In Coding
Oct 1st, 2021
Time to make sure your practice is current on the 2021-2022 codes and payment allowances for flu vaccine and administration. With the novel coronavirus continuing to circulate and cause severe illness in the United States and worldwide, getting a flu shot is once again more important than ever. The 2021–22 influenza season will coincide with ...
In Billing
Oct 1st, 2021
What are the latest changes? Get the facts, fast. Fourth quarter updates to ICD-10-CM and HCPCS Level II code sets and Medicare payment systems happen every year but, like the weather, we’re often caught by surprise. And what a difference a day makes! Proper coding on Sept. 30 may not be proper coding on Oct. ...
In Billing
Oct 1st, 2021
Improve claims payment rates by knowing what dictates coding and billing policies. I was presenting at a local chapter meeting when a medical coding student asked a question about the topic I was covering. “I don’t mean to be dense, but why do we do it that way?” she asked. I am sure the look ...
In Coding
Oct 1st, 2021
We can all agree that the face of medicine is changing. How care models are designed is essential to a successful, measurable healthcare quality outcome. In the past, providing care for a chronically ill patient with multiple comorbidities and frequent jumps between an acute care setting and their community often meant a great deal of ...
In Coding
Oct 1st, 2021
AAPC’s senior VP of products answers more of your questions about coding for office and other outpatient services. Ever since the release of the new 2021 evaluation and management (E/M) guidelines for office and other outpatient services, AAPC has been conducting numerous trainings through webinars, virtual workshops, conference sessions, online courses, and multiple articles in ...