Top Stories of 2015

News from the business of healthcare wasn’t a surprise in 2015. ICD-10 ruled our list of top 15 stories of the year. Looking back, we see there is still a yearning from our members to further their coding knowledge.

1. “Separate Procedure” Coding
2. Lawmakers, Industry Reps Support ICD-10 Deadline
3. Initial Preventive Medicine Codes Aren’t for Established Patients
4. Breast Ultrasound Coding Changes for 2015
5. Acronyms in the Medical Record: Dos and Don’ts
6. MPFS Goof Means New Files for Payers
7. Five Tips for Coding-friendly Documentation
8. Watch and Learn: OIG Work Plan
9. CMS Pleased with First I-10 End-to-End Testing – Plans More
10. ICD-10 Acknowledgement Testing
11. ICD-10: Coding Snapshot
12. ICD-10: Move Forward without Fear
13. Use Caution with Claim Scrubbers
14. Removal of Foreign Body Included in Wound Explorations
15. Medicare to Cover LDCT Lung Cancer Screening

Alex McKinley

Alex McKinley

Alex McKinley is AAPC’s senior marketing communications manager. Prior to his work at AAPC he worked in the tax and accounting industry. He received his bachelor's degree in Mass Communications (Public Relations Emphasis) from the University of Utah.
Alex McKinley

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Alex McKinley is AAPC’s senior marketing communications manager. Prior to his work at AAPC he worked in the tax and accounting industry. He received his bachelor's degree in Mass Communications (Public Relations Emphasis) from the University of Utah.

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