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Home health agencies will now have their claims returned when Medicare systems fail to match thos
Agencies submitting claims under a waiver authorized in response to recent hurricane and wildfire
The RTP (return to provider) location should be reviewed/updated daily. RTP claims are claims tha
CMS accepted an average of 89% of ICD-10 claims submitted during the national front-end te
JUNE 4, 2014
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In the rush to complete ICD-10 coding education, documentation improvement, and system updates, H
OCTOBER 21, 2015
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As you submit electronic claims for services, remember that: C
OCTOBER 30, 2015
Q: If IV fluid such as sodium chloride is given in the ED, should the revenue code be 250 (p
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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  Q: I have been told by our billers that infusion codes reported in the ED
False claims penalties to double Penalties for fraud by healthcare provid
CMS Coding/ICD10/Downloads/2015-April-Testing-Results
  When outpatient hospitals and physicians switch to ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes Oct
MAY 14, 2014
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ICD-10 coding: What to expect On July 31, HHS issued a rule
OCTOBER 1, 2014
CMS states in its comments that claims for “questionable encounters” will be returned
ICD-10 implementation and coding present plenty of challenges, especially when it comes to ICD-10
SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
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Insurer-provider discord mounts over new HIPPS code requirement
NOVEMBER 1, 2014
NOVEMBER 20, 2013
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CMS identified no major problems and a minimal error rate due to invalid coding during its
MARCH 4, 2015
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Medicare may verify that the provider claims (physician office claims) contain the appropriate bi
Providers should also make sure claims submitted over the ICD-10 transition date of October 1 a
CMS has offered some clarity on what it considers to be a “family of codes” in ICD-10
CMS’ grace period for reporting families of ICD-10-CM codes is coming to a close. Physician
SEPTEMBER 6, 2016
More than 7,000 trainees matched into advanced residency and fellowship programs through the Nati
MARCH 6, 2014
The National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) released the results of the 2015 Match, whic
MARCH 27, 2015
A change CMS made Coding/OutpatientCodeEdit/OCEQtrRel
Codes for pressure ulcers in ICD-10-CM include more information than ICD-9-CM codes, but s
A diabetes code was the most commonly coded primary diagnosis in both the wound and endocrine cli
  Don't forget the business office
SEPTEMBER 29, 2017
Q: An auditor recently reviewed our outpatient ED claims and told us that we canno
FEBRUARY 25, 2015
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The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) has contacted CMS regarding claims th
Q: Can a claim that is edited for a noncovered procedure be appealed?
The National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) is going global. The NRMP, which has matc
MAY 9, 2014
CMS has instructed MACs to reprocess claims and providers to reimburse beneficiaries due t
DECEMBER 3, 2014
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Next to graduation and new resident orientation, Match Day is the most important calendar day of
MARCH 10, 2017
This year’s National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) Match was the largest on record in m
MAY 4, 2018
MACs use the Fiscal Intermediary Standard System (FISS) to process Medicare Part A claims. Hospic
For calendar years (CYs) 2010 and 2011, Medicare paid hospitals $711 million for claims that incl
Clearing up MA HIPPS codes on claims An explanation is in or
OCTOBER 1, 2014
Taxonomy codes play a very important role in medical billing and credentialing for providers or
CMS offered some clarity on what it considers to be a family of codes in ICD-10-CM.
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
  Joan L. Usher, BS, RHIA, COS-C, ACE is one of the preeminent coding train
  CMS has instructed MACs to reprocess claims and providers to reimburse beneficia
Amy Ho estimates that Match process costs $302 million a year for medical students. Ho,
APRIL 25, 2014
Nearly two-thirds of the participants of the 2018 American Osteopathic Association (AOA) Match we
FEBRUARY 9, 2018
Coding guidelines direct to code all documented conditions that exist at the time of the visit an
Have you started dual coding for ICD-9 and ICD-10? Two facilities shared their experiences during
Ensure accurate and efficient ICD-10, HCPCS Level II and CPT coding in one fell swoop with the
This week’s updates include a new influenza virus vaccine code; an MLN Matters article
  Providers need to report all services from October 1 forward with ICD-10 codes,
SEPTEMBER 23, 2015
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OCTOBER 22, 2014
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Recovery Auditors have identified numerous potential duplicate claims from Medicare Part B provid
OCTOBER 14, 2015
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Providers may want to review claims containing HCPCS code C2623 (catheter, transluminal an
  CMS recently updated the Medicare Claims Processing Manual, with changes
SEPTEMBER 17, 2014
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JUNE 18, 2014
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In nearly two years since practices adopted the ICD-10 code set, billing and coding experts say t
Myth 1: ICD-10 includes too many codes  
“I don't think it is the demands of being a physician—responding to a code, consider
JANUARY 21, 2016
A Recovery Auditor review of claims from September 25, 2012, to August 30, 2013, found pro
SEPTEMBER 16, 2015
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by Megan Herr Industry experts believe the use of outsourced coding will grow as
These codes play no part in supply reporting or payment. An agency reports supplies; it does not
  Q: We have been receiving rejections of our claims with HCPCS code C1300 (hyp
The 2014 Match offered a record high number of positions and filled nearly all of them, according
MAY 9, 2014
Code claims accurately, prevent denials and secure every reimbursement dollar earned with the
Q: Are we still required to report value code FD (credit received from the manufacturer for
ICD-10-CM will still allow coders to report unspecified codes. However, coders will not have th
Was the 2014 Match a boon for applicants, or evidence of the shortage of residency positions? It
MARCH 28, 2014
MARCH 26, 2014
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Implement operating rules - Phase III ERA EFT: CORE 360 Uniform Use of Claim Adjustment
You’ve finished recruitment, and Match has come and gone, but you still have unfilled resi
APRIL 21, 2017
“The even darker side of the Match process happens a few days earlier, on a day know
APRIL 10, 2015
The new AHA Coding Clinic for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS cleared up some confusion regarding
Looking for some opportunities to code outside of your specialty? Simply looking to get some addi
FEBRUARY 10, 2015
Code claims accurately, prevent denials and secure every reimbursement dollar earned with the
Outpatient procedures will still be coded using CPT®/HCPCS—the HIPAA-
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has updated the lists of HCPCS codes that
On Aug. 25, CMS published Medicare Claims Processing Transmittal 3853, updating billing, payment
SEPTEMBER 4, 2017
by Josh Poltilove While agencies have choices when it comes to which claim revie
Q: Do we have to put the ICD-10-CM Z3A.- weeks of gestation codes on every single encount
NOVEMBER 17, 2015
NOVEMBER 20, 2013
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By Megan Batty It’s not necessary to assign additional codes for s
Code category Y93 in ICD-10-CM provides coders with many activities to identify what exactly the
Documentation will be important to support supply utilization and payment. Claims
Managers should not assume that they can review every guideline, every item in Coding Clinic,
Q: We are receiving rejections for HCPCS codes J0365 (injection, aprotonin, 10,000 kiu)
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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An automated Recovery Auditor review of discharge status codes identified improper payment
MAY 6, 2015
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The following is a deep dive into ICD-10 Return to Provider (RTP) codes, written by Renee
JANUARY 10, 2020
CMS issued a revision of the October 2015 I/OCE update that included changes for HCPCS code Q51
  Medicare Review: Ways to evaluate claims
OCTOBER 2, 2015
  Resources for preparing vaccine claims
  Documentation terminology that will not support the Medicare claim
  Verify claim accuracy for ICD-10
ICD-10-CM will still allow coders to report unspecified codes. However, coders will not ha
JUNE 17, 2015
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Continue to code a pressure ulcer treated with a skin graft as a pressure ulcer that’s unst
Which option best describes the type of facility for which you primarily code?
MARCH 5, 2014
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CMS updates CERT treatment of power mobility devices and ambulance transport claims
Outpatient coding and billing errors led to more than half of all automated denials by Recovery
Residency applicants will be eagerly waiting for the 2014 Match Day results, which the National R
MARCH 21, 2014
  "Even if you are convinced that you matched to the last program on your ran
SEPTEMBER 19, 2014
September 15 marks the start of the main residency Match season. For the most part, each residen
SEPTEMBER 8, 2017
An Coding/ICD10/Downloads/ICD10NextStepsInfographic201603
Many covered entities leave money on the table by neglecting to appeal denied Medicare claims. Re
Many covered entities leave money on the table by neglecting to appeal denied Medicare claims. Re
In nearly two years since practices adopted the ICD-10 code set, billing and coding experts say t
The Office of the Inspector General (OIG) continues to target fraudulent Kwashiorkor claims. This
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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Coding and billing for pregnancy brings unique challenges, including global pregnancy packages an
by Josh Poltilove and Megan Batty If you’re commonly assigning codes N39.0
MSP claims?when billers must be detectives By Janet Potter,
The National Resident Matching Program recently published its set of reports documenting how appl
OCTOBER 7, 2016
In a recent statement, the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) voiced its concerns regardin
JANUARY 5, 2018
In a recent statement, the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) voiced its concerns regardin
JANUARY 8, 2018
by Megan Herr Coders will now be able to assign six R-codes for  dysphagia
Q: Is it appropriate to bill CPT® code 76942 (ultrasonic guidance for ne
SEPTEMBER 17, 2014
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By Steven Andrews Outpatient coding and billing errors lead to more than half of all au
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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Contractors given discretion to deny 'related' claims On August 8, CMS
For the first time since ICD-10 coding implementation in October 2015, the application of it in S
NOVEMBER 8, 2019
 The growth in the number of codes from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM can largely be explained by th
SEPTEMBER 17, 2014
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A few days after JustCoding conducted
SEPTEMBER 16, 2015
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  New white paper: Using collaboration to achieve accurate diagnoses claims
  Compliance tip: The relationship between the assessment and the claim
  Streamline consolidated billing claim submission with this tool
  Claims for Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program services being denied
  Key documentation criteria for supporting the Medicare claim
SEPTEMBER 21, 2018
  Self-disclosure can alleviate--not eliminate--penalties for fraudulent claims
SEPTEMBER 14, 2018
CMS has instructed MACs to reprocess claims and providers to reimburse beneficiaries due t
OCTOBER 1, 2014
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ImproperICD-9-CM code assignment led to incorrect grouping of claims to MS-DRG 857 (postop
JULY 30, 2014
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The Coding/OutpatientCodeEdit/OCEQtrReleaseSpecs.html
FEBRUARY 18, 2015
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If a code is incorrectly assigned or a claim is rejected, HIM and
NOVEMBER 20, 2013
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The nation will get a good look this week at the future faces of medicine. Friday is Match Day,
MARCH 20, 2014
Recovery Auditors found that 16% of Medicare CT scan claims from July 2011 to June 2012 ha
HCPCS codes subject to and excluded from CLIA edits  On January 30
Use of claim adjustment reason (CARC) code 23 On November 14, CMS issued a transmi
The changes to fracture coding in ICD-10-CM have received plenty of attention since coders first
OCTOBER 22, 2014
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  Don't miss our quarterly webinar on Wednesday, April 18! Spice Up Your Compliance Program wit
Q: We have been receiving rejections on claims including a line item for a compounded d
Coding and billing for pregnancy brings unique challenges, including global pregnancy packages an
OCTOBER 14, 2015
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Have you heard that CDI efforts can help in the pediatric setting but don't know where to start?
Greetings one and all from high above the 2012 Life Safety Code (LSC) compliance track w
JUNE 16, 2016
I don't know about you folks, but The Joint Commission's discontinuation of the PFI process has l
AUGUST 4, 2016
Q&A: Long-term care ICD-10 coding specifics Editor's
JANUARY 1, 2015
Q&A: Long-term care ICD-10 coding specifics Editor's
NOVEMBER 1, 2014
One of the challenging aspects of coding arthroplasties is determining whether the procedu
AUGUST 20, 2014
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NCCI guidelines for Part B Billing New coding requirements r
There are five phases of candidate selection in each residency Match cycle: pre-interview, inter
FEBRUARY 2, 2018
Without Congressional action earlier this year, U.S. coders would now be using ICD-10-CM codes to
OCTOBER 8, 2014
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CMS updates Medicare Claims Processing Manual to provide language-only changes f
Claims that are related   On August 8, CMS released a
CMS provides examples of claims that are related On August 8, CMS released a change
SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
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  To start, you don't just follow the Yellow Brick Road. That only works in Kansas
Malpractice claims continue to rise, with plaintiffs winning more cases that go to trial than eve
DECEMBER 17, 2020
Happy Match Day! Congratulations, this is the day many of you have been working toward for months
MARCH 15, 2019
As of April 1, 2017, the Pre-Claim Review demonstration will be paused for at least 30 days in Il
MARCH 11, 2015
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Join JustCoding at 1 p.m. (Eastern) Thursday, May 8, for the live 90-minute w
APRIL 30, 2014
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Q: Our charge description master (CDM) manager wants to remove the code for denileukin
  Improvements to the Medicare Claims Appeal Process and Statistical Sampling MLN Connects Call
  CMS published additional instructions for processing updated Part B therapy claims
MARCH 30, 2018
  Update to Medicare Claims Processing Manual, Chapter 23, Section 60.3
SEPTEMBER 21, 2018
Best practices for managing online criticism Keep calm and don't
NOVEMBER 1, 2014
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
AUGUST 12, 2015
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A review of Medicare CT scan claims from July 2011 to June 2012 found that 16% claims had
APRIL 30, 2014
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by Megan Herr Agencies will soon be required to submit all claims using new
OIG adds review of Part A claims to the 2014 LTC Work Plan
AUGUST 1, 2014
Effective 04/01/2014, Medicare stopped accepting paper claims on the old CMS 1500 claim fo
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced that the pre-claim review de
Inpatient hospital claims and Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) claims with Medicare Coins
CMS revises Medicare systems to accurately process inpatient hospital claims, MSP claims
 In the 2017 Main Residency Match, nearly one out of every four postgraduate year (PGY) 1 r
NOVEMBER 3, 2017
Update to Medicare Claims Processing Manualto provide language-only changes for updatin
Q: We just underwent an audit and the auditor took charges off the claim saying that th
CMS revises ICD-10 codes CMS officially finalized the first majo
Change in July 2015 update of quarterly HCPCS drug/biological code  
CMS releases October 2015 quarterly update of HCPCS drug/biological code changes
This year’s National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) Main Residency Match holds the distin
MAY 6, 2020
The former CEO of Architrave Health has filed a federal lawsuit claiming he was fired for reporti
JANUARY 28, 2016
AUGUST 26, 2015
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Update to Medicare Claims Processing Manual, Chapters 12, 20, 32, and 35 to prov
A new set of claims transaction rules has been approved by CAQH Committee on Operating Rules for
Copyright statement
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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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This year’s National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) Match was the largest on record in ma
MAY 4, 2018
  SNF diagnosis coding and payment
  473 changes: Cracking the code
OCTOBER 19, 2018
Don't let the most knowledgeable person on your team become a single point of failure F
NOVEMBER 1, 2017
Don't let the most knowledgeable person on your team become a single point of failure F
DECEMBER 1, 2017
APRIL 2, 2014
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  To help reduce the number of appeals over short-term inpatient stay claims, CMS
SEPTEMBER 4, 2014
Dear readers, Now that Match Day is over and you have a minute to relax, why not c
MARCH 23, 2018
Include diagnosis codes on the HIPAA Eligibility Transaction System (HETS) 270/271 Tran
Adding modifiers to CPT® codes can bypass NCCI edits for Medicare payments,
JUNE 25, 2014
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  In the 2016 IPPS final rule, CMS added three new claims-based measures and one s
OCTOBER 7, 2015
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Choose the pre-claim option. Be very assertive with the content of it, the record, in terms of wh
Match data for 2014 show a modest increase in the primary care physician workforce, but the incr
Editor's note: The following is an excerpt from Resident Recruitment: From ERAS to Match
OCTOBER 1, 2020
For the sixth year in a row, CMS and the AMA made no changes to CPT® coding or bil
FEBRUARY 10, 2015
I don't watch sports often, but I must confess I enjoy watching the Olympic Games when they come
AUGUST 25, 2016
Long-term care providers will be able to appeal certain Medicare claims decisions without
ICD-10-related updates made to the Medicare Claims Processing Manual
The state of California is being sued by three nursing home residents who claim that they have b
FEBRUARY 26, 2016
Terms of use synopsis
SEPTEMBER 4, 2008
Coding ultrasound procedures in coding-sample-policies-and-form
JULY 22, 2015
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There are several clearinghouse companies available to providers to submit claims electronically.
  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
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
You note that your claims-based is good, but risk-adjusted is not. And you wonder why they are so
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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  Hospitals have long struggled under complicated guidelines for coding injection
JANUARY 7, 2015
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CMS releases fourth version of related claims transmittal On September
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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JUNE 25, 2014
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A coding manager must be an effective team leader, efficiently balancing multiple responsi
AUGUST 20, 2014
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Claims that are related   On September 12, CMS release
SEPTEMBER 23, 2014
Claims that are related On September 12, CMS released a fourth version
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
I am coming across a few scenarios that have been tricky to code regarding spinal fusions
by Megan Batty Code only the breast neoplasm, such as C50.512 (malignant neoplasm
  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
A Pennsylvania company claims to have the technology available to not only meet the exit sign cri
MARCH 1, 2018
I don't know many employers that allow workers to play video games on the job but OSHA just came
SEPTEMBER 3, 2015
I don't know many employers that allow workers to play video games on the job but OSHA just came
SEPTEMBER 24, 2015
"The landscape is fundamentally different now than it was in 1987... I don't think there's
NOVEMBER 6, 2015
At this point, I would suggest you don't do anything drastic. Analyze your referral patterns along w
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
2015 annual update of HCPCS codes for SNF consolidated billing (CB) update
2015 annual update of HCPCS codes for SNF consolidated billing (CB) update
  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
by Megan Batty Assign a code for a patient’s body mass index (BMI) only wh
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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Co
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
The 2015 CPT® Manual includes changes to the Digestive section to align codes for
What is the correct CPT® code for tenotomy of multiple tendons in the shoulder thr
OCTOBER 14, 2015
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What do you do when you don't have enough nurses on staff and don't have the funds to hire additi
DECEMBER 10, 2015
I don't watch sports often, but I must confess I enjoy watching the Olympics when they come aroun
OCTOBER 13, 2016
You don't know what you don't know until you know it. That's the lesson leaders at
FEBRUARY 16, 2017
A resident is suing the University of Texas Dell Medical School, claiming she was placed on proba
SEPTEMBER 11, 2015
Pre-claim review pilot goes live in Illinois—2 days late
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
Many of the code changes in the 2014 CPT® Manual Radiology section f
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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After a five-year code freeze, the ICD-10 classification system will be back on a regular cycle f
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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Unfotunately we do not have answers to this yet. There are instances where coding guidance tells
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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FEBRUARY 11, 2015
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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"
AUGUST 6, 2014
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A new CPT® code for arthrodesis, a joint fusion technique to relieve pain,
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
by: Megan Batty Home health coders could have 435 ICD-10-CM code changes to deal
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
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
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
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
Q: An auditor recently told us to code two CPT® codes for a breast biopsy with plac
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
MAY 14, 2014
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Q: I have a question regarding a National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI) edit. I report
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by Megan Herr Several key changes were made to coding guidance as part of the FY
by Megan Batty Code the fact that a patient was diagnosed as morbidly obese with
Q: When coding excision of a breast mass with needle localization using stereotactic gu
MARCH 19, 2014
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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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Medical doctors don't need to undergo a near-death experience to better engage with patients. W
JUNE 16, 2017
The Department of Justice (DOJ) recovered $5.69 billion in False Claims Act settlements in fiscal
by Megan Herr When coding for diabetes with an associated manifestation, check f