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JustCoding News: Outpatient, September 23, 2009

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Three new clinical terms in the Clinical Conditions Dictionary section:

  • Coxsackie virus
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Sirenomelia sequence

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

  • Identify new intraocular lenses for which ASCs can bill patients directly
  • Examine codes for complex OB/GYN procedures
  • CMS clarifies outpatient observation services
  • Healthcare News: CMS proposes new payment system for dialysis facilities
  • Q&A: Report proper point of service code with CPT code 37201

Important Editor’s Note: As of September 9, 2009, you will receive an issue of JustCoding News: Outpatient every other week. Please add our address justcoding_outpatient@list.justcoding.com to your e-mail address book to ensure you receive your e-Newsletter issues. Also note that 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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