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In addition to extensive drug testing code changes in the CPT® Manual
JustCoding's Drug Administration Capture and Audit Tool provides multiple critical tools for nur
OCTOBER 23, 2019
How do we bill for osteoporosis drugs? The home health consolidated bil
In an effort to accommodate the latest advances in technology and make the code set easier
JULY 22, 2015
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Despite no code changes in several years, injection and infusion coding generates regular
JANUARY 21, 2015
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  Despite no code changes in several years, injection and infusion coding remains
DECEMBER 10, 2014
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  Reporting laboratory tests with 2015's new CPT codes Q:
Q: Did any new drugs receive pass-through status July 1?  
Q: Where can I find out more about new drugs or biologicals with pass-through status be
  Part B Therapy Billing: Functional reporting and G-codes webcast
OCTOBER 13, 2017
  Are you billing Occurrence Code 22 correctly?
OCTOBER 12, 2018
In an effort to accommodate the latest advances in technology and make the code set easier
  Q: What happened to modifier –JF (compounded drug)? CMS added it in Apr
On Aug. 25, CMS published Medicare Claims Processing Transmittal 3853, updating billing, payment
SEPTEMBER 4, 2017
Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which features ICD-9-CM codes for poisoning
JULY 29, 2015
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Q: We consistently hit an edit asking for a modifier on our drug administration service
Since its introduction in the skilled nursing facility (SNF) setting, consolidated billing (CB) h
SEPTEMBER 15, 2017
Coders will find 59 new codes in the 2015 CPT® Manual for reporting
With more than 500 CPT® code changes, nearly every section of the CPT Manual
Physician Practice Billing From A to Z is a comprehensive, user-friendly guide to billin
DECEMBER 15, 2015
Quarterly ASP Medicare Part B drug pricing files released On April 25,
Q: I am a coder in a hospital outpatient setting. Our physicians document drug use in s
JULY 22, 2015
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Patients routinely receive multiple drug administration services during a single encounter, which
For the sixth year in a row, CMS and the AMA made no changes to CPT® coding or bil
FEBRUARY 10, 2015
Q: What if the provider states that diabetes is due to the adverse effects of a drug, but does
SEPTEMBER 17, 2014
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Q: I have a question about reporting drug tests to CMS for CPT® codes th
Q: When a patient presents to the ED and the physician there orders a drug panel, we pe
DECEMBER 23, 2014
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Consolidated billing Q&A with Janet Potter Editor's n
DECEMBER 1, 2014
CMS revises July 2015 quarterly drug code updates On July 10, CMS resci
Common consolidated billing issues facing SNFs Consolidated
Drug administration is one of the most common services provided in the outpatient setting,
APRIL 29, 2015
JUSTCODING
Most coding professionals have heard modifier -59 (distinct procedural service) referred t
Here we go again. On May 4, Rep. Ted Poe (R-Texas) introduced a new bill that could potentially c
Physician Practice Billing From A to Z is a comprehensive, user-friendly guide to b
SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has updated the lists of HCPCS codes that
While many of the code changes in the 2014 CPT® Manual surgical sect
These codes play no part in supply reporting or payment. An agency reports supplies; it does not
HCPCS codes subject to and excluded from CLIA edits  On January 30
  Q: We are receiving denials for many of the new CPT® codes in
Did you know? HCPro has created a membership community specifically for long-term care billing pr
MARCH 18, 2016
Did you know? HCPro has created a membership community specifically for long-term care billing p
Hospital Billing From A to Z  
MARCH 18, 2015
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OCTOBER 7, 2015
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OCTOBER 21, 2015
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NOVEMBER 4, 2015
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The Coding/OutpatientCodeEdit/OCEQtrReleaseSpecs.html
FEBRUARY 18, 2015
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AUGUST 5, 2015
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Unfotunately we do not have answers to this yet. There are instances where coding guidance tells
Home health care billing is a complicated task—to make sure you receive all the pay
Taking the mystery out of consolidated billing In the Balanc
DECEMBER 1, 2014
Provider-Based Entities: A Guide to Regulatory and Billing Compliance is a comprehensive
Editor's note: With the increased specificity required for ICD-10-CM coding, coders nee
DECEMBER 10, 2014
JUSTCODING
With drug administration services, providers likely find themselves prompted to use modifi
CMS’ grace period for reporting families of ICD-10-CM codes is coming to a close. Physician
SEPTEMBER 6, 2016
  Hospitals have long struggled under complicated guidelines for coding injection
JANUARY 7, 2015
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Physician Practice Perspectives is filled with Medicare news, coding an
  Q: Did CMS add any new codes for drugs that have pass-through status this mon
Inpatient coding professionals are used to DRG systems where all of the diagnoses and procedures
JANUARY 14, 2015
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CMS releases July 2014 Quarterly Average Sales Price (ASP) Medicare Part B Drug Pricing Files
Change in July 2015 update of quarterly HCPCS drug/biological code  
In the Coding/OutpatientCodeEdit/Downloads/FinalSumof
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
Provider-Based Entities: A Guide to Regulatory and Billing Compliance is a comprehensive
Provider-Based Entities: A Guide to Regulatory and Billing Compliance is a compr
Did you know? HCPro has created a membership community specifically for long-term care billing p
APRIL 15, 2016
Conducting pre-billing audits can be challenging, but when done correctly, it can save organizati
Looking for some opportunities to code outside of your specialty? Simply looking to get some addi
FEBRUARY 10, 2015
The U.S. may be overspending on medical billing and insurance-related paperwork by as much as $37
The U.S. may be overspending on medical billing and insurance-related paperwork by as much as $37
CPT has granted coders a new code, 58674 (laparoscopy, surgical, ablation of uterine fibroid(s),
FEBRUARY 21, 2017
Change in July 2015 update of quarterly HCPCS drug/biological code changes
Congress is getting involved in the ICD-10 transition again with a new bill introduced into the H
CMS revises ICD-10 codes CMS officially finalized the first majo
Q: We're wondering about how to use CPT® code 73225 (magnetic resonance
AUGUST 20, 2014
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Codes for reporting conditions relating to the endocrine system are located in Chapter 4 o
Coding and billing for pregnancy brings unique challenges, including global pregnancy packages an
Today marks the start of using ICD-10 codes—a long anticipated change in the healthcare co
OCTOBER 1, 2015
On July 13, CMS and the Food and Drug Administration [FDA] sent a
JULY 19, 2016
Many of the code changes in the 2014 CPT® Manual Radiology section f
Both houses of Congress now have passed a bill that ties skilled nursing facility Medicare reimbu
  Both houses of Congress now have passed a bill that ties skilled nursing facilit
How would we bill the following scenario? On Monday, a nurse assesses the patient’s
Common SNF billing struggles Written by Lisa McIntire and Jul
Editor's note: With the increased specificity required for ICD-10-CM coding, coders nee
JANUARY 21, 2015
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CMS approved a new specialty designation code that will help the agency distinguish between diffe
DECEMBER 13, 2016
In the July quarterly I/OCE update, three drugs received status indicator G (additional pa
Q: Will CMS be adding any new drugs or biologicals to its pass-through list in i
NOVEMBER 11, 2015
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Q: Is it appropriate to bill CPT® code 76942 (ultrasonic guidance for ne
Q: Why do the payments for some separately payable drugs change? One week we get paid a certai
A new House bill seeks to eliminate the use of behavioral assumptions when determining payment ra
Q: We are trying to verify whether we should bill for two units of the CPT® code wh
APRIL 29, 2015
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Q: Our charge description master (CDM) manager wants to remove the code for denileukin
Provider-Based Entities: A Guide to Regulatory and Billing Compliance is a comprehensive
The Long-Term Care Billing Webcast is a 90-minute webcast where expert 
APRIL 25, 2014
Q: Did CMS issue any new HCPCS codes for drugs and biologicals for April 2014?
Q: Did CMS make any changes to drug payments for April?  
Consolidated billing Q&A with Janet Potter Editor's note
JANUARY 1, 2015
by Megan Batty Code the fact that a patient was diagnosed as morbidly obese with
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
Providers need to report all services from October 1 forward with ICD-10 codes, but many will lik
Editor's note: With the increased specificity required for ICD-10-CM coding, coders nee
NOVEMBER 26, 2014
JUSTCODING
The route through which a drug is administered is essential for nurses to consider. Often, the he
OCTOBER 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
JUSTCODING
The percentage of Medicare Advantage (Part C) customers has been rapidly growing, and coding and
  Billing for the flu vaccine
OCTOBER 5, 2018
Q: When coding excision of a breast mass with needle localization using stereotactic gu
MARCH 19, 2014
JUSTCODING
Providers may want to review claims containing HCPCS code C2623 (catheter, transluminal an
By Steven Andrews Outpatient coding and billing errors lead to more than half of all au
Provider-Based Entities: A Guide to Regulatory and Billing Compliance is a comprehensive
Yes. It’s kind of complex the way billing is going to work. If the clinician conducts a SOC
Q: When would we use codes from ICD-10-CM category E13 (other specified diabetes mellit
JANUARY 21, 2015
JUSTCODING
For the last several years, CMS has updated the payment rates for separately payable drugs
  Providers need to report all services from October 1 forward with ICD-10 codes,
SEPTEMBER 23, 2015
JUSTCODING
NIOSH has released an updated list of patient-care drugs that are hazardous to the healthcare wor
SEPTEMBER 11, 2014
Evaluation and management (E/M) coding is a challenge for many coders, but ensuring accurate code
SEPTEMBER 22, 2015
NOVEMBER 26, 2014
JUSTCODING
  Drug-induced pulmonary hypertension, metastatic melanoma
Missouri Gov. Ray Nixon has signed a bill that creates a new class of medical license in that st
The Cooperating Parties added a 17th section to the Coding/I
JULY 29, 2015
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OCTOBER 28, 2015
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Two new codes were added to the Multianalyte Assays with Algorithmic Analysis (MAAA) secti
Clearing up MA HIPPS codes on claims An explanation is in or
OCTOBER 1, 2014
Q. When using the newly covered non-face-to-face prolonged service codes (99358, 99359), can you
by Megan Herr Several key changes were made to coding guidance as part of the FY
  By Steven Andrews   The bill from Congress calling
 Q: I have a question about coding infusion/injections in the ED prior to a decision for
OCTOBER 28, 2015
JUSTCODING
Organizations often struggle to finalize charts after discharge so they can be coded in a timely
Q: Has CMS released further guidance on billing lab tests under the OPPS for separate paymen
Editor’s note: “Coding corner” is a monthly column written by Joan
Q: We are coding for pain management procedures and have been doing dual coding in ICD-9-CM an
JULY 9, 2014
JUSTCODING
Q: Where can I find the vaccine code abbreviation list for the 2015 CPT®
JANUARY 7, 2015
JUSTCODING
Medicare and other payers hold physicians responsible for correct billing and medical documentati
NCCI guidelines for Part B Billing New coding requirements r
CMS released Coding/OutpatientCodeEdit/OCEQtrReleaseS
APRIL 29, 2015
JUSTCODING
  The administrator's role in the billing process
OCTOBER 16, 2015
  Fortify billing systems with strong communication
JANUARY 8, 2016
  Developing strategic areas in consolidated billing
  QAPI: What is the billing department's role?
OCTOBER 14, 2016
  How solid is your billing system?
DECEMBER 22, 2016
  Avoiding Medicare fraudulent billing
JANUARY 27, 2017
  FAQs: Consolidated billing for SNFs
OCTOBER 13, 2017
  How solid is your billing system?
DECEMBER 1, 2017
  Implications of consolidated billing under PDPM
OCTOBER 12, 2018
OIG releases report on drugs commonly used by dual-eligible beneficiaries
  When outpatient hospitals and physicians switch to ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes Oct
MAY 14, 2014
JUSTCODING
ImproperICD-9-CM code assignment led to incorrect grouping of claims to MS-DRG 857 (postop
JULY 30, 2014
JUSTCODING
In FY 2014, the OIG is setting out to review some aspects of billing and payments that were not i
Q: We are receiving rejections for HCPCS codes J0365 (injection, aprotonin, 10,000 kiu)
Q: I have a question regarding a National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI) edit. I repo
MARCH 4, 2015
JUSTCODING
Outpatient coding and billing errors led to more than half of all automated denials by Recovery
Q: I read that CPT® code 20680 (removal of implant; deep, e.g., buried w
MAY 28, 2014
JUSTCODING
An Coding/ICD10/Downloads/ICD10NextStepsInfographic201603
Q: Over the years I have heard differing opinions regarding whether clinical or coding exp
Results of a new drug trial, published September 1, 2016 in Nature, are potentially the most pro
SEPTEMBER 2, 2016
One of the challenging aspects of coding arthroplasties is determining whether the procedu
AUGUST 20, 2014
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by: Megan Herr Coding for diabetes and associated conditions can be tricky &mdas
Q: I have been told to use the general surgery CPT® codes in the 20000 series for r
APRIL 30, 2014
JUSTCODING
Q&A: Long-term care ICD-10 coding specifics Editor's
NOVEMBER 1, 2014
By Sharme Brodie, RN, CCDS The American Hospital Association wrapped up its Coding Cli
APRIL 8, 2015
JUSTCODING
CMS releases October 2015 quarterly update of HCPCS drug/biological code changes
What concerns you most about ICD-10 coding? Documentation shortcomings
JANUARY 21, 2015
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What concerns you most about ICD-10 coding? Documentation shortcomings
JANUARY 28, 2015
JUSTCODING
In 2014, CMS added skin substitutes to the list of packaged drugs and biologicals, dividin
by Megan Herr Industry experts believe the use of outsourced coding will grow as
SEPTEMBER 23, 2015
JUSTCODING
 by Megan Batty Code a psychiatric condition if a patient’s been diag
CMS recently reversed long-standing policy for billing inpatient-only procedures, providing hospi
Twenty frequently asked questions (FAQs) regarding the newly implemented ICD-10 code for COVID-19
The price of “specialty drugs” to treat conditions like cancer and multiple sclerosis
JANUARY 13, 2015
Witnesses speaking at a Senate Aging Committee hearing reported a surge in drug prices with some
DECEMBER 29, 2015
NOVEMBER 4, 2015
JUSTCODING
To assist healthcare facilities with the mandated adoption of ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes and ICD-1
JUNE 18, 2012
Without Congressional action earlier this year, U.S. coders would now be using ICD-10-CM codes to
OCTOBER 8, 2014
JUSTCODING
How does an agency keep the drug review up to date? The regulations req
  SNF Consolidated Billing: Who Really Has to Pay All These Invoices?
AUGUST 14, 2014
  New emphasis on provider collaboration in consolidated billing
  Consolidated billing: A new emphasis on provider collaboration
AUGUST 28, 2015
  Best Practices for Ongoing Consolidated Billing Compliance
OCTOBER 16, 2015
  Navigating Special Billing Cases: Leaves of Absence
OCTOBER 30, 2015
  New whitepape available: Physician Certification and Recertification: Permission to Bill
APRIL 29, 2016
  Medicare billing: A common compliance risk area
APRIL 15, 2016
  Top five SNF Part A billing issues
AUGUST 12, 2016
  What is the SNFs liability for practitioner billing errors?
OCTOBER 14, 2016
  Consolidated billing questions? We have your answers!
JANUARY 6, 2017
  Evaluating MDS Data Quality Will Improve Billing Accuracy
MARCH 24, 2017
  We are now offering a 2-day SNF billing bootcamp!
  New billing resources have been added!
NOVEMBER 17, 2017
  Special requirements for billing urology supplies & updated DMEPOS fee schedule
DECEMBER 21, 2018
  Case study: Consolidated billing, major category I
DECEMBER 7, 2018
Q: Would it be appropriate to report CPT® code 75984 (change of percutan
FEBRUARY 18, 2015
JUSTCODING
CMS introduced several new HCPCS codes and added comprehensive APCs (C-APC), including one for ob
NOVEMBER 11, 2015
JUSTCODING
Q: I have a question regarding facility coding for evaluation and management (E/M) leve
AUGUST 19, 2015
JUSTCODING
Q: I have been told by our billers that infusion codes reported in the ED along with an
SEPTEMBER 16, 2015
JUSTCODING
If a code is incorrectly assigned or a claim is rejected, HIM and
NOVEMBER 20, 2013
JUSTCODING
Many coders rely on the AHA's Coding Clinic advice to resolve sticky situ
MAY 13, 2015
JUSTCODING
  To report an unspecified code or to query, that is the question. &nb
Patients eligible for chronic care management services (CPT code 99490) are generally chronically
A single sentence added to a House of Representatives bill that went unremarked-upon during a bri
SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
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Bolster billing compliance: Implement a Medicare Part A triple-check process
AUGUST 1, 2015
Inpatient coding professionals are used to DRG systems where all of the diagnoses and procedures
Editor’s note: With the increased specificity required for ICD-10-CM coding, code
JUNE 25, 2014
JUSTCODING
  Do you have questions about physician practice coding, reimbursement, safety,
For the first time since ICD-10 coding implementation in October 2015, the application of it in S
NOVEMBER 8, 2019
CMS updates billing instructions for TMVR  On April 24, CMS rescin
There has been a lot of angst amongst coders and billing departments surrounding the switch to IC
NOVEMBER 19, 2014
There has been a lot of angst amongst coders and billing departments surrounding the switch to IC
DECEMBER 10, 2014
When outpatient hospitals and physicians switch to ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes October 1, 20
Q: Is it correct to append modifier -52 (reduced services) to a procedure code when the
FEBRUARY 4, 2015
JUSTCODING
by Joan Usher It’s essential that agencies work to make their billing depa
Q: When a drug representative enters a facility, he or she can easily be exposed to prote
SEPTEMBER 8, 2015
A Q&A around drug regimen review items was provided by CMS.   CMS’
CMS proposed a new HCPCS modifier be appended to every code for a service furnished in a h
FEBRUARY 4, 2015
JUSTCODING
Two bipartisan bills introduced in the U.S. Senate aim to reduce the physician shortage. The firs
JUNE 16, 2017
ICD-10 is less than 15 days away. Can your staff code in ICD-10?  
SEPTEMBER 18, 2015
ICD-10 implementation and coding present plenty of challenges, especially when it comes to ICD-10
SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
JUSTCODING
Last week the House of Representatives passed a bill to replace the Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR;
  This article is part two in a series on coding common dermatology conditions
MAY 28, 2014
JUSTCODING
Q&A: Long-term care ICD-10 coding specifics Editor's
JANUARY 1, 2015
Hospital Billing From A to Z is a comprehensive, user-friendly guide to hospital billing r
What do you find most difficult about injection and infusion coding? Determini
JANUARY 7, 2015
JUSTCODING
What do you find most difficult about injection and infusion coding? Determini
JANUARY 14, 2015
JUSTCODING
To assist healthcare facilities with the mandated adoption of ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes and ICD-1
SEPTEMBER 29, 2011
  Q: One pass-through device got added for 2015, but other than drugs, should w
  Q: I have been told by our billers that infusion codes reported in the ED
DECEMBER 3, 2014
JUSTCODING
Coders can breathe easy, because the codes for reporting diseases of the respiratory system (J00-
MARCH 19, 2014
JUSTCODING
Nursing homes administer largely pointless and potentially harmful drugs to a majority of residen
SEPTEMBER 11, 2014
When preparing to administer any drug to a client, consider what is often referred to as the &quo
AUGUST 12, 2019
Rep. Jim Benacci (R-OH) has reintroduced the bill that is aimed at eliminating the three-d
JANUARY 23, 2015
  Bolster billing compliance: Implement a Medicare Part A triple-check process
  Safeguard revenue against partner billing flubs: The five-step invoice verification process
AUGUST 21, 2015
  What you need to know about the five major categories of consolidated billing
  Bill introduced to add dental, hearing, and vision services under Medicare coverage
FEBRUARY 1, 2017
  What SNFs need to know about the five major categories of consolidated billing
  Have you heard? We have added a SNF Billing Boot Camp!
  Flu season is here: Make sure you are billing accurately for flu vaccinations
DECEMBER 1, 2017
Q: How do you bill for a patient that is admitted after a 3 day hospital stay that
  Codes for common procedures of the skin, such as excisions, wound closures, and
APRIL 15, 2015
JUSTCODING
Editor's note: This is second part in a series covering changes to coding for cardiac c
JULY 8, 2015
JUSTCODING
Editor’s note: This is the first in a two-part series on the ICD-10-CM Z codes. The sec
DECEMBER 17, 2014
JUSTCODING
The organizations responsible for the official ICD-10 coding gu
MARCH 4, 2015
JUSTCODING
A bill to reauthorize the Older Americans Act was introduced in the Senate on January 21, 2015. U
JANUARY 23, 2015
Q: I work in ambulance billing. I know that under Original Medicare, many non-emergen
MARCH 27, 2015
A North Carolina jury found an ophthalmologist and hospital negligent after a sound-alike drug er
AUGUST 26, 2014
CMS pushed back the deadline for physicians to enroll to prescribe Medicare Part D drugs. Physici
Q&A Long-term care ICD-10 coding specifics
OCTOBER 1, 2014
Failed drug diversion programs in hospitals have led to record fines levied against facilities.
APRIL 26, 2016
Failed drug diversion programs in hospitals have led to record fines levied against facilities. P
MARCH 17, 2016
Rep. Diane Black, R-Tennessee, introduced a new bill related to ICD-10 into the House of R
MAY 20, 2015
JUSTCODING
Insurer-provider discord mounts over new HIPPS code requirement
NOVEMBER 1, 2014
by Robert S. Gold, MD Do the official guidelines get in the way of ethical coding?
NOVEMBER 19, 2014
JUSTCODING
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DECEMBER 17, 2014
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JANUARY 9, 2015
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JANUARY 16, 2015
Many facilities worry about the affect the new code set will have
Services furnished in a provider-based department are generally billed in two or more claims&mdas
Change allows hospices to bill directly for preventive vaccines CMS has issued
SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
JUSTCODING
I have a question on medication reconciliation and the Level 1, 2, and 3 drug interaction
When officials at a California hospital suspected that someone was stealing drugs from anesthesia
MAY 12, 2016
A majority of patients don’t understand the charges and information on their medical bills,
The Ohio House recently passed a bill aiming to authorize eligible physician assistants to write
HCPro is seeking feedback on your rural health clinic billing and compliance training needs. Plea
By Lori-Lynne A. Webb, CPC, CCS-P, CCP, CHDA, CDIP, COBGC If you code a
JANUARY 21, 2015
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By Michelle Clarke Female nurses who administer antineoplastic drugs to cancer patients d
FEBRUARY 21, 2019
A bill linking skilled nursing facilities' Medicare payments to hospital readmissions pass
MARCH 28, 2014
Did you know? HCPro has created a membership community specifically for long-term care billing p
Did you know? HCPro has created a membership community specifically for long-term care billing p
APRIL 29, 2016
Did you know? HCPro has created a membership community specifically for long-term care billing p
APRIL 22, 2016
We had another ICD-10 scare last week when Rep. Ted Poe (R-Texas) introduced a new bill that coul
APRIL 9, 2014
JUSTCODING
CMS updates billing instructions for TMVR On April 24, CMS rescinded and replaced Trans
FEBRUARY 25, 2015
JUSTCODING
Although drug testing is not necessarily a fail-safe and is an added expense, having a drug testi
by Russ Nix, Aegis RX, LLC Is drug diversion a problem in the healthcare
MARCH 20, 2020
SNF Consolidated Billing: Who Really Has to Pay All These Invoices?
SNF Consolidated Billing: Who Really Has to Pay All These Invoices?
AUGUST 1, 2014
A bill to ban abortions through the use of telemedicine in Iowa is now off of the table fo
With out-of-network bills becoming a bigger problem, some states are passing laws that make it mo
NOVEMBER 29, 2016
  473 changes: Cracking the code
OCTOBER 19, 2018
APRIL 2, 2014
JUSTCODING
Drug diversion from federal hospitals part of nationwide epidemic of healthcare thefts
APRIL 28, 2017
ICD-10 coding: What to expect On July 31, HHS issued a rule
OCTOBER 1, 2014
DECEMBER 16, 2015
JUSTCODING
The California state legislature is debating a bill calling for violence prevention plans
APRIL 22, 2014
A bill introduced in the House of Representatives would target improved care coordination
AUGUST 1, 2014
  A bill making its way through the New Jersey Legislature would require state off
JULY 25, 2014
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OCTOBER 28, 2015
JUSTCODING
To assist healthcare facilities with the mandated adoption of ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes and ICD-1
JULY 12, 2012
After years of research, debate, and Food and Drug Administration review, the federal agency will
SEPTEMBER 30, 2015
Some providers face a fee schedule cut of 50% for E/M services billed with modifier 25
SEPTEMBER 4, 2017
Who can conduct the (medication) review? The regulations require a drug
Adding modifiers to CPT® codes can bypass NCCI edits for Medicare payments,
JUNE 25, 2014
JUSTCODING
JULY 15, 2015
JUSTCODING
A bill to reauthorize funding for GME at children’s hospitals has reached the U.S. House of
NOVEMBER 22, 2013
The Arkansas House of Representatives last week rejected a bill that would allow telemedicine com
Consolidated billing can be a complicated task. Sign up to receive a FREE whit
NOVEMBER 13, 2015
A bill that allows CMS to expedite physicians’ applications for a meaningful use hardship e
DECEMBER 29, 2015
A bill that would reform mental healthcare in the United States, and potentially address a nation
JULY 7, 2016
On Friday, February 9, President Trump signed into law a bill designed to keep the federal govern
JustCoding News: Inpatient will not publish December 31, so this is your final issue of JustCodin
DECEMBER 17, 2014
JUSTCODING
ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM/PCS are currently under a code freeze as the industry prepares for ICD-10
MAY 6, 2015
JUSTCODING
A new bill introduced in the Nebraska legislature proposes offering up to $120,000 in loan
JANUARY 16, 2015
Last Wednesday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill to repeal the Independent Payment
HCPro is conducting research on training needs related to billing for bedside procedures. Please
Federal lawmakers have introduced a bill designed to improve coordination of care and serv
California Governor Jerry Brown last week signed a bill to make it easier for rural patients to u
For hospice billing, is there a higher reimbursement for social worker visits in a SNF se
By Brian Ward Researchers from Oxford University announced that the drug
JUNE 18, 2020
NOVEMBER 20, 2013
JUSTCODING
Long-Term Living reports that a bill that aims to establish national occupational stand
JANUARY 8, 2016
  The term “fetal distress” can be very misleading when coding for pre
MARCH 4, 2015
JUSTCODING
SEPTEMBER 30, 2015
JUSTCODING
To address the shortage of physicians in Missouri, a recently passed bill would ease the qualific
JUNE 9, 2017
Coding ultrasound procedures in coding-sample-policies-and-form
JULY 22, 2015
JUSTCODING
  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
  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
  Are you up to speed on the new evaluation and reevaluation codes?
FEBRUARY 9, 2018
  New HCPCS code, Q5110, effective October 1, 2018
SEPTEMBER 28, 2018
Right dose, right drug: WHO challenges hospitals to cut med errors in half
It’s not news to most providers that suicide and drug abuse are on the rise. However, a tri
More than 500 providers, suppliers, billing companies, and clearinghouses participated in ICD-10
Lawmakers in a half-dozen states are considering bills that would expand the scope of practice fo
Earlier this month, bipartisan members of the House introduced a bill to expand teleheath
  There is no mention of postponing the implementation of ICD-10 in spending bills
DECEMBER 16, 2014
APRIL 15, 2015
JUSTCODING
Highlight the ZIP codes where employees live so you can have a handy reference of staff availabil
A coding manager must be an effective team leader, efficiently balancing multiple responsi
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