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By Sharme Brodie, RN, CCDS The American Hospital Association wrapped up its Coding Cli
APRIL 8, 2015
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With fewer than 78 days until ICD-10-CM/PCS implementation, plenty of questions still remain abou
JULY 15, 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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Those following the episodic turns of the ICD-10-CM/PCS implementation saga witnessed another dra
Each ICD-10-PCS code is comprised of seven characters with a specific meaning. In the Medical and
DECEMBER 17, 2014
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The 2017 ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS code updates, including a complete list of code titles, are av
It turns out that not all eponyms are going away in ICD-10-PCS. The Alphabetic Index still includ
We're less than two months away from the implementation of ICD-10-CM/PCS, and the AHA 
ICD-10-PCS will present plenty of challenges for coders. It is completely different from I
JUNE 18, 2014
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By Shelley C. Safian, PhD, RHIA, CCS-P, COC, CPC-I, AHIMA-approved ICD-10-CM/PCS trainer
OCTOBER 28, 2015
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The 31 root operations in the Medical and Surgical section of the ICD-10-PCS Manual can be
MARCH 26, 2014
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Despite all the uncertainty surrounding the implementation of ICD-10-CM/PCS, the Cooperating Part
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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ICD-10-PCS will completely change the way coders report inpatient procedures. With just over a mo
AUGUST 26, 2015
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Some hospitals plan to dual code in both CPT® and ICD-10-PCS so they can co
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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ICD-10-PCS coding is different than anything inpatients coders have done in the past. The root op
OCTOBER 22, 2014
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  The sixth character of every ICD-10-PCS code denotes a device. That doesn’
FEBRUARY 12, 2014
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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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CMS released the Coding/ICD10/2015-ICD-10-PCS-and-GEMs.html"
The 31 root operations in the ICD-10-PCS Medical and Surgical section are often divided in
SEPTEMBER 10, 2014
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  Root operations are a new concept in ICD-10-PCS. Coders will need to understand
APRIL 23, 2014
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By Lori-Lynne A. Webb, CPC, CCS-P, CCP, CHDA, CDIP, COBGC If you code a
JANUARY 21, 2015
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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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by Megan Herr Industry experts believe the use of outsourced coding will grow as
By Shelley C. Safian, PhD, RHIA, CCS-P, COC, CPC-I, AHIMA-approved ICD-10-CM/PCS trainer
DECEMBER 16, 2015
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Outpatient procedures will still be coded using CPT®/HCPCS—the HIPAA-
Join JustCoding at 1 p.m. (Eastern) Wednesday, June 18, for the live 90-minute webcast,
MAY 14, 2014
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Join JustCoding at 1 p.m. (Eastern) Wednesday, June 18, for the live 90-minut
MAY 28, 2014
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Join JustCoding at 1 p.m. (Eastern) Wednesday, June 18, for the live 90-minute webcast,
JUNE 11, 2014
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Those who are interested in using ICD-10-PCS for outpatient hospital coding may question w
We can choose from 31 root operations in the ICD-10-PCS Medical and Surgical section, but biopsy
When outpatient hospitals and physicians switch to ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes October 1, 20
 Q: I have a question about coding infusion/injections in the ED prior to a decision for
OCTOBER 28, 2015
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JULY 15, 2015
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SEPTEMBER 23, 2015
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We won’t need to learn any new ICD-10-PCS codes or guidelines for 2015. CMS released the d
APRIL 9, 2014
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Coding ultrasound procedures in coding-sample-policies-and-form
JULY 22, 2015
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The ICD-10-PCS guidelines for reporting multiple procedures could trip up inpatient coders becaus
MAY 6, 2015
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This webcast is a companion program to the March cardiovascular diagnosis coding program,
ICD-10-PCS coding is different than anything inpatients coders have done in the past. The root op
AUGUST 12, 2015
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Codi
SEPTEMBER 30, 2015
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  Hospitals and physicians will still continue to report CPT® codes f
SEPTEMBER 16, 2015
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SEPTEMBER 9, 2015
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The new AHA Coding Clinic for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS cleared up some confusion regarding
ICD-9-CM includes a diagnosis code to show when a surgeon converts a laparoscopic procedure to an
DECEMBER 3, 2014
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APRIL 2, 2014
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Some of the most significant changes in ICD-10-CM involve coding for orthopedic injuries. Join us
The ICD-10-PCS codes and guidelines for 2015 look exactly the same as those for 2014.
MAY 21, 2014
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After a five-year code freeze, the ICD-10 classification system will be back on a regular cycle f
  Certified Coder Boot Camp—ICD-10-CM & ICD-10-PCS 
MARCH 19, 2014
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Q: I am having trouble with the procedure (PCS) coding for a perineal laceration repa
SEPTEMBER 23, 2015
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ICD-10-PCS codes consist of seven characters, each of which identifies a unique, specific piece o
The percentage of Medicare Advantage (Part C) customers has been rapidly growing, and coding and
AUGUST 19, 2015
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Q: We’ve heard that ICD-10-CM does not include a diagnosis code to show that a laparosco
DECEMBER 3, 2014
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The Cooperating Parties added a 17th section to the Coding/I
JULY 29, 2015
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ICD-10 implementation and coding present plenty of challenges, especially when it comes to ICD-10
SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
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By Shelley C. Safian, PhD, RHIA, CCS-P, COC, CPC-I, AHIMA-approved ICD-10-CM/PCS trainer
AUGUST 26, 2015
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OCTOBER 14, 2015
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FEBRUARY 11, 2015
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MARCH 18, 2015
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ICD-10-CM includes 68,000 codes and ICD-10-PCS features 71,924 code choices. Scary numbers, right
FEBRUARY 11, 2015
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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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JustCoding’s Emergency Department Coding, by Nena Scott, MSEd, RHIA, CCS,
To assist healthcare facilities with the mandated adoption of ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes and ICD-1
SEPTEMBER 29, 2011
Q: In terms of coding blood transfusions, does the documentation of which intravenous (IV)
Coders can now appropriately assign a code for diastolic or systolic heart failure, as warranted
Almost all of the ICD-10-PCS root operations describe very specific intent. Think about the diffe
To assist healthcare facilities with the mandated adoption of ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes and ICD-1
JUNE 18, 2012
Over-identifying sepsis and failing to code sepsis when it is present are just two of the proble
JustCoding’s Emergency Department Coding, by Nena Scott, MSEd, RHI
Editor's note: With the increased specificity required for ICD-10-CM coding, coders nee
DECEMBER 10, 2014
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Q: I am having trouble with ICD-10-PCS coding for a perineal laceration repair. Some so
OCTOBER 7, 2015
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An ICD-10-PCS training tool in our coding-sample-polici
AUGUST 13, 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: 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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By Glenn Krauss, RHIA, BBA, CCS, CCS-P, CPUR, CCDS, C-CDI, PCS, FCS, C-CDAM &n
AUGUST 19, 2015
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MAY 21, 2014
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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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3,600 new procedure codes. 1,900 new diagnosis codes. 487 code revisions. That’s what&rsq
Q: Which root operation would we use in ICD-10-PCS for a polypectomy when a biopsy is done on
APRIL 8, 2015
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DECEMBER 3, 2014
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By Shelley C. Safian, PhD, CCS-P, CPC-H, CPC-I, AHIMA-approved ICD-10-CM/PCS trainer
Coding for sepsis requires a strong knowledge of ICD-9-CM coding guidelines, as well as complete
With little more than 40 days to go until ICD-10-CM/PCS implementation date, there’s no sho
By Shelley C. Safian, PhD, RHIA, CCS-P, COC, CPC-I, AHIMA-approved ICD-10-CM/PCS trainer
NOVEMBER 4, 2015
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Q: When I try to code ileostomy take down of the small bowel resection and end-to-end anastomos
Have you started dual coding for ICD-9 and ICD-10? Two facilities shared their experiences during
Coding and documentation should tell a patient's complete story. With the greater specific
To assist healthcare facilities with the mandated adoption of ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes and ICD-1
JULY 12, 2012
CMS has offered some clarity on what it considers to be a “family of codes” in ICD-10
The new ICD-10-CM/PCS implementation date looks to be October 1, 2015. CMS mentioned October
After three years’ worth of frustration and postponements ICD-10-CM/PCS implementation seem
As the trees turn over their colors, it (sometimes) gives me time to go back over stuff we’
NOVEMBER 6, 2014
MARCH 25, 2015
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ICD-10-PCS queries will vary by specialty Ask a physician why he or she
SEPTEMBER 23, 2015
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  Helping hand-offs &l
FEBRUARY 1, 2014
Pennsylvania healthcare facilities use a wide variety of emergency codes, according to the M
MARCH 18, 2015
Q: Can you code strictly from emergency department (ED) documentation? Can you code from tes
DECEMBER 16, 2015
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AHA’s Coding Clinic is ramping up its focus on ICD-10 and we’ll help
JUNE 18, 2014
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DECEMBER 7, 2017
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JANUARY 12, 2018
Q: I have a question regarding a National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI) edit. I report
Writing off an account is never preferable, but when an account cannot be collected, sometimes it
ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM/PCS are currently under a code freeze as the industry prepares for ICD-10
The section of codes that expanded most in ICD-10-CM involves orthopedic injuries, especially fra
ICD-10-PCS root operations Drainage, Extirpation, and Fragmentation involve removing material fro
JULY 15, 2015
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Don’t be shocked if off-color interview questions turn off candidates for your residency pr
MARCH 14, 2014
Myth 1: ICD-10 includes too many codes  
JUNE 4, 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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ICD-10 is less than 15 days away. Can your staff code in ICD-10?  
SEPTEMBER 18, 2015
As with ICD-9, there are ample resources are available to assist you with coding and clini
SEPTEMBER 10, 2015
Time's running out. Is your CDI department prepared for ICD-10? Join Coding Boot Camp Instructor
ICD-10-PCS codes consist of seven characters, each of which identifies a unique, specific piece o
NOVEMBER 5, 2014
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The biggest change to the healthcare coding industry is coming in October, 2013, and HCPro, Inc.,
SEPTEMBER 7, 2010
SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
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The changes to fracture coding in ICD-10-CM have received plenty of attention since coders first
Q: We are trying to verify whether we should bill for two units of the CPT® code wh
APRIL 29, 2015
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NOVEMBER 5, 2014
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By Glenn Krauss,BBA, RHIA, CCS, CCS-P, CPUR, FCS, PCS, CCDS, C-CDI Excisional debr
JANUARY 14, 2015
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OCTOBER 22, 2014
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AUGUST 27, 2014
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Coding and billing for pregnancy brings unique challenges, including global pregnancy packages an
Don’t succumb to off-site, out-of-mind record storage
AUGUST 27, 2014
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It’s not too early to prepare for ICD-10-CM/PCS
Collaboration between CDI and coding professionals used to be a contentious issue. Yet, collabora
Q: I have a question regarding a National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI) edit. I repo
MARCH 4, 2015
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How is your organization using dual coding as a training tool for ICD-10? Code
MAY 20, 2015
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MARCH 26, 2014
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MAY 28, 2014
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FEBRUARY 11, 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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Is your organization planning to code outpatient procedures using ICD-10-PCS as well as CPT®
MAY 13, 2015
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Which of the following one-day coding training sessions would you be most interested in attending
JULY 22, 2015
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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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The added specificity for reporting diagnoses with ICD-10-CM affects the majority of codes, bu
NOVEMBER 4, 2015
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CMS recently released an Coding/ICD10/Downloads/ICD10Specia
DECEMBER 15, 2015
  Why are physician queries so critical to accurate documentation and coding? The an
CMS proposed that a new HCPCS modifier be appended to every code for a service furnished i
Coding for sepsis requires a strong knowledge of ICD-9-CM coding guidelines, as well as complete
DECEMBER 17, 2014
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CMS finalized a new data collection requirement for services performed in off-campus, prov
NOVEMBER 12, 2014
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Q: I have a question regarding facility coding for evaluation and management (E/M) leve
AUGUST 19, 2015
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Q: We are having trouble determining how to assign a code for a pressure ulcer that begins
Q: Is it appropriate to assign code Y95, nosocomial condition, based on the documentatio
By Shelley C. Safian, PhD, CCS-P, CPC-H, CPC-I, AHIMA-approved ICD-10-CM/PCS trainer
DECEMBER 3, 2014
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By Shelley C. Safian, PhD, RHIA, CCS-P, COC, CPC-I AHIMA-approved ICD-10-CM/PCS trainer L
JULY 15, 2015
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  Q: Is it okay to code a diagnosis if the physician documents two diagnoses usin
SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
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Q: Would it be appropriate to report CPT® code 75984 (change of percutan
FEBRUARY 18, 2015
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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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NOVEMBER 11, 2015
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Q: Over the years I have heard differing opinions regarding whether clinical or coding exp
Join JustCoding at 1 p.m. (Eastern) Thursday, May 8, for the live 90-minute w
APRIL 30, 2014
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By Shelley C. Safian, PhD, CCS-P, CPC-H, CPC-I, AHIMA-approved ICD-10-CM/PCS trainer &nbs
SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
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MARCH 11, 2015
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Congratulations to Kimberely Kay Graham, CPC, CPC-H, coding specialist II at West Virigina
JULY 30, 2014
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Q: Is it correct to append modifier -52 (reduced services) to a procedure code when the
FEBRUARY 4, 2015
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Q: We have acquired several physician offices and the physicians work in our off-campus
While many of the code changes in the 2014 CPT® Manual surgical sect
Fracture codes in ICD-10-CM include more information than those in ICD-9-CM. ICD-10-CM fracture c
DECEMBER 3, 2014
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Q: Is it okay to code a diagnosis if the physician documents two diagnoses using
If a code is incorrectly assigned or a claim is rejected, HIM and
NOVEMBER 20, 2013
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Study urges hospitals to turn to technology, study successes of other facilities to prepare for
APRIL 6, 2017
Monograph urges hospitals to turn to technology, study successes of other facilities to prepare
MAY 11, 2017
In the physician office setting, coders are likely familiar with the concept of coding for
HCPro, a division of BLR, announced it has entered into a partnership with Coding Strategies, Inc
SEPTEMBER 11, 2015
First off (and apologies for the short lead time on this), but next week (February 13), CDC is ho
FEBRUARY 8, 2018
CMS releases directions on the off-label/modified use of waived blood glucose monitorin
Coders can breathe easy, because the codes for reporting diseases of the respiratory system (J00-
MARCH 19, 2014
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OCTOBER 28, 2015
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A few days after JustCoding conducted
SEPTEMBER 16, 2015
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  To report an unspecified code or to query, that is the question. &nb
Collaboration between CDI and coding professionals used to be a contentious issue. Coders, who lo
The changes to fracture coding in ICD-10-CM have received plenty of attention since coders first
OCTOBER 22, 2014
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by Shannon Newell, RHIA, CCS, AHIMA-approved ICD-10-CM/PCS trainer Approximately 8
By Shelley C. Safian, PhD, CCS-P, CPC-H, CPC-I, AHIMA-approved ICD-10-CM/PCS trainer
OCTOBER 22, 2014
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By Shelley C. Safian, PhD, CCS-P, CPC-H, CPC-I, AHIMA-approved ICD-10-CM/PCS trainer
DECEMBER 23, 2014
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In the rush to complete ICD-10 coding education, documentation improvement, and system updates, H
OCTOBER 21, 2015
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Many coders rely on the AHA's Coding Clinic advice to resolve sticky situ
MAY 13, 2015
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OCTOBER 22, 2014
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JANUARY 14, 2015
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In our intermittently continuing series on the (final!) adoption of the 2012 Life Safety Code(r),
OCTOBER 27, 2016
By Glenn Krauss, BBA, RHIA, CCS, CCS-P, CPUR, FCS, PCS, CCDS, C-CDI &nb
JULY 30, 2014
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Join coding and OASIS expert Joan Usher, BS, RHIA, ACE, AHIMA-approved ICD-10-CM Trainer,
Q: Should “diabetes with gastroparesis” be coded as 536.3, diabetes with
By Shelley C. Safian, PhD, RHIA, CCS-P, COC, CPC-I, AHIMA-approved ICD-10-CM/PCS train
SEPTEMBER 9, 2015
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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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by Sharme Brodie, RN, CCDS It seems change lurks near every corner we turn this
Q: Although I understand that a coder cannot code from a previous encounter’s docume
  By Shelley C. Safian, PhD, CCS-P, CPC-H, CPC-I, AHIMA-approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Tra
AUGUST 13, 2014
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  While bundling of CPT® codes has made reporting for endovascular
OCTOBER 1, 2014
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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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CMS recently released an ICD-10 quick start Coding/ICD10/Dow
First off, just wanted to wrap up on the missives coming forth from our compadres at The Joint Co
MAY 19, 2016
OCTOBER 8, 2014
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In an effort to accommodate the latest advances in technology and make the code set easier
JULY 22, 2015
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Editor’s note: This is the first in a two-part series on the ICD-10-CM Z codes. The sec
DECEMBER 17, 2014
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JUNE 18, 2014
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Directions on the off-label/modified use of waived blood glucose monitoring systems (BG
Usually in the ICD-10 Trainer blog, I talk about ICD-10 implementation and coding from the coder
          How to write off uncol
Editor's note: With the increased specificity required for ICD-10-CM coding, coders nee
OCTOBER 29, 2014
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Insurer-provider discord mounts over new HIPPS code requirement
NOVEMBER 1, 2014
As we, at ACDIS, prepare for ICD-10-CM/PCS implementation we look to the strength of our members
JULY 29, 2015
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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which features questions about ICD-10-PCS r
DECEMBER 3, 2014
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Editor's note: This is second part in a series covering changes to coding for cardiac c
JULY 8, 2015
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Q: We just underwent an audit and the auditor took charges off the claim saying that th
Adding modifiers to CPT® codes can bypass NCCI edits for Medicare payments,
JUNE 25, 2014
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Editor's note: With the increased specificity required for ICD-10-CM coding, coders nee
JANUARY 21, 2015
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  This article is part two in a series on coding common dermatology conditions
MAY 28, 2014
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The Coding/OutpatientCodeEdit/OCEQtrReleaseSpecs.html
FEBRUARY 18, 2015
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APRIL 22, 2015
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SEPTEMBER 30, 2015
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Directions on the off-label/modified use of waived blood glucose monitoring systems (BG
Map (third character K) is a very narrowly defined ICD-10-PCS root operation. By definition, Map
CMS releases October 2015 quarterly update of HCPCS drug/biological code changes
DECEMBER 23, 2014
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Someday soon your patients may turn to a device to keep tabs on their health. A host of companies
“It’s truly unfortunate when government mandates turn technology from an aid into a h
DECEMBER 17, 2015
Editor's note: This is second part in a series covering changes to coding for gastroint
AUGUST 5, 2015
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Canadian residency programs are working to improve patient hand-offs before the Royal College o
MAY 30, 2014
Highlight the ZIP codes where employees live so you can have a handy reference of staff availabil
Fresh off its very successful fourth annual conference, members of ACDIS—the Association of
APRIL 27, 2011
By Glenn Krauss, BBA, RHIA, CCS, CCS-P, CPUR, FCS, PCS, CCDS, C-CDI CDI specialist
SEPTEMBER 9, 2015
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  473 changes: Cracking the code
OCTOBER 19, 2018
…and how responsible are you for the sins of the past (turns out, quite a bit).
MAY 23, 2019
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OCTOBER 28, 2015
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Medicine from afar How one critical access hospital turned to telemedicine to be
NOVEMBER 1, 2013
  The term “fetal distress” can be very misleading when coding for pre
MARCH 4, 2015
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Editor's note: With the increased specificity required for ICD-10-CM coding, coders nee
JANUARY 7, 2015
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You ask: Is the board responsible to sign off on all policies? My agency dissolved its PAC a
NOVEMBER 20, 2013
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“If you apply for a residency and the residency director asks why you took a year off and
OCTOBER 5, 2018
JustCoding News: Inpatient will not publish December 31, so this is your final issue of JustCodin
DECEMBER 17, 2014
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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
Events include: ICD-10-CM/PCS Coordination and Maintenance Committ
Highlight the zip codes where employees live so you can have a handy reference of where staff is
SEPTEMBER 18, 2018
Highlight the ZIP codes where employees live so you can have a handy reference of staff availabil
NOVEMBER 1, 2018
  "The July effect is the kind of medical trivia that tends to turn up at coc
JULY 25, 2014
And so we turn again to our perusal of the bounty that is the December issue of Perspectives
DECEMBER 15, 2016
If you took some time off over the holidays, your “welcome back” this week may have i
Another mixed bag of stuff for you this week, leading off with a quick spin through CMS’ re
NOVEMBER 1, 2018
Highlight the zip codes where employees live so you can have a handy reference of where staff is
NOVEMBER 1, 2018
Highlight the zip codes where employees live so you can have a handy reference of where staff is
NOVEMBER 1, 2018
CMS and its contractors will conduct three ICD-10-CM/PCS testing periods in November, March, and
  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
  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
  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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The Pioneer Accountable Care Organization model is paying off in savings, according to the Center
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-10-CM
SEPTEMBER 8, 2015
Powered by HCPro’s coding experts, Coding Membership gives your staff full access to our in
CMS’ grace period for reporting families of ICD-10-CM codes is coming to a close. Physician
SEPTEMBER 6, 2016
APRIL 23, 2014
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AUGUST 27, 2014
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FEBRUARY 18, 2015
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Interventional radiology remains one of the most complex and challenging areas of coding,
NOVEMBER 12, 2014
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Codin
JANUARY 21, 2015
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  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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ICD-10-CM training tool in coding-sample-policies-and-fo
JULY 8, 2015
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Ensure accurate and efficient ICD-10, HCPCS Level II and CPT coding in one fell swoop with the
Events include:   ICD-10-CM/PCS Coordination and Maintenan
Patient classification systems (PCS), or patient acuity systems, are used to determine workload r
JULY 21, 2016
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
The U.S. Supreme Court has turned down Wisconsin’s bid to begin enforcing a state law requi
JUNE 25, 2014
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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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Despite no code changes in several years, injection and infusion coding generates regular
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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.
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