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  What should your policy for coding compliance and ethics include?
Complete Online Resource and Educ
DECEMBER 17, 2014
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Myth 1: ICD-10 includes too many codes  
ICD-10 implementation and coding present plenty of challenges, especially when it comes to ICD-10
SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
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Coding for sepsis requires a strong knowledge of ICD-9-CM coding guidelines, as well as complete
DECEMBER 17, 2014
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You should review the final CoPs and the draft interpretive guidelines. Sections
DECEMBER 3, 2014
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Q&A: Long-term care ICD-10 coding specifics Editor's
JANUARY 1, 2015
The four Cooperating Parties released the 2015 ICD-10-CM guidelines and, in the process, deleted
OCTOBER 8, 2014
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Managers should not assume that they can review every guideline, every item in Coding Clinic,
NCCI guidelines for Part B Billing New coding requirements r
by Megan Herr Several key changes were made to coding guidance as part of the FY
We won’t need to learn any new ICD-10-PCS codes or guidelines for 2015. CMS released the d
I am searching for clear, legitimate, documented guidance regarding coding for a verbal o
by Megan Batty Starting Oct. 1, coding guidelines will no longer allow for a con
Coding Clinic's Fourth Quarter 2013 issue focuses considerable attention on ICD-10-
CMS released the Coding/ICD10/2015-ICD-10-PCS-and-GEMs.html"
The ICD-10-PCS guidelines for reporting multiple procedures could trip up inpatient coders becaus
MAY 6, 2015
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by Josh Poltilove and Megan Batty If you’re commonly assigning codes N39.0
We’re still living under a code freeze as we (eagerly) await ICD-10 implementation. However
by A.J. Plunkett (aplunkett@decisionhealth.com) Healthcare compliance ch
JANUARY 12, 2020
Coders may find assigning codes for sepsis somewhat easier in ICD-
NOVEMBER 20, 2013
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Coders will find 50 new codes in ICD-10-PCS for 2016, according to
JUNE 17, 2015
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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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Industry stakeholders seek clarity from CMS about draft interpretive guidelines.
MARCH 11, 2015
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Compliance with the Conditions of Participation (CoP) is required to meet Medicare and Medicaid
FEBRUARY 28, 2017
The following excerpt comes from Scompliance-et
SEPTEMBER 26, 2019
SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
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Coders can breathe easy, because the codes for reporting diseases of the respiratory system (J00-
MARCH 19, 2014
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  ICD-10 Compliance: Converting to a new diagnosis coding system
  ICD-10 Compliance: Converting to a new diagnosis coding system
Provider-Based Entities: A Guide to Regulatory and Billing Compliance is a comprehensive
Over-identifying sepsis and failing to code sepsis when it is present are just two of the proble
JustCoding’s E/M Essentials Toolkit is the essential resource for every ph
By Steven Andrews Despite few recent code or rule changes in recent years, coders and H
These codes play no part in supply reporting or payment. An agency reports supplies; it does not
 There are approximately 363 new codes, 142 deletions, and more than 250 code revisions in t
While the new diagnosis code to capture COVID-19 has been in effect since April 1, coders have ru
Coding guidelines direct to code all documented conditions that exist at the time of the visit an
ICD-10-PCS codes consist of seven characters, each of which identifies a unique, specific piece o
NOVEMBER 5, 2014
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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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DECEMBER 2, 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
In the rush to complete ICD-10 coding education, documentation improvement, and system updates, H
OCTOBER 21, 2015
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As of April 1, coders now have a specific ICD-10-CM diagnosis code to capture the COVID-19 virus.
  Why are physician queries so critical to accurate documentation and coding? The an
Provider-Based Entities: A Guide to Regulatory and Billing Compliance is a compr
Provider-Based Entities: A Guide to Regulatory and Billing Compliance is a comprehensive
by Megan Batty Code the fact that a patient was diagnosed as morbidly obese with
Code claims accurately, prevent denials and secure every reimbursement dollar earned with the
The section of codes that expanded most in ICD-10-CM involves orthopedic injuries, especially fra
AUGUST 13, 2014
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  Healthcare facilities spend considerable resources trying to prevent and treat p
SEPTEMBER 16, 2015
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  No section of the 2014 CPT® Manual included more chan
This week’s updates include revisions to State Operations Manual (SOM), Appendix A -Sur
ICD-10-CM simplifies coding for sepsis provided the physician completely and accurately documents
NOVEMBER 18, 2015
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The changes to fracture coding in ICD-10-CM have received plenty of attention since coders first
OCTOBER 22, 2014
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Ethics and compliance: Sample training program outline Ethics and
DECEMBER 1, 2019
by Tami Swartz When examining the new draft guidelines for the revised Home Healt
by Megan Batty Assign a code for a patient’s body mass index (BMI) only wh
Doctors and drug czars ask for chronic pain guidelines to be relaxed By Brian
Ensure accurate and efficient ICD-10, HCPCS Level II and CPT coding in one fell swoop with the
by: Megan Herr Coding for diabetes and associated conditions can be tricky &mdas
By Sharme Brodie, RN, CCDS The American Hospital Association wrapped up its Coding Cli
APRIL 8, 2015
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  ICD-10-CM updates pregnancy codes to
JUNE 10, 2015
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FEBRUARY 11, 2015
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Now that the CMS has adopted the 2012 Life Safety Code (LSC), safety experts are looking
AUGUST 31, 2016
Blogs from industry experts in healthcare that keep users up-to-date on the latest happenings in their fields.
FEBRUARY 11, 2015
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Code the patient’s injury — such as a frac-ture, a laceration or a burn — and
by Jan Milliman You’ve created a compliance program, but are you getting t
A diabetes code was the most commonly coded primary diagnosis in both the wound and endocrine cli
Our life safety expert answers all your questions about facility compliance Editor&rs
SEPTEMBER 28, 2017
Q: When I started as a CDI specialist, I learned that when a complication code, such as 99
Provider-Based Entities: A Guide to Regulatory and Billing Compliance is a comprehensive
Hit by a truck? Bit by a duck? There’s an ICD-10-CM code for that, and we’ll h
JUNE 25, 2014
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Hit by a truck? Bit by a duck? There’s an ICD-10-CM code for that, and we’ll he
JULY 9, 2014
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JustCoding’s E/M Essentials Toolkit is the essential resource for every ph
FEBRUARY 21, 2017
Some of the most significant changes in ICD-10-CM involve coding for orthopedic injuries. Join us
The section of codes that expanded most in ICD-10-CM involves orthopedic injuries, especially fra
The 2016 update to the CPT® Manual includes hundreds of
NOVEMBER 25, 2015
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ICD-10-CM includes 68,000 codes and ICD-10-PCS features 71,924 code choices. Scary numbers, right
The Coding/OutpatientCodeEdit/OCEQtrReleaseSpecs.html
FEBRUARY 18, 2015
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Provider-Based Entities: A Guide to Regulatory and Billing Compliance is a comprehensive
Editor’s note: “Coding corner” is a monthly column written by Joan L.
  Hospitals have long struggled under complicated guidelines for coding injection
JANUARY 7, 2015
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by: Megan Batty Home health coders could have 435 ICD-10-CM code changes to deal
  While bundling of CPT® codes has made reporting for endovascular
OCTOBER 1, 2014
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The 2015 CPT Manual® includes significant changes in the Laboratory secti
One Week until Medicare Compliance Forum-Here are the Top Reasons Why You Should Attend
Each month, Brad Keyes, CHSP, owner of Keyes Life Safety Compliance, answers
OCTOBER 1, 2018
Q: When I try to code ileostomy take down of the small bowel resection and end-to-end anastomos
Cardiovascular disease coding in ICD-10-CM will function very similarly to the way it does in ICD
MARCH 26, 2014
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The final interpretive guidelines for the revised Home Health Conditions of Participation (CoPs)
  To report an unspecified code or to query, that is the question. &nb
 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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Coding and billing for pregnancy brings unique challenges, including global pregnancy packages an
An automated Recovery Auditor review of discharge status codes identified improper payment
MAY 6, 2015
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The 2014 Medicare Compliance Forum is the only seminar that will teach you how to respond
  The 2015 CPT® Manual includes changes to the
MARCH 4, 2015
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The changes to fracture coding in ICD-10-CM have received plenty of attention since coders first
The added specificity for reporting diagnoses with ICD-10-CM affects the majority of codes, bu
OCTOBER 8, 2014
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by Megan Herr Industry experts believe the use of outsourced coding will grow as
 by Megan Batty Code a psychiatric condition if a patient’s been diag
You may find significant changes to E/M reporting in the near future, including a pivot away from
Although the AMA changed hundreds of codes in the 2014 CPT® Manual,
  Although the AMA changed hundreds of codes in the 2014 CPT® Manual
Each month, Brad Keyes, CHSP, owner of Keyes Life Safety Compliance, answers your questions a
JUNE 1, 2018
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
Editor’s note: “Coding corner” is a monthly column written by Joan
MARBLEHEAD, Mass.--HCPro, Inc. has furthered expanded into the medical coding, reimbursement, com
JUNE 15, 2006
ICD-10 is less than 15 days away. Can your staff code in ICD-10?  
SEPTEMBER 18, 2015
After a year of anticipation, Joint Commission surveyors finally started checking for compliance
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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Twenty frequently asked questions (FAQs) regarding the newly implemented ICD-10 code for COVID-19
Patients eligible for chronic care management services (CPT code 99490) are generally chronically
MARCH 5, 2014
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The new AHA Coding Clinic for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS cleared up some confusion regarding
If a code is incorrectly assigned or a claim is rejected, HIM and
NOVEMBER 20, 2013
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Research casting new light as surgeons grapple with OR attire guidelines. If you though
Editor’s note: “Coding corner” is a monthly column written by Joan L. Usher
Editor’s note: Each month, Brad Keyes, CHSP, owner of Keyes Life Safety Compliance, ans
MAY 9, 2020
ICD-10-CM will still allow coders to report unspecified codes. However, coders will not ha
JUNE 17, 2015
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Research casting new light as surgeons grapple with OR attire guidelines If you thought
SEPTEMBER 14, 2017
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
Coding and billing for pregnancy brings unique challenges, including global pregnancy packages an
OCTOBER 14, 2015
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By Megan Batty It’s not necessary to assign additional codes for s
Bolster billing compliance: Implement a Medicare Part A triple-check process
AUGUST 1, 2015
The 2015 Medicare Compliance Forum features a robust line-up of topics and speakers to address th
NOVEMBER 20, 2013
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CMS hosted an ICD-10 “Code-a-thon” Monday (a title which instantly brings to mind all
  Join us at 1 p.m. Wednesday, December 3, to learn about the important CPT code c
  The number of codes in ICD-10-CM can be overwhelming. ICD-9-CM contains just 32
APRIL 2, 2014
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Powered by HCPro’s coding experts, Coding Membership gives your staff full access to our in
Wrinkles yet-to-be ironed out include disputes over necessity, cost, and definitions Do
MAY 4, 2017
The 2015 CPT® Manual includes significant changes in the Labora
APRIL 15, 2015
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AUGUST 27, 2014
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OCTOBER 21, 2015
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OCTOBER 21, 2015
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Change in July 2015 update of quarterly HCPCS drug/biological code  
  Coding/ICD10/Downloads/PartialCodeFreeze.
MAY 30, 2014
A few days after JustCoding conducted
SEPTEMBER 16, 2015
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Coding tells a patient's story, based on the narrative the physician provides in his or her docum
A group of cardiology experts have released guidelines for using simulation to train medical resi
OCTOBER 25, 2013
The 2015 Medicare Compliance Forum is the only seminar that will teach you how to respond to the
Join October 27–28 in Charleston, South Carolina, for the 2015 Medicare Compliance Forum. T
The 2015 Medicare Compliance Forum is the only seminar that will teach you how to respond to the
Join October 27–28 in Charleston, South Carolina, for the 2015 Medicare Compliance Forum. T
The 2015 Medicare Compliance Forum features a robust line-up of topics and speakers to address th
The 2015 Medicare Compliance Forum features a robust line-up of topics and speakers to address th
SEPTEMBER 17, 2014
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In nearly two years since practices adopted the ICD-10 code set, billing and coding experts say t
Q&A Long-term care ICD-10 coding specifics
OCTOBER 1, 2014
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
JustCoding’s E/M Essentials Toolkit is the essential resource for every ph
SEPTEMBER 20, 2016
  Reporting laboratory tests with 2015's new CPT codes Q:
Q: Do any general guidelines exist for queries on outpatient services? We are beginning
OCTOBER 29, 2014
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Safe rooms for suicidal patients compliance-guide-joi
FEBRUARY 23, 2016
All of your coding education in one place! Powered by HCPro’s coding experts, Codin
To assist healthcare facilities with the mandated adoption of ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes and ICD-1
SEPTEMBER 29, 2011
With some major changes in look and form-but generally adhering to existing guidelines-coding for
Pharmacy group issues nationwide guidelines for stopping diversion of controlled substanc
JustCoding’s Emergency Department Coding, by Nena Scott, MSEd, RHI
Many facilities worry about the affect the new code set will have
For the sixth year in a row, CMS and the AMA made no changes to CPT® coding or bil
FEBRUARY 10, 2015
The Journal of Clinical Oncology released guidelines for oncology clinicians to use effe
Editor’s note: Each month, Brad Keyes, CHSP, owner of Keyes Life Safety Compliance, ans
JUNE 6, 2021
Healthcare facilities spend considerable resources trying to prevent and treat pressure ulcers, b
SEPTEMBER 22, 2015
  Communication Guidelines
Congratulations to Penka Dringova, CPC, CPMA, CCC, CEMC, CGIC, CGSC, CIMC, compliance anal
AUGUST 6, 2014
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Become a pro at assigning, verifying, and auditing E/M codes The
SEPTEMBER 8, 2015
Pushback led federal officials to relax testing compliance deadlines If you haven&rsquo
SEPTEMBER 14, 2017
CPT has granted coders a new code, 58674 (laparoscopy, surgical, ablation of uterine fibroid(s),
FEBRUARY 21, 2017
The July edition of the CDI Journal includes a number of news-related information for CDI
AUGUST 12, 2015
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To report an unspecified code or to query, that is the question. And like so many coding question
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
ICD-10 coding: What to expect On July 31, HHS issued a rule
OCTOBER 1, 2014
The AMA has unveiled a new position statement and a list of 21 suggested guidelines for how prior
Become a pro at assigning, verifying, and auditing E/M codes. The
compliance-guide-joint-commissions-patient-safety-systems-chapt
DECEMBER 28, 2015
Many of the code changes in the 2014 CPT® Manual Radiology section f
Do you have questions about physician practice coding, reimbursement, safety, EHRs, compliance, H
  The 2014 Medicare Compliance Forum, on October 23 and 24, is the only seminar th
OCTOBER 8, 2014
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HCPro, a division of BLR, announced it has entered into a partnership with Coding Strategies, Inc
SEPTEMBER 11, 2015
Continue to code a pressure ulcer treated with a skin graft as a pressure ulcer that’s unst
Case reminds safety managers to keep systems in compliance, even if enforcement loosens
MAY 18, 2017
While the 2017 OPPS proposed rule includes a variety of tweaks and augmentations to existing regu
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released new "G" codes that
Physician Practice Perspectives is filled with Medicare news, coding an
OSHA in April released an update to its Guidelines for Preventing Workplace Violence for Health C
JUNE 18, 2015
JustCoding’s Emergency Department Coding, by Nena Scott, MSEd, RHIA, CCS,
JustCoding’s Emergency Department Coding, by Nena Scott, MSEd, RHI
I am coming across a few scenarios that have been tricky to code regarding spinal fusions
To assist healthcare facilities with the mandated adoption of ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes and ICD-1
JUNE 18, 2012
When examining the new draft guidelines for the revised Home Health Conditions of Participation (
At JustCoding.com, we're constantly working to make the site easier to use and more intera
JUNE 25, 2014
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At JustCoding.com, we're constantly trying to make the site easier to use and more interactive fo
JULY 9, 2014
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  Q: Is it okay to code a diagnosis if the physician documents two diagnoses usin
SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
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High compliance rates linked to lower incidences, while CDC pledges $67 million to help h
FEBRUARY 9, 2017
OSHA has announced a huge change to guidelines that could help
The guidelines for principal diagnosis selection involving heart failure have changed over the pa
MARCH 11, 2015
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Whether your new CDI specialist is a nurse who needs to learn coding and reimbursement basics, o
The guidelines for principal diagnosis selection involving heart failure have changed over the ye
Q: Do we have to put the ICD-10-CM Z3A.- weeks of gestation codes on every single encount
NOVEMBER 17, 2015
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Marblehead, MA -- HCPro, Inc., the industry leader compliance and management products and service
APRIL 28, 2008
by: Megan Batty A total of 473 code changes will take effect on Oct. 1, includin
Join JustCoding at 1 p.m. (Eastern) Wednesday, June 18, for the live 90-minute webcast,
MAY 14, 2014
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Join JustCoding at 1 p.m. (Eastern) Wednesday, June 18, for the live 90-minut
MAY 28, 2014
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Join JustCoding at 1 p.m. (Eastern) Wednesday, June 18, for the live 90-minute webcast,
JUNE 11, 2014
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JustCoding’s Clinical Conditions Encyclopedia is the perfect reso
OCTOBER 1, 2014
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JustCoding’s Emergency Department Coding, by Nena Scott, MSEd, RHI
HCPCS codes subject to and excluded from CLIA edits  On January 30
AUGUST 5, 2015
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Because CMS has not created any national ED E/M guidelines, providers must create their ow
Because CMS has not created any national ED E/M guidelines, providers must create their own crit
ICD-10-PCS is a brand-new coding system which will require coders to look for information they ha
MARCH 26, 2014
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After a five-year code freeze, the ICD-10 classification system will be back on a regular cycle f
The 2015 CPT® Manual includes changes to the Digestive section to align codes for
  Q: We are receiving denials for many of the new CPT® codes in
Each month, Brad Keyes, CHSP, owner of Keyes Life Safety Compliance, answers your questions a
MAY 1, 2018
Q: Is it okay to code a diagnosis if the physician documents two diagnoses using
To assist healthcare facilities with the mandated adoption of ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes and ICD-1
JULY 12, 2012
Adding modifiers to CPT® codes can bypass NCCI edits for Medicare payments,
JUNE 25, 2014
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JULY 29, 2015
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Q: I have a question about reporting drug tests to CMS for CPT® codes th
Late last month, the Joint Commission released data on the top compliance pain points of 2014 amo
A new CPT® code for arthrodesis, a joint fusion technique to relieve pain,
Do you have questions about physician practice coding, reimbursement, safety, EHRs, compliance, H
Q: Is there a way to convince management that Security Rule compliance is just as importa
A change CMS made Coding/OutpatientCodeEdit/OCEQtrRel
The biggest change to the healthcare coding industry is coming in October, 2013, and HCPro, Inc.,
SEPTEMBER 7, 2010
JUNE 4, 2014
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Joint Commission focuses on CAUTI compliance Revised NPSG ai
JANUARY 16, 2017
The Life Safety Code® Field Guide for Healthcare Facilities is the perfect companion to your
JANUARY 8, 2019
  When outpatient hospitals and physicians switch to ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes Oct
MAY 14, 2014
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You’ll soon have 71 new codes to capture varying severities of non-pressure chronic ulcers
Insurer-provider discord mounts over new HIPPS code requirement
NOVEMBER 1, 2014
Join us at 1 p.m. (Eastern) Tuesday, July 29, as HIPAA compliance experts Margret Amatayakul,
Hyperbaric oxygen (HBO) therapy is used to treat a variety of conditions, including wound care. H
APRIL 2, 2014
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I'm looking for acceptable ICD-10 codes for terminal diagnoses for hospice. Is there a li
After last year's OPPS proposed rule debacle, which included a later-than-usual release, d
Each month, Brad Keyes, CHSP, owner of Keyes Life Safety Compliance, answers
MARCH 16, 2017
Some hospitals plan to dual code in both CPT® and ICD-10-PCS so they can co
Codes for pressure ulcers in ICD-10-CM include more information than ICD-9-CM codes, but s
Click the PDF icon above to download. Included in this document:
As California hospitals rush toward seismic compliance, interesting technology is being introduc
DECEMBER 1, 2017
Ensure compliance with CMS’ restraint guidelines! Use of re
MARCH 15, 2016
Q: An auditor recently told us to code two CPT® codes for a breast biopsy with plac
February 10, 2003-Marblehead, MA-HCPro, Inc., the leader in healthcare compliance, regulation, and m
FEBRUARY 10, 2003
CMS recently released Coding/ICD10/Downloads/ICD10Special
DECEMBER 9, 2015
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Each month, Brad Keyes, CHSP owner of Keyes Life Safety Compliance, answers
DECEMBER 29, 2016
Q: When coding excision of a breast mass with needle localization using stereotactic gu
MARCH 19, 2014
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This week’s updates include an NCD for single chamber and dual chamber permanent cardia
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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If you or anyone at your hospital use the National Guidelines Clearinghouse or National Quality M
Q: I have a question regarding a National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI) edit. I report
Join JustCoding at 1 p.m. (Eastern) Thursday, May 8, for the live 90-minute w
APRIL 30, 2014
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Editor’s note: Each month, Brad Keyes, CHSP, owner of Keyes Life Safety Compliance, ans
MARCH 1, 2018
Q: Is CPT code 96416 (chemotherapy administration, IV infusion; initiation of prolonged c
CDC updates SSI guideline for the first time in 18 years In May 2017, th
Evaluation and management (E/M) coding is a challenge for many coders, but ensuring accurate co
HIPAA training isn’t a one-time effort. To be in compliance, all new staff require HIPAA or
Greetings one and all from high above the 2012 Life Safety Code (LSC) compliance track w
JUNE 16, 2016
Examine your hospital’s medication compounding process and your compliance level with upcom
SEPTEMBER 1, 2018
Examine your hospital’s medication compounding process and your compliance level with upcom
OCTOBER 1, 2018
APRIL 23, 2014
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One of the challenging aspects of coding arthroplasties is determining whether the procedu
AUGUST 20, 2014
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An Coding/ICD10/Downloads/ICD10NextStepsInfographic201603
The AMA updated the guidelines in the 2014 CPT® Manual for therapeut
The 2017 ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS code updates, including a complete list of code titles, are av
CMS releases October 2015 quarterly update of HCPCS drug/biological code changes
MAY 28, 2014
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  Joan L. Usher, BS, RHIA, COS-C, ACE is one of the preeminent coding train
by Megan Herr Coders will now be able to assign six R-codes for  dysphagia
Back by popular demand, bring your entire team for our rebroadcast of ICD-10-PCS: Coding,
AUGUST 12, 2015
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  The term “fetal distress” can be very misleading when coding for pre
MARCH 4, 2015
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Q: Over the years I have heard differing opinions regarding whether clinical or coding exp
JustCoding's Drug Administration Capture and Audit Tool provides multiple critical tools for nur
OCTOBER 23, 2019
Hiring nurses is a challenge for any organization, including home health agencies. You want good
Surveyors from CMS and The Joint Commission are taking an interest in dialysis compliance. That m
OCTOBER 1, 2018
Surveyors from CMS and The Joint Commission are taking an interest in dialysis compliance. That m
NOVEMBER 1, 2018
Editor’s note: Each month, Brad Keyes, CHSP, owner of Keyes Life Safety Compliance, ans
OCTOBER 10, 2020
The following is a deep dive into ICD-10 Return to Provider (RTP) codes, written by Renee
JANUARY 10, 2020
Editor’s note: With the increased specificity required for ICD-10-CM coding, code
JUNE 25, 2014
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Each month, Brad Keyes, CHSP, owner of Keyes Life Safety Compliance, answers your questions a
AUGUST 1, 2018
Q: I have a question regarding a National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI) edit. I repo
MARCH 4, 2015
JUSTCODING
CMS has offered some clarity on what it considers to be a “family of codes” in ICD-10
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 Cooperating Parties added a 17th section to the Coding/I
JULY 29, 2015
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Q: We use a lot of skin substitutes. Where do we find a list of the new HCPCS code
ImproperICD-9-CM code assignment led to incorrect grouping of claims to MS-DRG 857 (postop
JULY 30, 2014
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CMS offered some clarity on what it considers to be a family of codes in ICD-10-CM.
If the results from your next survey include more life safety compliance issues than you’re
APRIL 13, 2017
To accurately interpret and code physician documentation, the HIM department should employ
JUNE 4, 2014
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Join us October 26 in Charleston, South Carolina, at the 2015 Medicare Compliance Forum Revenue I
DECEMBER 16, 2015
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In a recent interview, Sue Bowman, AHIMA senior director of coding policy and compliance, and R
Category S72.- (fracture of femur) includes an example of a new concept in ICD-10-CM, the
CMS recently released an Coding/ICD10/Downloads/ICD10Specia
DECEMBER 15, 2015
Those who are interested in using ICD-10-PCS for outpatient hospital coding may question w
Because of the potential for serious complications caused by medication errors, including death,
  Product Spotlight: Medicare Compliance Watch
SEPTEMBER 22, 2015
  Skilled nursing facility compliance audit
AUGUST 26, 2016
CMS issued a revision of the October 2015 I/OCE update that included changes for HCPCS code Q51
SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
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  Hospitals and physicians will still continue to report CPT® codes f
Q: Can you code strictly from emergency department (ED) documentation? Can you code from tes
DECEMBER 16, 2015
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This week’s updates include a new influenza virus vaccine code; an MLN Matters article
Using new combination codes for myelography with injection Q: A phys
Bad news if your organization is still a little shaky on 2-midnight rule compliance. Quality Impr
DECEMBER 29, 2015
Editor's note: With the increased specificity required for ICD-10-CM coding, coders nee
OCTOBER 29, 2014
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The American Diabetes Association (ADA) released new guidelines that address diabetes management
FEBRUARY 5, 2016
The musculoskeletal system saw the largest increase in the number of new codes in ICD-10-C
Q: Are we still required to report value code FD (credit received from the manufacturer for
NOVEMBER 4, 2015
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Information may help ensure old stockpiles of equipment are fresh and in compliance The
JUNE 22, 2017
Q: We're wondering about how to use CPT® code 73225 (magnetic resonance
AUGUST 20, 2014
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Q: Can you code strictly from emergency room (ER) documentation? Can you code from test re
MARCH 4, 2015
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