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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 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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