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Coding Clinic's Fourth Quarter 2013 issue focuses considerable attention on ICD-10-
A diabetes code was the most commonly coded primary diagnosis in both the wound and endocrine cli
Mark your calendars! The final quarterlyconferencecalls.cfm
When coders run into a tough coding question, they often look for guidance in the AHA’s
  Coders and clinical documentation improvement (CDI) specialists may not always a
JUNE 17, 2015
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  A sample procedure in our coding-sample-polic
APRIL 23, 2014
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FEBRUARY 11, 2015
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A sample tip sheet in our coding-sample-policies-and-fo
MAY 21, 2014
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Q: An auditor recently told us to code two CPT® codes for a breast biopsy with plac
Q: We are having trouble determining how to assign a code for a pressure ulcer that begins
Our next ACDIS quarterly conference call is scheduled for today, T
AUGUST 12, 2015
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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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Fire drills are required “one per shift, per quarter” in buildings designated as heal
SEPTEMBER 9, 2014
In which format would you be most likely to access a clinical conditions library, which includes
JULY 9, 2014
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In which format would you be most likely to access a clinical conditions library, which includes
JULY 16, 2014
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MARCH 4, 2015
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FEBRUARY 25, 2015
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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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According to the American Hospital Association’s (AHA) 2015 fourth quarter
The next ACDIS Quarterly Membership Conference Call is scheduled for next Thursday, May 29, from
The American Hospital Association’s (AHA) December 12 quarterly RACTrac survey
Q: Is it appropriate to assign code Y95, nosocomial condition, based on the documentatio
Q: In terms of coding blood transfusions, does the documentation of which intravenous (IV) s
NOVEMBER 18, 2015
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CMS implemented two new CPT® Category III codes originally introduced by th
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
DECEMBER 3, 2014
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Q: I am having trouble with ICD-10-PCS coding for a perineal laceration repair. Some so
OCTOBER 7, 2015
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CMS made relatively few changes in the April quarterly I/OCE update, introducing four new
JustCoding’s Clinical Conditions Encyclopedia is the perfect reso
OCTOBER 1, 2014
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Quarterly ASP Medicare Part B drug pricing files released On April 25,
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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Jeff comes in to the Fix ‘Em Up Clinic complaining of shortness of breath, a persistent cou
Providers may want to review claims containing HCPCS code C2623 (catheter, transluminal an
OCTOBER 8, 2014
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The new AHA Coding Clinic for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS cleared up some confusion regarding
Powered by HCPro’s coding experts, Coding Membership gives your staff full access to our in
The next ACDIS quarterly conference call is slated for today, Thursday, August 20, 1-2 p.m., ET.
The Coding/OutpatientCodeEdit/OCEQtrReleaseSpecs.html
FEBRUARY 18, 2015
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All of your coding education in one place! Powered by HCPro’s coding experts, Codin
HCPCS codes subject to and excluded from CLIA edits  On January 30
The Association of Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialists (ACDIS) just launched a redesig
JUNE 20, 2016
  Join us for the first quarterly Billers’ Association webcast!
NOVEMBER 20, 2015
  Join us for the first quarterly Biller's Association webcast!
NOVEMBER 13, 2015
  Did you miss our quarterly webcast? It's LIVE now.
AUGUST 25, 2017
  Have you signed up for our next quarterly webinar?
FEBRUARY 9, 2018
  Did you miss our quarterly webinar?
FEBRUARY 23, 2018
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APRIL 20, 2018
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  Did you miss our quarterly webinar? Here's how to listen.
OCTOBER 12, 2018
AHA’s Coding Clinic is ramping up its focus on ICD-10 and we’ll help
JUNE 18, 2014
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On August 4th, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced the participants
AUGUST 5, 2016
In the Coding/OutpatientCodeEdit/Downloads/FinalSumof
The changes to fracture coding in ICD-10-CM have received plenty of attention since coders first
OCTOBER 22, 2014
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Q: When I started as a CDI specialist, I learned that when a complication code, such as 99
Documentation example in coding-sample-policies-and-form
MARCH 4, 2015
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More than 700 ACDIS members registered to participate in last week’s ACDIS Quarterly Confer
The section of codes that expanded most in ICD-10-CM involves orthopedic injuries, especially fra
AUGUST 13, 2014
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An automated Recovery Auditor review of discharge status codes identified improper payment
MAY 6, 2015
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by Megan Batty Assign a code for a patient’s body mass index (BMI) only wh
Sample operative reports in coding-sample-policies-and-form
JUNE 11, 2014
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  Crossword puzzle in coding-sample-policies-and
SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
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SEPTEMBER 3, 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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Continuation of systematic validation of payment group codes for PPS based on patient a
CMS recently added HCPCS code C2644 (brachytherapy source, cesium-131 chloride solution, p
CMS releases July 2014 Quarterly Average Sales Price (ASP) Medicare Part B Drug Pricing Files
APRIL 30, 2014
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Sample case studies in coding-sample-policies-and-forms"
AUGUST 6, 2014
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OCTOBER 29, 2014
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FEBRUARY 18, 2015
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Anemia case examples in coding-sample-policies-and-forms
JUNE 24, 2015
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CMS recently released Coding/ICD10/Downloads/ICD10Special
DECEMBER 9, 2015
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Continuation of systematic validation of payment group codes for PPS based on patient assessme
  October CY 2015 quarterly update to the Medicare physician fee schedule datab
Medicare Boot Camp®—Rural Health Clinic Version is a one-day intensive course on Medica
Coding for sepsis requires a strong knowledge of ICD-9-CM coding guidelines, as well as complete
DECEMBER 17, 2014
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Q: When I try to code ileostomy take down of the small bowel resection and end-to-end anastomos
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
CMS’ grace period for reporting families of ICD-10-CM codes is coming to a close. Physician
SEPTEMBER 6, 2016
By Steven Andrews Outpatient coding and billing errors lead to more than half of all au
  Q: We are receiving denials for many of the new CPT® codes in
JUNE 25, 2014
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SEPTEMBER 10, 2014
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FEBRUARY 4, 2015
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In the July quarterly I/OCE update, three drugs received status indicator G (additional pa
Twenty frequently asked questions (FAQs) regarding the newly implemented ICD-10 code for COVID-19
Over-identifying sepsis and failing to code sepsis when it is present are just two of the proble
  Billers' Association members, have you signed up for our quarterly webinar?
SEPTEMBER 21, 2018
  Billers’ Association 2019 quarterly webcast dates available, register now!
DECEMBER 14, 2018
CMS deleted HCPCS code C1300 (hyperbaric oxygen [HBO] under pressure, full body chamber, p
Provider-based clinics and departments are increasingly common at hospitals, but the rules for pr
Coders and clinical documentation improvement specialists need a clear understanding of how to us
MLN Matters released the January 2015 edition of the Medicare Quarterly Provider Complia
By Sharme Brodie, RN, CCDS The American Hospital Association wrapped up its Coding Cli
APRIL 8, 2015
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As part of the April quarterly OPPS update, CMS added two new modifiers valid April 1:
The Association of Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialists (ACDIS) last week updated its
OCTOBER 13, 2015
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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In May, The Joint Commission issued clarifications on its 2012 Life Safety Code® (LS
AUGUST 22, 2017
MARCH 19, 2014
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APRIL 2, 2014
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A sample tip sheet in our coding-sample-policies-and-fo
MAY 7, 2014
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JULY 23, 2014
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AUGUST 20, 2014
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SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
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OCTOBER 8, 2014
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Cl
JULY 30, 2014
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The number of retail health clinics in the U.S. continues to increase at a rapid clip along with
Interventional radiology is a perpetually challenging area of coding. In this 90-minute we
SEPTEMBER 16, 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 Code the fact that a patient was diagnosed as morbidly obese with
by Megan Batty Starting Oct. 1, coding guidelines will no longer allow for a con
ImproperICD-9-CM code assignment led to incorrect grouping of claims to MS-DRG 857 (postop
JULY 30, 2014
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AUGUST 12, 2015
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AUGUST 26, 2015
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Q: Is CPT code 96416 (chemotherapy administration, IV infusion; initiation of prolonged c
ICD-10-CM simplifies coding for sepsis provided the physician completely and accurately documents
NOVEMBER 18, 2015
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Outpatient coding and billing errors led to more than half of all automated denials by Recovery
By Megan Batty It’s not necessary to assign additional codes for s
by: Megan Herr Coding for diabetes and associated conditions can be tricky &mdas
Editor’s note: This week’s Inside story is from the “Coding corner” colum
Insurer-provider discord mounts over new HIPPS code requirement
NOVEMBER 1, 2014
MAY 28, 2014
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New on JustCoding Platinum! New ICD-10-CM documentation examples in
JULY 9, 2014
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An ICD-10-PCS training tool in our coding-sample-polici
AUGUST 13, 2014
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Managers should not assume that they can review every guideline, every item in Coding Clinic,
  CMS continues expand its ICD-10 Clinical Concepts Series for specialties on
AUGUST 26, 2015
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Two new conditions in our clinical-conditions-encyclope
NOVEMBER 5, 2014
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CMS recently released an Coding/ICD10/Downloads/ICD10Specia
DECEMBER 15, 2015
Q: Our provider-based clinics occasionally perform only status indicator N (no addition
by Megan Herr Coders will now be able to assign six R-codes for  dysphagia
Now in its second edition, clinical-documentation-improv
APRIL 9, 2014
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Now in its second edition, clinical-documentation-improv
JUNE 4, 2014
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Now in its second edition, clinical-documentation-improv
AUGUST 13, 2014
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Medicare Boot Camp—Rural Health Clinic Version is a one-day intensive course on Medicare co
Medicare Boot Camp—Rural Health Clinic Version is a one-day intensive course on Medicare co
  Join us at 1 p.m. Wednesday, December 3, to learn about the important CPT code c
Have you started dual coding for ICD-9 and ICD-10? Two facilities shared their experiences during
You’ve probably heard that you need to beef up your clinical knowledge for ICD-10-CM
In addition to extensive drug testing code changes in the CPT® Manual
A few days after JustCoding conducted
SEPTEMBER 16, 2015
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How often does your coding team meet in person or through a conference call to discuss coding cha
OCTOBER 22, 2014
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How often does your coding team meet in person or through a conference call to discuss coding cha
OCTOBER 29, 2014
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NOVEMBER 5, 2014
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Q: We use a lot of skin substitutes. Where do we find a list of the new HCPCS code
Myth 1: ICD-10 includes too many codes  
The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) and the Association of Clinical Do
MARCH 11, 2015
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Are you currently dual coding to prepare for ICD-10 implementation? Or are you double coding? D
Codes for pressure ulcers in ICD-10-CM include more information than ICD-9-CM codes, but s
Which option best describes the type of facility for which you primarily code?
DECEMBER 16, 2015
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by Megan Herr Industry experts believe the use of outsourced coding will grow as
The following is a deep dive into ICD-10 Return to Provider (RTP) codes, written by Renee
JANUARY 10, 2020
MARCH 26, 2014
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A sample query in our coding-sample-policies-and-forms"
APRIL 9, 2014
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A new query in our coding-sample-policies-and-forms"
APRIL 22, 2015
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In general, the time spent reviewing and coding records has increased since ICD-10 implementation
Collaboration between CDI and coding professionals used to be a contentious issue. Yet, collabora
Hit by a truck? Bit by a duck? There’s an ICD-10-CM code for that, and we’ll h
JUNE 25, 2014
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Hit by a truck? Bit by a duck? There’s an ICD-10-CM code for that, and we’ll he
JULY 9, 2014
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Q: Over the years I have heard differing opinions regarding whether clinical or coding exp
  Don't miss our quarterly webinar on Wednesday, April 18! Spice Up Your Compliance Program wit
Q: Can you code strictly from emergency department (ED) documentation? Can you code from tes
DECEMBER 16, 2015
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New sample query forms in our coding-sample-policies-a
JULY 15, 2015
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by Megan Herr Several key changes were made to coding guidance as part of the FY
Code the patient’s injury — such as a frac-ture, a laceration or a burn — and
Which option best describes the type of facility for which you primarily code?
MARCH 5, 2014
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  When outpatient hospitals and physicians switch to ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes Oct
MAY 14, 2014
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The Association of Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialists (ACDIS) will soon be launching
In early 2014, the medical intensive care unit at the Mayo Clinic Hospital contributed 25% of the
AUGUST 18, 2016
CMS has offered some clarity on what it considers to be a “family of codes” in ICD-10
Struggling to identify the clinical indicators needed to qualify a diagnosis as a complication/co
APRIL 22, 2015
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NOVEMBER 20, 2013
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JUNE 4, 2014
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JUNE 18, 2014
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An ICD-10-CM training quiz in our coding-sample-policie
JULY 16, 2014
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OCTOBER 1, 2014
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OCTOBER 22, 2014
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  Two new terms in our clinical-conditions-ency
AUGUST 27, 2014
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A new query in our coding-sample-policies-and-forms"
APRIL 8, 2015
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MARCH 11, 2015
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  Two new terms in our clinical-conditions-e
FEBRUARY 25, 2015
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An ICD-10-CM sample query in our coding-sample-polic
FEBRUARY 11, 2015
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A new query in our coding-sample-policies-and-forms"
MAY 6, 2015
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A new query in our coding-sample-policies-and-forms"
JUNE 3, 2015
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JUNE 17, 2015
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To assist healthcare facilities with the mandated adoption of ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes and ICD-1
SEPTEMBER 29, 2011
NOVEMBER 20, 2013
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NOVEMBER 20, 2013
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CMS releases July 2015 quarterly update for DMEPOS competitive bidding program
  Why are physician queries so critical to accurate documentation and coding? The an
ICD-10 implementation and coding present plenty of challenges, especially when it comes to ICD-10
SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
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Q:  Should a blood tranfusion received at an outpatient clinic be coded on the
Q: If the clinical impression is physical assault, vomiting, blunt injury to abdomen, a
JUNE 11, 2014
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In the physician office setting, coders are likely familiar with the concept of coding for
by Kirsten Dize and Megan Herr The latest release of CMS’s quarterly OASIS
CMS posts quarterly listing of program issuances On August 3, CMS post
Clinical documentation improvement (CDI) programs need to expand their focus beyond CC/MCC capt
DECEMBER 2, 2015
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Whether your new CDI specialist is a nurse who needs to learn coding and reimbursement basics, o
For 2015, CMS identified 219 HCPCS/CPT codes as good candidates for comprehensive APCs (C-
CMS releases July 2015 quarterly Medicare Part B drug pricing files and revisions&n
July 2015 quarterly Average Sales Price (ASP) Medicare Part B drug pricing files and revi
Coders may find assigning codes for sepsis somewhat easier in ICD-
NOVEMBER 20, 2013
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by Josh Poltilove and Megan Batty If you’re commonly assigning codes N39.0
DECEMBER 3, 2014
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Q: Can you code strictly from emergency room (ER) documentation? Can you code from test re
Q: In ICD-9-CM, sprains and strains fall under the same codes. Will that also be the ca
JUNE 17, 2015
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Collaboration between CDI and coding professionals used to be a contentious issue. Coders, who lo
To accurately interpret and code physician documentation, the HIM department should employ
JUNE 4, 2014
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HCPro, a division of BLR, announced it has entered into a partnership with Coding Strategies, Inc
SEPTEMBER 11, 2015
Without Congressional action earlier this year, U.S. coders would now be using ICD-10-CM codes to
OCTOBER 8, 2014
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Continue to code a pressure ulcer treated with a skin graft as a pressure ulcer that’s unst
Using new combination codes for myelography with injection Q: A phys
  To report an unspecified code or to query, that is the question. &nb
The Cooperating Parties added a 17th section to the Coding/I
JULY 29, 2015
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For the first time since ICD-10 coding implementation in October 2015, the application of it in S
NOVEMBER 8, 2019
The Association of Clinical Documentation Improvement Speci
 by Megan Batty Code a psychiatric condition if a patient’s been diag
The Association of Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialists (ACDIS) released a new position
NOVEMBER 5, 2014
Patients eligible for chronic care management services (CPT code 99490) are generally chronically
CMS releases October 2015 quarterly update of HCPCS drug/biological code changes
DECEMBER 2, 2015
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The next ACDIS Quarterly Membership Conference Call is scheduled for Wednesday, August 27
In the rush to complete ICD-10 coding education, documentation improvement, and system updates, H
OCTOBER 21, 2015
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Two new codes were added to the Multianalyte Assays with Algorithmic Analysis (MAAA) secti
An outpatient clinical documentation improvement (CDI) program should be aligned with a fa
APRIL 23, 2014
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JUNE 17, 2015
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Q. When using the newly covered non-face-to-face prolonged service codes (99358, 99359), can you
FEBRUARY 11, 2015
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Cardiovascular disease coding in ICD-10-CM will function very similarly to the way it does in ICD
MARCH 26, 2014
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July 2015 quarterly Average Sales Price (ASP) Medicare Part B drug pricing files and re
To assist healthcare facilities with the mandated adoption of ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes and ICD-1
JUNE 18, 2012
If a code is incorrectly assigned or a claim is rejected, HIM and
NOVEMBER 20, 2013
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Editor’s note: With the increased specificity required for ICD-10-CM coding, code
JUNE 25, 2014
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By Cheryl Ericson, MS, RN, CCDS, CDIP Many clinical documentation improvement (CDI
JULY 29, 2015
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Las Vegas, NV--Almost 400 clinical documenation specialists gathered in Las Vega
JUNE 2, 2008
To assist healthcare facilities with the mandated adoption of ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes and ICD-1
JULY 12, 2012
Compliance MSPs, physicians, and hospital-owned clinics:
The Association of Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialists (ACDIS), the nation’s onl
DECEMBER 30, 2015
By Steven Andrews Despite few recent code or rule changes in recent years, coders and H
The Association of Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialists (ACDIS), the nation’s onl
JANUARY 19, 2016
  Reporting laboratory tests with 2015's new CPT codes Q:
An Coding/ICD10/Downloads/ICD10NextStepsInfographic201603
The use of modifiers -59 (distinct procedural service) and -91 (repeat clinical diagnostic labora
OCTOBER 14, 2015
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Q&A: Long-term care ICD-10 coding specifics Editor's
NOVEMBER 1, 2014
Q: Although I understand that a coder cannot code from a previous encounter’s docume
Coders can breathe easy, because the codes for reporting diseases of the respiratory system (J00-
MARCH 19, 2014
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JULY 29, 2015
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MARCH 26, 2014
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Q: We have a physician who is sending patients to our outpatient clinic to receive
How interested would you be in subscribing to a higher level of JustCoding membership that includ
SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
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The next ACDIS Quarterly Membership Conference Call will be held Thursday, February 26, from 1-2
Change in July 2015 update of quarterly HCPCS drug/biological code  
FEBRUARY 25, 2015
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Coding tells a patient's story, based on the narrative the physician provides in his or her docum
  Q: Is it okay to code a diagnosis if the physician documents two diagnoses usin
SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
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  This article is part two in a series on coding common dermatology conditions
MAY 28, 2014
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 The American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE), looking to potentially prompt code
SEPTEMBER 1, 2018
Clinical documentation improvement (CDI) programs need to expand their focus beyond CC/MCC captur
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 releases revised 2014 update for clinical laboratory fee schedule and laboratory se
Q&A Long-term care ICD-10 coding specifics
OCTOBER 1, 2014
OCTOBER 29, 2014
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  SNF diagnosis coding and payment
  473 changes: Cracking the code
OCTOBER 19, 2018
  Codes for common procedures of the skin, such as excisions, wound closures, and
APRIL 15, 2015
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APRIL 2, 2014
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ICD-10 coding: What to expect On July 31, HHS issued a rule
OCTOBER 1, 2014
APRIL 9, 2014
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The Association of Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialists (ACDIS), the premier healthcar
SEPTEMBER 10, 2012
HCPro, Inc. and the Association of Clinical Documentation Improvem
Have you ever been pressured to report a code you knew to be inappropriate? No
JULY 23, 2014
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Have you ever been pressured to report a code you knew to be inappropriate? No
JULY 30, 2014
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Last month, we laid the foundation to promote successful engagement of the coding and clinical
ACDIS is making several changes to the Certified Clinical Documentation Specialist exam effective
As of last week, 2,910 people hold the Certified Clinical Documentation Specialist credentia
We all know that ICD-10 codes will require more complete documentation. We’ve been t
The focus for clinical documentation improvement (CDI) specialists has historically been on the i
FEBRUARY 21, 2017
About one-quarter of resident reported bullying was often or occasionally a problem in their prog
AUGUST 19, 2016
The next ACDIS quarterly conference call is slated for today, Thursday, May 28, 1-2 p.m., ET. Dur
The Association of Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialists (ACDIS), the nation’s onl
FEBRUARY 9, 2015
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Third quarter 2015 notice of new interest rate for Medicare overpayments and underpayments pos
Editor's note: This is second part in a series covering changes to coding for neurologi
MAY 27, 2015
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The Association of Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialists (ACDIS), the nation’s pre
FEBRUARY 16, 2015
Time's running out. Is your CDI department prepared for ICD-10? Join Coding Boot Camp Instructor
Julie comes into the Fix ‘Em Up Clinic with a seriously broken arm. Her son Jay left his to
  The term “fetal distress” can be very misleading when coding for pre
MARCH 4, 2015
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In a recent interview, Sue Bowman, AHIMA senior director of coding policy and compliance, and R
By: Christopher Cheney, Senior Clinical Care Editor at HealthLeaders During the
NCCI guidelines for Part B Billing New coding requirements r
Blogs from industry experts in healthcare that keep users up-to-date on the latest happenings in their fields.
ACDIS, the Association of Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialists, the leading national as
FEBRUARY 8, 2011
Brian Murphy, Director of the Association of Clinical Docum
AUGUST 13, 2012
HCPro Inc., a leader in healthcare education and training, and the Association of Clinical Docume
AUGUST 24, 2010
ACDIS is proud to celebrate the 3,000th Certified Clinical Documentation Specialist (CCDS) creden
MARCH 9, 2017
Coding ultrasound procedures in coding-sample-policies-and-form
JULY 22, 2015
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  Optimizing Managed Care Partnerships to Maximize Clinical Outcomes
MARCH 16, 2018
  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
  International Classification of Diseases (ICD)-10 Code Updates
DECEMBER 14, 2016
CPT has granted coders a new code, 58674 (laparoscopy, surgical, ablation of uterine fibroid(s),
FEBRUARY 21, 2017
  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
  ICD-10 FY2019 procedure codes and other CMS updates
  What should your policy for coding compliance and ethics include?
  New Medicare cards: What's that square code?
  HCPCS codes used for SNF consolidated billing updated
  Are you billing Occurrence Code 22 correctly?
OCTOBER 12, 2018
  New HCPCS code, Q5110, effective October 1, 2018
SEPTEMBER 28, 2018
  Hospitals have long struggled under complicated guidelines for coding injection
JANUARY 7, 2015
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More than one-quarter of physician practices fell short of revenue goals in 2016, according to a
FEBRUARY 21, 2017
Jeff, an 18-year-old male, came into the Fix ‘Em Up Clinic with complete left oculom
ACDIS, the Association of Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialists
AUGUST 1, 2012
Does your hospital have a clinical documentation improvement (CDI) program (i.e., a department, s
APRIL 23, 2014
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Does your hospital have a clinical documentation improvement (CDI) program (i.e., a department, s
APRIL 30, 2014
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MAY 14, 2014
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Does your facility perform outpatient clinical documentation improvement (CDI) reviews?
SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
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Does your facility perform outpatient clinical documentation improvement (CDI) reviews?
SEPTEMBER 10, 2014
JUSTCODING
Provider-based clinics and departments are increasingly common, but the rules for provider-base
HCPro is seeking enthusiastic home health administrators and directors, clinical supervisors, sta
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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APRIL 15, 2015
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  The musculoskeletal system saw the largest increase in the number of new codes i
MAY 21, 2014
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A coding manager must be an effective team leader, efficiently balancing multiple responsi
AUGUST 20, 2014
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Where does your organization stand with its clinical communications strategy? It is time to find
AUGUST 23, 2018
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Through the third quarter of 2015, the top sentinel events reported to The Joint Commission were
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Home Health Compare’s refresh this quarter produced a slightly different number of 5-star a
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The popularity and growth of retail medical clinics and pharmacies continue to increase. And now
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  CMS final rule makes changes to how physicians are paid, delays E/M coding reform
NOVEMBER 2, 2018
Include diagnosis codes on the HIPAA Eligibility Transaction System (HETS) 270/271 Tran
The 2015 CPT® Manual includes changes to the Digestive section to align codes for
Hospice providers are encouraged to preview their quality measure results based on Quarter 1- 201
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Physicians who provide E/M services must document the necessary clinical information to support t
These codes play no part in supply reporting or payment. An agency reports supplies; it does not
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Starting Oct. 1, you’ll be able to select a specific ICD-10-CM code when a patient is in re
To report an unspecified code or to query, that is the question. And like so many coding question
Many of the code changes in the 2014 CPT® Manual Radiology section f
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After a five-year code freeze, the ICD-10 classification system will be back on a regular cycle f
ICD-10-CM will still allow coders to report unspecified codes. However, coders will not ha
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The organizations responsible for the official ICD-10 coding gu
Code claims accurately, prevent denials and secure every reimbursement dollar earned with the
Three-quarters of healthcare workers received flu vaccinations during the 2013-2014 flu season, b
SEPTEMBER 23, 2014
One quarter of the hospitals around the country have been left out of some of the biggest shifts
Nearly three-quarters of physicians questioned in a survey by InCrowd said they felt their health
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MARBLEHEAD, Mass.--HCPro, Inc. has furthered expanded into the medical coding, reimbursement, com
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by: Megan Batty A total of 473 code changes will take effect on Oct. 1, includin
The National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB) Final Regulations define clinical privileges as &ldqu
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Q: Do we have to put the ICD-10-CM Z3A.- weeks of gestation codes on every single encount
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Unfotunately we do not have answers to this yet. There are instances where coding guidance tells
Take an in-depth look at coding, documentation, and querying for acute kidney injury (AKI). Durin
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Take an in-depth look at coding, documentation, and querying for acute kidney injury (AKI). Durin
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Taxonomy codes play a very important role in medical billing and credentialing for providers or
You’ll soon have 71 new codes to capture varying severities of non-pressure chronic ulcers
A new CPT® code for arthrodesis, a joint fusion technique to relieve pain,
by: Megan Batty Home health coders could have 435 ICD-10-CM code changes to deal
ICD-10-CM includes 68,000 codes and ICD-10-PCS features 71,924 code choices. Scary numbers, right
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Clinical laboratory fee schedule–Medicare travel allowance fees for collection of
While the new diagnosis code to capture COVID-19 has been in effect since April 1, coders have ru
Placeholders are a new concept in ­ICD-10-CM. ICD-10-CM codes can be up to seven characters i
A change CMS made Coding/OutpatientCodeEdit/OCEQtrRel
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Q: I have a question regarding a National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI) edit. I report
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The section of codes that expanded most in ICD-10-CM involves orthopedic injuries, especially fra
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Following a Clinical Learning Environment Review (CLER) site visit, a report will arrive in your
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  Joan L. Usher, BS, RHIA, COS-C, ACE is one of the preeminent coding train
Some hospitals plan to dual code in both CPT® and ICD-10-PCS so they can co
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