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JustCoding News: Outpatient, October 7, 2009

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

  • Audit Checklist: Shared/Split Visit

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

  • OIG report finds that FI overpaid $1.2 million for high-dollar outpatient claims
  • Capturing all necessary codes for IUD insertion and removal can be challenging
  • Two years later, MUEs are still a puzzle
  • Healthcare News: AAPC opposed to an ICD-9 freeze prior to ICD-10 implementation
  • Q&A: Coding incidental services for outpatient procedures

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 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 5-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 5 answers correct. Access’s CE Credits Web page to learn more about earning CE credits.

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