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New on JustCoding Platinum!

JustCoding News: Inpatient, October 14, 2009

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A new e-learning course in the E-learning library:

  • GI Endoscopy Coding

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

  • NCDs clarify how to identify and report never events
  • Understand the complexity of coding for conditions that aren’t named in documentation
  • Monitor staff performance and physician documentation to ensure POA compliance
  • Healthcare News: Note changes for coding anemia due to chemotherapy
  • Q&A: Charging for E/M services provided during a visit for preoperative clearance

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 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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