Health Information Management

Tip of the Week: Review the October OPPS quarterly update

APCs Insider, October 19, 2007

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Dave Fee, MBA, marketing manager for outpatient products at 3M Health Information Systems in Murray, UT, suggests that you take a look at CMS Transmittal 1336 to ensure that you understand the effect of the new diagnosis codes. Fee notes that your facility should update all of its systems in a timely manner. He also suggests that facilities review the OPPS proposed rule, which contains the preliminary changes for 2008.

To view Transmittal 1336, click here.

(The above tip appeared in the November 2007 issue of Briefings on APCs).



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