Breathe easier knowing the 2018 ICD-10 code updates for respiratory ailments. Coding Clinic (Fourth Quarter, 2017) provides updated information on how to properly report pulmonary diseases, including chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Here’s what you need to know. COPD Unspecified and Asthma Unspecified According to Coding Clinic, if COPD and asthma are unspecified in the ...
Jun 1st, 2012
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently revised the National Coverage Determination (NCD) for Extracorporeal Photopheresis (110.4) to add coverage for the treatment of bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome (BOS) following lung allograft transplantation. Medicare coverage is effective for services rendered on or after April 30, 2012 when provided under a clinical research study a...