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The agency is required to supply all supplies on the NRS list. Is homecare obligated t
We all know that ICD-10 codes will require more complete documentation. We’ve been t
Ensure accurate and efficient ICD-10, HCPCS Level II and CPT coding in one fell swoop with the
  Reporting laboratory tests with 2015's new CPT codes Q:
Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which features CPT® codes fo
AUGUST 5, 2015
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SEPTEMBER 16, 2015
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The January 2014 issue of AMA's CPT® Assistant created confusion ove
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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Editor’s note: This week’s Inside story is from the “Coding corner” colum
Join JustCoding at 1 p.m. (Eastern) Wednesday, June 18, for the live 90-minute webcast,
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JUNE 11, 2014
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Some hospitals plan to dual code in both CPT® and ICD-10-PCS so they can co
Q: We see a lot of diabetes diagnoses at our facility, but are confused about when we m
CPT has granted coders a new code, 58674 (laparoscopy, surgical, ablation of uterine fibroid(s),
FEBRUARY 21, 2017
by: Megan Herr Coding for diabetes and associated conditions can be tricky &mdas
Want to know which ICD-10-CM code will replace 250.00? Join us at 1 p.m. (Eastern)
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Want to know which ICD-10-CM code will replace 250.00? Join us at 1 p.m. (Eastern) Thursda
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Want to know which ICD-10-CM code will replace 250.00? Join us at 1 p.m. (Eastern)
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Want to know which ICD-10-CM code will replace 250.00? Join us at 1 p.m. (Eastern) Thursda
AUGUST 6, 2014
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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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Looking for some opportunities to code outside of your specialty? Simply looking to get some addi
FEBRUARY 10, 2015
Q: Is CPT code 96416 (chemotherapy administration, IV infusion; initiation of prolonged c
The 2014 CPT® Manual's Pathology and Laboratory section contains a new mole
  Q: We are receiving denials for many of the new CPT® codes in
Although the AMA changed hundreds of codes in the 2014 CPT® Manual,
  Although the AMA changed hundreds of codes in the 2014 CPT® Manual
In addition to extensive drug testing code changes in the CPT® Manual
Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which features CPT codes for liver s
FEBRUARY 4, 2015
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Many of the code changes in the 2014 CPT® Manual Radiology section f
While many of the code changes in the 2014 CPT® Manual surgical sect
JULY 15, 2015
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  While bundling of CPT® codes has made reporting for endovascular
OCTOBER 1, 2014
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A new CPT® code for arthrodesis, a joint fusion technique to relieve pain,
A diabetic patient is admitted with gangrene. The physician does not specifically link the diabet
Caring for residents with diabetes Caring for residents with diabetes
JANUARY 1, 2011
Two new codes were added to the Multianalyte Assays with Algorithmic Analysis (MAAA) secti
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
The Pathology and Laboratory section in the 2014 CPT® Manu
Each year, the AMA updates the Vaccines, Toxoids section of the Medicine chapter in the CPT&
  Join us at 1 p.m. Wednesday, December 3, to learn about the important CPT code c
The 2014 CPT® Manual had more changes in the digestive section than any other section,
The 2015 CPT Manual® includes significant changes in the Laboratory secti
The 2016 update to the CPT® Manual includes hundreds of
NOVEMBER 25, 2015
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  When outpatient hospitals and physicians switch to ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes Oct
MAY 14, 2014
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These codes play no part in supply reporting or payment. An agency reports supplies; it does not
APRIL 2, 2014
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Q: An auditor recently told us to code two CPT® codes for a breast biopsy with plac
CMS implemented two new CPT® Category III codes originally introduced by th
  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
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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which features CPT® c
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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which features CPT® c
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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which features CPT® c
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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which features CPT® c
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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which features CPT® c
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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which features CPT® c
JUNE 24, 2015
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  The 2015 CPT® Manual includes changes to the
MARCH 4, 2015
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A diabetes code was the most commonly coded primary diagnosis in both the wound and endocrine cli
The AMA updated the guidelines in the 2014 CPT® Manual for therapeut
Documentation will be important to support supply utilization and payment. Claims
  To report an unspecified code or to query, that is the question. &nb
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
Twenty frequently asked questions (FAQs) regarding the newly implemented ICD-10 code for COVID-19
A diabetic patient is admitted with gangrene. The physician does not specifically link the
MAY 21, 2014
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  No section of the 2014 CPT® Manual included more chan
Using new combination codes for myelography with injection Q: A phys
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  Take your coding skills to the next level with the latest training solution from
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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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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-
Is your organization planning to code outpatient procedures using ICD-10-PCS as well as CPT®
MAY 6, 2015
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How is your organization using dual coding as a training tool for ICD-10? Code
MAY 27, 2015
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The 2015 CPT® Manual includes significant changes in the Labora
APRIL 15, 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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Q: We have been reporting skin substitutes with the appropriate procedure codes (either
  Claims for Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program services being denied
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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Q: Is the Medicare episode payment expected to cover ostomy supplies for urinary ost
What is the correct ICD-9-CM code for renal diabetes?   A) 27
FEBRUARY 18, 2015
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CMS designates certain procedures as inpatient-only, but identifies them using CPT codes (
MAY 7, 2014
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The American Diabetes Association (ADA) released new guidelines that address diabetes management
FEBRUARY 5, 2016
ICD-10 coding: What to expect On July 31, HHS issued a rule
OCTOBER 1, 2014
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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For patients with both diabetes and atrial fibrillation (AF), how long someone has had diabetes
FEBRUARY 19, 2016
 by Megan Batty Code a psychiatric condition if a patient’s been diag
Q: We're wondering about how to use CPT® code 73225 (magnetic resonance
AUGUST 20, 2014
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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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One of the challenging aspects of coding arthroplasties is determining whether the procedu
AUGUST 20, 2014
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Q&A: Long-term care ICD-10 coding specifics Editor's
JANUARY 1, 2015
Q: Is it appropriate to bill CPT® code 76942 (ultrasonic guidance for ne
You’ll soon have 71 new codes to capture varying severities of non-pressure chronic ulcers
For 2015, CMS identified 219 HCPCS/CPT codes as good candidates for comprehensive APCs (C-
MARCH 4, 2015
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Orthopedic coding, for both CPT procedure and diagnosis codes, remains challenging due to
JUNE 24, 2015
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Phase III ERA EFT: CORE 360 Uniform Use of Claim Adjustment Reason Codes (CARC) and Remittance
Patients with diabetes present many challenges to healthcare organizations. If yo
NOVEMBER 24, 2015
Adding modifiers to CPT® codes can bypass NCCI edits for Medicare payments,
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
Q: Would it be appropriate to report CPT® code 75984 (change of percutan
FEBRUARY 18, 2015
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by Megan Batty Code the fact that a patient was diagnosed as morbidly obese with
Q. When using the newly covered non-face-to-face prolonged service codes (99358, 99359), can you
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
If a code is incorrectly assigned or a claim is rejected, HIM and
NOVEMBER 20, 2013
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AUGUST 27, 2014
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Patients eligible for chronic care management services (CPT code 99490) are generally chronically
by Megan Batty Assign a code for a patient’s body mass index (BMI) only wh
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
Powered by HCPro’s coding experts, Coding Membership gives your staff full access to our in
DECEMBER 3, 2014
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In the physician office setting, coders are likely familiar with the concept of coding for
AUGUST 13, 2014
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Q: When coding excision of a breast mass with needle localization using stereotactic gu
MARCH 19, 2014
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Correct coding is important to physician practices. The ICD-10-CM diagnoses and the CPT procedure
Many people think that diabetics are not allowed to eat sugar of any kind. This is no longer req
  Joan L. Usher, BS, RHIA, COS-C, ACE is one of the preeminent coding train
Q: I have a question regarding a National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI) edit. I repo
MARCH 4, 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
  Codes for common procedures of the skin, such as excisions, wound closures, and
APRIL 15, 2015
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CMS removed two add-on procedure codes from the inpatient-only list in the 2015 OPPS final
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
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All of your coding education in one place! Powered by HCPro’s coding experts, Codin
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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: If IV fluid such as sodium chloride is given in the ED, should the revenue code be 250 (p
To accurately interpret and code physician documentation, the HIM department should employ
JUNE 4, 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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  For the sixth year in a row, CMS and the AMA made no changes to CPT®
FEBRUARY 4, 2015
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by Megan Batty Starting Oct. 1, coding guidelines will no longer allow for a con
Q: My question is about the time interval requirement of the CPT® add-on
APRIL 2, 2014
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Q: We use a lot of skin substitutes. Where do we find a list of the new HCPCS code
NCCI guidelines for Part B Billing New coding requirements r
Q: Is it correct to append modifier -52 (reduced services) to a procedure code when the
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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  Special requirements for billing urology supplies & updated DMEPOS fee schedule
DECEMBER 21, 2018
by Megan Herr Coders will now be able to assign six R-codes for  dysphagia
Editor’s note: “Coding corner” is a monthly column written by Joan
Q: What if the provider states that diabetes is due to the adverse effects of a drug, but does
SEPTEMBER 17, 2014
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In nearly two years since practices adopted the ICD-10 code set, billing and coding experts say t
by Megan Herr When coding for diabetes with an associated manifestation, check f
Coronary artery disease (CAD) develops when the arteries that supply the blood to the heart muscl
  Q: I have been told by our billers that infusion codes reported in the ED
MARCH 4, 2015
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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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The codes for complications of pregnancy, childbirth, and the puerperium appear in Chapter
Heart failure is the intrinsic inability of the heart to supply target organs with sufficient nut
APRIL 22, 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
Adding modifiers to CPT® codes can bypass NCCI edits for Medicare payments,
JUNE 25, 2014
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Answer key 1. heart disease, diabetes, stroke 2. 4%, 10% 3. True 4. T
  ICD-10-CM updates pregnancy codes to
JUNE 10, 2015
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The coverage of nonroutine supplies is probably the most confusing component of the consolidated
MARCH 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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CMS revises ICD-10 codes CMS officially finalized the first majo
Q: Although I understand that a coder cannot code from a previous encounter’s docume
SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
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The Coding/OutpatientCodeEdit/OCEQtrReleaseSpecs.html
FEBRUARY 18, 2015
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 National Provider Call More ICD-10 Coding Basi
Editor's note: This is second part in a series covering changes to coding for gastroint
AUGUST 5, 2015
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Coronary artery disease (CAD) develops when the arteries that supply the blood to the heart muscl
FEBRUARY 25, 2015
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Insurer-provider discord mounts over new HIPPS code requirement
NOVEMBER 1, 2014
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  SNF diagnosis coding and payment
  473 changes: Cracking the code
OCTOBER 19, 2018
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1. a 2. c 3. b 4. a, b, c, e 5. blood supply (or blood flow)
AUGUST 26, 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
  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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Iowa continues to see a steady increase in its supply of physicians, despite gloomy predictions
“The GME system should ensure that the nation has an adequate supply of the types of physi
MAY 6, 2016
Take advantage of supplies that require fewer visits. For example, use of silver dressings or a h
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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by Megan Batty Code only the breast neoplasm, such as C50.512 (malignant neoplasm
APRIL 15, 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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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
HCPCS codes subject to and excluded from CLIA edits  On January 30
  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
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
Sample operative reports in coding-sample-policies-and-form
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
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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
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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
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
  CMS final rule makes changes to how physicians are paid, delays E/M coding reform
NOVEMBER 2, 2018
The OIG has found that some contract supplies in Round 2 of the Durable Medical Equipment Compet
Starting Oct. 1, you’ll be able to select a specific ICD-10-CM code when a patient is in re
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
After a five-year code freeze, the ICD-10 classification system will be back on a regular cycle f
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
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
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-
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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
You already know that you need to be in compliance with the Life Safety Code(R)
MARCH 17, 2016
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
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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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
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
Code the patient’s injury — such as a frac-ture, a laceration or a burn — and
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,
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
Would you be willing to pay an additional cost for a code lookup tool as part of your JustCoding
JUNE 3, 2015
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Would you be willing to pay an additional cost for a code lookup tool as part of your JustCoding
JUNE 10, 2015
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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has updated the lists of HCPCS codes that
Editor’s note: “Coding corner” is a monthly column written by Joan L.
by Megan Herr Several key changes were made to coding guidance as part of the FY
SEPTEMBER 10, 2014
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FEBRUARY 4, 2015
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How would we code a trip and fall over a cat in ICD-10? You wou
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
Change in July 2015 update of quarterly HCPCS drug/biological code  
by Megan Herr Industry experts believe the use of outsourced coding will grow as
At JustCoding.com, we're constantly working to make the site easier to use and more intera
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Pennsylvania healthcare facilities use a wide variety of emergency codes, according to the M
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What is the correct ICD-9-CM code for pneumonia due to E. coli?  
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What is the correct ICD-10-CM code for hepatic sclerosis? A) K74.0 B) K74.1
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What is the correct ICD-10-CM code for osteonecrosis due to previous trauma of the left radius?
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What is the correct ICD-9-CM code for a cracked tooth?   A) 5
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What is the correct ICD-10-CM code for hypogalactia?   a. O92
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  What is the correct ICD-10-CM code for Legionnaires’ disease?
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What is the correct ICD-10-PCS code for a right shoulder tendon Excision using an open approach?
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What is the correct ICD-10-PCS code for Transfusion of autologous bone marrow into a peripheral
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What is the correct ICD-10-CM code for hepatoblastoma?   A) C22.0
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What is the correct ICD-10-CM code for Briquet’s disorder? A) F45.0 B
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What is the correct ICD-10-CM code for sodoku?   a. A25.0
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What is the correct ICD-10-CM code for donovanosis? A) A51.1 B) A55
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What is the correct ICD-10-CM code for an aneurysm of the iliac artery? a. I72.0
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Code claims accurately, prevent denials and secure every reimbursement dollar earned with the
About 40% of coders code six to 10 charts in an average day, while about 30% of coders code abou
I'm looking for acceptable ICD-10 codes for terminal diagnoses for hospice. Is there a li
Q: When I try to code ileostomy take down of the small bowel resection and end-to-end anastomos
 There are approximately 363 new codes, 142 deletions, and more than 250 code revisions in t
CMS has offered some clarity on what it considers to be a “family of codes” in ICD-10
By Sharme Brodie, RN, CCDS The American Hospital Association wrapped up its Coding Cli
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Continue to code a pressure ulcer treated with a skin graft as a pressure ulcer that’s unst
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AHA’s Coding Clinic is ramping up its focus on ICD-10 and we’ll help
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Hit by a truck? Bit by a duck? There’s an ICD-10-CM code for that, and we’ll h
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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
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New on JustCoding Platinum! New ICD-10-CM documentation examples in
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Back by popular demand, bring your entire team for our rebroadcast of ICD-10-PCS: Coding,
Code category Y93 in ICD-10-CM provides coders with many activities to identify what exactly the
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ICD-10-PCS coding is different than anything inpatients coders have done in the past. The root op
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  Despite no code changes in several years, injection and infusion coding remains
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The Cooperating Parties added a 17th section to the Coding/I
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The added specificity for reporting diagnoses with ICD-10-CM affects the majority of codes, bu
Coders will find 50 new codes in ICD-10-PCS for 2016, according to
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by Josh Poltilove and Megan Batty If you’re commonly assigning codes N39.0
Without Congressional action earlier this year, U.S. coders would now be using ICD-10-CM codes to
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CMS offered some clarity on what it considers to be a family of codes in ICD-10-CM.
With some major changes in look and form-but generally adhering to existing guidelines-coding for
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An automated Recovery Auditor review of discharge status codes identified improper payment
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Q: We are have a debate about reporting sinus stents. Specific HCPCS C codes represent
The Life Safety Code® Field Guide for Healthcare Facilities is the perfect companion to your
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The following is a deep dive into ICD-10 Return to Provider (RTP) codes, written by Renee
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The changes to fracture coding in ICD-10-CM have received plenty of attention since coders first
Collaboration between CDI and coding professionals used to be a contentious issue. Yet, collabora
ICD-10 implementation and coding present plenty of challenges, especially when it comes to ICD-10
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Q: In ICD-9-CM, sprains and strains fall under the same codes. Will that also be the ca
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HCPro is conducting research on education and resources related to coding management post-ICD-10.
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Code this as a complication of the joint replacement surgery with M96.840 (Postprocedural hematom
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As of April 1, coders now have a specific ICD-10-CM diagnosis code to capture the COVID-19 virus.
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Become a pro at assigning, verifying, and auditing E/M codes. The
Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which features ICD-9-CM codes for poisoning
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Coding guidelines direct to code all documented conditions that exist at the time of the visit an
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What is the correct ICD-10-CM code for wasting syndrome? A) R61 B)
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What is the correct ICD-10-CM code for aphasia? A) R47.01 B) R47.02 C)
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What is the correct ICD-9-CM code for motion sickness?   A) 9
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What is the correct ICD-9-CM code for Pasteurellosis?   A) 02
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What is the correct ICD-9-CM code for a left bundle branch hemiblock? a. 426.11 b
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What is the correct ICD-9-CM code for an infected blister on the chest wall? a. 910.3
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Q: Can you code strictly from emergency room (ER) documentation? Can you code from test re
The 2017 ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS code updates, including a complete list of code titles, are av
In nearly two years since practices adopted the ICD-10 code set, billing and coding experts say t
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This webcast is a companion program to the March cardiovascular diagnosis coding program,
ICD-10-PCS is a brand-new coding system which will require coders to look for information they ha
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Congratulations to this week’s winner, Felicia A. Gaffney, BA, RHIT, coding analyst at Ault
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ICD-10-PCS coding is different than anything inpatients coders have done in the past. The root op
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Q: Are we still required to report value code FD (credit received from the manufacturer for
We’re still living under a code freeze as we (eagerly) await ICD-10 implementation. However
The changes to fracture coding in ICD-10-CM have received plenty of attention since coders first
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Editor's note: With the increased specificity required for ICD-10-CM coding, coders nee
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Q: Do you have any tips for coding fractures in ICD-10-CM? We’re a little worried
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In the rush to complete ICD-10 coding education, documentation improvement, and system updates, H
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Coders can breathe easy, because the codes for reporting diseases of the respiratory system (J00-
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Clearing up MA HIPPS codes on claims An explanation is in or
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MARBLEHEAD, Mass.--HCPro, Inc. has furthered expanded into the medical coding, reimbursement, com
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CMS identified no major problems and a minimal error rate due to invalid coding during its
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Most coding professionals have heard modifier -59 (distinct procedural service) referred t
Coding and billing for pregnancy brings unique challenges, including global pregnancy packages an
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Some of the most significant changes in ICD-10-CM involve coding for orthopedic injuries. Join us
Whether your new CDI specialist is a nurse who needs to learn coding and reimbursement basics, o
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
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The ICD-10-PCS codes and guidelines for 2015 look exactly the same as those for 2014.
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ImproperICD-9-CM code assignment led to incorrect grouping of claims to MS-DRG 857 (postop
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Q: We’ve heard that ICD-10-CM does not include a diagnosis code to show that a laparosco
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Q: We are having trouble determining how to assign a code for a pressure ulcer that begins