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OCTOBER 7, 2015
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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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OCTOBER 21, 2015
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OCTOBER 21, 2015
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What is the correct ICD-10-CM code for an aneurysm of the iliac artery? a. I72.0
DECEMBER 16, 2015
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After a five-year code freeze, the ICD-10 classification system will be back on a regular cycle f
AUGUST 12, 2015
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October 1, 2015, will be the new ICD-10 implementation date, according to the final rule,
AUGUST 6, 2014
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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
DECEMBER 16, 2015
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October 1, 2015, will be the new ICD-10 implementation date, according to the final rule, Adminis
by Megan Batty Assign a code for a patient’s body mass index (BMI) only wh
By Sharme Brodie, RN, CCDS The American Hospital Association wrapped up its Coding Cli
APRIL 8, 2015
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  Do you have questions about physician practice coding, reimbursement, safety,
  The number of codes in ICD-10-CM can be overwhelming. ICD-9-CM contains just 32
APRIL 2, 2014
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MARCH 11, 2015
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  Reporting laboratory tests with 2015's new CPT codes Q:
  CMS final rule makes changes to how physicians are paid, delays E/M coding reform
NOVEMBER 2, 2018
    The 2016 OPPS proposed rule released July 2 is deceptively short
AUGUST 19, 2015
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  ICD-10-CM updates pregnancy codes to
JUNE 10, 2015
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 What is the correct ICD-9-CM code for alveolar mandibular hypoplasia? a.
MAY 21, 2014
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Coders can breathe easy, because the codes for reporting diseases of the respiratory system (J00-
MARCH 19, 2014
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CMS releases October 2015 quarterly update of HCPCS drug/biological code changes
 What is the correct ICD-9-CM code for alveolar mandibular hypoplasia?
MAY 7, 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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Category S72.- (fracture of femur) includes an example of a new concept in ICD-10-CM, the
 The American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE), looking to potentially prompt code
SEPTEMBER 1, 2018
In the physician office setting, coders are likely familiar with the concept of coding for
Privileging audiologists: Through HR or medical staff?
“I don't think it is the demands of being a physician—responding to a code, consider
JANUARY 21, 2016
CMS yesterday announced a proposed rule on the adoption of the 2012 editions of the Life Safet
APRIL 15, 2014
The Coding/OutpatientCodeEdit/OCEQtrReleaseSpecs.html
FEBRUARY 18, 2015
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The 2019 proposed PPS rule references this concern in several areas. CMS recognizes there are severa
You’ll soon have 71 new codes to capture varying severities of non-pressure chronic ulcers
This course explains the HIPAA privacy and security rules that are relevant to business associa
Provider-based clinics and departments are increasingly common at hospitals, but the rules for pr
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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Is your organization planning to code outpatient procedures using ICD-10-PCS as well as CPT®
MAY 6, 2015
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The number of codes in ICD-10-CM can be overwhelming. ICD-9-CM contains just 32 total code
A new Institute of Medicine report says that if hospitals want to cut down on diagnostic errors t
OCTOBER 20, 2015
Coders will find 50 new codes in ICD-10-PCS for 2016, according to
JUNE 17, 2015
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  Most improper payments for diagnostic nasal endoscopies reviewed during a Compre
SEPTEMBER 30, 2015
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CMS continues the expansion of pay-for-performance (P4P) programs in the 2015 IPPS final rule. By
FEBRUARY 25, 2015
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The ICD-10-PCS codes and guidelines for 2015 look exactly the same as those for 2014.
MAY 21, 2014
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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released new "G" codes that
Powered by HCPro’s coding experts, Coding Membership gives your staff full access to our in
OCTOBER 8, 2014
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Q: Is it appropriate to assign code Y95, nosocomial condition, based on the documentatio
CMS’ 2014 IPPS Final Rule redefined the criteria for inpatient admission when it implemente
CMS continues the expansion of pay-for-performance (P4P) programs in the 2015 IPPS final rule. By
MAY 14, 2014
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by: Megan Batty Home health coders could have 435 ICD-10-CM code changes to deal
The 2015 CPT® Manual includes changes to the Digestive section to align codes for
In addition to extensive drug testing code changes in the CPT® Manual
Become a pro at assigning, verifying, and auditing E/M codes The
SEPTEMBER 8, 2015
by Megan Herr Coders will now be able to assign six R-codes for  dysphagia
All of your coding education in one place! Powered by HCPro’s coding experts, Codin
CMS' introduction of the 2-midnight rule in the 2014 IPPS final rule makes properly identi
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JUNE 17, 2015
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JUNE 24, 2015
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The 2-midnight rule may get a little tweak if the proposals in
In a highly-anticipated move expected to significantly affect the regulatory rules that hospitals
MAY 5, 2016
In a highly-anticipated move expected to significantly affect the regulatory rules that hospitals
MAY 5, 2016
APRIL 22, 2015
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HCPro, a division of BLR, announced it has entered into a partnership with Coding Strategies, Inc
SEPTEMBER 11, 2015
  When outpatient hospitals and physicians switch to ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes Oct
MAY 14, 2014
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  Despite no code changes in several years, injection and infusion coding remains
DECEMBER 10, 2014
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By Steven Andrews   Small tweaks to the 2-midnight rule in the 201
A patient presents for an esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD), a diagnostic procedure that allows th
OCTOBER 22, 2014
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The use of modifiers -59 (distinct procedural service) and -91 (repeat clinical diagnostic labora
OCTOBER 14, 2015
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ECRI: The rules on copying and pasting medical information In 2016, the
Q: Is there a way to convince management that Security Rule compliance is just as importa
  To report an unspecified code or to query, that is the question. &nb
A significant portion of updates in the Fiscal Year 2015 IPPS final rule pertain to the Hospital
The 2015 OPPS proposed rule introduced Comprehensive APCs and more packaging that could im
OCTOBER 22, 2014
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by Megan Batty Code only the breast neoplasm, such as C50.512 (malignant neoplasm
The section of codes that expanded most in ICD-10-CM involves orthopedic injuries, especially fra
AUGUST 13, 2014
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CMS’ 2014 final rule clarified its position that categories of non-physician practitioners
In a highly-anticipated move expected to significantly affect the regulatory rules that hospitals
The Cooperating Parties added a 17th section to the Coding/I
JULY 29, 2015
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by Megan Batty Starting Oct. 1, coding guidelines will no longer allow for a con
  Coding/ICD10/Downloads/PartialCodeFreeze.
MAY 30, 2014
Become a pro at assigning, verifying, and auditing E/M codes. The
Coding guidelines direct to code all documented conditions that exist at the time of the visit an
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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CMS recently released an Coding/ICD10/Downloads/ICD10Specia
DECEMBER 15, 2015
APRIL 9, 2014
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When health information technology tools support medical diagnostic teams, they can improve diagn
OCTOBER 7, 2015
CMS removed two add-on procedure codes from the inpatient-only list in the 2015 OPPS final
A significant portion of updates in the Fiscal Year 2015 IPPS final rule pertain to the Ho
AUGUST 7, 2014
On April 10, 2020, CMS issued a proposed rule
by Josh Poltilove and Megan Batty If you’re commonly assigning codes N39.0
The 2015 OPPS proposed rule introduces Comprehensive APCs and more packaging that will impact you
The 2015 OPPS proposed rule introduces Comprehensive APCs and more packaging that will impact you
CMS released the Coding/ICD10/2015-ICD-10-PCS-and-GEMs.html"
After last year's OPPS proposed rule debacle, which included a later-than-usual release, d
Blogs from industry experts in healthcare that keep users up-to-date on the latest happenings in their fields.
The Joint Commission has postponed the implementation of revised diagnostic imaging requirements
by Megan Herr When coding for diabetes with an associated manifestation, check f
As PDPM reaches the end of its first year, the 2021 SNF final payment rule took effect on October
OCTOBER 9, 2020
ICD-10 implementation and coding present plenty of challenges, especially when it comes to ICD-10
SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
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Code the patient’s injury — such as a frac-ture, a laceration or a burn — and
The 2015 IPPS final rule, released August 4, focuses on quality initiatives and includes n
By Steven Andrews Despite few recent code or rule changes in recent years, coders and H
Q: When I try to code ileostomy take down of the small bowel resection and end-to-end anastomos
CMS finalized its proposals regarding the 2-midnight rule, including moving responsibility for ru
DECEMBER 9, 2015
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Q&A Long-term care ICD-10 coding specifics
OCTOBER 1, 2014
For many, this is the time of year when the latest updated rules, regulations, and payment rates
Final Rule Released After receiving 118 comments from the public, the Cen
Q. When using the newly covered non-face-to-face prolonged service codes (99358, 99359), can you
Q&A: Long-term care ICD-10 coding specifics Editor's
JANUARY 1, 2015
by Megan Batty Code the fact that a patient was diagnosed as morbidly obese with
CMS changed the status indicator for CPT code 99497 (advance care planning including the explanat
  CMS' 2014 IPPS final rule redefined inpatient admissions when it implemented the
The Senate passed HR 4302 designed to patch the Sustainable Growth Rate that included a provision
You note that the Home Health Payment Innovation Act of 2019, H.R. 2573, would prevent unwarrante
CMS designates certain procedures as inpatient-only, but identifies them using CPT codes (
MAY 7, 2014
JUSTCODING
For the first time since ICD-10 coding implementation in October 2015, the application of it in S
NOVEMBER 8, 2019
CMS issued the fiscal year (FY) 2017 IPPS proposed rule yesterday with updates to several quali
Devastating diagnostic errors lead to permanent damage or death for as many as 160,000 patients e
NOVEMBER 20, 2013
CMS finalized a number of coding and MS-DRG changes as part of the fiscal year 2016 IPPS final ru
AUGUST 12, 2015
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NOVEMBER 20, 2013
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JUNE 10, 2015
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As of April 1, coders now have a specific ICD-10-CM diagnosis code to capture the COVID-19 virus.
I am searching for clear, legitimate, documented guidance regarding coding for a verbal o
Q&A: Long-term care ICD-10 coding specifics Editor's
NOVEMBER 1, 2014
Editor’s note: With the increased specificity required for ICD-10-CM coding, code
AUGUST 6, 2014
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Q: Do you have any tips for coding fractures in ICD-10-CM? We’re a little worried
AUGUST 26, 2015
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  SNF final rule: Prepare for PDPM
SEPTEMBER 14, 2018
When CMS releases rules, the length can be intimidating. But even at a relatively slim 700
DECEMBER 2, 2015
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To accurately interpret and code physician documentation, the HIM department should employ
JUNE 4, 2014
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Although the final rule contained several notable changes to the proposed VBP pilot set to launch
CMS' introduction of the 2-midnight rule in the
JULY 16, 2014
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While the 2017 OPPS proposed rule includes a variety of tweaks and augmentations to existing regu
 by Megan Batty Code a psychiatric condition if a patient’s been diag
MARCH 18, 2015
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 The growth in the number of codes from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM can largely be explained by th
SEPTEMBER 17, 2014
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Clarify the date-of-service rules you follow for reporting common services and you’ll overc
SEPTEMBER 18, 2017
Q: Is it okay to code a diagnosis if the physician documents two diagnoses using
CMS' 2015 IPPS proposed rule, released April 30, focuses on quality measures, such as hosp
JUNE 18, 2014
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Collaboration between CDI and coding professionals used to be a contentious issue. Coders, who lo
CMS indicated in the 2014 OPPS Final Rule that it will implement 29 new device-dependent c
AUGUST 20, 2014
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JULY 15, 2015
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CMS 2015 SNF PPS final rule to increase payments to skilled nursing facilities
OCTOBER 1, 2014
FEBRUARY 11, 2015
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Now that the CMS has adopted the 2012 Life Safety Code (LSC), safety experts are looking
AUGUST 31, 2016
Long-anticipated rule change will affect how hospitals plan for emergencies and disasters
DECEMBER 22, 2016
  Proposed rules, OIG reports, and bundling, oh my!
SEPTEMBER 11, 2015
  Proposed Rule Q&A with Reginald Hislop III
OCTOBER 23, 2015
  Finalized rules for shared savings ACOs place greater emphasis on quality
NOVEMBER 20, 2015
  New CMS rule contains changes to binding arbitration clauses
SEPTEMBER 30, 2016
  CMS updates Conditions of Participation in Final Rule
NOVEMBER 4, 2016
  Excerpts from the final rule: What's changing?
NOVEMBER 11, 2016
  Advancing care coordination through episode payment models final rule
FEBRUARY 10, 2017
  New tax rule could save SNFs thousands annually
APRIL 27, 2018
  Proposed payment rule PDPM: What SNFs need to know
  Providers worry that proposed rule could cut Medicaid revenue
NOVEMBER 9, 2018
In the IPPS Proposed Rule
MAY 7, 2014
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  Q: Is it okay to code a diagnosis if the physician documents two diagnoses usin
SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
JUSTCODING
CMS’ recently released 2015 IPPS final rule focuses on quality initiatives mandated by the
ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM/PCS are currently under a code freeze as the industry prepares for ICD-10
  This article is part two in a series on coding common dermatology conditions
MAY 28, 2014
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Under the proposed rule hospitals would have to make their 'real, negotiated prices known to pat
AUGUST 1, 2019
Implement operating rules - Phase III ERA EFT: CORE 360 Uniform Use of Claim Adjustment
The Joint Commission recently approved the 2016 accreditation and certification decision rules fo
OCTOBER 6, 2015
Bad news if your organization is still a little shaky on 2-midnight rule compliance. Quality Impr
DECEMBER 29, 2015
AUGUST 26, 2015
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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released its final PPS Rule for 2017 a
Pediatric radiologists must certify as diagnostic radiologists first
Most people will experience at least one diagnostic error in their lifetime, sometimes with devas
  Codes for common procedures of the skin, such as excisions, wound closures, and
APRIL 15, 2015
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Implementation of NACHA operating rules for healthcare electronic funds transfers
SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
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The organizations responsible for the official ICD-10 coding gu
ICD-10 coding: What to expect On July 31, HHS issued a rule
OCTOBER 1, 2014
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has released its final rule on Medicaid.  
NOVEMBER 13, 2015
Long-anticipated rule change will affect how hospitals plan for emergencies and disasters
DECEMBER 22, 2016
  SNF diagnosis coding and payment
  473 changes: Cracking the code
OCTOBER 19, 2018
The 2016 OPPS proposed rule is likely to continue CMS' trend of expanded packaging and fea
Phase III ERA EFT: CORE 360 Uniform Use of Claim Adjustment Reason Codes (CARC) and Remittance
  CMS pushes SNFs toward payment reform in FY 2016 PPS final rule
SEPTEMBER 4, 2015
  Proposed Rule Q&A with Reginald Hislop III, Managing Partner and CEO of H2 Healthcare, LLC
SEPTEMBER 4, 2015
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposed rule this week that would
APRIL 21, 2016
  SNF PPS final rule for 2017 brings increased rate but new challenges
OCTOBER 7, 2016
  CMS Issues Proposed Rule to Increase Patients' Health Insurance Choices for 2018
FEBRUARY 16, 2017
  RCS-1 CMS case-mix pre-rule: Get ready for big changes
  MedPAC comments on CMS’s proposed rule on Medicare Part C and Part D
JANUARY 5, 2018
  SNF PPS final rule published, new payment model to begin October 1, 2019
AUGUST 3, 2018
  10 things you need to know about CMS? final SNF PPS rule, and PDPM
AUGUST 31, 2018
  CMS publishes corrections to RUG-IV federal per diem rates & MDS item in SNF PPS final rule
OCTOBER 5, 2018
  Trump administration's proposed rule aims to penalize legal immigrants for using Medicaid
OCTOBER 12, 2018
CMS is considering waiving the three-day hospital stay rule, required before a patient can be re
JANUARY 29, 2016
Mandy Pokorny, MHA, BSN, RN Editor’s Note: This is an excerpt from hr
JULY 26, 2018
CMS issued its final rule, Fiscal Year 2020 Payment and Policy changes for Medicare Skilled Nursi
NOVEMBER 15, 2019
Stop scanning through endless rules and trying to interpret complex regulations—our top Med
Provider-based clinics and departments are increasingly common, but the rules for provider-base
Due to a proposed change to the two-midnight rule, CMS has further delayed enforcement o
AUGUST 14, 2015
The 126th State District Court in Austin, Texas, has ruled that Texas Medical Board (TMB) Rule 1
Correction notice to IPPS final rule On March 18, CMS and HHS issued a
MARCH 18, 2015
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MAY 6, 2015
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Coding ultrasound procedures in coding-sample-policies-and-form
JULY 22, 2015
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  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
On May 23, 2014, there was a new federal rule issued that requires physicians, including p
With HHS' recent release of its final rule,
  Hospitals have long struggled under complicated guidelines for coding injection
JANUARY 7, 2015
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CMS finalized proposed changes to the 2-midnight rule in its 2016 OPPS final rule.
NOVEMBER 17, 2015
While CMS’ new payment rule bundling hip and knee replacement surgeries may have sparked so
DECEMBER 15, 2015
It’s finally here. CMS’ new Emergency Preparedness rule goes into effect on W
NOVEMBER 16, 2017
The Department of Labor (DOL) recently decided to appeal a ruling that effectively ended changes
For the sixth year in a row, CMS and the AMA made no changes to CPT® coding or bil
FEBRUARY 10, 2015
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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It’s finally here. CMS’ new Emergency Preparedness rule goes into effect on W
NOVEMBER 14, 2017
APRIL 15, 2015
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APRIL 2, 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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  The musculoskeletal system saw the largest increase in the number of new codes i
MAY 21, 2014
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Providers anticipated an update to the 2-midnight rule in the 2016 IPPS final rule release
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
I am coming across a few scenarios that have been tricky to code regarding spinal fusions
A new set of claims transaction rules has been approved by CAQH Committee on Operating Rules for
An Iowa Board of Medicine administrative rule banning abortion through a teleconferencing system
On November 16, CMS issued the final rule for bundled payment demonstration (lower extremity) ef
DECEMBER 4, 2015
The Illinois Supreme Court ruled that information collected under the Health Care Professional C
FEBRUARY 24, 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
Ensure accurate and efficient ICD-10, HCPCS Level II and CPT coding in one fell swoop with the
Proposed payment rule Editor’s note: CMS released a proposed new paymen
By Steven Andrews   Most policies in the OPPS final rule are not e
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
CMS should have addressed the 2-midnight rule, but didn’t in the fiscal year 2016 IPPS prop
A proposed rule (CMS-5524-P) released by CMS on August 15, 2017 would make the Comprehensive Care
  Q: We are receiving denials for many of the new CPT® codes in
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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Sample operative reports in coding-sample-policies-and-form
JUNE 11, 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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Have you started dual coding for ICD-9 and ICD-10? Two facilities shared their experiences during
  Crossword puzzle in coding-sample-policies-and
SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
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SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
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JustCoding’s Clinical Conditions Encyclopedia is the perfect reso
OCTOBER 1, 2014
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Complete Online Resource and Educ
DECEMBER 17, 2014
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Over-identifying sepsis and failing to code sepsis when it is present are just two of the proble
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
JustCoding’s E/M Essentials Toolkit is the essential resource for every ph
  Combing patient records for additional diagnosis codes reaps massive returns for Medicare Adv
SEPTEMBER 7, 2018
These codes play no part in supply reporting or payment. An agency reports supplies; it does not
What is the correct CPT® code for tenotomy of multiple tendons in the shoulder thr
OCTOBER 14, 2015
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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
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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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 ICD-9-CM codes for poisoning
JULY 29, 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 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
The CMS last week issued a rule designed to save $660 million annually and $3.2 billion over five
A provision in CMS’ new rule to modify or eliminate unnecessary regulations will ease requ
According to the Federal Register, CMS is proposing a rule that would update the payment rates us
APRIL 24, 2015
The Department of Labor’s (DOL) final rule, issued this week, increases minimum salary req
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released its final PPS Rule for 2017
By Megan Batty It’s not necessary to assign additional codes for s
Code claims accurately, prevent denials and secure every reimbursement dollar earned with the
Surprise rule interpretation may force changes on some facilities In a rather surprisin
MARCH 9, 2017
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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by: Megan Batty A total of 473 code changes will take effect on Oct. 1, includin
In case you haven’t heard, OSHA has been rather quietly avoiding implementing a rule that t
AUGUST 6, 2014
The 2016 OPPS final rule includes the first negative payment update for the system, but CMS also
CMS finalized its proposals regarding the 2-midnight rule, including moving responsibility for ru
What potential impact does the final rule on overpayments have on home health agencies? F
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSHA) released a final rule upda
There's a lot going on in CMS' proposed rule for year two of the quality payment program (QPP), s
NOVEMBER 13, 2013
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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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JustCoding.com is looking for coders to participate in a focus group to help us determine
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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AUGUST 5, 2015
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OCTOBER 14, 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
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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FEBRUARY 11, 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"
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FEBRUARY 18, 2015
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A new CPT® code for arthrodesis, a joint fusion technique to relieve pain,
Anemia case examples in coding-sample-policies-and-forms
JUNE 24, 2015
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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
When coders run into a tough coding question, they often look for guidance in the AHA’s
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
  In the 2016 IPPS final rule, CMS added three new claims-based measures and one s
OCTOBER 7, 2015
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While the new diagnosis code to capture COVID-19 has been in effect since April 1, coders have ru
Managers should not assume that they can review every guideline, every item in Coding Clinic,
The 2016 OPPS proposed rule released July 2 is deceptively short, but packs a punch. CMS i
Placeholders are a new concept in ­ICD-10-CM. ICD-10-CM codes can be up to seven characters i
  Join us at 1 p.m. Wednesday, December 3, to learn about the important CPT code c
Q: An auditor recently told us to code two CPT® codes for a breast biopsy with plac
A change CMS made Coding/OutpatientCodeEdit/OCEQtrRel
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JUNE 3, 2015
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JUNE 10, 2015
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CMS implemented two new CPT® Category III codes originally introduced by th
Q: I have a question regarding a National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI) edit. I report
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has updated the lists of HCPCS codes that
CMS and the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) released final rules October 6 with the inte
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by Megan Herr Several key changes were made to coding guidance as part of the FY
Q: When coding excision of a breast mass with needle localization using stereotactic gu
MARCH 19, 2014
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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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Facilities have less than 20 days to fully comply with CMS’ new emergency preparedness rule
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