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  When outpatient hospitals and physicians switch to ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes Oct
MAY 14, 2014
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  Join us at 1 p.m. Wednesday, December 3, to learn about the important CPT code c
Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which features CPT® codes fo
AUGUST 5, 2015
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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which features CPT® c
SEPTEMBER 16, 2015
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  Hospitals and physicians will still continue to report CPT® codes f
  The 2015 CPT® Manual includes changes to the
MARCH 4, 2015
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CPT® 2016 Professional Edition is the definitive AMA-authored resou
What is the correct CPT® code for tenotomy of multiple tendons in the shoulder thr
OCTOBER 14, 2015
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Join JustCoding at 1 p.m. (Eastern) Wednesday, June 18, for the live 90-minute webcast,
MAY 14, 2014
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Join JustCoding at 1 p.m. (Eastern) Wednesday, June 18, for the live 90-minut
MAY 28, 2014
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Join JustCoding at 1 p.m. (Eastern) Wednesday, June 18, for the live 90-minute webcast,
JUNE 11, 2014
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Some hospitals plan to dual code in both CPT® and ICD-10-PCS so they can co
CPT has granted coders a new code, 58674 (laparoscopy, surgical, ablation of uterine fibroid(s),
FEBRUARY 21, 2017
Looking for some opportunities to code outside of your specialty? Simply looking to get some addi
FEBRUARY 10, 2015
The 2014 CPT® Manual's Pathology and Laboratory section contains a new mole
  Q: We are receiving denials for many of the new CPT® codes in
Although the AMA changed hundreds of codes in the 2014 CPT® Manual,
  Although the AMA changed hundreds of codes in the 2014 CPT® Manual
In addition to extensive drug testing code changes in the CPT® Manual
Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which features CPT codes for liver s
FEBRUARY 4, 2015
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Many of the code changes in the 2014 CPT® Manual Radiology section f
While many of the code changes in the 2014 CPT® Manual surgical sect
A new CPT® code for arthrodesis, a joint fusion technique to relieve pain,
Two new codes were added to the Multianalyte Assays with Algorithmic Analysis (MAAA) secti
JUNE 3, 2015
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Q: I have a question about reporting drug tests to CMS for CPT® codes th
The 2015 CPT® Manual includes changes to the Digestive section to align codes for
The Pathology and Laboratory section in the 2014 CPT® Manu
Each year, the AMA updates the Vaccines, Toxoids section of the Medicine chapter in the CPT&
The 2014 CPT® Manual had more changes in the digestive section than any other section,
What is the correct ICD-10-CM code for Briquet’s disorder? A) F45.0 B
NOVEMBER 11, 2015
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The 2015 CPT Manual® includes significant changes in the Laboratory secti
The 2016 update to the CPT® Manual includes hundreds of
NOVEMBER 25, 2015
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Q: An auditor recently told us to code two CPT® codes for a breast biopsy with plac
CMS implemented two new CPT® Category III codes originally introduced by th
Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which features CPT® c
MARCH 19, 2014
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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which features CPT® c
APRIL 2, 2014
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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which features CPT® c
APRIL 30, 2014
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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which features CPT® c
MAY 28, 2014
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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which features CPT® c
JUNE 11, 2014
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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which features CPT® c
JUNE 25, 2014
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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which features CPT® c
AUGUST 6, 2014
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AUGUST 20, 2014
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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which features CPT® c
SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which features CPT® c
OCTOBER 1, 2014
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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which features CPT® c
OCTOBER 29, 2014
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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which features CPT® c
APRIL 15, 2015
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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which features CPT® c
MARCH 4, 2015
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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which features CPT® c
FEBRUARY 18, 2015
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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which features CPT® c
MAY 27, 2015
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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which features CPT® c
JUNE 10, 2015
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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which features CPT® c
JUNE 24, 2015
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By Megan Batty It’s not necessary to assign additional codes for s
 What is the correct ICD-10-CM code for a dissociative stupor?  
JUNE 4, 2014
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The AMA updated the guidelines in the 2014 CPT® Manual for therapeut
What is the correct CPT® code for ligation of a femoral vein? A
APRIL 2, 2014
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  What is the correct CPT® code for open treatment of lunate disloc
MARCH 19, 2014
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What is the correct CPT® code for closed treatment of a clavicular fracture
APRIL 30, 2014
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When outpatient hospitals and physicians switch to ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes October 1, 20
Ensure accurate and efficient ICD-10, HCPCS Level II and CPT coding in one fell swoop with the
Events include: Open Door Forums End Sta
  No section of the 2014 CPT® Manual included more chan
Using new combination codes for myelography with injection Q: A phys
Take your coding skills to the next level with the latest training solution from HCPro! Co
FEBRUARY 18, 2015
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  Take your coding skills to the next level with the latest training solution from
FEBRUARY 4, 2015
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Q: We are coding for pain management procedures and have been doing dual coding in ICD-9-CM an
JULY 9, 2014
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 by Megan Batty Code a psychiatric condition if a patient’s been diag
The January 2014 issue of AMA's CPT® Assistant created confusion ove
Is your organization planning to code outpatient procedures using ICD-10-PCS as well as CPT®
MAY 6, 2015
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Editor’s note: “Coding corner” is a monthly column written by Joan L.
How is your organization using dual coding as a training tool for ICD-10? Code
MAY 27, 2015
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Events include: Open Door Forums End Sta
The 2015 CPT® Manual includes significant changes in the Labora
APRIL 15, 2015
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Interventional radiology is a perpetually challenging area of coding. In this 90-minute we
SEPTEMBER 16, 2015
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Q: We have been reporting skin substitutes with the appropriate procedure codes (either
What is the correct CPT® code for reporting a biopsy of a lacrimal sac?
MAY 27, 2015
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  The number of codes in ICD-10-CM can be overwhelming. ICD-9-CM contains just 32
APRIL 2, 2014
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CMS designates certain procedures as inpatient-only, but identifies them using CPT® co
MAY 21, 2014
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JUNE 25, 2014
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  Reporting laboratory tests with 2015's new CPT codes Q:
CMS designates certain procedures as inpatient-only, but identifies them using CPT codes (
MAY 7, 2014
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JULY 9, 2014
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JULY 16, 2014
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Adding modifiers to CPT® codes can bypass NCCI edits for Medicare payments,
JUNE 25, 2014
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DECEMBER 3, 2014
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Which of the following new features would most like to see added to JustCoding Platinum?
JUNE 18, 2014
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Which of the following new features would you most like to see added to JustCoding Platinum?
JUNE 25, 2014
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DECEMBER 2, 2015
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Q: We're wondering about how to use CPT® code 73225 (magnetic resonance
AUGUST 20, 2014
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On average, how many hours do you spend each week on non-coding tasks, such as querying, training
MARCH 18, 2015
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On average, how many hours do you spend each week on non-coding tasks, such as querying, training
MARCH 11, 2015
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One of the challenging aspects of coding arthroplasties is determining whether the procedu
AUGUST 20, 2014
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CMS Coding/ICD10/Downloads/2015-April-Testing-Results
Q: Is it appropriate to bill CPT® code 76942 (ultrasonic guidance for ne
Q: Is CPT code 96416 (chemotherapy administration, IV infusion; initiation of prolonged c
Today’s Editor’s Note is from a blog by William F. Mills, MD, MMM, C
APRIL 3, 2014
This Editor’s Note is from a blog by William F. Mills, MD, MMM, CPE, FAC
For 2015, CMS identified 219 HCPCS/CPT codes as good candidates for comprehensive APCs (C-
MARCH 4, 2015
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FEBRUARY 25, 2015
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Orthopedic coding, for both CPT procedure and diagnosis codes, remains challenging due to
JUNE 24, 2015
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Adding modifiers to CPT® codes can bypass NCCI edits for Medicare payments,
The Coding/OutpatientCodeEdit/OCEQtrReleaseSpecs.html
FEBRUARY 18, 2015
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Q: I have a question regarding a National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI) edit. I report
Those who are interested in using ICD-10-PCS for outpatient hospital coding may question w
Q: Would it be appropriate to report CPT® code 75984 (change of percutan
FEBRUARY 18, 2015
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DECEMBER 7, 2017
Q. When using the newly covered non-face-to-face prolonged service codes (99358, 99359), can you
Q: I read that CPT® code 20680 (removal of implant; deep, e.g., buried w
MAY 28, 2014
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Become a pro at assigning, verifying, and auditing E/M codes The
SEPTEMBER 8, 2015
CMS identified no major problems and a minimal error rate due to invalid coding during its
MARCH 4, 2015
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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released new "G" codes that
For the first time since ICD-10 coding implementation in October 2015, the application of it in S
NOVEMBER 8, 2019
ICD-10 implementation is 27 days away. CMS completed its third and final ICD-10 end-to-end testin
Patients eligible for chronic care management services (CPT code 99490) are generally chronically
JUNE 18, 2014
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Outpatient procedures will still be coded using CPT®/HCPCS—the HIPAA-
Q: Should modifiers for laterality be used for CPT® code 31624 (bronchos
JUNE 24, 2015
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JustCoding's Drug Administration Capture and Audit Tool provides multiple critical tools for nur
OCTOBER 23, 2019
Editor’s note: With the increased specificity required for ICD-10-CM coding, code
JULY 9, 2014
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In the physician office setting, coders are likely familiar with the concept of coding for
CMS’ grace period for reporting families of ICD-10-CM codes is coming to a close. Physician
SEPTEMBER 6, 2016
Editor's note: This is second part in a series covering changes to coding for neurologi
MAY 27, 2015
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Q: When coding excision of a breast mass with needle localization using stereotactic gu
MARCH 19, 2014
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Providers who want to volunteer to participate in CMS' final round of ICD-10 end-to-end testing h
CMS is calling the completion of their second ICD-10 end-to-end testing week a success. F
Correct coding is important to physician practices. The ICD-10-CM diagnoses and the CPT procedure
  While bundling of CPT® codes has made reporting for endovascular
OCTOBER 1, 2014
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Q: I have a question regarding a National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI) edit. I repo
MARCH 4, 2015
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For the sixth year in a row, CMS and the AMA made no changes to CPT® coding or bil
FEBRUARY 10, 2015
  Codes for common procedures of the skin, such as excisions, wound closures, and
APRIL 15, 2015
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Coders can breathe easy, because the codes for reporting diseases of the respiratory system (J00-
MARCH 19, 2014
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CMS removed two add-on procedure codes from the inpatient-only list in the 2015 OPPS final
CMS changed the status indicator for CPT code 99497 (advance care planning including the explanat
Q: I have been told to use the general surgery CPT® codes in the 20000 series for r
APRIL 30, 2014
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  Providers who want to volunteer to participate in CMS' final round of ICD-10 end
MARCH 18, 2015
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Editor’s note: “Coding corner” is a monthly column written by Joan L. Usher
Aftercare, or Z codes, should not be used for conditions found in Chapter 19 of the ICD
Aftercare, or Z codes, should not be used for conditions found in Chapter 19 of the ICD-10-CM
SEPTEMBER 8, 2015
SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
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CMS proposed a new HCPCS modifier be appended to every code for a service furnished in a h
FEBRUARY 4, 2015
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The section of codes that expanded most in ICD-10-CM involves orthopedic injuries, especially fra
AUGUST 13, 2014
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Hit by a truck? Bit by a duck? There’s an ICD-10-CM code for that, and we’ll h
JUNE 25, 2014
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Hit by a truck? Bit by a duck? There’s an ICD-10-CM code for that, and we’ll he
JULY 9, 2014
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AUGUST 26, 2015
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  For the sixth year in a row, CMS and the AMA made no changes to CPT®
FEBRUARY 4, 2015
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Q: We use a lot of skin substitutes. Where do we find a list of the new HCPCS code
Q: My question is about the time interval requirement of the CPT® add-on
APRIL 2, 2014
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OCTOBER 8, 2014
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NCCI guidelines for Part B Billing New coding requirements r
Q: Is it correct to append modifier -52 (reduced services) to a procedure code when the
FEBRUARY 4, 2015
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Q: I have been told by our billers that infusion codes reported in the ED along with an
SEPTEMBER 16, 2015
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Providers have until Monday, March 24, to sign up for CMS' ICD-10 end-to-end testing that will oc
Editor’s note: With the increased specificity required for ICD-10-CM coding, code
AUGUST 20, 2014
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Events include: Open Door Forums End Stage
Events include: Open Door Forums End Stage
Events include:   End Stage Renal D
What kind of testing is your organization planning for ICD-10? End-to-end test
NOVEMBER 5, 2014
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Code the patient’s injury — such as a frac-ture, a laceration or a burn — and
  Q: I have been told by our billers that infusion codes reported in the ED
CMS accepted an average of 89% of ICD-10 claims submitted during the national front-end te
JUNE 4, 2014
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OCTOBER 22, 2014
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Starting Oct. 1, you’ll be able to select a specific ICD-10-CM code when a patient is in re
In nearly two years since practices adopted the ICD-10 code set, billing and coding experts say t
Code category Y93 in ICD-10-CM provides coders with many activities to identify what exactly the
Q: When I try to code ileostomy take down of the small bowel resection and end-to-end anastomos
by Megan Batty Assign a code for a patient’s body mass index (BMI) only wh
We all know that ICD-10 codes will require more complete documentation. We’ve been t
By Sharme Brodie, RN, CCDS The American Hospital Association wrapped up its Coding Cli
APRIL 8, 2015
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Editor's note: With the increased specificity required for ICD-10-CM coding, coders nee
OCTOBER 29, 2014
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The New Jersey ACDIS Chapter meets to discuss coding and documentation challenges rela
The changes to fracture coding in ICD-10-CM have received plenty of attention since coders first
Continue to code a pressure ulcer treated with a skin graft as a pressure ulcer that’s unst
  End-of-life care
OCTOBER 1, 2011
JUNE 17, 2015
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ICD-10 coding: What to expect On July 31, HHS issued a rule
OCTOBER 1, 2014
Q&A Long-term care ICD-10 coding specifics
OCTOBER 1, 2014
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by Megan Batty Code the fact that a patient was diagnosed as morbidly obese with
In nearly two years since practices adopted the ICD-10 code set, billing and coding experts say t
Thinking that this may have gotten lost in the year-end shuffle, I wanted to take a moment to cov
JANUARY 24, 2019
APRIL 9, 2014
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The information that is still current for F2F is SE1436 and for physicians MM9119.  Is
FEBRUARY 11, 2015
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 National Provider Call More ICD-10 Coding Basi
If a code is incorrectly assigned or a claim is rejected, HIM and
NOVEMBER 20, 2013
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  To report an unspecified code or to query, that is the question. &nb
by Josh Poltilove and Megan Batty If you’re commonly assigning codes N39.0
MARCH 5, 2014
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The following is a deep dive into ICD-10 Return to Provider (RTP) codes, written by Renee
JANUARY 10, 2020
  Ending Medicare Part A Skilled Services
NOVEMBER 20, 2015
The organizations responsible for the official ICD-10 coding gu
Providers need to report all services from October 1 forward with ICD-10 codes, but many will lik
Providers need to report all services from October 1 forward with ICD-10 codes, but many will lik
AUGUST 27, 2014
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These Occupational Health and Safety Forms provide you with all of the updates for your OSHA Health and Safety Compliance Manual.
DECEMBER 17, 2008
Editor’s note: With the increased specificity required for ICD-10-CM coding, code
JUNE 25, 2014
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Blogs from industry experts in healthcare that keep users up-to-date on the latest happenings in their fields.
An excerpt from ending-nurse-to-nurse-hostil
AUGUST 11, 2016
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A few days after JustCoding conducted
SEPTEMBER 16, 2015
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Editor’s note: With the increased specificity required for ICD-10-CM coding, code
AUGUST 6, 2014
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  Providers need to report all services from October 1 forward with ICD-10 codes,
SEPTEMBER 23, 2015
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 National Provider Call More ICD-10 Coding Basi
The New York Giants reportedly didn’t even know their defensive-end Jason Pierre-Paul had o
JUNE 10, 2015
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The changes to fracture coding in ICD-10-CM have received plenty of attention since coders first
OCTOBER 22, 2014
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ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM/PCS are currently under a code freeze as the industry prepares for ICD-10
We’ve come to the end of another year filled with ICD-10 in the spotlight, for good and bad
Congress finally repealed the Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) this month. The fix ends more than a
You have one more chance to participate in CMS’ end-to-end testing. The agency is currently
To assist healthcare facilities with the mandated adoption of ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes and ICD-1
JULY 12, 2012
Q&A: Long-term care ICD-10 coding specifics Editor's
JANUARY 1, 2015
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  Events include: Open Door Forums End Stage Renal Dise
  Events include: Open Door Forums End Stage Renal Dise
MARCH 11, 2015
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“If residents become comfortable with end-of-life discussions, then more of them will happ
JUNE 17, 2016
Q&A: Long-term care ICD-10 coding specifics Editor's
NOVEMBER 1, 2014
As you know, there are only a few weeks left before the end of 2019 and the start of a new decade
DECEMBER 26, 2019
Greetings one and all from high above the 2012 Life Safety Code (LSC) compliance track w
JUNE 16, 2016
Now that the CMS has adopted the 2012 Life Safety Code (LSC), safety experts are looking
AUGUST 31, 2016
ICD-10-PCS codes consist of seven characters, each of which identifies a unique, specific piece o
NOVEMBER 5, 2014
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ICD-10-CM will still allow coders to report unspecified codes. However, coders will not ha
JUNE 17, 2015
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SEPTEMBER 10, 2014
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  SNF diagnosis coding and payment
  473 changes: Cracking the code
OCTOBER 19, 2018
Insurer-provider discord mounts over new HIPPS code requirement
NOVEMBER 1, 2014
“[I]f patients aren’t harmed and education doesn’t suffer, we should probably
FEBRUARY 19, 2016
By Steven Andrews Despite implementation efforts taking place in fits and starts f
Cleveland Clinic South Pointe Hospital has ended its involvement with Northeast Ohio Medical Univ
AUGUST 25, 2017
Coding ultrasound procedures in coding-sample-policies-and-form
JULY 22, 2015
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  ICD-10 Compliance: Converting to a new diagnosis coding system
  ICD-10 Compliance: Converting to a new diagnosis coding system
  How SNF diagnosis coding differs from other healthcare settings
AUGUST 28, 2015
JustCoding’s Emergency Department Coding, by Nena Scott, MSEd, RHI
  Ongoing auditing for valid ICD-10 codes
DECEMBER 18, 2015
  Confused? G-Coding in a SNF: Functional Therapy
OCTOBER 21, 2016
  International Classification of Diseases (ICD)-10 Code Updates
DECEMBER 14, 2016
  Part B Therapy Billing: Functional reporting and G-codes webcast
OCTOBER 13, 2017
  Are you up to speed on the new evaluation and reevaluation codes?
FEBRUARY 9, 2018
  ICD-10 FY2019 procedure codes and other CMS updates
  What should your policy for coding compliance and ethics include?
  New Medicare cards: What's that square code?
  HCPCS codes used for SNF consolidated billing updated
  Are you billing Occurrence Code 22 correctly?
OCTOBER 12, 2018
  New HCPCS code, Q5110, effective October 1, 2018
SEPTEMBER 28, 2018
  Hospitals have long struggled under complicated guidelines for coding injection
JANUARY 7, 2015
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In a recent interview, Sue Bowman, AHIMA senior director of coding policy and compliance, and R
ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM/PCS are currently under a code freeze as the industry prepares for ICD-10
MAY 6, 2015
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Q: When I started as a CDI specialist, I learned that when a complication code, such as 99
JustCoding News: Inpatient will be off next week for the July 4 holiday, but we'll be back
JUNE 24, 2015
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APRIL 15, 2015
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A coding manager must be an effective team leader, efficiently balancing multiple responsi
AUGUST 20, 2014
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Powered by HCPro’s coding experts, Coding Membership gives your staff full access to our in
  A coding manager must be an effective team leader, efficiently balancing multipl
SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
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Documentation example in coding-sample-policies-and-form
MARCH 4, 2015
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JustCoding’s Emergency Department Coding, by Nena Scott, MSEd, RHIA, CCS,
JustCoding’s Emergency Department Coding, by Nena Scott, MSEd, RHI
Coding for sepsis requires a strong knowledge of ICD-9-CM coding guidelines, as well as complete
DECEMBER 17, 2014
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JustCoding.com is looking for coders, coding managers, and HIM directors to participate in
  JustCoding.com is looking for coders, coding managers, and HIM directors to part
All of your coding education in one place! Powered by HCPro’s coding experts, Codin
AUGUST 12, 2015
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The AHIMA ICD-10 and CAC Summit ended April 23 without a new ICD-10 implementation date, but acco
Ending Nurse-to-Nurse Hostility, Second Edition provides staff nurses and their managers
DECEMBER 22, 2017
Sample operative reports in coding-sample-policies-and-form
JUNE 11, 2014
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Have you started dual coding for ICD-9 and ICD-10? Two facilities shared their experiences during
  Crossword puzzle in coding-sample-policies-and
SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
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SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
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JustCoding’s Clinical Conditions Encyclopedia is the perfect reso
OCTOBER 1, 2014
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Complete Online Resource and Educ
DECEMBER 17, 2014
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Over-identifying sepsis and failing to code sepsis when it is present are just two of the proble
ICD-10-CM training quiz in coding-sample-policies-and-fo
MARCH 18, 2015
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ICD-10-CM case study in coding-sample-policies-and-forms
MAY 27, 2015
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ICD-10-CM training tool in coding-sample-policies-and-fo
JUNE 10, 2015
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JustCoding’s Emergency Department Coding, by Nena Scott, MSEd, RHI
JustCoding’s E/M Essentials Toolkit is the essential resource for every ph
  Combing patient records for additional diagnosis codes reaps massive returns for Medicare Adv
SEPTEMBER 7, 2018
  CMS final rule makes changes to how physicians are paid, delays E/M coding reform
NOVEMBER 2, 2018
These codes play no part in supply reporting or payment. An agency reports supplies; it does not
Continuation of systematic validation of payment group codes for PPS based on patient assessme
Continuation of systematic validation of payment group codes for PPS based on patient a
To report an unspecified code or to query, that is the question. And like so many coding question
Coding Clinic's Fourth Quarter 2013 issue focuses considerable attention on ICD-10-
There will be no issue of JustCoding News: Outpatient published the week of October 15. The next
OCTOBER 1, 2014
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JustCoding News: Outpatient will not publish next week. JustCoding News: Inpatient will publish a
MARCH 25, 2015
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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which features ICD-9-CM codes for poisoning
JULY 29, 2015
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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which features ICD-9-CM codes for other dis
AUGUST 12, 2015
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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which focuses on ICD-10-CM codes for
OCTOBER 7, 2015
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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which features ICD-10-CM codes for diseases
OCTOBER 14, 2015
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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which focuses on ICD-10-CM codes for malign
OCTOBER 21, 2015
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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which focuses on ICD-10-CM codes for disord
NOVEMBER 4, 2015
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ICD-10-CM simplifies coding for sepsis provided the physician completely and accurately documents
NOVEMBER 18, 2015
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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which focuses on ICD-10-CM codes for spondy
NOVEMBER 18, 2015
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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which focuses on ICD-10-CM codes for dise
DECEMBER 2, 2015
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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which features ICD-10-CM codes for intest
NOVEMBER 25, 2015
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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which features ICD-10-CM codes for benign
DECEMBER 9, 2015
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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which focuses on ICD-10-CM codes for genera
DECEMBER 16, 2015
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Washington State University (WSU) and the University of Washington (UW) are ending their m
OCTOBER 10, 2014
CMS has proposed paying healthcare providers for the time they spend discussing end-of-life medic
JULY 14, 2015
The new AHA Coding Clinic for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS cleared up some confusion regarding
After a five-year code freeze, the ICD-10 classification system will be back on a regular cycle f
The American Nurses Association (ANA) has recommended Ending Nurse-to-Nurse Hostility: Why Nu
MARCH 31, 2016
Code claims accurately, prevent denials and secure every reimbursement dollar earned with the
Q: When I started as a coder, I learned that the complication code, such as from ICD-9-
JUNE 3, 2015
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by: Megan Batty A total of 473 code changes will take effect on Oct. 1, includin
NOVEMBER 13, 2013
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JustCoding.com is looking for coders to participate in a focus group to help us determine
MAY 28, 2014
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JustCoding.com is looking for coders to participate in a focus group to help us determine
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Q: Do we have to put the ICD-10-CM Z3A.- weeks of gestation codes on every single encount
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Take an in-depth look at coding, documentation, and querying for acute kidney injury (AKI). Durin
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Taxonomy codes play a very important role in medical billing and credentialing for providers or
You’ll soon have 71 new codes to capture varying severities of non-pressure chronic ulcers
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CMS approved a new specialty designation code that will help the agency distinguish between diffe
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by: Megan Batty Home health coders could have 435 ICD-10-CM code changes to deal
When coders run into a tough coding question, they often look for guidance in the AHA’s
ICD-10-CM includes 68,000 codes and ICD-10-PCS features 71,924 code choices. Scary numbers, right
Are you currently dual coding to prepare for ICD-10 implementation? Or are you double coding? D
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On July 29, CMS issued a final rule (CMS-1645-F) outlining FY 2017 Medicare payment policies and
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Placeholders are a new concept in ­ICD-10-CM. ICD-10-CM codes can be up to seven characters i
A change CMS made Coding/OutpatientCodeEdit/OCEQtrRel
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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has updated the lists of HCPCS codes that
by Megan Herr Several key changes were made to coding guidance as part of the FY
The American Nurses Association (ANA) has recommended Ending Nurse-to-Nurse Hostility: Why Nu
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How would we code a trip and fall over a cat in ICD-10? You wou
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by Megan Herr Industry experts believe the use of outsourced coding will grow as
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The section of codes that expanded most in ICD-10-CM involves orthopedic injuries, especially fra
Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which ICD-10-CM external cause codes for ca
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  Joan L. Usher, BS, RHIA, COS-C, ACE is one of the preeminent coding train
We won’t need to learn any new ICD-10-PCS codes or guidelines for 2015. CMS released the d
Codes for pressure ulcers in ICD-10-CM include more information than ICD-9-CM codes, but s
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Pennsylvania healthcare facilities use a wide variety of emergency codes, according to the M
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Evaluation and management (E/M) coding is a challenge for many coders, but ensuring accurate co
What is the correct ICD-9-CM code for pneumonia due to E. coli?  
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What is the correct ICD-10-CM code for hepatic sclerosis? A) K74.0 B) K74.1
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What is the correct ICD-10-CM code for osteonecrosis due to previous trauma of the left radius?
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What is the correct ICD-9-CM code for a cracked tooth?   A) 5
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What is the correct ICD-10-CM code for hypogalactia?   a. O92
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  What is the correct ICD-10-CM code for Legionnaires’ disease?
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What is the correct ICD-10-PCS code for a right shoulder tendon Excision using an open approach?
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What is the correct ICD-10-PCS code for Transfusion of autologous bone marrow into a peripheral
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What is the correct ICD-10-CM code for hepatoblastoma?   A) C22.0
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What is the correct ICD-10-CM code for sodoku?   a. A25.0
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What is the correct ICD-10-CM code for donovanosis? A) A51.1 B) A55
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What is the correct ICD-10-CM code for an aneurysm of the iliac artery? a. I72.0
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Code claims accurately, prevent denials and secure every reimbursement dollar earned with the
About 40% of coders code six to 10 charts in an average day, while about 30% of coders code abou
I'm looking for acceptable ICD-10 codes for terminal diagnoses for hospice. Is there a li
by Megan Herr Coders will now be able to assign six R-codes for  dysphagia
 There are approximately 363 new codes, 142 deletions, and more than 250 code revisions in t
CMS provides front-end updates for July On March 26, CMS released a cha
CMS has offered some clarity on what it considers to be a “family of codes” in ICD-10
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ICD-10-PCS coding is different than anything inpatients coders have done in the past. The root op
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  Despite no code changes in several years, injection and infusion coding remains
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The Cooperating Parties added a 17th section to the Coding/I
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The added specificity for reporting diagnoses with ICD-10-CM affects the majority of codes, bu
Coders will find 50 new codes in ICD-10-PCS for 2016, according to
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Q: In terms of coding blood transfusions, does the documentation of which intravenous (IV) s
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Q: Can you code strictly from emergency department (ED) documentation? Can you code from tes
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Without Congressional action earlier this year, U.S. coders would now be using ICD-10-CM codes to
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CMS offered some clarity on what it considers to be a family of codes in ICD-10-CM.
With some major changes in look and form-but generally adhering to existing guidelines-coding for
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An automated Recovery Auditor review of discharge status codes identified improper payment
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Q: We are have a debate about reporting sinus stents. Specific HCPCS C codes represent
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Local healthcare cultures that promote cures over end-of-life comfort may contribute to patients
 The growth in the number of codes from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM can largely be explained by th
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ICD-10 implementation and coding present plenty of challenges, especially when it comes to ICD-10
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Collaboration between CDI and coding professionals used to be a contentious issue. Yet, collabora
Q: In ICD-9-CM, sprains and strains fall under the same codes. Will that also be the ca
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HCPro is conducting research on education and resources related to coding management post-ICD-10.
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Code this as a complication of the joint replacement surgery with M96.840 (Postprocedural hematom
To accurately interpret and code physician documentation, the HIM department should employ
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