In ICD-10
Nov 4th, 2015
The American Medical Association (AMA) recently asked that AAPC be added as a Cooperating Party in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) committee responsible for development and maintenance of ICD-10 codes, guidelines, and descriptions. In a letter to HHS Secretary Sylvia Burwell, AMA Executive Vice President and CEO James L. Madara asks ...
AAPC recently weighed in on the ICD-10 Coordination and Maintenance Committee’s proposals to amend the ICD-10-PCS procedural codes set before implementation, October 1, 2015.  Rhonda Buckholtz, CPC, CPMA, CRC, CPC-I, CHPSE, CENTC, COBGC, CPEDC, CGSC, AAPC’s vice president of ICD-10 education, provided written testimony to the board on the new Section X vs. the addition ...
After the testimony of Rhonda Buckholtz, CPC, CPMA, CPC-I, AAPC’s Vice President of ICD-10 Education and Training, among others at the National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics (NCVHS) meeting in June of this year, Jason VandenAkker, CEO of AAPC, sent a letter to HHS Secretary Sylvia Burwell. The letter requests that AAPC be included ...
In Coding
Oct 1st, 2010
Additional changes have been made to ICD-9-CM. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have finalized the addition, revision or deletion of several diagnosis codes, as was discussed at the March 9-10 ICD-9-CM Coordination and Maintenance Committee meeting. ICD-9-CM Changes, Effective Oct. 1 was last modified: July 5th, 2011 by admin aapc...