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  An elderly patient comes into the ED with a hip fracture. Is the fracture trauma
JULY 30, 2014
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APRIL 2, 2014
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Code the patient’s injury — such as a frac-ture, a laceration or a burn — and
AUGUST 6, 2014
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Category S72.- (fracture of femur) includes an example of a new concept in ICD-10-CM, the
The femur, or thigh bone, is the longest bone in the body. The lower end joins with the ti
OCTOBER 8, 2014
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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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For anyone who has not yet started ICD-10 training, CMS posted a transcript, audio file, a
JUNE 18, 2014
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Fractures can be open or closed, displaced or nondisplaced. Different types of fractures s
Codes for fractures of the wrist and hand are located in the S62.- series in ICD-10-CM. Th
FEBRUARY 11, 2015
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Unlike all other codes in ICD-10-CM category S82.-, torus fractures of the lower leg do no
JULY 9, 2014
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JUNE 11, 2014
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  Q: ICD-9-CM includes Pott’s fracture as an alternate term for a bimalle
AUGUST 13, 2014
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A bill changing notification of outpatient observation status for hospital patients has be
AUGUST 14, 2015
The 2014 CPT® Manual's Pathology and Laboratory section contains a new mole
The Pathology and Laboratory section in the 2014 CPT® Manu
The changes to fracture coding in ICD-10-CM have received plenty of attention since coders first
Q: A patient comes in with a malunion of a fracture. A different physician treated the patient
FEBRUARY 11, 2015
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CMS will not conduct post-payment patient status reviews for admis
  Patient Status Pocket Cards for Physicians
Much as 2016 has laid waste to the pantheon of pop culture, so has it decimated the status quo in
SEPTEMBER 15, 2016
In ICD-10-CM, when reporting foot and toe fractures, coders will use the initial encounter
MARCH 5, 2014
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MAY 14, 2014
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Q: Do you have any tips for coding fractures in ICD-10-CM? We’re a little worried
AUGUST 26, 2015
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In January, CMS posted the first Patient Survey Star Rating information on the Home Health Compar
OCTOBER 29, 2014
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Effective immediately, The Joint Commission’s post-survey processes have been revised to sp
MARCH 10, 2015
What is the correct CPT® code for closed treatment of a clavicular fracture
APRIL 30, 2014
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Coders have only two options for reporting fractures of the patella in ICD-9-CM, closed (8
Written by Stefanie Corbett, DHA, post-acute regulatory specialist for HCPro &nbs
JANUARY 5, 2018
CMS posted updated versions of all the guidance documents posted on the
MARCH 26, 2014
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Who has the ultimate say when it comes to admission status?   A U.S. Court
FEBRUARY 17, 2015
The OASIS-C2 Q&As that CMS posted Feb. 24 finally offer direction in writing on how to answer
  Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
  Interoperability and post-acute implications
JUNE 25, 2014
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by: Josh Poltilove CMS’ newly posted surveyor training reiterates
Coders have only two options for reporting fractures of the patella in ICD-9-CM: closed (822.0)
Q: A patient fractured all metatarsals last year and had open reduction and internal fixatio
NOVEMBER 25, 2015
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The use of “Observation Status” – treating certain hospitalized Medicare patien
AUGUST 21, 2014
In 10% of cases, patients placed on observation status pay more for their care than they would ha
The Joint Commission has eliminated its post-survey category of “Contingent Accreditation.&
FEBRUARY 28, 2017
  Post-Acute Care Has a Quality Management Problem
  Health Systems, Hospitals and Post-Acute Providers: Making Integration Work
MARCH 31, 2017
  What to do post-audit: How to set yourself up for success
DECEMBER 8, 2017
  Q&A: Post-Medicare audit processes
An automated Recovery Auditor review of discharge status codes identified improper payment
MAY 6, 2015
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Q: Is CMS adding any items with pass-through status for 2016? We are starting to look at rei
Do you have a Medicare patient who has been on observation status in your hospital for more than
SEPTEMBER 1, 2015
CMS posts final decision on HIV screening   On April 13, CMS posted a final dec
by Kirsten Dize The OASIS-C2 Q&As that CMS posted February 24 finally offer di
OCTOBER 21, 2015
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CGI Posts one new issue CGI posted one new issue in one category to its
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Q: Did any new drugs receive pass-through status July 1?  
CGI Posts one new issue CGI posted one new issue in one category to its
HDI posts one new issue in one category   HealthDataInsight
This pocket card will help physicians determine the appropriateness of patient status based on ex
OCTOBER 13, 2015
This pocket card will help physicians determine the appropriateness of patient status based on ex
OCTOBER 20, 2015
This pocket card will help physicians determine the appropriateness of patient status based on ex
NOVEMBER 3, 2015
This pocket card will help physicians determine the appropriateness of patient status based on ex
DECEMBER 8, 2015
This pocket card will help physicians determine the appropriateness of patient status based on ex
JANUARY 5, 2016
This pocket card will help physicians determine the appropriateness of patient status based on ex
DECEMBER 29, 2015
ESRD PPS and Quality Incentive Program (QIP) On July 1, CMS posted the E
FEBRUARY 11, 2015
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Today, hospitals are paying more attention than ever to post-acute care, thanks to readmission pe
JANUARY 12, 2016
No, the patient must meet all the qualifications of homebound status: CMS advises
  Q: Did CMS add any new codes for drugs that have pass-through status this mon
A study of recently graduated urologists found that many posted potentially inappropriate content
APRIL 21, 2017
One in three hospitals eligible for The Joint Commission's 'top performer' status has provided an
NOVEMBER 5, 2013
Bring your entire team as we explore part two of our three-part patient status summer webcast ser
Join us at 1 p.m. (Eastern) Thursday, August 27, for part three of our patient status summer webc
Join us at 1 p.m. (Eastern) Thursday, August 27, for part three of our patient status summer seri
AUGUST 11, 2015
CMS changed the status indicator for CPT code 99497 (advance care planning including the explanat
Performant posts two new issues Performant posted two new issue in one ca
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Performant posts one new issue Performant posted one new issue in one cat
SEPTEMBER 15, 2015
Q: Our provider-based clinics occasionally perform only status indicator N (no addition
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 No new items have been posted this week.  Recent Recovery Auditor activity
Lawmakers in both houses of Congress have presented a draft bill calling for post-acute ca
MARCH 21, 2014
HDI posts one new issue in one category   HealthDataIn
MDS Central is changing to your Post-Acute Advisor. We are now going to cover the news and regul
SEPTEMBER 2, 2016
MDS Central is changing…. To your Post Acute Advisor. We are now going to cover the news
AUGUST 26, 2016
Q: Where can I find out more about new drugs or biologicals with pass-through status be
Bring your entire team as we explore part three of our three-part patient status summer we
CGI posted one new issue in one category to its CMS list for providers in Region B. (See link for
Employers, post your open positions at jobs.hcpro.com
MAY 12, 2017
SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
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Two APCs were added with an effective date of January 1, 2014, and assigned status indicat
The biller should track additional development requests (ADR) by checking status locations daily
For hospitals that use The Joint Commission for deemed status: To ensure the proper functioning o
JULY 15, 2014
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In the July quarterly I/OCE update, three drugs received status indicator G (additional pa
Communicating with patients about resident physicians’ status as trainees can be a balancin
APRIL 14, 2017
Five ER staff were sacked at a German hospital for posting humiliating photos of patients online,
OCTOBER 8, 2014
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As tempting as it may be to contact your favorite applicants after an interview, post-interview c
NOVEMBER 22, 2013
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Stakeholders take NOTICE of mounting ­observation status reform legislation
A patient undergoes a hysterectomy and experiences post-procedural bleeding. The surgeon cauteriz
HCPro Career Center Post Your Open Positions at job
MAY 4, 2017
Q: Did CMS grant pass-through status for any new devices in April? 
MARCH 9, 2017
Last Friday, CMS posted the annual update for the 2014 electronic clinic quality measures (eCQM)
The Joint Commission last week, posted tips for complying with elements of performance (EP) 11-13
JUNE 17, 2015
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) posted the second annual release of the ho
Connolly posts two new issues in two categories Connolly posted two new
In a February 18 Joint Commission leadership blog post, Mark Crafton, TJC’s executive direc
MARCH 19, 2015
Productivity decreases post-ICD-10 implementation has been a major concern for CDI specialists, c
Q: We have a resident being admitted with a new G-tube, NPO status and receivi
OCTOBER 31, 2014
MARCH 4, 2015
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HCPro, Inc., and Beacon Health announce the launch of consulting services for post acute
MAY 23, 2011
OIG posts Medicare Compliance Review of Saint Luke's Hospital On Augus
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APRIL 23, 2014
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MAY 28, 2014
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In a comment on one of my posts last week, Stefani suggested (strongly) that to improve the image
MARCH 20, 2015
The Joint Commission recently posted some frequently asked questions (FAQ) online to revise its a
CMS posts quarterly listing of program issuances On August 3, CMS post
A lawsuit has been filed after an employee of a South Dakota nursing home posted nude photos of a
FEBRUARY 26, 2016
On May 12, 2016, CMS posted the third annual release of the Physician and Other Supplier Utiliza
Post Your Open Positions at jobs.hcpro.com To
MAY 4, 2017
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Post your open jobs in front of the most qualified group of professionals in the industry:
JULY 7, 2017
Well, now that we are well and truly ensconced in the post-July 2014 world, perhaps things will q
AUGUST 21, 2014
Sepsis patients may need improved post-discharge care to keep them from needing a return visit to
I've posted in the past on accountability strategies, communication techniques, and building team
JULY 30, 2015
By necessity, this is going to be somewhat of a hodgepodge of stuff as there are no new postings
JUNE 9, 2016
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) posted a series of Frequently Asked Questi
These Occupational Health and Safety Forms provide you with all of the updates for your OSHA Health and Safety Compliance Manual.
DECEMBER 17, 2008
Blogs from industry experts in healthcare that keep users up-to-date on the latest happenings in their fields.
MARCH 11, 2015
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DECEMBER 16, 2015
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September brings the start of a new season, and it with it, a good time to reassess the status of
SEPTEMBER 8, 2015
Providers need to be careful when reporting multiple services with status indicator J1 on the s
The ACGME recently posted three new webinars about the Next Accreditation System (NAS) on its
OCTOBER 25, 2013
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MARCH 19, 2014
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On May 13, the OIG posted a video regarding a podiatrist from Missouri who admitted to defraudi
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.
On December 18, 2015, CMS posted the draft Quality Measure Development Plan, a strategic framewo
When we previously discussed post-interview reviews of letters of recommendation (LOR) and perso
APRIL 28, 2017
HCPro Career Center Need Help Connecting with Candidates? Post y
JULY 6, 2017
An Amber Alert and vigilant social media users who responded to a post on Facebook are bei
JUNE 5, 2014
The Joint Commission last week posted tips for complying with elements of performance (EP) 11-13
This February, a list of 32 recommendations for post-operative
MARCH 1, 2016
I came across an interesting (and lengthy) post last week on Jordan Barab’s “Confined
JUNE 15, 2017
In a new blog post, The Joint Commission (TJC) clarified its new ligature risk requirements regar
DECEMBER 12, 2019
JULY 29, 2015
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CMS has clarified some points related to homebound status and telehealth use to help home health
NOVEMBER 20, 2013
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FEBRUARY 25, 2015
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In December 2014, CMS posted a document on its Advisory Panel on Hospital Outpatient Payme
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FEBRUARY 11, 2015
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Infections are the leading of post-surgical readmissions, according to a new study. Of nearly 500
FEBRUARY 10, 2015
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MAY 6, 2015
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Hospitals that pay for patients’ post-heart attack meds could not only save lives, but mone
On April 16, CMS posted a proposed decision memorandum stating evidence is sufficient to add Huma
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On June 5th, the FDA posted a Class I recall notice for the Vascu-Guard Peripheral Vas
JUNE 17, 2015
On June 25, CMS posted a fact sheet about the Accountable Care Organization (ACO) Investment Mo
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On August 14, the Office of Inspector General (OIG) posted a report that follows up on its Octobe
Last week we posted a new poll on www.StrategiesForNurseManagers.com asking about new gr
SEPTEMBER 17, 2015
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On October 9, 2015, CMS posted Transmittal 149 to provide clarification to all providers
On November 16, CMS posted the final rule with comment period addressing changes to the physician
On November 24, the OIG posted a report stating that Medicare Part B and its beneficiaries paid $
DECEMBER 15, 2015
On December 10, CMS posted a fact sheet and press release detailing new measures added and inform
DECEMBER 29, 2015
On March 8, CMS posted a document in the Federal Register correcting technical and typog
On June 7, the OIG posted a report stating it reviewed CMS’ administration of the Pioneer A
On Wednesday, October 12, 2016, CMS posted Transmittal 273, regarding Medicare Regulatio
On January 19, CMS posted a Fact Sheet regarding the Independence at Home Demonstration, which pr