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JustCoding News: Inpatient, September 30, 2009

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A new resource in the Special Reports and News section:

  • Understanding and Applying the 2010 ICD-9-CM Codes

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

  • Know the HIM director’s role in the shift to HIPAA 5010
  • A round-up of new ICD-9 procedure codes for 2010
  • Avoid the push and pull when reporting surgery complications
  • Healthcare News: DCS Healthcare announces approved RAC audit issues in Region A
  • Q&A: Charging for behavioral therapy in the home setting

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 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 and Platinum members will have an opportunity to earn a 0.5 continuing education credit per week from the AAPC by taking a five-question quiz that is based on multiple articles from each week’s issue of JustCoding News. To receive your CE credit, paid 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 five answers correct. Access’s CE Credits Web page to learn more about earning CE credits.

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