In Coding
Apr 1st, 2014
Secure payment for transitional care management by documenting all of the required elements. By Wendy Grant, CPC The purpose of transitional care management (TCM) services is to improve care coordination between inpatient and primary care settings, with the ultimate goal of reducing hospital readmissions. Last year, two CPT® codes were created to facilitate reporting of ...
Oct 1st, 2011
Use severity, condition, classification, and sequencing to help clean up your claims. By Michelle A. Green, MPS, RHIA, CPC, FAHIMA End stage renal disease (ESRD) is the most severe form of chronic kidney disease (CKD). At this stage, kidney function is so impaired that patients must receive regular hemodialysis to remove waste from the body, ...