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JustCoding News: Inpatient, September 16, 2009

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A new sample form in the Sample policies and forms section:

  • Confidentiality Agreement

Continuing education credits: To receive a 0.5 CE credit, take the quiz after reading the following articles:

  • Decode the language of physicians: A closer look at hypotension and ACS
  • Use benchmarks to set coding productivity standards
  • Understand coding nuances when reporting observation services
  • Healthcare News: RACs announce additional issues approved for review in Alabama, Georgia, and Regions B and C
  • Q&A: Append appropriate modifiers when reporting CPT codes 81002 and 82270

Important Editor’s Note: As of September 16, 2009, you will receive an issue of JustCoding News: Inpatient every other week. (On alternate weeks, you will receive JustCoding News: Outpatient.) Please add our address justcoding@list.justcoding.com to your e-mail address book to ensure you receive your e-Newsletter issues. Also note that as of this issue, due to a change in the American Academy of Professional Coders’ (AAPC) CE policies, paid JustCoding.com and Platinum members will have an opportunity to earn a 0.5 continuing education credit per week from the AAPC by taking a 5-question quiz that is based on multiple articles from each week’s issue of JustCoding News. To receive your CE credit, paid JustCoding.com and Platinum members must read articles in the bimonthly e-newsletters JustCoding News: Inpatient and JustCoding News: Outpatient, take the accompanying quiz that is common to all applicable articles for that week, and get all 5 answers correct. Access JustCoding.com’s CE Credits Web page to learn more about earning CE credits.



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