Apr 1st, 2015
Refer to ICD-10 guidelines and sample cases to correctly report congenital anomalies. By Chandra Stephenson, CPC, COC, CPB, CPCO, CPMA, CPC-I, CIC, CCS, CANPC, CEMC, CFPC, CGSC, CIMC, COSC An estimated one in 33 infants globally is born with a congenital anomaly. In 2010, congenital anomalies accounted for approximately 270,000 neonatal deaths in 193 countries. ...
Look beyond coding guidelines for complete and accurate reporting. By Chandra Stephenson, CPC, COC, CPB, CPCO, CPMA, CPC-I, CIC, CCS, CANPC, CEMC, CFPC, CGSC, CIMC, COSC In 2011, more than 1.2 million people in the United Sates were living with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), and only four in 10 of those individuals were in ...
By Michelle A. Dick AAPC’s 2013-2015 National Advisory Board (NAB) President David B. Dunn, MD, FACS, CIRCC, CPC-H, CCC, CCS, RCC, is a humble, down-to-earth surgeon who realized early in life that hard work brings success. He is a family man, a coder, and a Texas Longhorn enthusiast who is in love with Nashville. Being ...
Jan 1st, 2013
By Chandra Stephenson, CPC, CPC-H, CPMA, CPC-I, CANPC, CEMC, CFPC, CGSC, CIMC, COSC Set your mind to big changes in 2013 CPT® mental health reporting. Just when you get accustomed to the way things are, they change. Reporting psychiatric services in 2013 is a prime example: Although a few psychiatric services remain unchanged in the ...