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The Denton County (Texas) Health Department began notifying tuberculosis (TB) clinic patients of
Drug administration is one of the most common services provided in the outpatient setting,
JUNE 10, 2015
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Providers who want to volunteer to participate in CMS' final round of ICD-10 end-to-end testing h
A Comprehensive Error Rate Testing (CERT) contractor special study found improper payments
MAY 27, 2015
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Providers have until Monday, March 24, to sign up for CMS' ICD-10 end-to-end testing that will oc
  CMS Administrator Marilyn Tavenner confirmed last week at the Healthcare Informa
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ICD-10 coding: What to expect On July 31, HHS issued a rule
OCTOBER 1, 2014
These Occupational Health and Safety Forms provide you with all of the updates for your OSHA Health and Safety Compliance Manual.
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CMS identified no major problems and a minimal error rate due to invalid coding during its
MARCH 4, 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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In addition to extensive drug testing code changes in the CPT® Manual
While you may not be ready for ICD-10, CMS says testing now shows its system is well equipped for
SEPTEMBER 15, 2015
CMS is calling the completion of their second ICD-10 end-to-end testing week a success. F
Q: I have a question about reporting drug tests to CMS for CPT® codes th
Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which features ICD-9-CM codes for poisoning
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Q&A: Long-term care ICD-10 coding specifics Editor's
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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which features ICD-9-CM codes for poisoning
JUNE 3, 2015
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  Q: We are receiving denials for many of the new CPT® codes in
  A Comprehensive Error Rate Testing (CERT) study found insufficient documentation
JULY 22, 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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JustCoding's Drug Administration Capture and Audit Tool provides multiple critical tools for nur
OCTOBER 23, 2019
Q: I have a question regarding a National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI) edit. I report
Most coding professionals have heard modifier -59 (distinct procedural service) referred t
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AUGUST 27, 2014
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Ensure whoever oversees fit testing of respirators on employees at your workplace — whether
JUNE 1, 2019
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AUGUST 26, 2015
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Q: We are receiving denials for pneumococcal and influenza vaccine administrations due t
In order to prepare testing for ICD-10 implementation, facilities should assess the readin
AUGUST 5, 2015
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With the myriad of responsibilities a home health administrator must discharge each day, auditing
Q: I have a question regarding a National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI) edit. I repo
MARCH 4, 2015
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  Despite no code changes in several years, injection and infusion coding remains
DECEMBER 10, 2014
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  Do you have questions about physician practice coding, reimbursement, safety,
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A Comprehensive Error Rate Testing (CERT) study of transcatheter aortic valve replacement/
APRIL 15, 2015
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Comprehensive Error Rate Testing (CERT) Program treatment of power mobility device (PMD) and
Q: Can you code strictly from emergency department (ED) documentation? Can you code from tes
DECEMBER 16, 2015
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A Comprehensive Error Rate Testing (CERT) study found that the improper payment rate for r
JUNE 10, 2015
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NOVEMBER 1, 2018
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NOVEMBER 1, 2018
All of your coding education in one place! Powered by HCPro’s coding experts, Codin
While the new diagnosis code to capture COVID-19 has been in effect since April 1, coders have ru
What kind of testing is your organization planning for ICD-10? End-to-end test
NOVEMBER 5, 2014
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Comprehensive Error Rate Testing (CERT) Program treatment of power mobility device (PMD
As of April 1, coders now have a specific ICD-10-CM diagnosis code to capture the COVID-19 virus.
With drug administration services, providers likely find themselves prompted to use modifi
Surveyors will scrutinize dementia care and Minimum Data Set coding in an upcoming pilot p
APRIL 25, 2014
Correct coding is important to physician practices. The ICD-10-CM diagnoses and the CPT procedure
Twenty frequently asked questions (FAQs) regarding the newly implemented ICD-10 code for COVID-19
 The American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE), looking to potentially prompt code
SEPTEMBER 1, 2018
Q: Is CPT code 96416 (chemotherapy administration, IV infusion; initiation of prolonged c
SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
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Looking for some opportunities to code outside of your specialty? Simply looking to get some addi
FEBRUARY 10, 2015
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JustCoding currently offers a complete CPC practice exam for platinum members. We are considering
OCTOBER 22, 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
Highlight the ZIP codes where employees live so you can have a handy reference of staff availabil
NOVEMBER 1, 2018
By Steven Andrews Despite few recent code or rule changes in recent years, coders and H
Q: Can you code strictly from emergency room (ER) documentation? Can you code from test re
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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  The term “fetal distress” can be very misleading when coding for pre
MARCH 4, 2015
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Phase III ERA EFT: CORE 360 Uniform Use of Claim Adjustment Reason Codes (CARC) and Remittance
  Budgeting tips for administrators
SEPTEMBER 29, 2017
Q: Has CMS released further guidance on billing lab tests under the OPPS for separate paymen
  Reporting laboratory tests with 2015's new CPT codes Q:
By A.J. Plunkett (aplunkett@decisionhealth.com) The Trump administration
JUNE 11, 2020
Imagine sitting down to take an exam and the teacher tells you exactly what’s on the test.
  Joan L. Usher, BS, RHIA, COS-C, ACE is one of the preeminent coding train
Using new combination codes for myelography with injection Q: A phys
In the physician office setting, coders are likely familiar with the concept of coding for
800x600 Test your knowledge with this
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by Megan Herr Industry experts believe the use of outsourced coding will grow as
Take your coding skills to the next level with the latest training solution from HCPro! Co
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  Take your coding skills to the next level with the latest training solution from
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  The administrator's role in the billing process
OCTOBER 16, 2015
  The quintessential form for the business office and administrators
DECEMBER 21, 2018
For the second time in less than six months, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is being ques
MARCH 22, 2016
  To report an unspecified code or to query, that is the question. &nb
Two new codes were added to the Multianalyte Assays with Algorithmic Analysis (MAAA) secti
CMS recently added HCPCS code C2644 (brachytherapy source, cesium-131 chloride solution, p
JUNE 3, 2015
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The Cooperating Parties added a 17th section to the Coding/I
JULY 29, 2015
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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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For the sixth year in a row, CMS and the AMA made no changes to CPT® coding or bil
FEBRUARY 10, 2015
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Q: I have been told by our billers that infusion codes reported in the ED along with an
SEPTEMBER 16, 2015
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A guide developed by Michigan researchers provides color-coded charts to help healthcare professi
SEPTEMBER 15, 2015
Include diagnosis codes on the HIPAA Eligibility Transaction System (HETS) 270/271 Tran
by Josh Poltilove and Megan Batty If you’re commonly assigning codes N39.0
The following is a deep dive into ICD-10 Return to Provider (RTP) codes, written by Renee
JANUARY 10, 2020
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In May, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced that June 2015 to Ma
JULY 21, 2016
  Q: Is it okay to code a diagnosis if the physician documents two diagnoses usin
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 by Megan Batty Code a psychiatric condition if a patient’s been diag
In the Coding/OutpatientCodeEdit/Downloads/FinalSumof
CMS recently released an ICD-10 quick start Coding/ICD10/Dow
Q: We are receiving requests from our physicians regarding administration of a new drug
Congratulations to Kimberely Kay Graham, CPC, CPC-H, coding specialist II at West Virigina
JULY 30, 2014
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  Strategic and business planning: An essential function of all administrators
In nearly two years since practices adopted the ICD-10 code set, billing and coding experts say t
SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
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Pushback led federal officials to relax testing compliance deadlines If you haven&rsquo
SEPTEMBER 14, 2017
Technology can play a key role in reducing the administrative burden of sending queries to phys
Q: When atelectasis is noted on an ancillary test such as a CT-scan of th
SEPTEMBER 17, 2014
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  Q: I have been told by our billers that infusion codes reported in the ED
Security programs must be comprehensive and dynamic. All administrative, physical
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Q: Is it okay to code a diagnosis if the physician documents two diagnoses using
  CMS' Comprehensive Error Rate Testing (CERT) program found "many" impr
MAY 14, 2014
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 Core Administrative Competency is about what people in senior administrative positio
AUGUST 21, 2015
Blogs from industry experts in healthcare that keep users up-to-date on the latest happenings in their fields.
  ICD-10-CM updates pregnancy codes to
JUNE 10, 2015
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Continuation of systematic validation of payment group codes for PPS based on patient assessme
Continuation of systematic validation of payment group codes for PPS based on patient a
CMS and Medicare Administrative Contractors (MAC) are aware of certain issues regarding Nationa
NOVEMBER 25, 2015
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  GAO: New payment rates for Part B lab tests may lead to billions in overpayments
DECEMBER 14, 2018
A new blood test that predicts the onset of Alzheimer's disease and mild dementia could lead to m
MARCH 14, 2014
Many facilities worry about the affect the new code set will have
Q&A: Long-term care ICD-10 coding specifics Editor's
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  Have you heard? We've added a NEW Administrator's Bootcamp!
FEBRUARY 14, 2018
  Have you heard? We've added a NEW Administrator's Bootcamp!
FEBRUARY 23, 2018
  CMS administrator aims to make doctors' offices a "fax free zone" by 2020
AUGUST 17, 2018
  Trump administration's proposed rule aims to penalize legal immigrants for using Medicaid
OCTOBER 12, 2018
  Codes for common procedures of the skin, such as excisions, wound closures, and
APRIL 15, 2015
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The Training Administrators of Graduate Medical Education (TAGME) certification is the only reco
NOVEMBER 10, 2017
Editor's note: This is second part in a series covering changes to coding for neurologi
MAY 27, 2015
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HCPro is seeking enthusiastic home health administrators and directors, clinical supervisors, sta
You have one more chance to participate in CMS’ end-to-end testing. The agency is currently
  SNF diagnosis coding and payment
  473 changes: Cracking the code
OCTOBER 19, 2018
Seventy-two percent of physicians say the average doctor prescribes an unnecessary test or proced
“Increasingly, I have seen didactics time dominated with test prep sessions. We now spend t
AUGUST 18, 2017
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Are your organization’s docs ordering too many tests? It’s possible, according to rec
AUGUST 25, 2015
You never know when an unexpected emergency will test your facility’s ability to perform un
APRIL 16, 2015
CMS and its contractors will conduct three ICD-10-CM/PCS testing periods in November, March, and
Guidance for the deployment of the Emergency Use Approval (EUA) Zika virus testsOn March 25, CMS
In May, The Joint Commission issued clarifications on its 2012 Life Safety Code® (LS
AUGUST 22, 2017
The Centers for Medicare & Medicare Services (CMS) will begin beta testing on the standardize
Coding ultrasound procedures in coding-sample-policies-and-form
JULY 22, 2015
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  ICD-10 Compliance: Converting to a new diagnosis coding system
  ICD-10 Compliance: Converting to a new diagnosis coding system
  How SNF diagnosis coding differs from other healthcare settings
AUGUST 28, 2015
JustCoding’s Emergency Department Coding, by Nena Scott, MSEd, RHI
  Ongoing auditing for valid ICD-10 codes
DECEMBER 18, 2015
  Confused? G-Coding in a SNF: Functional Therapy
OCTOBER 21, 2016
  International Classification of Diseases (ICD)-10 Code Updates
DECEMBER 14, 2016
  Part B Therapy Billing: Functional reporting and G-codes webcast
OCTOBER 13, 2017
  Are you up to speed on the new evaluation and reevaluation codes?
FEBRUARY 9, 2018
  ICD-10 FY2019 procedure codes and other CMS updates
  What should your policy for coding compliance and ethics include?
  New Medicare cards: What's that square code?
  HCPCS codes used for SNF consolidated billing updated
  Are you billing Occurrence Code 22 correctly?
OCTOBER 12, 2018
  New HCPCS code, Q5110, effective October 1, 2018
SEPTEMBER 28, 2018
CPT has granted coders a new code, 58674 (laparoscopy, surgical, ablation of uterine fibroid(s),
FEBRUARY 21, 2017
  Hospitals have long struggled under complicated guidelines for coding injection
JANUARY 7, 2015
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You already know that you need to be in compliance with the Life Safety Code(R)
MARCH 17, 2016
The organizations responsible for the official ICD-10 coding gu
  The musculoskeletal system saw the largest increase in the number of new codes i
MAY 21, 2014
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A team of international health policy experts recently compared administrative costs of U.S. hos
The growing demands of administrative work are a major pain point for most physician practices. T
Q: When I started as a CDI specialist, I learned that when a complication code, such as 99
JustCoding News: Inpatient will be off next week for the July 4 holiday, but we'll be back
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A coding manager must be an effective team leader, efficiently balancing multiple responsi
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Three out of four physicians believe that fellow practitioners prescribe an unnecessary test or p
Case managers can play a role in helping to reduce unnecessary testing.  
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On January 22 the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) took action to improve security standards fo
Last year, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a report warning that mobile medical c
JULY 25, 2017
Aftercare, or Z codes, should not be used for conditions found in Chapter 19 of the ICD
Aftercare, or Z codes, should not be used for conditions found in Chapter 19 of the ICD-10-CM
SEPTEMBER 8, 2015
CMS’ grace period for reporting families of ICD-10-CM codes is coming to a close. Physician
SEPTEMBER 6, 2016
I am coming across a few scenarios that have been tricky to code regarding spinal fusions
For some practices, testing new products is born out of necessity, while others are motivated by
Initial pilot testing results related to the IMPACT Act show a few domains such as pain are strai
The many different roles residency coordinators and administrators play bring about daily stress
APRIL 29, 2016
  A coding manager must be an effective team leader, efficiently balancing multipl
SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
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JustCoding’s Emergency Department Coding, by Nena Scott, MSEd, RHIA, CCS,
JustCoding’s Emergency Department Coding, by Nena Scott, MSEd, RHI
Ensure accurate and efficient ICD-10, HCPCS Level II and CPT coding in one fell swoop with the
Q: We are having a lot of issues in moving laboratory testing to a 14X bill type w
Coding for sepsis requires a strong knowledge of ICD-9-CM coding guidelines, as well as complete
DECEMBER 17, 2014
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JustCoding.com is looking for coders, coding managers, and HIM directors to participate in
  JustCoding.com is looking for coders, coding managers, and HIM directors to part
Join JustCoding at 1 p.m. (Eastern) Wednesday, June 18, for the live 90-minute webcast,
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Sample operative reports in coding-sample-policies-and-form
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Join JustCoding at 1 p.m. (Eastern) Wednesday, June 18, for the live 90-minute webcast,
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Have you started dual coding for ICD-9 and ICD-10? Two facilities shared their experiences during
  Crossword puzzle in coding-sample-policies-and
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JustCoding’s Clinical Conditions Encyclopedia is the perfect reso
OCTOBER 1, 2014
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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
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ICD-10-CM case study in coding-sample-policies-and-forms
MAY 27, 2015
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JUNE 10, 2015
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JustCoding’s Emergency Department Coding, by Nena Scott, MSEd, RHI
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released new "G" codes that
JustCoding’s E/M Essentials Toolkit is the essential resource for every ph
  Combing patient records for additional diagnosis codes reaps massive returns for Medicare Adv
SEPTEMBER 7, 2018
  CMS final rule makes changes to how physicians are paid, delays E/M coding reform
NOVEMBER 2, 2018
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
Six Pediatric Quality Measures Program (PQMP) grantees have been given $13.4 million to test new
OCTOBER 4, 2016
These codes play no part in supply reporting or payment. An agency reports supplies; it does not
What is the correct CPT® code for tenotomy of multiple tendons in the shoulder thr
OCTOBER 14, 2015
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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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ICD-10-CM simplifies coding for sepsis provided the physician completely and accurately documents
NOVEMBER 18, 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
2015 annual update of HCPCS codes for SNF consolidated billing (CB) update
2015 annual update of HCPCS codes for SNF consolidated billing (CB) update
By Megan Batty It’s not necessary to assign additional codes for s
Code claims accurately, prevent denials and secure every reimbursement dollar earned with the
Q: When I started as a coder, I learned that the complication code, such as from ICD-9-
JUNE 3, 2015
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by: Megan Batty A total of 473 code changes will take effect on Oct. 1, includin
NOVEMBER 13, 2013
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JustCoding.com is looking for coders to participate in a focus group to help us determine
MAY 28, 2014
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JustCoding.com is looking for coders to participate in a focus group to help us determine
JUNE 4, 2014
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Myth 1: ICD-10 includes too many codes  
  A new query in our coding-sample-policies-
MARCH 25, 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
Unfotunately we do not have answers to this yet. There are instances where coding guidance tells
On June 7, the OIG posted a report stating it reviewed CMS’ administration of the Pioneer A
A couple years ago, the new administration came in with a desire to simplify life for providers.
Take an in-depth look at coding, documentation, and querying for acute kidney injury (AKI). Durin
APRIL 8, 2015
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Take an in-depth look at coding, documentation, and querying for acute kidney injury (AKI). Durin
MARCH 25, 2015
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FEBRUARY 11, 2015
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Taxonomy codes play a very important role in medical billing and credentialing for providers or
You’ll soon have 71 new codes to capture varying severities of non-pressure chronic ulcers
by Megan Batty Starting Oct. 1, coding guidelines will no longer allow for a con
APRIL 30, 2014
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A new CPT® code for arthrodesis, a joint fusion technique to relieve pain,
Anemia case examples in coding-sample-policies-and-forms
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The section of codes that expanded most in ICD-10-CM involves orthopedic injuries, especially fra
Under certain circumstances, a hospice provider may need to make an “administrative dischar
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Orthopedic coding, for both CPT procedure and diagnosis codes, remains challenging due to
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What is the correct ICD-10-CM code for hepatic sclerosis? A) K74.0 B) K74.1
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What is the correct ICD-9-CM code for a cracked tooth?   A) 5
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What is the correct ICD-10-CM code for hypogalactia?   a. O92
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What is the correct ICD-10-PCS code for a right shoulder tendon Excision using an open approach?
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What is the correct ICD-10-PCS code for Transfusion of autologous bone marrow into a peripheral
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What is the correct ICD-10-CM code for hepatoblastoma?   A) C22.0
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What is the correct ICD-10-CM code for Briquet’s disorder? A) F45.0 B
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What is the correct ICD-10-CM code for sodoku?   a. A25.0
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What is the correct ICD-10-CM code for donovanosis? A) A51.1 B) A55
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What is the correct ICD-10-CM code for an aneurysm of the iliac artery? a. I72.0
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Code category Y93 in ICD-10-CM provides coders with many activities to identify what exactly the