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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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  Q: I have been told by our billers that infusion codes reported in the ED
Q: Is CPT code 96416 (chemotherapy administration, IV infusion; initiation of prolonged c
Charging two initial infusions Q: A patient comes in for an infusion of a
  Hospitals and physicians will still continue to report CPT® codes f
Smart pump–EMR interoperability is the new standard of care for intravenous (IV) infusion t
DECEMBER 22, 2016
What is the correct CPT® code for tenotomy of multiple tendons in the shoulder thr
OCTOBER 14, 2015
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Q: An observationpatient received an IV push on the first day (9/28) and an infusion the n
For the sixth year in a row, CMS and the AMA made no changes to CPT® coding or bil
FEBRUARY 10, 2015
  For the sixth year in a row, CMS and the AMA made no changes to CPT®
FEBRUARY 4, 2015
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Providers report excessive units for initial IV infusions for both chemotherapy and non-ch
FEBRUARY 18, 2015
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Injections and infusions book excerpt in
AUGUST 5, 2015
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  Hospitals have long struggled under complicated guidelines for coding injection
JANUARY 7, 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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FEBRUARY 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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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which features CPT® codes fo
AUGUST 5, 2015
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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which features CPT® c
SEPTEMBER 16, 2015
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  Despite no code changes in several years, injection and infusion coding remains
DECEMBER 10, 2014
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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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Q: An auditor recently told us to code two CPT® codes for a breast biopsy with plac
CPT® 2016 Professional Edition is the definitive AMA-authored resou
By Steven Andrews Despite few recent code or rule changes in recent years, coders and H
Join JustCoding at 1 p.m. (Eastern) Wednesday, June 18, for the live 90-minute webcast,
MAY 14, 2014
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MAY 28, 2014
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JUNE 11, 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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Q: My question is about the time interval requirement of the CPT® add-on
APRIL 2, 2014
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Some hospitals plan to dual code in both CPT® and ICD-10-PCS so they can co
What is the correct CPT® code for reporting a biopsy of a lacrimal sac?
MAY 27, 2015
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CPT has granted coders a new code, 58674 (laparoscopy, surgical, ablation of uterine fibroid(s),
FEBRUARY 21, 2017
Q: We have been reporting skin substitutes with the appropriate procedure codes (either
Looking for some opportunities to code outside of your specialty? Simply looking to get some addi
FEBRUARY 10, 2015
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
  Reporting laboratory tests with 2015's new CPT codes Q:
While home health aides are not involved directly in the infusions, there are some common duties
In addition to extensive drug testing code changes in the CPT® Manual
Although the AMA changed hundreds of codes in the 2014 CPT® Manual,
  Although the AMA changed hundreds of codes in the 2014 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
A new CPT® code for arthrodesis, a joint fusion technique to relieve pain,
One of the challenging aspects of coding arthroplasties is determining whether the procedu
AUGUST 20, 2014
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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
Q: I read that CPT® code 20680 (removal of implant; deep, e.g., buried w
MAY 28, 2014
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APRIL 23, 2014
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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
APRIL 30, 2014
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FEBRUARY 18, 2015
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The 2016 update to the CPT® Manual includes hundreds of
NOVEMBER 25, 2015
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CMS implemented two new CPT® Category III codes originally introduced by th
  The 2015 CPT® Manual includes changes to the
MARCH 4, 2015
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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which features CPT® c
MARCH 19, 2014
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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which features CPT® c
APRIL 2, 2014
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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which features CPT® c
APRIL 30, 2014
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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which features CPT® c
MAY 28, 2014
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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which features CPT® c
JUNE 11, 2014
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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which features CPT® c
JUNE 25, 2014
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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which features CPT® c
AUGUST 6, 2014
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AUGUST 20, 2014
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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which features CPT® c
SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which features CPT® c
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OCTOBER 29, 2014
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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which features CPT® c
APRIL 15, 2015
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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which features CPT® c
MARCH 4, 2015
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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which features CPT® c
FEBRUARY 18, 2015
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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which features CPT® c
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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which features CPT® c
JUNE 10, 2015
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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which features CPT® c
JUNE 24, 2015
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JULY 23, 2014
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The AMA updated the guidelines in the 2014 CPT® Manual for therapeut
  While bundling of CPT® codes has made reporting for endovascular
OCTOBER 1, 2014
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Ensure accurate and efficient ICD-10, HCPCS Level II and CPT coding in one fell swoop with the
When outpatient hospitals and physicians switch to ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes October 1, 20
Q: We're not sure what to report in this situation: A patient comes to the ED and goes
SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
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We want physicians to be very clear in their documentation about what’s wrong with the pati
  No section of the 2014 CPT® Manual included more chan
Using new combination codes for myelography with injection Q: A phys
Take your coding skills to the next level with the latest training solution from HCPro! Co
FEBRUARY 18, 2015
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  Take your coding skills to the next level with the latest training solution from
FEBRUARY 4, 2015
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The January 2014 issue of AMA's CPT® Assistant created confusion ove
Is your organization planning to code outpatient procedures using ICD-10-PCS as well as CPT®
MAY 6, 2015
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The Cooperating Parties added a 17th section to the Coding/I
JULY 29, 2015
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Here is a bit of a what-if scenario: On Monday, a visit nurse goes out to do an in
How is your organization using dual coding as a training tool for ICD-10? Code
MAY 27, 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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NCCI guidelines for Part B Billing New coding requirements r
The 2015 CPT® Manual includes significant changes in the Labora
APRIL 15, 2015
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  What should your policy for coding compliance and ethics include?
  New Medicare cards: What's that square code?
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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We all know that ICD-10 codes will require more complete documentation. We’ve been t
Most coding professionals have heard modifier -59 (distinct procedural service) referred t
Safe storage, handling, injection, and infusion of vaccines can prevent infections, but those pr
JULY 19, 2018
CMS designates certain procedures as inpatient-only, but identifies them using CPT codes (
MAY 7, 2014
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Which of the following one-day coding training sessions would you be most interested in attending
JULY 29, 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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Managers should not assume that they can review every guideline, every item in Coding Clinic,
Q: I have a question about billing infusion/injections in the ED prior to a decision for sur
Safe storage, handling, injection, and infusion of vaccines can prevent infections, but those pra
MAY 17, 2018
Q: We're wondering about how to use CPT® code 73225 (magnetic resonance
AUGUST 20, 2014
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Q: Is it appropriate to bill CPT® code 76942 (ultrasonic guidance for ne
DECEMBER 2, 2015
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For 2015, CMS identified 219 HCPCS/CPT codes as good candidates for comprehensive APCs (C-
Orthopedic coding, for both CPT procedure and diagnosis codes, remains challenging due to
JUNE 24, 2015
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APRIL 2, 2014
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DECEMBER 3, 2014
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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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Q. When using the newly covered non-face-to-face prolonged service codes (99358, 99359), can you
Become a pro at assigning, verifying, and auditing E/M codes The
SEPTEMBER 8, 2015
Patients eligible for chronic care management services (CPT code 99490) are generally chronically
SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
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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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In the physician office setting, coders are likely familiar with the concept of coding for
Q: When coding excision of a breast mass with needle localization using stereotactic gu
MARCH 19, 2014
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AUGUST 26, 2015
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Correct coding is important to physician practices. The ICD-10-CM diagnoses and the CPT procedure
Q: I have a question regarding a National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI) edit. I repo
MARCH 4, 2015
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  Codes for common procedures of the skin, such as excisions, wound closures, and
APRIL 15, 2015
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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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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
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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What is the correct ICD-9-CM code for pneumonia due to E. coli?  
JUNE 10, 2015
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What is the correct ICD-10-CM code for hepatic sclerosis? A) K74.0 B) K74.1
AUGUST 5, 2015
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What is the correct ICD-9-CM code for a cracked tooth?   A) 5
SEPTEMBER 16, 2015
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What is the correct ICD-10-CM code for hepatoblastoma?   A) C22.0
NOVEMBER 25, 2015
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What is the correct ICD-10-CM code for Briquet’s disorder? A) F45.0 B
NOVEMBER 11, 2015
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What is the correct ICD-10-CM code for donovanosis? A) A51.1 B) A55
DECEMBER 9, 2015
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Q: We use a lot of skin substitutes. Where do we find a list of the new HCPCS code
Q: Is it correct to append modifier -52 (reduced services) to a procedure code when the
FEBRUARY 4, 2015
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The Coding/OutpatientCodeEdit/OCEQtrReleaseSpecs.html
FEBRUARY 18, 2015
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“Infusing your medical world with a big dose of creativity may open the door for improved s
APRIL 30, 2015
These codes play no part in supply reporting or payment. An agency reports supplies; it does not
Coders may find assigning codes for sepsis somewhat easier in ICD-
NOVEMBER 20, 2013
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Q: I have a patient diagnosed with what’s d scribed as a “major neurocognitiv
Congratulations to this week’s winner, Felicia A. Gaffney, BA, RHIT, coding analyst at Ault
JULY 29, 2015
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The new AHA Coding Clinic for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS cleared up some confusion regarding
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-
NOVEMBER 20, 2013
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What is the correct ICD-10-CM code for osteonecrosis due to previous trauma of the left radius?
AUGUST 12, 2015
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What is the correct ICD-10-CM code for hypogalactia?   a. O92
OCTOBER 7, 2015
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  What is the correct ICD-10-CM code for Legionnaires’ disease?
SEPTEMBER 23, 2015
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What is the correct ICD-10-PCS code for a right shoulder tendon Excision using an open approach?
OCTOBER 21, 2015
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What is the correct ICD-10-PCS code for Transfusion of autologous bone marrow into a peripheral
NOVEMBER 4, 2015
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What is the correct ICD-10-CM code for sodoku?   a. A25.0
DECEMBER 2, 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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Q: Do we have to put the ICD-10-CM Z3A.- weeks of gestation codes on every single encount
NOVEMBER 17, 2015
Coding for sepsis requires a strong knowledge of ICD-9-CM coding guidelines, as well as complete
DECEMBER 17, 2014
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SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
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Have you started dual coding for ICD-9 and ICD-10? Two facilities shared their experiences during
MARCH 26, 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
OCTOBER 29, 2014
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What is the correct ICD-10-CM code for wasting syndrome? A) R61 B)
MAY 14, 2014
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What is the correct ICD-10-CM code for aphasia? A) R47.01 B) R47.02 C)
JULY 9, 2014
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What is the correct ICD-9-CM code for motion sickness?   A) 9
AUGUST 20, 2014
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What is the correct ICD-9-CM code for Pasteurellosis?   A) 02
OCTOBER 1, 2014
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What is the correct ICD-9-CM code for a left bundle branch hemiblock? a. 426.11 b
NOVEMBER 5, 2014
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What is the correct ICD-9-CM code for an infected blister on the chest wall? a. 910.3
MARCH 11, 2015
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JUNE 17, 2015
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Adding modifiers to CPT® codes can bypass NCCI edits for Medicare payments,
JUNE 25, 2014
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by Megan Batty Starting Oct. 1, coding guidelines will no longer allow for a con
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
The most welcome changes to me are the removal of those coding items, M1011 (Inpatient diagnosis)
HCPro is conducting research on education and resources related to coding management post-ICD-10.
HCPro is conducting research on education and resources related to coding management post-ICD-10.
CMS has offered some clarity on what it considers to be a “family of codes” in ICD-10
FEBRUARY 11, 2015
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What is the correct ICD-9-CM code for serous labyrinthitis? a. 386.31
OCTOBER 22, 2014
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HCPro, a division of BLR, announced it has entered into a partnership with Coding Strategies, Inc
SEPTEMBER 11, 2015
Congratulations to Kimberely Kay Graham, CPC, CPC-H, coding specialist II at West Virigina
JULY 30, 2014
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 There are approximately 363 new codes, 142 deletions, and more than 250 code revisions in t
Code category Y93 in ICD-10-CM provides coders with many activities to identify what exactly the
Some of the most significant changes in ICD-10-CM involve coding for orthopedic injuries. Join us
NOVEMBER 5, 2014
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  To report an unspecified code or to query, that is the question. &nb
by Megan Batty Code the fact that a patient was diagnosed as morbidly obese with
The added specificity for reporting diagnoses with ICD-10-CM affects the majority of codes, bu
JUNE 18, 2014
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CMS offered some clarity on what it considers to be a family of codes in ICD-10-CM.
If a code is incorrectly assigned or a claim is rejected, HIM and
NOVEMBER 20, 2013
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What is the correct ICD-10-CM code for partial retinal artery occlusion of the right eye?
APRIL 9, 2014
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What is the correct ICD-10-CM code for partial retinal artery occlusion of the right eye?
APRIL 23, 2014
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 What is the correct ICD-9-CM code for alveolar mandibular hypoplasia?
MAY 7, 2014
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 What is the correct ICD-10-CM code for a dissociative stupor?  
JUNE 4, 2014
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What is the correct ICD-9-CM code for osseous obstruction of the Eustachian tube?
JUNE 11, 2014
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What is the correct ICD-9-CM code for osseous obstruction of the Eustachian tube?
JUNE 25, 2014
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  What is the correct ICD-9-CM code for osseous obstruction of the Eustachian tube
MAY 28, 2014
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What is the correct ICD-9-CM code for microstomia? a.     
JULY 16, 2014
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What is the correct ICD-10-CM code for nonpyogenic meningitis? a.   
AUGUST 13, 2014
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What is the correct ICD-9-CM code for Fox-Fordyce disease?  
SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
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What is the correct ICD-9-CM code for cellulitis of the pectoral region? a. &n
SEPTEMBER 10, 2014
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What is the correct ICD-9-CM code for serous labyrinthitis?  
OCTOBER 8, 2014
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  What is the correct ICD-9-CM code for thoracic spondylosis without myelopathy?
JULY 23, 2014
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What is the correct ICD-9-CM code for trigeminal neuralgia?  
APRIL 15, 2015
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What is the correct ICD-10-CM code for constitutional gigantism?  
MARCH 18, 2015
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What is the correct ICD-9-CM code for renal diabetes?   A) 27
FEBRUARY 18, 2015
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What is the correct ICD-10-PCS code for excision of malignant melanoma from the skin of the right
FEBRUARY 11, 2015
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What is the correct ICD-9-CM code for complete edentulism, class I?  
FEBRUARY 4, 2015
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What is the correct ICD-9-CM code for juvenile osteocondrosis of the os tibiale externum?
MAY 6, 2015
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What is the correct ICD-9-CM code for a malignant neoplasm of the cartilage of the nose?  
JUNE 3, 2015
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What is the correct ICD-9-CM code for West Nile fever with encephalitis?  
JUNE 24, 2015
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  What is the correct ICD-10-CM code for bilateral vitreous degeneration?
JULY 22, 2015
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To accurately interpret and code physician documentation, the HIM department should employ
JUNE 4, 2014
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ICD-10-PCS is a brand-new coding system which will require coders to look for information they ha
MARCH 26, 2014
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AUGUST 27, 2014
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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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 What is the correct ICD-9-CM code for alveolar mandibular hypoplasia? a.
MAY 21, 2014
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  What is the correct ICD-10-CM code for nonpyogenic meningitis? a. &n
AUGUST 27, 2014
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What is the correct ICD-10-PCS root operation for circumcision?   a. Excision 
APRIL 8, 2015
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What is the correct ICD-10-PCS code for excision of malignant melanoma from the skin of the right
FEBRUARY 25, 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
A few days after JustCoding conducted
SEPTEMBER 16, 2015
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Continue to code a pressure ulcer treated with a skin graft as a pressure ulcer that’s unst
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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Q: Over the years I have heard differing opinions regarding whether clinical or coding exp
What is your idea of the best place to spend your summer vacation time? As far
JUNE 17, 2015
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What is your idea of the best place to spend your summer vacation time? As far
JUNE 24, 2015
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Coding and billing for pregnancy brings unique challenges, including global pregnancy packages an
  Why are physician queries so critical to accurate documentation and coding? The an
Q&A: Long-term care ICD-10 coding specifics Editor's
JANUARY 1, 2015
Data sharing ‘We can look at what’s going on’
FEBRUARY 21, 2014
In nearly two years since practices adopted the ICD-10 code set, billing and coding experts say t
Q: I have seen documentation of oliguric renal failure and non-oliguric renal failure. What is th
OCTOBER 21, 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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Clearing up MA HIPPS codes on claims An explanation is in or
OCTOBER 1, 2014
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  A team of researchers may have uncovered what many involved in the transition to
SEPTEMBER 17, 2014
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Editor's note: With the increased specificity required for ICD-10-CM coding, coders nee
OCTOBER 29, 2014
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FEBRUARY 25, 2015
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The changes to fracture coding in ICD-10-CM have received plenty of attention since coders first
OCTOBER 22, 2014
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What additional steps, besides the use of two patient identifiers, are required when preparing to
MARCH 25, 2015
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Insurer-provider discord mounts over new HIPPS code requirement
NOVEMBER 1, 2014
Coders can breathe easy, because the codes for reporting diseases of the respiratory system (J00-
MARCH 19, 2014
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Q&A: Long-term care ICD-10 coding specifics Editor's
NOVEMBER 1, 2014
The team at JustCoding is proud to announce a revamped and redesigned website launching soon. The
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The team at JustCoding is proud to announce a revamped and redesigned website launching soon. The
DECEMBER 16, 2015
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The section of codes that expanded most in ICD-10-CM involves orthopedic injuries, especially fra
AUGUST 13, 2014
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ICD-10-CM will still allow coders to report unspecified codes. However, coders will not have th
Do you use computer-assisted coding software at your facility? Yes
FEBRUARY 11, 2015
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Do you use computer-assisted coding software at your facility? Yes
FEBRUARY 4, 2015
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  SNF diagnosis coding and payment
  473 changes: Cracking the code
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ICD-10 coding: What to expect On July 31, HHS issued a rule
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Blogs from industry experts in healthcare that keep users up-to-date on the latest happenings in their fields.
APRIL 9, 2014
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Shannon E. McCall, RHIA, CCS, CCS-P, CPC, CPC-I, CEMC, CCDS, director of coding and
MAY 28, 2014
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Many facilities worry about the affect the new code set will have
What kind of testing is your organization planning for ICD-10? End-to-end test
NOVEMBER 5, 2014
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ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM/PCS are currently under a code freeze as the industry prepares for ICD-10
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A team of researchers may have uncovered what many involved in the transition to ICD-10 have fear
JUNE 18, 2014
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SNF therapy contracts: Your risks and what you need to know
Q: What recommendation would you give to the coder when the cli
NOVEMBER 20, 2013
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Q: What information do you have about physician response to ICD-10-PCS? I am g
Coding ultrasound procedures in coding-sample-policies-and-form
JULY 22, 2015
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Time's running out. Is your CDI department prepared for ICD-10? Join Coding Boot Camp Instructor
  RCS-1: What?s changing and how will you be affected? Part 2
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AUGUST 28, 2015
JustCoding’s Emergency Department Coding, by Nena Scott, MSEd, RHI
  Ongoing auditing for valid ICD-10 codes
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