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  SNFRM as the first measure for the Skilled Nursing Facility Value Based Purchasing
FEBRUARY 10, 2017
CPT has granted coders a new code, 58674 (laparoscopy, surgical, ablation of uterine fibroid(s),
FEBRUARY 21, 2017
Looking for some opportunities to code outside of your specialty? Simply looking to get some addi
FEBRUARY 10, 2015
Take your coding skills to the next level with the latest training solution from HCPro! Co
FEBRUARY 18, 2015
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  Take your coding skills to the next level with the latest training solution from
FEBRUARY 4, 2015
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  Are you up to speed on the new evaluation and reevaluation codes?
FEBRUARY 9, 2018
FEBRUARY 11, 2015
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by Megan Herr Industry experts believe the use of outsourced coding will grow as
  The sixth character of every ICD-10-PCS code denotes a device. That doesn’
FEBRUARY 12, 2014
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  CMS final rule makes changes to how physicians are paid, delays E/M coding reform
NOVEMBER 2, 2018
by Megan Batty Code the fact that a patient was diagnosed as morbidly obese with
The 2015 CPT® Manual includes changes to the Digestive section to align codes for
An increased focus on value-based care is creating new jobs within hospitals, according to a repo
FEBRUARY 17, 2015
“Residents can be empowered to improve the quality and value of care. Leaders of healthcar
DECEMBER 2, 2016
To find out what traits patients value in their physicians, Zocdoc recently questioned 1,025 Amer
FEBRUARY 17, 2017
Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which features CPT codes for liver s
FEBRUARY 4, 2015
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Skilled Nursing Facility Volume- to Value-Based Reimbursement Boot Camp
SEPTEMBER 12, 2016
FEBRUARY 25, 2015
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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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After a five-year code freeze, the ICD-10 classification system will be back on a regular cycle f
FEBRUARY 18, 2015
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A new CPT® code for arthrodesis, a joint fusion technique to relieve pain,
CMS and Obamacare have increasingly been moving healthcare toward a more value-based model
What is the correct CPT® code for ligation of a femoral vein? A
APRIL 2, 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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  Medicare Advantage Value-Based Insurance Design Model refined
OCTOBER 7, 2016
  Understanding and Promoting the Value of Chronic Care Management Services
JANUARY 27, 2017
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To report an unspecified code or to query, that is the question. And like so many coding question
Managers should not assume that they can review every guideline, every item in Coding Clinic,
FEBRUARY 4, 2015
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  Q: We are receiving denials for many of the new CPT® codes in
Nurse managers know the value of staff accountability-it's an essential ingredient in the recipe
FEBRUARY 13, 2015
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 Cooperating Parties added a 17th section to the Coding/I
JULY 29, 2015
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ICD-10-PCS codes consist of seven characters, each of which identifies a unique, specific piece o
APRIL 2, 2014
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Home health value-based purchasing is a separate rewards system. Under the new payment model it w
By Sharme Brodie, RN, CCDS The American Hospital Association wrapped up its Coding Cli
APRIL 8, 2015
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Code the patient’s injury — such as a frac-ture, a laceration or a burn — and
Coding for sepsis requires a strong knowledge of ICD-9-CM coding guidelines, as well as complete
DECEMBER 17, 2014
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We won’t need to learn any new ICD-10-PCS codes or guidelines for 2015. CMS released the d
Since the implementation of the Hospital Value-Based Purchasing Program (HVBP) in 2013, CMS has a
Join coding and OASIS expert Joan Usher, BS, RHIA, ACE, AHIMA-approved ICD-10-CM Trainer,
What is the correct ICD-9-CM code for Foster-Kennedy syndrome?  
DECEMBER 10, 2014
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What is the correct ICD-10-CM code for spondylolsis of the cervical region?  
JANUARY 21, 2015
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What is the correct ICD-9-CM code for renal diabetes?   A) 27
FEBRUARY 18, 2015
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What is the correct ICD-10-PCS code for excision of malignant melanoma from the skin of the right
FEBRUARY 11, 2015
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What is the correct ICD-9-CM code for complete edentulism, class I?  
FEBRUARY 4, 2015
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What is the correct ICD-10-PCS code for excision of malignant melanoma from the skin of the right
FEBRUARY 25, 2015
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FEBRUARY 21, 2017
The ICD-10-PCS codes and guidelines for 2015 look exactly the same as those for 2014.
MAY 21, 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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  Dementia Care Added to Medicare Advantage Value-Based Insurance Design Model
DECEMBER 22, 2016
  CMS launches three new policies, continuing the shift to value-based care
DECEMBER 22, 2016
An automated Recovery Auditor review of discharge status codes identified improper payment
MAY 6, 2015
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Since the implementation of the Hospital Value-Based Purchasing (HVBP) Program in 2013, CMS has a
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Many coders rely on the advice in the American Hospital Association (AHA)'s Coding Clin
Q: Over the years I have heard differing opinions regarding whether clinical or coding exp
SEPTEMBER 23, 2015
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Many coders rely on the AHA's Coding Clinic advice to resolve sticky situations wit
  Hospitals and physicians will still continue to report CPT® codes f
The added specificity for reporting diagnoses with ICD-10-CM affects the majority of codes, bu
Medicare’s Value-Based Purchasing ties reimbursement to quality measures, assessing criteri
  When outpatient hospitals and physicians switch to ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes Oct
MAY 14, 2014
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by Josh Poltilove and Megan Batty If you’re commonly assigning codes N39.0
Collaboration between CDI and coding professionals used to be a contentious issue. Coders, who lo
FEBRUARY 25, 2015
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An ICD-10-CM sample query in our coding-sample-polic
FEBRUARY 11, 2015
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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
The number of hospitals reporting that value-based contracts was the source of 10% or more
APRIL 9, 2015
  Reporting laboratory tests with 2015's new CPT codes Q:
It’s getting closer to the end of the value-based purchasing pilot program and CMS
Q: Would it be appropriate to report CPT® code 75984 (change of percutan
FEBRUARY 18, 2015
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Organizations often struggle to finalize charts after discharge so they can be coded in a timely
Codes for heart failure are located in ICD-10-CM category I50. Coders should note the list
  To report an unspecified code or to query, that is the question. &nb
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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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To succeed in the transformation to value-based care, John K. Hudson, MD, and hi
Many coders rely on the AHA's Coding Clinic advice to resolve sticky situ
MAY 13, 2015
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You ask: The Acute Care Hospitalization measure is now weighted at 35% in value-based purcha
We all know that ICD-10 codes will require more complete documentation. We’ve been t
Q: Is it correct to append modifier -52 (reduced services) to a procedure code when the
FEBRUARY 4, 2015
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Do you use computer-assisted coding software at your facility? Yes
FEBRUARY 11, 2015
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Do you use computer-assisted coding software at your facility? Yes
FEBRUARY 4, 2015
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Have you ever been pressured to report a code you knew to be inappropriate? I
NOVEMBER 4, 2015
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Outpatient coding and billing errors led to more than half of all automated denials by Recovery
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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DECEMBER 3, 2014
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The organizations responsible for the official ICD-10 coding gu
JUNE 18, 2014
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FEBRUARY 11, 2015
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The Joint Commission has revised its Life Safety standards LS.04.01.20 through LS.04.02.50 for it
DECEMBER 5, 2017
DECEMBER 3, 2014
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Coding tells a patient's story, based on the narrative the physician provides in his or her docum
FEBRUARY 11, 2015
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DECEMBER 23, 2014
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In the first three years after implementation, incentives and penalties tied to the Hospital Valu
FEBRUARY 25, 2015
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To assist healthcare facilities with the mandated adoption of ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes and ICD-1
JULY 12, 2012
Highlight the ZIP codes where employees live so you can have a handy reference of staff availabil
Quality measures, such as the Hospital Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) Program, the Hospital
SEPTEMBER 10, 2014
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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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Editor’s note: With the increased specificity required for ICD-10-CM coding, code
JULY 9, 2014
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HealthLeaders Media Releases New Report on Surgical Services for Value, Patient Experienc
SEPTEMBER 2, 2011
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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Editor's note: With the increased specificity required for ICD-10-CM coding, coders nee
JANUARY 21, 2015
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AUGUST 26, 2015
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A vast majority of physician leaders support improving the value of healthcare by increasing qual
OCTOBER 8, 2015
Highlight the zip codes where employees live so you can have a handy reference of where staff is
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  473 changes: Cracking the code
OCTOBER 19, 2018
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FEBRUARY 18, 2015
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On average, how many hours of overtime do you work each week? 0-2
OCTOBER 21, 2015
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Highlight the ZIP codes where employees live so you can have a handy reference of staff availabil
NOVEMBER 1, 2018
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OCTOBER 28, 2015
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A report released by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) concluded that CMS' Hospital Valu
DECEMBER 30, 2015
by Angela Childers The amount of money at stake in CMS’ value-based purchas
JustCoding News: Inpatient will not publish December 31, so this is your final issue of JustCodin
DECEMBER 17, 2014
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The Coding/OutpatientCodeEdit/OCEQtrReleaseSpecs.html
FEBRUARY 18, 2015
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The value modifier (VM) is Medicare’s physician pay-for-performance program that rewards or
JULY 15, 2015
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Adding modifiers to CPT® codes can bypass NCCI edits for Medicare payments,
JUNE 25, 2014
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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
  Part B Therapy Billing: Functional reporting and G-codes webcast
OCTOBER 13, 2017
  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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In response to the Affordable Care Act’s push for physicians to provide high-value care and
SEPTEMBER 11, 2015
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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Although the new payment model does not value community-based referrals as well, I believe that c
APRIL 2, 2014
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A coding manager must be an effective team leader, efficiently balancing multiple responsi
AUGUST 20, 2014
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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
Interventional radiology remains one of the most complex and challenging areas of coding,
NOVEMBER 12, 2014
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Codin
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  A coding manager must be an effective team leader, efficiently balancing multipl
SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
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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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JustCoding’s Emergency Department Coding, by Nena Scott, MSEd, RHIA, CCS,
Ensure accurate and efficient ICD-10, HCPCS Level II and CPT coding in one fell swoop with the
Coding for sepsis requires a strong knowledge of ICD-9-CM coding guidelines, as well as complete
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
JustCoding.com is looking for coders, coding managers, and HIM directors to participate in
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All of your coding education in one place! Powered by HCPro’s coding experts, Codin
HCPCS codes subject to and excluded from CLIA edits  On January 30
2015 annual update to the therapy code list released On November 14, CMS released a
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
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
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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
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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
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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
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by Megan Batty Assign a code for a patient’s body mass index (BMI) only wh
  "As we move into a world where the value of health care services is more im
MARCH 5, 2015
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These codes play no part in supply reporting or payment. An agency reports supplies; it does not
Starting Oct. 1, you’ll be able to select a specific ICD-10-CM code when a patient is in re
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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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-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
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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which focuses on ICD-10-CM codes for
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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which focuses on ICD-10-CM codes for
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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which features ICD-10-CM codes for m
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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which focuses on ICD-10-CM codes for
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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which focuses on ICD-10-CM codes for malign
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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which focuses on ICD-10-CM codes for disord
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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which features ICD-10-CM codes for diseases
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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
Code claims accurately, prevent denials and secure every reimbursement dollar earned with the
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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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Unfotunately we do not have answers to this yet. There are instances where coding guidance tells
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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You’ll soon have 71 new codes to capture varying severities of non-pressure chronic ulcers
APRIL 30, 2014
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AUGUST 6, 2014
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Documentation sample for coders in coding-sample-policie
NOVEMBER 12, 2014
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Interventional radiology is a perpetually challenging area of coding. In this 90-minute we
SEPTEMBER 16, 2015
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CMS approved a new specialty designation code that will help the agency distinguish between diffe
DECEMBER 13, 2016
 The American College of Physicians (ACP) last week debuted a High Value Care Coordination T
APRIL 17, 2014
Ensure your organization doesn't get hit by value-based purchasing penalties with a thorough heal
MARCH 25, 2015
The Certified Coder Boot Camp®—Inpatient Version is an intensive coding educatio
NOVEMBER 19, 2014
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In addition to extensive drug testing code changes in the CPT® Manual
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
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
Coding and documentation should tell a patient's complete story. With the greater specific
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Q: An auditor recently told us to code two CPT® codes for a breast biopsy with plac
A change CMS made Coding/OutpatientCodeEdit/OCEQtrRel
CMS implemented two new CPT® Category III codes originally introduced by th
Coders can now appropriately assign a code for diastolic or systolic heart failure, as warranted
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
MARBLEHEAD, Mass.--HCPro, Inc. has furthered expanded into the medical coding, reimbursement, com
JUNE 15, 2006
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by Megan Herr Several key changes were made to coding guidance as part of the FY
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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How would we code a trip and fall over a cat in ICD-10? You wou
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To assist healthcare facilities with the mandated adoption of ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes and ICD-1
SEPTEMBER 29, 2011
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JUNE 25, 2014
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  Coding/ICD10/Downloads/PartialCodeFreeze.
MAY 30, 2014
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JULY 9, 2014
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The section of codes that expanded most in ICD-10-CM involves orthopedic injuries, especially fra
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
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
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
by Megan Herr Coders will now be able to assign six R-codes for  dysphagia
I'm looking for acceptable ICD-10 codes for terminal diagnoses for hospice. Is there a li
Q: When I try to code ileostomy take down of the small bowel resection and end-to-end anastomos
This week’s updates include Focused Dementia Care survey tools; a 0.2% reduction in IPP
 There are approximately 363 new codes, 142 deletions, and more than 250 code revisions in t
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In the age of electronic health records (EHR) and value-based purchasing, accurate and complete
JULY 7, 2016
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
Quality. Mortality. Advanced CDI. Pay-for-performance. Value Based Purchasing (VBP). Last week&rs
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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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
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JULY 16, 2014
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JULY 30, 2014
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Want to know which ICD-10-CM code will replace 250.00? Join us at 1 p.m. (Eastern) Thursda
AUGUST 6, 2014
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An ICD-10-PCS training tool in our coding-sample-polici
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AUGUST 27, 2014
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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
NOVEMBER 11, 2015
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JustCoding’s E/M Essentials Toolkit is the essential resource for every ph
Clarification to Pub. 100-02, Medicare Benefit Policy Manual Regarding Antigens
MARCH 19, 2014
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Surveyors will scrutinize dementia care and Minimum Data Set coding in an upcoming pilot p
APRIL 25, 2014
A sample tip sheet in our coding-sample-policies-and-fo
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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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A sample query in our coding-sample-policies-and-forms"
NOVEMBER 19, 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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HCPro, a division of BLR, announced it has entered into a partnership with Coding Strategies, Inc
SEPTEMBER 11, 2015
CMS released Coding/OutpatientCodeEdit/OCEQtrReleaseS
APRIL 29, 2015
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With more than 500 CPT® code changes, nearly every section of the CPT Manual
 by Megan Batty Code a psychiatric condition if a patient’s been diag
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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Q: Can you code strictly from emergency department (ED) documentation? Can you code from tes
DECEMBER 16, 2015
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One of the challenging aspects of coding arthroplasties is determining whether the procedu
AUGUST 20, 2014
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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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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
A sample tip sheet in our coding-sample-policies-and-fo
MAY 21, 2014
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CMS released the Coding/ICD10/2015-ICD-10-PCS-and-GEMs.html"
Those who are interested in using ICD-10-PCS for outpatient hospital coding may question w
DECEMBER 10, 2014
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Codes for reporting conditions relating to the endocrine system are located in Chapter 4 o
Q: Where can I find the vaccine code abbreviation list for the 2015 CPT®
JANUARY 7, 2015
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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
JANUARY 8, 2019
The following is a deep dive into ICD-10 Return to Provider (RTP) codes, written by Renee
JANUARY 10, 2020
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
SEPTEMBER 17, 2014
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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
APRIL 29, 2015
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In the physician office setting, coders are likely familiar with the concept of coding for
Collaboration between CDI and coding professionals used to be a contentious issue. Yet, collabora
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
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The biggest change to the healthcare coding industry is coming in October, 2013, and HCPro, Inc.,
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Editor’s note: In this excerpt from HCPro’s The New Life Safety Code®: H
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The government, patients, and employers are demanding higher value in healthcare, but the curre
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Using new combination codes for myelography with injection Q: A phys
CMS releases overview of Physician Feedback and Value-Based Modifier Programs
MARCH 18, 2015
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If a code is incorrectly assigned or a claim is rejected, HIM and
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Editor’s note: With the increased specificity required for ICD-10-CM coding, code