In Coding
Dec 1st, 2019
AAPC’s coding expert Raemarie Jimenez gives you the scoop on next year’s updates. Code update season is always an exciting time of year. With it brings new, revised, and deleted CPT® codes and coding guidelines that are effective Jan. 1, 2020. There are a lot of CPT changes to learn about: The CPT® 2020 code book ...
2019 officers should meet with 2020 officers This should be happening now. On January 1st, only the 2020 officers will have privileges in the officer area of AAPC’s website, so please make sure (as a 2019 officer) that you share your knowledge with 2020 officers so they can hit the ground running when it’s their ...
In Billing
Feb 7th, 2019
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is proposing to change the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988 (CLIA) for 2020 and it could affect a medical group or facility’s bottom line. CLIA Analyte Additions The notice of proposed rulemaking includes the addition and deletion of analytes – or the components being studied – ...