In Coding
Jun 1st, 2020
Update your understanding of how to code telehealth services now and in the futur...
In CMS
May 19th, 2020
As the global pandemic enters its fifth month, we are all feeling the strain. Staying home to slow the spread of the coronavirus may be keeping more people physically healthy, but isolation exacts a toll on mental healt...
In Coding
May 11th, 2020
2020 has proven to be one of the most complex, busiest times in healthcare — in the 21st century, anyway. In January, we were preparing for a new chapter in ICD-10-CM, Chapter 21: Vaping-Related Disorders. On January 30, the World Health Organization announced a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (i.e., pandemic) for coronavirus. In ...
In Coding
May 1st, 2020
Healthcare providers are granted even more latitude for use of telehealth services during the COVID-19 public health emergency. On a Friday, at month-end, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) kindly dropped another bomb on us: more temporary policy changes during the public health emergency for COVID-19. We may have this all sorted out just ...
In CMS
May 1st, 2020
New telemedicine rules, diagnosis and testing codes, and critical developments you should know. Hours after the coronavirus was declared a global pandemic, Americans braced themselves for what was to come, without really knowing what to expect. A lot has happened since that day. As a healthcare business professional, your contribution is to stay abreast of ...