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About 40% of coders code six to 10 charts in an average day, while about 30% of coders code abou
In general, the time spent reviewing and coding records has increased since ICD-10 implementation
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NOVEMBER 12, 2014
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by Megan Herr Industry experts believe the use of outsourced coding will grow as
 By Steven Andrews A decrease in staff productivity has been the top challenge for
From time to time, we ask you to help us out by letting us know what safety products you would li
NOVEMBER 5, 2015
Productivity decreases post-ICD-10 implementation has been a major concern for CDI specialists, c
We value your feedback. HCPro relies on customer feedback to develop products that best me
Ensure accurate and efficient ICD-10, HCPCS Level II and CPT coding in one fell swoop with the
We’re extending the deadline for our short product survey so you still have a chance to he
JULY 22, 2016
Code claims accurately, prevent denials and secure every reimbursement dollar earned with the
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
  Hospitals have long struggled under complicated guidelines for coding injection
JANUARY 7, 2015
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A coding manager must be an effective team leader, efficiently balancing multiple responsi
AUGUST 20, 2014
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 We are already hard at work on developing products for 2019 and beyond. We would love to h
NOVEMBER 29, 2018
  A coding manager must be an effective team leader, efficiently balancing multipl
SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
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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
ACDIS’s parent company, HCPro, is conducting its benchmarking survey on ICD-10 productivity
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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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
JustCoding’s Emergency Department Coding, by Nena Scott, MSEd, RHI
HCPro is interested in learning about the topics and products of most interest to you and your pr
I know, I know, we just had a survey, but we really like surveys here. They give us an opportunit
Interventional radiology is a perpetually challenging area of coding. In this 90-minute we
SEPTEMBER 16, 2015
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AHA’s Coding Clinic is ramping up its focus on ICD-10 and we’ll help
JUNE 18, 2014
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Powered by HCPro’s coding experts, Coding Membership gives your staff full access to our in
HCPro is conducting research on education and resources related to coding management post-ICD-10.
HCPro is conducting research on education and resources related to coding management post-ICD-10.
Take our brief survey, and you could win a free copy of ICD-10 Coding for Home Health! C
Orthopedic coding, for both CPT procedure and diagnosis codes, remains challenging due to
JUNE 24, 2015
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Code claims accurately, prevent denials and secure every reimbursement dollar earned with the
There’s still time to take our brief survey and be eligible to win a free electronic book!
FEBRUARY 10, 2017
ICD-10-PCS coding is different than anything inpatients coders have done in the past. The root op
OCTOBER 22, 2014
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  Despite no code changes in several years, injection and infusion coding remains
DECEMBER 10, 2014
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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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NOVEMBER 13, 2013
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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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Surveyors will scrutinize dementia care and Minimum Data Set coding in an upcoming pilot p
APRIL 25, 2014
All of your coding education in one place! Powered by HCPro’s coding experts, Codin
Those who are interested in using ICD-10-PCS for outpatient hospital coding may question w
Sample operative reports in coding-sample-policies-and-form
JUNE 11, 2014
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What is the correct ICD-10-CM code for osteonecrosis due to previous trauma of the left radius?
AUGUST 12, 2015
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  Join us at 1 p.m. Wednesday, December 3, to learn about the important CPT code c
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APRIL 28, 2008
As of December 15, Joint Commission surveys for ambulatory surgery centers (ASC) will include a
NOVEMBER 25, 2014
Looking for some opportunities to code outside of your specialty? Simply looking to get some addi
FEBRUARY 10, 2015
JustCoding currently offers a complete CPC practice exam for platinum members. We are considering
OCTOBER 22, 2014
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JustCoding likes you, we really like you, and we want you to be part of our online community. So
OCTOBER 29, 2014
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Dear readers, This is your last chance to take our short survey to be eligible to
JULY 15, 2016
We value your feedback. HCPro relies on customer feedback to develop products that best meet your
We value your feedback. HCPro relies on customer feedback to develop products that best meet yo
Some of the most significant changes in ICD-10-CM involve coding for orthopedic injuries. Join us
Whether your new CDI specialist is a nurse who needs to learn coding and reimbursement basics, o
Help your leadership understand the upcoming accreditation survey process once new USP protection
JANUARY 23, 2020
We love surveys, especially about ICD-10. Seriously, how many ICD-10 surveys have you been asked
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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Want to know which ICD-10-CM code will replace 250.00? Join us at 1 p.m. (Eastern)
JULY 16, 2014
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Want to know which ICD-10-CM code will replace 250.00? Join us at 1 p.m. (Eastern) Thursda
JULY 23, 2014
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Want to know which ICD-10-CM code will replace 250.00? Join us at 1 p.m. (Eastern)
JULY 30, 2014
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Want to know which ICD-10-CM code will replace 250.00? Join us at 1 p.m. (Eastern) Thursda
AUGUST 6, 2014
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Back by popular demand, bring your entire team for our rebroadcast of ICD-10-PCS: Coding,
Take this quick, seven question survey to he
MAY 21, 2014
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Q: We have been reporting skin substitutes with the appropriate procedure codes (either
Highlight the zip codes where employees live so you can have a handy reference of where staff is
NOVEMBER 1, 2018
Highlight the zip codes where employees live so you can have a handy reference of where staff is
NOVEMBER 1, 2018
  Q: We are receiving denials for many of the new CPT® codes in
Highlight the ZIP codes where employees live so you can have a handy reference of staff availabil
Have you started dual coding for ICD-9 and ICD-10? Two facilities shared their experiences during
According to 49.8% of 592 survey respondents, the majority of CDI programs continue to be housed
These codes play no part in supply reporting or payment. An agency reports supplies; it does not
This webcast is a companion program to the March cardiovascular diagnosis coding program,
ICD-10-PCS is a brand-new coding system which will require coders to look for information they ha
MARCH 26, 2014
JUSTCODING
ICD-10-PCS coding is different than anything inpatients coders have done in the past. The root op
AUGUST 12, 2015
JUSTCODING
Q: How can our CDI team prepare for potential productivity losses post-ICD-10 implementati
With the transition to ICD-10 comes the anticipation of an explosion in retrospective coding quer
A recent salary survey conducted by our sister publication Medical Records Briefing found
JULY 29, 2015
JUSTCODING
Stop the productivity drain and ensure your outcome scores are accurate. Attend this webinar to s
What is the correct ICD-9-CM code for a malignant neoplasm of the cartilage of the nose?  
JUNE 3, 2015
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CMS designates certain procedures as inpatient-only, but identifies them using CPT codes (
MAY 7, 2014
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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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Dear readers, Would you like a 20% discount code to use on HCPro residency books
SEPTEMBER 1, 2017
  A survey conducted in May and June 2015 found providers have completed many step
JUNE 24, 2015
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Are you prepared for the pending launch of the hospital life safety surveys? &
MAY 1, 2014
Dear readers, Each year, HCPro conducts the MSP Salary Survey to measure the comp
MARCH 24, 2016
  Product Spotlight: Medicare Compliance Watch
SEPTEMBER 22, 2015
  Hospitals and physicians will still continue to report CPT® codes f
The added specificity for reporting diagnoses with ICD-10-CM affects the majority of codes, bu
By Steven Andrews Outpatient coding and billing errors lead to more than half of all au
FEBRUARY 11, 2015
JUSTCODING
Join our survey prep experts for a lively 90-minute webcast on using mock tracers to improve hosp
JULY 16, 2014
Highlight the ZIP codes where employees live so you can have a handy reference of staff availabil
NOVEMBER 1, 2018
Outpatient coding and billing errors led to more than half of all automated denials by Recovery
Q: When I started as a coder, I learned that the complication code, such as from ICD-9-
JUNE 3, 2015
JUSTCODING
CMS issued a revision of the October 2015 I/OCE update that included changes for HCPCS code Q51
Coding and billing for pregnancy brings unique challenges, including global pregnancy packages an
OCTOBER 14, 2015
JUSTCODING
  Joan L. Usher, BS, RHIA, COS-C, ACE is one of the preeminent coding train
  When outpatient hospitals and physicians switch to ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes Oct
MAY 14, 2014
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We continue our coverage of HCPro’s latest survey of residency coordinators this month with
NOVEMBER 30, 2020
MARCH 26, 2014
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Highlight the zip codes where employees live so you can have a handy reference of where staff is
SEPTEMBER 20, 2018
Highlight the zip codes where employees live so you can have a handy reference of where staff is
SEPTEMBER 18, 2018
by Joel Moorhead, MD, PhD, CPC, and Faye Kelly, RHIT, CCS Our productivity targe
OCTOBER 21, 2015
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The latest version of HCPro’s premier survey prep guide,
AUGUST 10, 2017
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
In what is likely a result of a new survey matrix, new or revised Life Safety and Environment of
NOVEMBER 1, 2017
  Product Spotlight: Essential Skills for Nurse Managers
NOVEMBER 29, 2018
MARBLEHEAD, Mass.--HCPro, Inc. has furthered expanded into the medical coding, reimbursement, com
JUNE 15, 2006
Q: In ICD-9-CM, sprains and strains fall under the same codes. Will that also be the ca
JUNE 17, 2015
JUSTCODING
In the 2015 MSP Salary Survey, 33% of respondents said they oversee other departments/services. T
As you know, from time to time, I will ask you for your feedback about various safety products an
APRIL 16, 2015
Which day of the week are workers most productive, according to numerous surveys of human resourc
The Life Safety Code® Field Guide for Healthcare Facilities is the perfect companion to your
JANUARY 8, 2019
AUGUST 12, 2015
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The Cooperating Parties added a 17th section to the Coding/I
JULY 29, 2015
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Join coding and OASIS expert Joan Usher, BS, RHIA, ACE, AHIMA-approved ICD-10-CM Trainer,
The team at JustCoding is proud to announce a revamped and redesigned website launching soon. T
DECEMBER 2, 2015
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Press manufacturers and vendors for details on the proper cleaning products and solutions to use
JULY 20, 2017
Q: Do you have any tips for coding fractures in ICD-10-CM? We’re a little worried
AUGUST 26, 2015
JUSTCODING
By Steven Andrews Despite few recent code or rule changes in recent years, coders and H
A new query in our coding-sample-policies-and-forms"
APRIL 22, 2015
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DECEMBER 2, 2015
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HCPro, a division of BLR, announced it has entered into a partnership with Coding Strategies, Inc
SEPTEMBER 11, 2015
The ACGME Resident/Fellow Survey is currently top of mind for many DIOs and GME office staff. Bet
FEBRUARY 1, 2019
In a new memo to its state survey agencies, CMS said it would use Joint Commission ligature recom
In a new memo to its state survey agencies, CMS said it would use Joint Commission ligature recom
OCTOBER 1, 2018
  To report an unspecified code or to query, that is the question. &nb
  Q: Did CMS add any new codes for drugs that have pass-through status this mon
An Coding/ICD10/Downloads/ICD10NextStepsInfographic201603
  Preparing for an MDS Survey
DECEMBER 15, 2017
CMS pilots focused surveys to assess dementia care, MDS accuracy
SEPTEMBER 1, 2014
When outpatient hospitals and physicians switch to ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes October 1, 20
The American Hospital Association’s (AHA) December 12 quarterly RACTrac survey
Use this checklist, excerpted from HCPro’s 21st edition of The Survey Coordinator&rsquo
AUGUST 30, 2020
Skin antiseptic products are used to reduce bacterial burden on skin prior to performing invasive
FEBRUARY 9, 2020
Using new combination codes for myelography with injection Q: A phys
We hear a lot about the projected productivity declines after ICD-10 implementation. And c
Collaboration between CDI and coding professionals used to be a contentious issue. Coders, who lo
If a code is incorrectly assigned or a claim is rejected, HIM and
NOVEMBER 20, 2013
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A few days after JustCoding conducted
SEPTEMBER 16, 2015
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Joint Commission surveys will include requirements from the National Fire Protection Association&
JUNE 14, 2016
Greetings one and all from high above the 2012 Life Safety Code (LSC) compliance track w
JUNE 16, 2016
We are working on a few new products and would like your feedback! Nurse Leadership is a h
OCTOBER 3, 2014
Coders can breathe easy, because the codes for reporting diseases of the respiratory system (J00-
MARCH 19, 2014
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JUNE 10, 2015
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The Coding/OutpatientCodeEdit/OCEQtrReleaseSpecs.html
FEBRUARY 18, 2015
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In 2014, 66% of 318 hospitals surveyed by AHIMA had a CDI program in place. If all surveyed facil
As of today, CMS, The Joint Commission, and HFAP will be surveying hospitals to the 2012 Life Saf
NOVEMBER 1, 2016
DECEMBER 16, 2015
JUSTCODING
HCPro is conducting a customer survey to better understand our customer’s responsibilities
  JustCoding wants to get to know a little bit about the readers of our ICD-10 Tra
APRIL 29, 2015
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CMS proposed a new HCPCS modifier be appended to every code for a service furnished in a h
FEBRUARY 4, 2015
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Are you an accreditation specialist or handle survey preparation for your organization? If so, we
APRIL 21, 2015
Dear readers, We want to hear from you. HCPro is conducting a customer survey to determ
OCTOBER 17, 2014
To assist healthcare facilities with the mandated adoption of ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes and ICD-1
JULY 12, 2012
  Reducing the risk of litigation and negative survey outcomes by creating realistic expectatio
DECEMBER 11, 2015
  Enter to win a FREE HCPro book--take our survey!
  Survey preparation: How self-audit practices come from QAPI
SEPTEMBER 15, 2017
  Understanding phase 2 requirements for survey readiness
FEBRUARY 23, 2018
  How is your QM data affecting your survey?
  Billers' Association members, take our 10-minute member survey!
Phase III ERA EFT: CORE 360 Uniform Use of Claim Adjustment Reason Codes (CARC) and Remittance
AUGUST 26, 2015
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On October 31st, 2014 CMS released Survey and Certification Memo 15-06-NH announcing the e
NOVEMBER 7, 2014
For any new skin substitute products approved for payment during 2014, CMS will use a $32
The CAHPS Hospice Survey team announced May 26 that it has released updated versions of survey ma
HCPro is conducting a customer survey to better understand our customer’s responsibilities
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MAY 8, 2015
Dear readers, HCPro is conducting market research into products for and about hos
DECEMBER 10, 2015
  SNF diagnosis coding and payment
  473 changes: Cracking the code
OCTOBER 19, 2018
Time's running out. Is your CDI department prepared for ICD-10? Join Coding Boot Camp Instructor
JULY 29, 2015
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CMS revises ICD-10 codes CMS officially finalized the first majo
 The American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE), looking to potentially prompt code
SEPTEMBER 1, 2018
In our intermittently continuing series on the (final!) adoption of the 2012 Life Safety Code(r),
OCTOBER 27, 2016
In January, CMS posted the first Patient Survey Star Rating information on the Home Health Compar
  New Survey Process Q&A with Stefanie Corbett, DHA, postacute regulatory specialist at HCPro
DECEMBER 22, 2017
  Patient-driven payment model, survey, and quality: Understanding MDS accuracy and what you ne
HIM Briefings is conducting a benchmarking survey on EHR operationalization and
FEBRUARY 21, 2017
Blogs from industry experts in healthcare that keep users up-to-date on the latest happenings in their fields.
It’s been five years since we surveyed the ACDIS members regarding the role physician advis
Last chance! Take our brief survey about the
JUNE 1, 2017
We're working on books for 2019 and like to hear from you. Please take this short survey and let
OCTOBER 18, 2018
ICD-10-CM will still allow coders to report unspecified codes. However, coders will not ha
JUNE 17, 2015
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Coding ultrasound procedures in coding-sample-policies-and-form
JULY 22, 2015
JUSTCODING
The 2015 Residency Coordinator Salary Survey revealed some fairly drastic changes in the educatio
MAY 29, 2015
The 2015 Residency Coordinator Salary Survey revealed that respondents are working more hours per
JUNE 5, 2015
HCPro is conducting a customer survey to better understand our customer’s responsibilities
A survey of 1,200 physicians, residents, and medical students conducted by the American Medical A
MARCH 31, 2017
We have just launched our annual Residency Coordinator Salary Survey to help us measure the comp
MAY 5, 2017
The 2017 Residency Coordinator Salary Survey is now closed but there are still ways you can cont
JULY 7, 2017
Want a sneak peek at the results of the 2020 Residency Coordinator Salary Survey? We’ll be
SEPTEMBER 9, 2020
  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
HCPro is conducting a benchmarking survey on HIPAA compliance, and we would appreciate your input
FEBRUARY 10, 2015
Medical Records Briefing (MRB) is conducting its benchmarking survey on release
Thank you to everyone who has already taken the 2017 Residency Coordinator Salary Survey! Please
MAY 12, 2017
If you haven’t taken the 2017 Residency Coordinator Salary Survey, there’s still tim
MAY 26, 2017
In the “old” days, the survey preparation cycle was a fairly well-defined undertaking
SEPTEMBER 21, 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
Effective immediately, The Joint Commission’s post-survey processes have been revised to sp
MARCH 10, 2015
Q: When I started as a CDI specialist, I learned that when a complication code, such as 99
The Certification and Survey Provider Enhance-ment Reports (CASPER) quality measures (QM) reports
JANUARY 4, 2019
JustCoding News: Inpatient will be off next week for the July 4 holiday, but we'll be back
JUNE 24, 2015
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APRIL 15, 2015
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  Medical Records Briefing is conducting a benchmarking survey on electroni
There’s still time to take the 2017 Residency Coordinator Salary Survey. For just a few mi
JUNE 2, 2017
There’s still time to take the 2017 Residency Coordinator Salary Survey. For just a few mi
JUNE 16, 2017
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
CMS’ grace period for reporting families of ICD-10-CM codes is coming to a close. Physician
SEPTEMBER 6, 2016
I am coming across a few scenarios that have been tricky to code regarding spinal fusions
The 2015 Residency Coordinator Salary Survey results show that 40% of respondents are paid on an
JUNE 19, 2015
Want a sneak peek at the results of the 2017 Residency Coordinator Salary Survey? We’ll be
JULY 14, 2017
We are in the process of putting together a Residency Coordinator Salary Survey Report,
AUGUST 10, 2018
  We're working on books for 2019 and like to hear from you. Please take this short survey a
OCTOBER 2, 2018
The Residency Coordinator Salary Survey Report contains two major sections, 16
MARCH 13, 2019
According to HCPro’s 2016 Residency Coordinator Salary Survey, the upward trend in annual w
JULY 8, 2016
A new nationwide survey commissioned by The Physician Foundation found that physicians are strugg
SEPTEMBER 30, 2016
There’s one week left to take our live training survey. HCPro is researching live training
NOVEMBER 3, 2017
If you are expecting a survey from your accreditation organization (AO) in the upcoming weeks and
MARCH 19, 2020
For some practices, testing new products is born out of necessity, while others are motivated by
AUGUST 12, 2015
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Documentation example in coding-sample-policies-and-form
MARCH 4, 2015
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Beyond providing education on survey contents and scoring implications, hospice leadership should
Coding for sepsis requires a strong knowledge of ICD-9-CM coding guidelines, as well as complete
DECEMBER 17, 2014
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Revisions to State Operations Manual (SOM), Appendix A–Survey proto
by A.J. Plunkett (aplunkett@decisionhealth.com) As regular survey activi
JULY 18, 2020
by A.J. Plunkett (aplunkett@decisionhealth.com) As regular survey activi
JULY 11, 2020
Take our brief survey about the topics that most interest you to win a $50 gift card to the HCPro
MAY 11, 2017
Most employee and nursing satisfaction/engagement surveys are done no more than once a year. Tha
NOVEMBER 2, 2017
It’s time for HCPro’s Residency Coordinator Salary Survey again. Please take a few m
JUNE 6, 2019
In recent years, more than a third of MSP Salary Survey respondents said their highest leve
  In a survey of more than 20,000 physicians, the majority reported feeling overex
SEPTEMBER 18, 2014
Results of a survey recently conducted by healthcare solutions group Geneia found that 51%
MARCH 19, 2015
The results of the 2015 Residency Coordinator Salary Survey show no changes in the percentage of
JUNE 12, 2015
Thank you to everyone who has already taken our annual coordinator salary survey. If you haven&r
MARCH 18, 2016
Since 2002, first-year enrollment at U.S. medical schools has increased 29% but a survey of medic
MAY 18, 2018
There's still time to take the 2020 Residency Coordinator Salary Survey so we c
JUNE 2, 2020
  Crossword puzzle in coding-sample-policies-and
SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
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Co
SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
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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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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released new "G" codes that
JustCoding’s E/M Essentials Toolkit is the essential resource for every ph
  Combing patient records for additional diagnosis codes reaps massive returns for Medicare Adv
SEPTEMBER 7, 2018
  CMS final rule makes changes to how physicians are paid, delays E/M coding reform
NOVEMBER 2, 2018
by Megan Batty Assign a code for a patient’s body mass index (BMI) only wh
  Have you considered seeking clarifications after a Joint Commission survey for t
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
JUSTCODING
CMS surveyors are starting to survey home health agencies for infection-control issues. T
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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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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The new AHA Coding Clinic for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS cleared up some confusion regarding
After a five-year code freeze, the ICD-10 classification system will be back on a regular cycle f
By Megan Batty It’s not necessary to assign additional codes for s
A recently published study estimates that primary care residency production must be increa
MARCH 13, 2015
A recently published study estimates that primary care residency production must be increa
MARCH 12, 2015
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