Health Information Management

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JustCoding News: Outpatient, November 4, 2009

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A new course in the E-learning library:

  • HIPAA Privacy and Security for Coders, Billers, and HIM Staff (Please note that there are no CE credits associated with this course.)

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

  • Hospital outpatient departments need to know who is supervising
  • Understand physiology and coding for EMGs and nerve conduction studies
  • Master the -KX modifier and therapy documentation
  • Healthcare News: CMS transmittal outlines new coverage requirements for IRF services
  • Q&A: Coding for the insertion of a midline catheter by a nurse in an outpatient setting

Important Editor’s Note: On October 30, CMS released the 2010 outpatient prospective payment system (OPPS) final rule. Access HCPro’s e-blast covering this breaking news.



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