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Q: A patient fractured all metatarsals last year and had open reduction and internal fixatio
NOVEMBER 25, 2015
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ICD-10-PCS codes consist of seven characters, each of which identifies a unique, specific piece o
NOVEMBER 5, 2014
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Have you started dual coding for ICD-9 and ICD-10? Two facilities shared their experiences during
The section of codes that expanded most in ICD-10-CM involves orthopedic injuries, especially fra
AUGUST 13, 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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One of the challenging aspects of coding arthroplasties is determining whether the procedu
AUGUST 20, 2014
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AUGUST 26, 2015
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  International Classification of Diseases (ICD)-10 Code Updates
DECEMBER 14, 2016
FEBRUARY 11, 2015
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As more facilities face the specter of reimbursement losses related to the Readmission Reduction
DECEMBER 3, 2014
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  While bundling of CPT® codes has made reporting for endovascular
OCTOBER 1, 2014
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FEBRUARY 11, 2015
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P4P programs such as the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program (HRRP) link the payment hospital
OCTOBER 6, 2015
The changes to fracture coding in ICD-10-CM have received plenty of attention since coders first
OCTOBER 22, 2014
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  Hospital Readmission Rates: Progressive Reductions
  When outpatient hospitals and physicians switch to ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes Oct
MAY 14, 2014
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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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Those who are interested in using ICD-10-PCS for outpatient hospital coding may question w
JULY 15, 2015
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Managers should not assume that they can review every guideline, every item in Coding Clinic,
In the rush to complete ICD-10 coding education, documentation improvement, and system updates, H
OCTOBER 21, 2015
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 The reduction in readmission rates is about half as large as previously reported, r
JANUARY 10, 2019
The reduction in readmission rates is about half as large as previously reported, researc
JANUARY 8, 2019
Q: We’ve heard that ICD-10-CM does not include a diagnosis code to show that a laparosco
DECEMBER 3, 2014
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The American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) earlier this week announced changes to its Mainte
Q: We are receiving rejections for HCPCS codes J0365 (injection, aprotonin, 10,000 kiu)
JUNE 10, 2015
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Today, October 1, 2015, the U.S. health care system moves to the International Classificat
OCTOBER 2, 2015
  The number of codes in ICD-10-CM can be overwhelming. ICD-9-CM contains just 32
APRIL 2, 2014
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What is the correct ICD-10-PCS code for a right shoulder tendon Excision using an open approach?
OCTOBER 21, 2015
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What is the correct ICD-10-PCS code for Transfusion of autologous bone marrow into a peripheral
NOVEMBER 4, 2015
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A new CPT® code for arthrodesis, a joint fusion technique to relieve pain,
  What is the correct CPT® code for open treatment of lunate disloc
MARCH 19, 2014
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Adding modifiers to CPT® codes can bypass NCCI edits for Medicare payments,
JUNE 25, 2014
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MAY 7, 2014
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MAY 12, 2017
Many of the code changes in the 2014 CPT® Manual Radiology section f
AUGUST 12, 2015
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CMS finalized a number of coding and MS-DRG changes as part of the fiscal year 2016 IPPS final ru
AUGUST 12, 2015
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The section of codes that expanded most in ICD-10-CM involves orthopedic injuries, especially fra
Q: In ICD-9-CM, sprains and strains fall under the same codes. Will that also be the ca
JUNE 17, 2015
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MARBLEHEAD, Mass.--HCPro, Inc. has furthered expanded into the medical coding, reimbursement, com
JUNE 15, 2006
A team of international health policy experts recently compared administrative costs of U.S. hos
For 2015, CMS identified 219 HCPCS/CPT codes as good candidates for comprehensive APCs (C-
The added specificity for reporting diagnoses with ICD-10-CM affects the majority of codes, bu
Q: An auditor recently told us to code two CPT® codes for a breast biopsy with plac
ImproperICD-9-CM code assignment led to incorrect grouping of claims to MS-DRG 857 (postop
JULY 30, 2014
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CMS has to explain its calculation for a negative 0.2% reduction in inpatient payment rates as a
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MAY 4, 2017
The biggest change to the healthcare coding industry is coming in October, 2013, and HCPro, Inc.,
SEPTEMBER 7, 2010
Myth 1: ICD-10 includes too many codes  
The American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) is considering potential changes to its Maintenanc
APRIL 21, 2016
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MAY 4, 2017
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Post your open jobs in front of the most qualified group of professionals in the industry:
JULY 7, 2017
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ICD-10-CM includes 68,000 codes and ICD-10-PCS features 71,924 code choices. Scary numbers, right
  Prime internal processes and approaches for bundled payments
MARCH 11, 2016
Q: When I try to code ileostomy take down of the small bowel resection and end-to-end anastomos
CMS will host a special open door forums (SODF) tomorrow to provide updates and hear stake
DECEMBER 16, 2015
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by: Megan Batty Home health coders could have 435 ICD-10-CM code changes to deal
Q: When coding excision of a breast mass with needle localization using stereotactic gu
MARCH 19, 2014
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Codes for fractures of the wrist and hand are located in the S62.- series in ICD-10-CM. Th
  A: These two new HCPCS codes for procedures became payable unde
A guide developed by Michigan researchers provides color-coded charts to help healthcare professi
SEPTEMBER 15, 2015
Internal auditing strategies for ongoing ICD-10 success E
AUGUST 1, 2015
CMS offered some clarity on what it considers to be a family of codes in ICD-10-CM.
The Third International Consensus Definitions Task Force updated the standards of sepsis and sept
Editor’s note: With the increased specificity required for ICD-10-CM coding, code
AUGUST 20, 2014
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DECEMBER 3, 2014
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Q: I am having trouble with ICD-10-PCS coding for a perineal laceration repair. Some so
OCTOBER 7, 2015
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The musculoskeletal system saw the largest increase in the number of new codes in ICD-10-C
By Sharme Brodie, RN, CCDS The American Hospital Association wrapped up its Coding Cli
APRIL 8, 2015
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  Medicare's open enrollment period
NOVEMBER 18, 2016
  Upcoming CMS open door forums
AUGUST 31, 2018
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This past week (and this coming week as well), I've been on vacation in Maine (code name: A Beaut
AUGUST 13, 2015
The American Hospital Association calls CMS’ proposed 2% reduction in outpatient payments &
During a Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNF)/Long Term Care Open Door Forum (ODF) held Tuesday, Apri
An international watchdog for safety and security in healthcare facilities has released a report
JANUARY 1, 2018
Voting is now open for four ACDIS advisory board positions, for terms of service starting in 2016
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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A UMass Memorial Medical Center (UMMMC) internal investigation revealed that an employee gained u
Fractures can be open or closed, displaced or nondisplaced. Different types of fractures s
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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The ICD-10-PCS codes and guidelines for 2015 look exactly the same as those for 2014.
MAY 21, 2014
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MARCH 5, 2014
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  The sixth character of every ICD-10-PCS code denotes a device. That doesn’
FEBRUARY 12, 2014
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ICD-10 implementation and coding present plenty of challenges, especially when it comes to ICD-10
SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
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The Cooperating Parties added a 17th section to the Coding/I
JULY 29, 2015
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Editor’s note: With the increased specificity required for ICD-10-CM coding, code
JULY 9, 2014
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The International Association for Healthcare Security & Safety Foundation (IAHSS) in August
MARCH 18, 2015
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by Megan Batty Code only the breast neoplasm, such as C50.512 (malignant neoplasm
  Leading Age 2015 registration is now open!
AUGUST 28, 2015
  Notes from the CMS LTC/SNF Open Door Forum
APRIL 29, 2016
  Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Special Open Door Forum
SEPTEMBER 2, 2016
  Upcoming IMPACT Act Special Open Door Forum
  New Medicare Card Project Special Open Door Forum
JANUARY 19, 2018
Patients eligible for chronic care management services (CPT code 99490) are generally chronically
SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
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Collaboration between CDI and coding professionals used to be a contentious issue. Coders, who lo
Percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA) is a minimally invasive procedure to open u
MARCH 25, 2015
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A few days after JustCoding conducted
SEPTEMBER 16, 2015
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Editor's note: This is second part in a series covering changes to coding for gastroint
AUGUST 5, 2015
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The news media and the international community have been reeling, wringing their hands, and comm
FEBRUARY 10, 2017
For the first time since ICD-10 coding implementation in October 2015, the application of it in S
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MARCH 11, 2015
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  Q: I have been told by our billers that infusion codes reported in the ED
Risk Reduction Strategies Editor's Note:
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ICD-10 coding: What to expect On July 31, HHS issued a rule
OCTOBER 1, 2014
Editor’s note: With the increased specificity required for ICD-10-CM coding, code
AUGUST 6, 2014
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The Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) is cautioning international med
Q&A: Long-term care ICD-10 coding specifics Editor's
JANUARY 1, 2015
The organizations responsible for the official ICD-10 coding gu
This week’s updates include Focused Dementia Care survey tools; a 0.2% reduction in IPP
Editor's note: This is second part in a series covering changes to coding for neurologi
MAY 27, 2015
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  CMS Special Open Door Forum: The IMPACT Act and Improving Care Coordination
SEPTEMBER 8, 2017
  New Medicare card project special open door forum March 20
MARCH 16, 2018
  CMS Special Open Door Forum: The IMPACT Act and standardized patient assessment data elements
"Overconfident interns hurt people. Don’t hurt people. That’s bad. You’re
OCTOBER 9, 2015
  This article is part two in a series on coding common dermatology conditions
MAY 28, 2014
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The American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) recently announced an update to the internal medic
JUNE 11, 2015
Unlike all other codes in ICD-10-CM category S82.-, torus fractures of the lower leg do no
CMS open door forum tentative date The tentative date for the next Home
  SNF diagnosis coding and payment
  473 changes: Cracking the code
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CMS’ Readmissions Reduction Program has come under fire numerous times from individuals and
For the sixth year in a row, CMS and the AMA made no changes to CPT® coding or bil
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Breaking down the new HAI reduction goals and how to achieve them
JANUARY 10, 2017
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will host a Special Open Door Forum on
OCTOBER 9, 2015
The next CMS Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNF)/Long Term Care (LTC) Open Door Forum scheduled for:
  Results of the 2012 Internal Medicine In-Training Examination (IM-ITE) show that
OCTOBER 17, 2014
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By John Palmer A new study has achieved a reduction in Clostridium d
JULY 25, 2020
  The musculoskeletal system saw the largest increase in the number of new codes i
MAY 21, 2014
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  A study recently published in JAMA Internal Medicine found that where res
SEPTEMBER 5, 2014
A new study published in JAMA Internal Medicine from researchers at Penn Medicine and Jo
APRIL 18, 2019
Insurer-provider discord mounts over new HIPPS code requirement
NOVEMBER 1, 2014
  As many rural hospitals in Georgia struggle to remain open, the state’s De
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
CPT has granted coders a new code, 58674 (laparoscopy, surgical, ablation of uterine fibroid(s),
FEBRUARY 21, 2017
  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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Q: When I started as a CDI specialist, I learned that when a complication code, such as 99
  Due to maintenance, CMS shut down its Open Payments database on Saturday, August
SEPTEMBER 4, 2014
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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The eight year partnership between San Diego International Airport and local hospitals
APRIL 1, 2019
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
Powered by HCPro’s coding experts, Coding Membership gives your staff full access to our in
CMS’ grace period for reporting families of ICD-10-CM codes is coming to a close. Physician
SEPTEMBER 6, 2016
I am coming across a few scenarios that have been tricky to code regarding spinal fusions
CCSQ will host a Special Open Door Forum (SODF) to allow patients, families, caregivers, patient
APRIL 22, 2016
CCSQ will host a Special Open Door Forum (SODF) to allow patients, families, caregivers, patient
APRIL 29, 2016
The next CMS Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNF)/Long Term Care (LTC) Open Door Forum scheduled for
APRIL 29, 2016
  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
Ensure accurate and efficient ICD-10, HCPCS Level II and CPT coding in one fell swoop with the
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
  According to a research letter published in JAMA Internal Medicine, physicians a
SEPTEMBER 11, 2014
Internal residents that never achieve American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) certification ar
MARCH 4, 2016
New research presented at the American Thoracic Society International Conference shows that when
MAY 20, 2016
A new cross-sectional study involving more than 21,000 internal medicine residents found that Mi
JANUARY 6, 2017
“As medical educators we must acknowledge the difficulty of learning our field. Internal m
DECEMBER 18, 2015
  Q: We are receiving denials for many of the new CPT® codes in
All of your coding education in one place! Powered by HCPro’s coding experts, Codin
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
Events include: Open Door Forums End Stage
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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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Sample operative reports in coding-sample-policies-and-form
JUNE 11, 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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  Crossword puzzle in coding-sample-policies-and
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
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released new "G" codes that
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
by Megan Batty Assign a code for a patient’s body mass index (BMI) only wh
The 2015 CPT® Manual includes changes to the Digestive section to align codes for
These codes play no part in supply reporting or payment. An agency reports supplies; it does not
What is the correct CPT® code for tenotomy of multiple tendons in the shoulder thr
OCTOBER 14, 2015
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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
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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Q: I have a question about reporting drug tests to CMS for CPT® codes th
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 CPT® codes fo
AUGUST 5, 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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In 2012, the long-term industry launched a goal of a 15 percent reduction in the off-label use of
Between 2010 and 2013, patient safety improved with a 17% reduction in rates of hospital-acquired
APRIL 21, 2015
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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
By Megan Batty It’s not necessary to assign additional codes for s
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
JUNE 4, 2014
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  A new query in our coding-sample-policies-
MARCH 25, 2015
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Q: Do we have to put the ICD-10-CM Z3A.- weeks of gestation codes on every single encount
NOVEMBER 17, 2015
Unfotunately we do not have answers to this yet. There are instances where coding guidance tells
Cost reduction has moved into the Top 3 priorities of healthcare leaders, up several spots from l
FEBRUARY 11, 2010
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The 2015 Annual Meeting and EXPO is now open for registration. The Leading Age Annual Meet
AUGUST 21, 2015
The 2015 Annual Meeting and EXPO is now open for registration. The Leading Age Annual Meet
SEPTEMBER 4, 2015
The 2015 Annual Meeting and EXPO is now open for registration. The Leading Age Annual Meet
SEPTEMBER 18, 2015
Phase III ERA EFT: CORE 360 Uniform Use of Claim Adjustment Reason Codes (CARC) and Remittance
Take an in-depth look at coding, documentation, and querying for acute kidney injury (AKI). Durin
APRIL 8, 2015
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Take an in-depth look at coding, documentation, and querying for acute kidney injury (AKI). Durin
MARCH 25, 2015
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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
by Megan Batty Starting Oct. 1, coding guidelines will no longer allow for a con
APRIL 30, 2014
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Sample case studies in coding-sample-policies-and-forms"
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Anemia case examples in coding-sample-policies-and-forms
JUNE 24, 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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CMS approved a new specialty designation code that will help the agency distinguish between diffe
DECEMBER 13, 2016
In addition to extensive drug testing code changes in the CPT® Manual
When coders run into a tough coding question, they often look for guidance in the AHA’s
Are you currently dual coding to prepare for ICD-10 implementation? Or are you double coding? D
  Events include: Open Door Forums  
By Christopher Cheney Open communication with patients after medical erro
FEBRUARY 5, 2020
Code the patient’s injury — such as a frac-ture, a laceration or a burn — and
While the new diagnosis code to capture COVID-19 has been in effect since April 1, coders have ru
by Christopher Cheney Open communication with patients after medical erro
MARCH 18, 2020
Placeholders are a new concept in ­ICD-10-CM. ICD-10-CM codes can be up to seven characters i
  Join us at 1 p.m. Wednesday, December 3, to learn about the important CPT code c
A change CMS made Coding/OutpatientCodeEdit/OCEQtrRel
Would you be willing to pay an additional cost for a code lookup tool as part of your JustCoding
JUNE 3, 2015
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Would you be willing to pay an additional cost for a code lookup tool as part of your JustCoding
JUNE 10, 2015
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CMS implemented two new CPT® Category III codes originally introduced by th
Q: I have a question regarding a National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI) edit. I report
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has updated the lists of HCPCS codes that
Editor’s note: “Coding corner” is a monthly column written by Joan L.
by Megan Herr Several key changes were made to coding guidance as part of the FY
A new study published in the International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry explains that a
MARCH 28, 2014
by Megan Batty Code the fact that a patient was diagnosed as morbidly obese with
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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A Tennessee hospital is the latest to experiment with an open visitation policy for its patients,
SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
This week’s updates include the beginning of Medicare Open Enrollment; January 2016 qua
To assist healthcare facilities with the mandated adoption of ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes and ICD-1
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How would we code a trip and fall over a cat in ICD-10? You wou
JustCoding’s E/M Essentials Toolkit is the essential resource for every ph
JustCoding’s E/M Essentials Toolkit is the essential resource for every ph
Editor’s note: This week’s Inside story is from the “Coding corner” colum
JustCoding’s E/M Essentials Toolkit is the essential resource for every ph
SEPTEMBER 20, 2016
A diabetes code was the most commonly coded primary diagnosis in both the wound and endocrine cli
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by Megan Herr Industry experts believe the use of outsourced coding will grow as
At JustCoding.com, we're constantly working to make the site easier to use and more intera
JUNE 25, 2014
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  Coding/ICD10/Downloads/PartialCodeFreeze.
MAY 30, 2014
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JULY 9, 2014
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Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which ICD-10-CM external cause codes for ca
AUGUST 26, 2015
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  Joan L. Usher, BS, RHIA, COS-C, ACE is one of the preeminent coding train
Some hospitals plan to dual code in both CPT® and ICD-10-PCS so they can co
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
NOVEMBER 5, 2014
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Pennsylvania healthcare facilities use a wide variety of emergency codes, according to the M
MARCH 18, 2015
Looking for some opportunities to code outside of your specialty? Simply looking to get some addi
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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-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 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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