Author "Kimberly Farley"

By Kimberly Farley
In Coding
Oct 1st, 2021
Make sure you are working off the latest version of the ICD-10-PCS code set and guidelines. The fiscal year (FY) 2022 ICD-10-PCS code set released in June includes 360 changes. Reviewing coding and guideline changes for each code set as they are relea...
By Kimberly Farley
Dec 1st, 2020
Comments Off on Clinical Validation: The Next Big Challenge in Inpatient Coding
How to handle clinical validation and DRG denials...
By Kimberly Farley
Oct 1st, 2020
Comments Off on Improve Your ICD-10 Coding by Understanding Its True Purpose
Know what the ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS guidelines mean and how to enforce them in your practice or facility...
By Kimberly Farley
In Coding
Oct 1st, 2019
Comments Off on Learn and Apply the 2020 ICD-10-PCS Code Updates
To help you ease into new coding, consume the changes in the sections that will impact your daily claims processing. Even with a decrease in the amount of ICD-10-PCS codes for fiscal year 2020, it can seem a bit daunting to take in 734 new codes, two ...
By Kimberly Farley
In Coding
Feb 5th, 2019
Comments Off on New Codes, New Guidelines: ICD-10-PCS
Don’t forget to review guideline changes while you familiarize yourself with 2019 code updates. For fiscal year 2019, we have 78,881 ICD-10-PCS codes to work with. Thankfully, there aren’t quite as many updates as last year: 392 new codes, eight revis...