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JustCoding News: Inpatient, October 28, 2009

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A new white paper in the Special reports and news section:

  • Sepsis and Septicemia: Clear Up Coding and Documentation Confusion

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

  • Improve your CDI program with severity adjusted data
  • 2010 ICD-9-CM updates: Dealing with venous disease code changes
  • Terminology used by physicians and ICD-9-CM doesn’t always match up
  • Healthcare News: Take note of the latest RAC developments for regions D and B
  • Q&A: CPT coding for a closed treatment of a metacarpal fracture, with manipulation

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 justcoding@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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