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Q: Sometimes I confuse the secondary diagnosis for the primary diagnosis. Do you have
Establishing the correct primary and secondary diagnoses is crucial to accurate reimbursement and
  Q: Is it okay to code a diagnosis if the physician documents two diagnoses usin
SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
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Q: Is it okay to code a diagnosis if the physician documents two diagnoses using
Recovery Auditors have uncovered incorrect secondary diagnoses in patients who underwent amputati
SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
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The biller must determine which insurance plan is the primary payer when more than one insurance
The guidelines for principal diagnosis selection involving heart failure have changed over the ye
By Sharon Litwin Sequencing of the diagnoses, knowing which is primary and which
ave added several circumstances that identify Medicare as a secondary payer (MSP). This means Med
OCTOBER 8, 2014
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The MS-DRG shift driven by the switch to ICD-10 will impact diagnoses throughout ICD-10-CM.
OCTOBER 21, 2015
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by Megan Batty Be sure to both assign I10 (Essential (primary) hypertension) and
JANUARY 28, 2015
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I'm looking for acceptable ICD-10 codes for terminal diagnoses for hospice. Is there a li
Z47.1 (Aftercare following joint replacement surgery) and I10 (Essential (primary) hypertension)
A diabetes code was the most commonly coded primary diagnosis in both the wound and endocrine cli
A new study finds that patients diagnosed with depression often rely on their primary care physic
We are in the business of healthcare, and our primary goal is to help patients feel better
JUNE 18, 2014
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FEBRUARY 11, 2015
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Muscle weakness (generalized) was the most commonly used primary diagnosis that would be consider
MAY 13, 2015
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The guidelines for principal diagnosis selection involving heart failure have changed over the pa
JANUARY 28, 2015
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The guidelines for principal diagnosis selection involving heart failure have changed over the pa
MARCH 11, 2015
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 The Uniform Hospital Discharge Data Set (UHDDS) defines “other diagnoses” as al
Every patient who is admitted to the hospital has a principal diagnosis—the reason that occ
JANUARY 28, 2015
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MARCH 26, 2014
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Q: We see a lot of diabetes diagnoses at our facility, but are confused about when we m
NOVEMBER 20, 2013
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SEPTEMBER 23, 2015
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APRIL 2, 2014
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Nurse practitioners (NP) in New York can diagnose conditions and prescribe medications as long a
By Christopher Cheney Cardiovascular disease is a primary contributor to maternal mortali
MAY 15, 2019
We don’t like to talk about it much. In fact, although it remains one of the principal reas
MAY 6, 2015
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NOVEMBER 19, 2014
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by Megan Batty Code the fact that a patient was diagnosed as morbidly obese with
SEPTEMBER 10, 2014
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Match data for 2014 show a modest increase in the primary care physician workforce, but the incr
Implementing a hazardous waste management program requires five primary steps Inspector
Sure. (M1028) (SR) is for “Active Diagnoses—Comorbidities and Co-existing Conditions&
DECEMBER 3, 2014
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Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Acting Principal Deputy Administrator P
Which is the correct ICD-9-CM code for secondary syphilis of the pharynx? &nbs
DECEMBER 23, 2014
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Q: Can you define equally treated in the selection of principal diagnosis with multiple
MARCH 26, 2014
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Rural areas offer the biggest compensation packages for primary care physicians, according to hea
APRIL 14, 2016
SEPTEMBER 23, 2015
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  “Increasing training slots for primary care specialties may do noth
AUGUST 1, 2014
By Christopher Cheney Primary care practices are continuing to struggle
NOVEMBER 25, 2020
A study recently published in Academic Medicine found that primary care physicians were mo
JANUARY 8, 2015
A study recently published in Academic Medicine found that primary care physicians were mo
JANUARY 9, 2015
Is it likely CMS will make any adjustments to the list of acceptable primary diagnosis co
Q: My colleagues and I continually wrestle with this question: Must all diagnoses on an inpati
OCTOBER 8, 2014
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As the U.S. faces a shortage of primary care physicians, researchers set out to determine if medi
JANUARY 19, 2018
Q: Is a diagnosed and treated condition during the first 24 hours considered present on ad
Patients often go online to find diagnoses, drug information, and details about their physicians
OCTOBER 14, 2015
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Following the rollout of a successful online consult program for primary care physicians and spec
Correct coding is important to physician practices. The ICD-10-CM diagnoses and the CPT procedure
Primary care physicians (PCP) are in a difficult spot these days. Paid less than specialists, man
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
One California lawmaker hopes to increase the number of primary care residency positions in the s
MARCH 28, 2014
Coders face a daily struggle with selecting the appropriate principal diagnosis for patien
AUGUST 26, 2015
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Evaluation and management (E/M) services payments—the principal payment method for physicia
SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
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JUNE 25, 2014
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The first U.S. patient to be diagnosed with Ebola has died in a Texas hospital, according to a re
OCTOBER 9, 2014
Nursing home residents might benefit from a new way of diagnosing and treating sepsis made
OCTOBER 24, 2014
MARCH 18, 2015
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In your plan of care, include any diagnoses that support therapy services or explain the need for
OCTOBER 29, 2014
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Referring patients to specialists is fairly routine for most primary care practices, but it can b
Fourteen payer regions eligible to participate in the Comprehensive Primary Care Plus (CPC+) mode
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JANUARY 6, 2009
In the future, the journey from first-year medical student to primary care physician could take a
NOVEMBER 8, 2013
Despite a recent movement to increase primary care physicians’ ability to identify mental
On August 9, CMS posted a fact sheet regarding home-based primary care. Home-based primary care a
Primary care physicians are the most common source of care for patients with chronic pain, and th
Referring patients to specialists is fairly routine for most primary care practices, but it can b
JULY 30, 2014
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OCTOBER 22, 2014
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Q: We have a patient diagnosed with neuropathy due to poorly controlled insulin depende
NOVEMBER 26, 2014
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Inpatient coding professionals are used to DRG systems where all of the diagnoses and procedures
Want to help your heart patients transition home successfully? Provide their primary care physici
FEBRUARY 10, 2015
Immigrant physicians are an underused resource that could provide primary care where it’s
JUNE 25, 2014
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Although HIM professionals do not treat or diagnose patients, their role in managing all the movi
Physician assistants (PA) make up 10% of the primary care workforce and 9% of clinicians in comm
Primary care physicians (PCP) are more likely to recommend a career as a nurse practitioner (NP)
JANUARY 7, 2015
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JANUARY 14, 2015
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One of my personal primary directives when I am consulting is that if I find something that I can
AUGUST 7, 2014
Millennial nurses recently overtook baby boomers as the primary age group in nursing, and a new s
OCTOBER 5, 2017
  In 2019, primary care physicians earned an average of $237,000 and specialists ear
APRIL 12, 2019
MARCH 11, 2015
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  When a provider fails to document whether a patient diagnosed with monoplegia ha
MAY 13, 2015
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Q: Our physicians document a diagnoses of pneumonia but do not normally make a specific
APRIL 9, 2014
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The added specificity for reporting diagnoses with ICD-10-CM affects the majority of codes, bu
Q: How are use, abuse, and dependence defined for diagnoses in ICD-10-CM?
MAY 13, 2015
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Diagnosing human trafficking when a patient is a victim Only
  While the added specificity for reporting diagnoses ICD-10-CM can cause concern
MARCH 18, 2015
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Q: The primary physician documented subacute cerebral infarction and I am wondering whethe
Q: The primary physician documented subacute cerebral infarction and I am wondering whe
NOVEMBER 5, 2014
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The CAHPS Hospice Survey asks the primary caregivers of patients who died while receiving hospice
SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
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JULY 15, 2015
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by Patricia A. Furci, RN, MA, Esq., and Samuel J. Furci, MPA, principals at Furci Associates,
APRIL 7, 2017
By Shelley C. Safian, PhD, CCS-P, CPC-H, CPC-I When a patient is diagnosed with an
MARCH 26, 2014
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