In Audit
Aug 30th, 2017
One week after the release of the 2018 ICD-10-CM Official Guidelines by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the agency released an errata with updated rules for diabetes mellitus, hypertension, and principal diagnosis. And while some publishers, like AAPC, were able to put their ICD-10-CMs to press with the new guidelines, it was too ...
In Billing
Mar 17th, 2016
In case you missed it, the American Medical Association released on Feb. 26 errata and technical corrections to CPT® 2016. The changes, posted on the AMA’s website, are effective Jan. 1, 2016. Take Note In the Surgery – Musculoskeletal System section, add missing text (underlined) to the parenthetical after code 29889 Arthroscopically aided posterior cruciate ...
Jul 23rd, 2015
The American Medical Association (AMA) released this month errata and technical corrections to its CPT® 2015. It also released new and revised vaccine codes, scheduled to appear in the CPT® 2016. 2015 Errata Revised is the exclusionary parenthetical note following code 88344 Immunohistochemistry or immunocytochemistry, per specimen; initial single antibody stain procedure to instruct reporting ...
Nov 14th, 2014
Get out your shiny, new CPT® 2015 codebooks. There are changes and corrections to be made. The American Medical Association (AMA) released, Nov. 11, an Errata and Technical Corrections document for revisions made to breast biopsy guidelines and code 62284, after press time. Updated information about vaccine codes has also been released. Errata and Technical ...
Dec 2nd, 2013
The American Medical Association (AMA) released, Nov. 11, errata and technical corrections updates for CPT® 2013 and 2014. To ensure accurate medical coding, you will need to update your codebooks with these changes. CPT® 2013 Errata There are a handful of corrections and revisions for CPT® 2013, which are effective Jan. 1, 2013. Among them ...