Oct 4th, 2017
​The Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (OIG)  announced in June that it would update the work plan monthly, to enhance transparency. In the September 15 update to the Work Plan, the new items posted are several examinations of Medicaid programs, including a review of five states to determine the extent to which Medicaid ...
Review the new guidelines to ensure clinician documentation supports diagnosis coding. The 2018 ICD-10-CM Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting includes a dozen substantive changes in Section I, and one important change in Section II. Here are those changes. Section I Key Changes 1. Information has been added to clarify the meaning of “with” (new ...