ICD-10

ICD-10

In Billing
Sep 14th, 2016
The kids are back to school and the nights are cool. It must be flu season! Time to make sure your practice is current on the 2016-2017 codes and payment allowances for flu vaccine and administration. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (...
In Coding
Sep 13th, 2016
Every year, worldwide, millions of babies die within the first 28 days of life, and just as many are stillborn, reports the World Health Organization (WHO) in an Aug. 16 news release. Unfortunately, most stillborn babies and half of all newborn deaths...
In Billing
Sep 7th, 2016
September is Prostate Cancer Awareness month. Prostate cancer is the most common cancer among American men, other than skin cancer. The prostate is a part of the male reproductive system, which produces fluid that makes up a part of semen. It is locat...
In Billing
Aug 15th, 2016
The 2017 ICD-10-CM Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting is now available for download on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) website. This latest version includes several changes worth noting. The guidelines are usually r...
In Coding
Aug 2nd, 2016
When medical documentation is unclear or incomplete, the coder’s job is to query the provider. This can be done verbally or in writing, but not in an email or with a sticky note in the chart. With the introduction of electronic medical records (EMR), ...