In Coding
Mar 1st, 2014
Recognize the impact of “one clinic code fits all” on hospital reimbursement and your coding process. By Jim Strafford, CEDC, MCS-P Effective Jan. 1, 2014, hospitals are required to report outpatient clinic visits furnished to Medicare patients using a single, new HCPCS Level II code, G0463 Hospital outpatient clinic visit for assessment and management of ...
In Billing
Dec 6th, 2013
This past summer, the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued notice that it was considering a radical change for emergency department (ED) and hospital clinic evaluation and management (E/M) coding. With the release of the 2014 hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) and Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment System (ASC PS) final rule, that ...