In Coding
Aug 9th, 2018
From ICD-10-CM to CPT® to HCPCS Level II, capture correct codes in your CLL claims. Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), reported using ICD-10-CM code C91.10 Chronic lymphocytic leukemia of B-cell type not having achieved remission, is the most common type of adult leukemia in the western world. Here’s what you should know to properly code the ...
In Coding
Aug 9th, 2018
Follow both ICD-10 Official Guidelines and AHA Coding Clinic guidance to meet MACRA performance requirements. Diagnostic coding accuracy is a lot more important than it used to be. Under the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA), the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has increased physician accountability for reporting a patient’s ...
In Coding
Aug 9th, 2018
A lot rides on you knowing the difference between a preventive service and a diagnostic screening. Title I, Part A, Subpart II, Section 2713.a.1 of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), signed into law on March 23, 2010, requires commercial insurance plans to cover preventive screening services rated A or B by the U.S. Preventive Services ...
Look to ICD-10-CM encounter codes when the testing is preventive, not diagnostic. ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes support medical necessity by identifying the reason for the patient encounter, which may include an acute injury or illness, a chronic health condition, or signs and symptoms (e.g., pain, cough, shortness of breath, etc.) that warrants further investigation. When a ...
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