In Audit
Oct 4th, 2010
The Office of Inspector General (OIG) released Oct. 1 its annual work plan for the coming year. Not surprisingly, the federal agency said it will review many Medicare Part B issues which have been under the looking glass in years past. With everything that’s been going on this past year with health reform, however, the OIG ...
In Coding
Mar 1st, 2009
From A-scans to YAG. By Kim Ross, CPC, OCS, and Sue Vicchrilli, COT, OCS Remember the pirate’s often-lost wooden eye in “Pirates of the Caribbean?” Or Tom Cruises’ eye transplant in “Minority Report?” Movies showing eye injuries intrigue us. Although it is a challenge to code these incidents, an even greater challenge is correctly coding ...