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Q: We are receiving rejections for HCPCS codes J0365 (injection, aprotonin, 10,000 kiu)
Q: Did any new drugs receive pass-through status July 1?  
Q: Our provider-based clinics occasionally perform only status indicator N (no addition
  Q: We are receiving denials for many of the new CPT® codes in
  Q: Did CMS add any new codes for drugs that have pass-through status this mon
CMS implemented two new CPT® Category III codes originally introduced by th
Q: Is CMS adding any items with pass-through status for 2016? We are starting to look at rei
Providers need to be careful when reporting multiple services with status indicator J1 on the s
NOVEMBER 11, 2015
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In the Coding/OutpatientCodeEdit/Downloads/FinalSumof
Q: Where can I find out more about new drugs or biologicals with pass-through status be
In addition to extensive drug testing code changes in the CPT® Manual
In the July quarterly I/OCE update, three drugs received status indicator G (additional pa
Q: Our charge description master (CDM) manager wants to remove the code for denileukin
Q: Did CMS issue any new HCPCS codes for drugs and biologicals for April 2014?
Q: I have a question about reporting drug tests to CMS for CPT® codes th
For 2015, CMS identified 219 HCPCS/CPT codes as good candidates for comprehensive APCs (C-
CMS recently added HCPCS code C2644 (brachytherapy source, cesium-131 chloride solution, p
CMS released Coding/OutpatientCodeEdit/OCEQtrReleaseS
APRIL 29, 2015
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Editor’s note: “Coding corner” is a monthly column written by Joan L.
Q: Are there any new HCPCs codes for procedures beginning October 1? &n
The Coding/OutpatientCodeEdit/OCEQtrReleaseSpecs.html
FEBRUARY 18, 2015
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CMS removed two add-on procedure codes from the inpatient-only list in the 2015 OPPS final
An automated Recovery Auditor review of discharge status codes identified improper payment
MAY 6, 2015
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JULY 29, 2015
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Code the patient’s injury — such as a frac-ture, a laceration or a burn — and
  A: These two new HCPCS codes for procedures became payable unde
CMS is proposing a new status indicator to be assigned to laboratory tests so when the tes
AUGUST 19, 2015
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Q: We use a lot of skin substitutes. Where do we find a list of the new HCPCS code
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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Providers need to be careful when reporting multiple services with status indicator J1 on the s
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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by Robert S. Gold, MD Do the official guidelines get in the way of ethical coding?
NOVEMBER 19, 2014
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This is the third in a series of four articles on Patient Safety Indicator (PSI) 90.
MAY 6, 2015
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Two APCs were added with an effective date of January 1, 2014, and assigned status indicat
  Reporting laboratory tests with 2015's new CPT codes Q:
  Q: I have been told by our billers that infusion codes reported in the ED
Outpatient procedures will still be coded using CPT®/HCPCS—the HIPAA-
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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Documentation example in coding-sample-policies-and-form
MARCH 4, 2015
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  The term “fetal distress” can be very misleading when coding for pre
MARCH 4, 2015
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This pocket card will help physicians determine the appropriateness of patient status based on ex
SEPTEMBER 22, 2015
This pocket card will help physicians determine the appropriateness of patient status based on ex
OCTOBER 20, 2015
This pocket card will help physicians determine the appropriateness of patient status based on ex
NOVEMBER 3, 2015
This pocket card will help physicians determine the appropriateness of patient status based on ex
JANUARY 5, 2016
This pocket card will help physicians determine the appropriateness of patient status based on ex
DECEMBER 29, 2015
By tracking and comparing key performance indicators, you can assess your progress, address your
MARCH 11, 2016
Bring your entire team as we explore part three of our three-part patient status summer we
Bring your entire team as we explore part two of our three-part patient status summer webcast ser
Join us at 1 p.m. (Eastern) Thursday, August 27, for part three of our patient status summer webc
Interventional radiology is a perpetually challenging area of coding. In this 90-minute we
SEPTEMBER 16, 2015
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Ensure accurate and efficient ICD-10, HCPCS Level II and CPT coding in one fell swoop with the
Coding tells a patient's story, based on the narrative the physician provides in his or her docum
JANUARY 28, 2015
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The biller should track additional development requests (ADR) by checking status locations daily
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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SEPTEMBER 23, 2015
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To help minimize the impact ICD-10-CM can have on key performance indicators, start by ensuring
Q: Did CMS grant pass-through status for any new devices in April? 
Coding and documentation should tell a patient's complete story. With the greater specific
Q: An auditor recently told us to code two CPT® codes for a breast biopsy with plac
Coders can now appropriately assign a code for diastolic or systolic heart failure, as warranted
Those who are interested in using ICD-10-PCS for outpatient hospital coding may question w
NOVEMBER 20, 2013
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Congratulations to this week’s winner, Felicia A. Gaffney, BA, RHIT, coding analyst at Ault
JULY 29, 2015
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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
  Coding/ICD10/Downloads/PartialCodeFreeze.
MAY 30, 2014
The section of codes that expanded most in ICD-10-CM involves orthopedic injuries, especially fra
SEPTEMBER 30, 2015
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 There are approximately 363 new codes, 142 deletions, and more than 250 code revisions in t
Coding for sepsis requires a strong knowledge of ICD-9-CM coding guidelines, as well as complete
DECEMBER 17, 2014
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If a code is incorrectly assigned or a claim is rejected, HIM and
NOVEMBER 20, 2013
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Collaboration between CDI and coding professionals used to be a contentious issue. Yet, collabora
Much as 2016 has laid waste to the pantheon of pop culture, so has it decimated the status quo in
SEPTEMBER 15, 2016
by Megan Batty Code the fact that a patient was diagnosed as morbidly obese with
Q: We're wondering about how to use CPT® code 73225 (magnetic resonance
AUGUST 20, 2014
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Q: If IV fluid such as sodium chloride is given in the ED, should the revenue code be 250 (p
Editor’s note: “Coding corner” is a monthly column written by Joan
Editor’s note: With the increased specificity required for ICD-10-CM coding, code
JUNE 25, 2014
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Struggling to identify the clinical indicators needed to qualify a diagnosis as a complica
Struggling to identify the clinical indicators needed to qualify a diagnosis as a complica
Struggling to identify the clinical indicators needed to qualify a diagnosis as a complication/co
Determining when a significant change in status assessment (SCSA) is necessary and completing the
Stakeholders take NOTICE of mounting ­observation status reform legislation
We’re still living under a code freeze as we (eagerly) await ICD-10 implementation. However
Q&A Long-term care ICD-10 coding specifics
OCTOBER 1, 2014
Who has the ultimate say when it comes to admission status?   A U.S. Court
FEBRUARY 17, 2015
Q: Although I understand that a coder cannot code from a previous encounter’s docume
Editor’s note: With the increased specificity required for ICD-10-CM coding, code
JULY 9, 2014
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A guide developed by Michigan researchers provides color-coded charts to help healthcare professi
SEPTEMBER 15, 2015
Editor’s note: With the increased specificity required for ICD-10-CM coding, code
AUGUST 20, 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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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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Greetings one and all from high above the 2012 Life Safety Code (LSC) compliance track w
JUNE 16, 2016
An Coding/ICD10/Downloads/ICD10NextStepsInfographic201603
CMS indicated in the 2014 OPPS Final Rule that it will implement 29 new device-dependent c
One of the challenging aspects of coding arthroplasties is determining whether the procedu
AUGUST 20, 2014
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I am specifically looking for the guidance indicating that, when an OASIS assessment is n
Coders may find assigning codes for sepsis somewhat easier in ICD-
NOVEMBER 20, 2013
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The use of “Observation Status” – treating certain hospitalized Medicare patien
AUGUST 21, 2014
In 10% of cases, patients placed on observation status pay more for their care than they would ha
Collaboration between CDI and coding professionals used to be a contentious issue. Coders, who lo
Coders can breathe easy, because the codes for reporting diseases of the respiratory system (J00-
MARCH 19, 2014
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SEPTEMBER 24, 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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OCTOBER 8, 2014
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NOVEMBER 20, 2013
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A few days after JustCoding conducted
SEPTEMBER 16, 2015
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  The number of codes in ICD-10-CM can be overwhelming. ICD-9-CM contains just 32
APRIL 2, 2014
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Fracture codes for the thorax are located in category S22 (fracture of rib[s], sternum, an
Struggling to identify the clinical indicators needed to qualify a diagnosis as a complication/co
APRIL 22, 2015
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Effective immediately, The Joint Commission updated two of its policies on accreditation status f
NOVEMBER 19, 2014
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FEBRUARY 11, 2015
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The codes for complications of pregnancy, childbirth, and the puerperium appear in Chapter
The changes to fracture coding in ICD-10-CM have received plenty of attention since coders first
OCTOBER 22, 2014
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Editor's note: With the increased specificity required for ICD-10-CM coding, coders nee
DECEMBER 10, 2014
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OCTOBER 22, 2014
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Q: Should “diabetes with gastroparesis” be coded as 536.3, diab
MAY 20, 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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Do you have a Medicare patient who has been on observation status in your hospital for more than
SEPTEMBER 1, 2015
MARCH 11, 2015
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CMS attempted, once again, to resolve ongoing patient status confusion—this time in its Out
Q: Should “diabetes with gastroparesis” be coded as 536.3, diabetes with
NCCI guidelines for Part B Billing New coding requirements r
  This article is part two in a series on coding common dermatology conditions
MAY 28, 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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JANUARY 14, 2015
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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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By Lori-Lynne A. Webb, CPC, CCS-P, CCP, CHDA, CDIP, COBGC If you code a
JANUARY 21, 2015
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Insurer-provider discord mounts over new HIPPS code requirement
NOVEMBER 1, 2014
Use of claim adjustment reason (CARC) code 23 On November 14, CMS issued a transmi
CMS revises ICD-10 codes CMS officially finalized the first majo
FEBRUARY 25, 2015
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  473 changes: Cracking the code
OCTOBER 19, 2018
No, the patient must meet all the qualifications of homebound status: CMS advises
Coding
OCTOBER 28, 2015
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Inpatient coding professionals are used to DRG systems where all of the diagnoses and procedures
JANUARY 14, 2015
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Adding modifiers to CPT® codes can bypass NCCI edits for Medicare payments,
JUNE 25, 2014
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JULY 15, 2015
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JustCoding News: Inpatient will not publish December 31, so this is your final issue of JustCodin
DECEMBER 17, 2014
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One in three hospitals eligible for The Joint Commission's 'top performer' status has provided an
NOVEMBER 5, 2013
CMS will not conduct post-payment patient status reviews for admis
CMS releases October 2015 quarterly update of HCPCS drug/biological code changes
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
  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
  The musculoskeletal system saw the largest increase in the number of new codes i
MAY 21, 2014
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  Hospitals have long struggled under complicated guidelines for coding injection
JANUARY 7, 2015
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For hospitals that use The Joint Commission for deemed status: To ensure the proper functioning o
JULY 15, 2014
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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Communicating with patients about resident physicians’ status as trainees can be a balancin
APRIL 14, 2017
Codi
SEPTEMBER 30, 2015
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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
SEPTEMBER 9, 2015
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In the “old” days, The Joint Commission’s FAQ page would indicate the date on w
JUNE 8, 2017
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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ICD-10-CM training tool in coding-sample-policies-and-fo
JULY 8, 2015
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JustCoding’s Emergency Department Coding, by Nena Scott, MSEd, RHIA, CCS,
Coding for sepsis requires a strong knowledge of ICD-9-CM coding guidelines, as well as complete
Editor's note: With the increased specificity required for ICD-10-CM coding, coders nee
JANUARY 7, 2015
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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
All of your coding education in one place! Powered by HCPro’s coding experts, Codin
Join JustCoding at 1 p.m. (Eastern) Wednesday, June 18, for the live 90-minute webcast,
MAY 14, 2014
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Join JustCoding at 1 p.m. (Eastern) Wednesday, June 18, for the live 90-minut
MAY 28, 2014
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Sample operative reports in coding-sample-policies-and-form
JUNE 11, 2014
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Join JustCoding at 1 p.m. (Eastern) Wednesday, June 18, for the live 90-minute webcast,
JUNE 11, 2014
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Have you started dual coding for ICD-9 and ICD-10? Two facilities shared their experiences during
  Crossword puzzle in coding-sample-policies-and
SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
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SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
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JustCoding’s Clinical Conditions Encyclopedia is the perfect reso
OCTOBER 1, 2014
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ICD-10-CM coding quiz in Speci
NOVEMBER 26, 2014
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Coding Sample P
JANUARY 7, 2015
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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 training tool in coding-sample-policies-and-fo
APRIL 29, 2015
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Pregnancy case study in coding-sample-policies-and-forms
MAY 13, 2015
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Today marks the start of using ICD-10 codes—a long anticipated change in the healthcare co
OCTOBER 1, 2015
JustCoding’s Emergency Department Coding, by Nena Scott, MSEd, RHI
JustCoding’s E/M Essentials Toolkit is the essential resource for every ph
  CMS final rule makes changes to how physicians are paid, delays E/M coding reform
NOVEMBER 2, 2018
by Megan Batty Assign a code for a patient’s body mass index (BMI) only wh
The 2015 CPT® Manual includes changes to the Digestive section to align codes for
These codes play no part in supply reporting or payment. An agency reports supplies; it does not
Well, if the numbers published in the September Perspectives are any indication, a lot of folks a
OCTOBER 4, 2018
To report an unspecified code or to query, that is the question. And like so many coding question
Many of the code changes in the 2014 CPT® Manual Radiology section f
Coding Clinic's Fourth Quarter 2013 issue focuses considerable attention on ICD-10-
There will be no issue of JustCoding News: Outpatient published the week of October 15. The next
OCTOBER 1, 2014
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JustCoding News: Outpatient will not publish next week. JustCoding News: Inpatient will publish a
MARCH 25, 2015
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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which features ICD-10-CM codes for c
JULY 22, 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 CPT® codes fo
AUGUST 5, 2015
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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which features CPT® codes
AUGUST 19, 2015
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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which focuses on ICD-10-CM codes for
SEPTEMBER 9, 2015
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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which focuses on ICD-10-CM codes for
SEPTEMBER 23, 2015
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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which features ICD-10-CM codes for m
SEPTEMBER 30, 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 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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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which features ICD-10-CM codes for diseases
NOVEMBER 11, 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
Code claims accurately, prevent denials and secure every reimbursement dollar earned with the
NOVEMBER 13, 2013
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JustCoding.com is looking for coders to participate in a focus group to help us determine
MAY 28, 2014
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JustCoding.com is looking for coders to participate in a focus group to help us determine
JUNE 4, 2014
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Myth 1: ICD-10 includes too many codes  
  A new query in our coding-sample-policies-
MARCH 25, 2015
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OCTOBER 14, 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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FEBRUARY 11, 2015
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You’ll soon have 71 new codes to capture varying severities of non-pressure chronic ulcers
APRIL 30, 2014
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Sample case studies in coding-sample-policies-and-forms"
AUGUST 6, 2014
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OCTOBER 29, 2014
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Documentation sample for coders in coding-sample-policie
NOVEMBER 12, 2014
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FEBRUARY 18, 2015
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A new CPT® code for arthrodesis, a joint fusion technique to relieve pain,
CMS approved a new specialty designation code that will help the agency distinguish between diffe
DECEMBER 13, 2016
The Certified Coder Boot Camp®—Inpatient Version is an intensive coding educatio
NOVEMBER 19, 2014
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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
  When outpatient hospitals and physicians switch to ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes Oct
MAY 14, 2014
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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
Join us at 1 p.m. Wednesday, December 3, to learn about the important CPT code changes for
  Join us at 1 p.m. Wednesday, December 3, to learn about the important CPT code c
A change CMS made Coding/OutpatientCodeEdit/OCEQtrRel
Q: I have a question regarding a National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI) edit. I report
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has updated the lists of HCPCS codes that
Five leading indicators, either individually or collectively, provide the best insight into whet
SEPTEMBER 21, 2017
The government shutdown began at midnight Jan. 20. But HHS’ website indicates the Medicare
Q: When coding excision of a breast mass with needle localization using stereotactic gu
MARCH 19, 2014
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Q: We are coding for pain management procedures and have been doing dual coding in ICD-9-CM an
JULY 9, 2014
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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
Editor’s note: This week’s Inside story is from the “Coding corner” colum
JustCoding’s E/M Essentials Toolkit is the essential resource for every ph
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NOVEMBER 15, 2016
At JustCoding.com, we're constantly working to make the site easier to use and more intera
JUNE 25, 2014
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JULY 9, 2014
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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which ICD-10-CM external cause codes for ca
AUGUST 26, 2015
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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which features ICD-10-CM codes for external
OCTOBER 28, 2015
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  Joan L. Usher, BS, RHIA, COS-C, ACE is one of the preeminent coding train
Some hospitals plan to dual code in both CPT® and ICD-10-PCS so they can co
We won’t need to learn any new ICD-10-PCS codes or guidelines for 2015. CMS released the d
Codes for pressure ulcers in ICD-10-CM include more information than ICD-9-CM codes, but s
NOVEMBER 5, 2014
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Pennsylvania healthcare facilities use a wide variety of emergency codes, according to the M
MARCH 18, 2015
Looking for some opportunities to code outside of your specialty? Simply looking to get some addi
FEBRUARY 10, 2015
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 pain in the neck? A) 723.1
AUGUST 19, 2015
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What is the correct ICD-10-CM code for congenital glaucoma?  
SEPTEMBER 9, 2015
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AUGUST 26, 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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Evaluation and management (E/M) coding is a challenge for many coders, but ensuring accurate code
SEPTEMBER 22, 2015
What is the correct ICD-10-CM code for Tourette’s syndrome?  
SEPTEMBER 30, 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-CM code for hypogalactia?   a. O92
OCTOBER 7, 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-CM code for diaper dermatitis? A) L20 B) L21
OCTOBER 28, 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 Briquet’s disorder? A) F45.0 B
NOVEMBER 11, 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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Code claims accurately, prevent denials and secure every reimbursement dollar earned with the
Q: Is CPT code 96416 (chemotherapy administration, IV infusion; initiation of prolonged c
About 40% of coders code six to 10 charts in an average day, while about 30% of coders code abou
Q: When I try to code ileostomy take down of the small bowel resection and end-to-end anastomos
Q: I have a question regarding a National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI) edit. I repo
MARCH 4, 2015
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CMS has offered some clarity on what it considers to be a “family of codes” in ICD-10
OCTOBER 28, 2015
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Q: In terms of coding blood transfusions, does the documentation of which intravenous (IV)
3,600 new procedure codes. 1,900 new diagnosis codes. 487 code revisions. That’s what&rsq
By Sharme Brodie, RN, CCDS The American Hospital Association wrapped up its Coding Cli
APRIL 8, 2015
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Q: We have a resident being admitted with a new G-tube, NPO status and receivi
OCTOBER 31, 2014
Observation status is not working as a way of classifying hospital patients and should be
NOVEMBER 14, 2014
Continue to code a pressure ulcer treated with a skin graft as a pressure ulcer that’s unst
  A sample procedure in our coding-sample-polic
APRIL 23, 2014
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MAY 28, 2014
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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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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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New on JustCoding Platinum! New ICD-10-CM documentation examples in
JULY 9, 2014
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Want to know which ICD-10-CM code will replace 250.00? Join us at 1 p.m. (Eastern)
JULY 16, 2014
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AUGUST 6, 2014
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An ICD-10-PCS training tool in our coding-sample-polici
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 When are hospitals required to implement interim Life Safety Code® measures?
Coders will find 59 new codes in the 2015 CPT® Manual for reporting
Code category Y93 in ICD-10-CM provides coders with many activities to identify what exactly the
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Surveyors will scrutinize dementia care and Minimum Data Set coding in an upcoming pilot p
APRIL 25, 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 percentage of Medicare Advantage (Part C) customers has been rapidly growing, and coding and
Despite no code changes in several years, injection and infusion coding generates regular
JANUARY 21, 2015
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  Despite no code changes in several years, injection and infusion coding remains
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On May 8, the OIG posted a report stating physicians did not always correctly code non-facility p
AUGUST 19, 2015
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Many coders rely on the advice in the American Hospital Association (AHA)'s Coding Clin
With more than 500 CPT® code changes, nearly every section of the CPT Manual
The Cooperating Parties added a 17th section to the Coding/I
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  Hospitals and physicians will still continue to report CPT® codes f
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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The added specificity for reporting diagnoses with ICD-10-CM affects the majority of codes, bu
Q: Can you code strictly from emergency department (ED) documentation? Can you code from tes
DECEMBER 16, 2015
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by Josh Poltilove and Megan Batty If you’re commonly assigning codes N39.0
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APRIL 8, 2014
A new study indicates that physicians may not always focus on the most cost-effective option when
SEPTEMBER 8, 2015
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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MAY 21, 2014
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Codes for reporting conditions relating to the endocrine system are located in Chapter 4 o
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Q: We have been reporting skin substitutes with the appropriate procedure codes (either
The Life Safety Code® Field Guide for Healthcare Facilities is the perfect companion to your
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The changes to fracture coding in ICD-10-CM have received plenty of attention since coders first
 The growth in the number of codes from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM can largely be explained by th
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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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Q: We are trying to verify whether we should bill for two units of the CPT® code wh
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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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In the physician office setting, coders are likely familiar with the concept of coding for
To accurately interpret and code physician documentation, the HIM department should employ
JUNE 4, 2014
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The Commission for Case Management Certification recently revised its Code of Professional Conduc
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Physician Practice Perspectives is filled with Medicare news, coding an
Q: Over the years I have heard differing opinions regarding whether clinical or coding exp
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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Using new combination codes for myelography with injection Q: A phys
MARCH 18, 2015
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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which features CPT codes for liver s
FEBRUARY 4, 2015
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Q: Is it appropriate to assign code Y95, nosocomial condition, based on the documentatio
Coders prepared for 2017 with numerous changes to the Official Coding Guidelines for the ICD-
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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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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
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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
NOVEMBER 5, 2014
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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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What is the correct ICD-9-CM code for caffeine poisoning? a. 969.70 b. 969.71
JANUARY 14, 2015
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  While bundling of CPT® codes has made reporting for endovascular
OCTOBER 1, 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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How is your organization using dual coding as a training tool for ICD-10? Code
MAY 20, 2015
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The 2017 ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS code updates, including a complete list of code titles, are av
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
MARCH 26, 2014
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While many of the code changes in the 2014 CPT® Manual surgical sect
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Q: I read that CPT® code 20680 (removal of implant; deep, e.g., buried w
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A new sample query in our coding-sample-policies-and
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