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If your hospital is rolling up all room-related services into one hourly or daily rate, yo
OCTOBER 7, 2015
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If your hospital is rolling up all room-related services into one hourly or daily rate, you may b
If your hospital is rolling up all room-related services into one hourly or daily rate, you may b
"We saw residents leave the operating room mid-procedure because their duty hour clock was u
AUGUST 11, 2017
Q: Could you please explain unrelated surgical procedure DRGs? Also can you explain h
Seattle Children’s Hospital shut down four of its 14 operating rooms (OR) this week after m
MAY 23, 2019
Operating room (OR) briefings are a good way to improve teamwork and communication and can lead t
JULY 15, 2014
  Procedures for handling cash funds
MARCH 11, 2016
Procedures are detailed descriptions of the tasks required to implement and maintain agency polic
Police in Portsmouth, NH had to subdue a patient who locked himself in his room so he could be gi
NOVEMBER 20, 2013
Review your policies and procedures for treating suicidal patients in general acute inpatient and
DECEMBER 1, 2017
Review your policies and procedures for treating suicidal patients in general acute inpatient and
JANUARY 1, 2018
The median annual cost of a private nursing home room in the United States has increased t
  ICD-10 FY2019 procedure codes and other CMS updates
CMS designates certain procedures as inpatient-only, but identifies them using CPT codes (
MAY 7, 2014
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CMS designates certain procedures as inpatient-only, but identifies them using CPT® co
MAY 21, 2014
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Despite there being a number of methods to correctly identify patients, wrong-patient procedures
OCTOBER 1, 2018
CMS designates a certain set of procedures as inpatient-only, meaning it will only reimburse faci
In June, a patient in a South Carolina emergency room was charged with assault after a security g
OCTOBER 19, 2019
A California hospital continued to allow surgeries in its operating rooms earlier this year even
OCTOBER 22, 2014
Q: Are there any new HCPCs codes for procedures beginning October 1? &n
The ICD-10-PCS guidelines for reporting multiple procedures could trip up inpatient coders becaus
MAY 6, 2015
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CMS recently reversed long-standing policy for billing inpatient-only procedures, providing hospi
A: CMS is not going to resurrect or reinstate the device-to-procedure edits for all
SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
JUSTCODING
Correct coding is important to physician practices. The ICD-10-CM diagnoses and the CPT procedure
HCPro is conducting research on training needs related to billing for bedside procedures. Please
HCPro is conducting research on training needs related to billing for bedside procedures. Please
A patient undergoes a hysterectomy and experiences post-procedural bleeding. The surgeon cauteriz
Coding ultrasound procedures in
JULY 22, 2015
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Q: Can a claim that is edited for a noncovered procedure be appealed?
A patient presents for an esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD), a diagnostic procedure that allows th
OCTOBER 22, 2014
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CMS designates a certain set of procedures as inpatient-only, meaning it will only reimburse faci
OCTOBER 8, 2014
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For HIPAA covered entities (CE) that maintain poor policies and procedures related to HIPAA compl
FEBRUARY 8, 2019
A man has died after shooting himself in the lobby of a hospital emergency room in Woodbur
MARCH 27, 2014
  A: These two new HCPCS codes for procedures became payable unde
Q: My physicians perform procedures in the office such as angioplasties, catheter inser
AUGUST 6, 2014
JUSTCODING
Orthopedic coding, for both CPT procedure and diagnosis codes, remains challenging due to
JUNE 24, 2015
JUSTCODING
In ICD-10-PCS, coders will report root operation Drainage when the intent of a procedure is to ta
AUGUST 12, 2015
JUSTCODING
Percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA) is a minimally invasive procedure to open u
MARCH 25, 2015
JUSTCODING
Patient care permits little room for nurses to be anything but on their toes. And in the event of
NOVEMBER 4, 2015
A gunman entered a Titusville, Florida hospital through the emergency room July 17, went to the t
JULY 21, 2016
A patient hit a nurse’s foot with a stun gun during a fight in the emergency room of Roper
JUNE 12, 2019
The CDI department should have its own set of policies and procedures to govern its functions.
ICD-10-PCS will completely change the way coders report inpatient procedures. With just over a mo
AUGUST 26, 2015
JUSTCODING
First and foremost, a policy and a procedure are two entirely different animals. A policy is defi
APRIL 2, 2014
JUSTCODING
APRIL 30, 2014
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MAY 28, 2014
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SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
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NOVEMBER 5, 2014
JUSTCODING
MARCH 4, 2015
JUSTCODING
Is your organization planning to code outpatient procedures using ICD-10-PCS as well as CPT®
MAY 6, 2015
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Providers should look at their existing procedure charges and make sure they have built so
DECEMBER 3, 2014
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Q: Can you code strictly from emergency room (ER) documentation? Can you code from test re
  “When we walk into an exam room, we may actually ask a patient how they&rs
MARCH 19, 2015
 If you're a safety professional in a facility that conducts procedures using GI scopes, you
AUGUST 27, 2015
A man apparently frustrated by the locked doors of the emergency room at a South Carolina
JUNE 12, 2014
When clinicians walk into a patient’s room at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston
JULY 28, 2016
MAY 27, 2015
JUSTCODING
AA best practice should identify clinical actions—assessment, teaching, procedures, coordin
Best practice should identify clinical actions—assessment, teaching, procedures, coordinati
Outpatient procedures will still be coded using CPT®/HCPCS—the HIPAA-
FEBRUARY 11, 2015
JUSTCODING
CMS removed two add-on procedure codes from the inpatient-only list in the 2015 OPPS final
Q: Did CMS increase packaging for surgical procedures in 2014? Our surger
As of April 1, CMS will allow inpatient-only procedures to be included on inpatient claims simila
Q: We have started receiving an edit for our pain management procedures reported with C
  Spinal fusion is a procedure to join, or fuse, two or more vertebrae. The surgeo
AUGUST 27, 2014
JUSTCODING
 Patients are back in their rooms af
FEBRUARY 20, 2014
A break room scuffle over a gun at a Dayton, Ohio veteran’s hospital led to the shoo
MAY 8, 2014
A car carrying an underage shooting victim to the emergency room after a shooting crashed into a
JULY 17, 2014
Do you see room in your practice for a productivity advantage? “My background is emergency
A: Certain radiopharmaceuticals can only be reported with specific PET scan procedure
Inpatient admissions for patients undergoing cardiovascular procedures such as implants of stents
Q: We are coding for pain management procedures and have been doing dual coding in ICD-9-CM an
JULY 9, 2014
JUSTCODING
AUGUST 5, 2015
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OCTOBER 14, 2015
JUSTCODING
Hospitals under fire to review and revamp their policies and procedures in the wake of dangers fa
DECEMBER 22, 2016
Review agency policies and procedures around infection control and update them. D
by: Megan Batty Use Y84.2 (Radiological procedure and radiotherapy as the cause
Coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) procedures are not the only ones coders will report using the
FEBRUARY 11, 2015
JUSTCODING
The use of modifiers -59 (distinct procedural service) and -91 (repeat clinical diagnostic labora
OCTOBER 14, 2015
JUSTCODING
Q: We have been reporting skin substitutes with the appropriate procedure codes (either
Wrong-patient, wrong-site, or wrong-procedure errors top the list of sentinel event statistics re
SEPTEMBER 15, 2015
A patient’s consent is an integral part of any surgical or interventional procedure. 
JUNE 2, 2016
  Codes for common procedures of the skin, such as excisions, wound closures, and
APRIL 15, 2015
JUSTCODING
Consider using roll-down doors on emergency department exam rooms, breakaway clothes hooks on wal
SEPTEMBER 28, 2017
DECEMBER 3, 2014
JUSTCODING
White paper excerpt Subspecialties and procedures may be
  Q:   A nursing home sends a SNF patient to the emergency room, a
FEBRUARY 21, 2014
A physician walks into an exam room and extends his hand to the patient. The gesture is simple, s
JULY 16, 2014
  In order to avoid long waits in the emergency room (ER), several hospitals are o
JULY 10, 2014
Look into a patient room in the ICU at any hospital across the country and you’ll see one p
JUNE 15, 2015
Patient care permits little room for healthcare providers to be anything but on their toes. And
JANUARY 13, 2016
A shift in healthcare toward minimally invasive procedures performed with robot technology&mdash
MARCH 21, 2014
JULY 16, 2014
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JULY 23, 2014
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Big changes are coming for modifier -59 (distinct procedural services) in 2015. The most u
OCTOBER 29, 2014
JUSTCODING
Hospital-owned urgent care centers are subject to modifier -PO (services, procedures and/or surge
Hospitals under fire to review and revamp their policies and procedures in the wake of dangers f
DECEMBER 22, 2016
Improperly reprocessed gastrointestinal scopes, subpar disinfection procedures, cybersecurity thr
Improperly reprocessed gastrointestinal scopes, subpar disinfection procedures, cybersecurity thr
FEBRUARY 1, 2018
Over the last decade, patient handoff procedures have become an integral part of the patient care
SEPTEMBER 30, 2015
FEBRUARY 12, 2014
JUSTCODING
A study published in Health Affairs found that emergency rooms (ER) haven’t been taking ste
DECEMBER 14, 2015
The ACDIS office is in official final countdown mode— shipments are being wrapped, room m
In simplest terms, a best practice is a process or procedure that consistently produces superior
DECEMBER 16, 2015
JUSTCODING
The latest guidance from CMS on modifier -59 (distinct procedural service)
FEBRUARY 24, 2015
Q: Is it correct to append modifier -52 (reduced services) to a procedure code when the
FEBRUARY 4, 2015
JUSTCODING
JULY 15, 2015
JUSTCODING
On a strict party line vote, Senate Republicans this afternoon narrowly approved a procedural vot
JULY 27, 2017
  A sample procedure in our
APRIL 23, 2014
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MAY 28, 2014
JUSTCODING
MARCH 4, 2015
JUSTCODING
FEBRUARY 25, 2015
JUSTCODING
Which modifiers are you appending to procedures that were previously reported with modifier -59?
FEBRUARY 18, 2015
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FEBRUARY 11, 2015
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FEBRUARY 4, 2015
JUSTCODING
Most coding professionals have heard modifier -59 (distinct procedural service) referred t