In Coding
Jun 29th, 2022
Exactly 1,468 new diagnosis codes will be added to the ICD-10-CM code set for fiscal year (FY) 2023. Moreover, 251 codes will be deleted, 35 code descriptors will be revised, and 36 codes will be converted to parent codes. The changes go into effect Oct. 1. Review the Latest Files The diagnosis code files and ...
In Coding
Jun 6th, 2022
Look for them at a hospital near you. The ICD-10-PCS update for fiscal year 2023 is now available. To prevent coding errors that result in claim denials, inpatient coders should download the code files and familiarize themselves with the changes to inpatient coding that go into effect Oct. 1. The fiscal year (FY) 2023 ICD-10-PCS ...
In Billing
Jun 3rd, 2022
But be aware that some of the changes for coding and billing outpatient claims are retroactive to April or January. Many of the changes to Medicare’s Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) in the July update mirror those in the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Database (MPFSDB) update for the same quarter — such as the new ...
Jun 1st, 2022
Complete and print forms with a few clicks in AAPC’s code lookup tool. One of the hidden gems of AAPC’s Codify is its Regulatory Information section, chockfull of documents from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), private payers, the Office of Inspector General, and others. And one of the most useful features of ...
In Coding
Jun 1st, 2022
Look to authoritative sources to navigate the challenges in reporting cannabis use and associated problems. Cannabis, or marijuana, is the most commonly-used illicit drug in the United States, growing from 22 million users in 2014 to over 55 million, or 16.9 percent, reporting marijuana use in 2021. In fact, approximately 45 percent of Americans claim ...