ICD-10-CM case study in coding-sample-policies-and-forms
MAY 27, 2015
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ICD-10-CM training tool in coding-sample-policies-and-fo
JUNE 10, 2015
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JustCoding’s Emergency Department Coding, by Nena Scott, MSEd, RHI
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released new "G" codes that
  Combing patient records for additional diagnosis codes reaps massive returns for Medicare Adv
SEPTEMBER 7, 2018
  CMS final rule makes changes to how physicians are paid, delays E/M coding reform
NOVEMBER 2, 2018
Highlight the zip codes where employees live so you can have a handy reference of where staff is
NOVEMBER 1, 2018
Highlight the zip codes where employees live so you can have a handy reference of where staff is
NOVEMBER 1, 2018
These codes play no part in supply reporting or payment. An agency reports supplies; it does not
To report an unspecified code or to query, that is the question. And like so many coding question
Coding Clinic's Fourth Quarter 2013 issue focuses considerable attention on ICD-10-
There will be no issue of JustCoding News: Outpatient published the week of October 15. The next
OCTOBER 1, 2014
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JustCoding News: Outpatient will not publish next week. JustCoding News: Inpatient will publish a
MARCH 25, 2015
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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which features ICD-9-CM codes for poisoning
JULY 29, 2015
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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which features ICD-9-CM codes for other dis
AUGUST 12, 2015
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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which focuses on ICD-10-CM codes for
OCTOBER 7, 2015
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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which features ICD-10-CM codes for diseases
OCTOBER 14, 2015
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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which focuses on ICD-10-CM codes for malign
OCTOBER 21, 2015
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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which focuses on ICD-10-CM codes for disord
NOVEMBER 4, 2015
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ICD-10-CM simplifies coding for sepsis provided the physician completely and accurately documents
NOVEMBER 18, 2015
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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which focuses on ICD-10-CM codes for spondy
NOVEMBER 18, 2015
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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which focuses on ICD-10-CM codes for dise
DECEMBER 2, 2015
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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which features ICD-10-CM codes for intest
NOVEMBER 25, 2015
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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which features ICD-10-CM codes for benign
DECEMBER 9, 2015
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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which focuses on ICD-10-CM codes for genera
DECEMBER 16, 2015
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The new AHA Coding Clinic for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS cleared up some confusion regarding
Q: When I started as a coder, I learned that the complication code, such as from ICD-9-
JUNE 3, 2015
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JustCoding.com is looking for coders to participate in a focus group to help us determine
MAY 28, 2014
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JUNE 4, 2014
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Myth 1: ICD-10 includes too many codes  
  A new query in our coding-sample-policies-
MARCH 25, 2015
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Q: Do we have to put the ICD-10-CM Z3A.- weeks of gestation codes on every single encount
NOVEMBER 17, 2015
Unfotunately we do not have answers to this yet. There are instances where coding guidance tells
In a recent Massachusetts General Hospital webinar, Neil Naik, MD, emergency medicine simulation
OCTOBER 1, 2020
Take an in-depth look at coding, documentation, and querying for acute kidney injury (AKI). Durin
APRIL 8, 2015
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Take an in-depth look at coding, documentation, and querying for acute kidney injury (AKI). Durin
MARCH 25, 2015
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Taxonomy codes play a very important role in medical billing and credentialing for providers or
APRIL 30, 2014
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Sample case studies in coding-sample-policies-and-forms"
AUGUST 6, 2014
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Anemia case examples in coding-sample-policies-and-forms
JUNE 24, 2015
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CMS approved a new specialty designation code that will help the agency distinguish between diffe
DECEMBER 13, 2016
by: Megan Batty Home health coders could have 435 ICD-10-CM code changes to deal
The following is an excerpt from HCPro’s updated
ICD-10-CM includes 68,000 codes and ICD-10-PCS features 71,924 code choices. Scary numbers, right
Are you currently dual coding to prepare for ICD-10 implementation? Or are you double coding? D