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Issue #66 - December 14, 2015
 
 

In this Issue

Featured Article
In The News
Coding Snapshot
 
 
 

Featured Article

 

Join the ICD-10 Proficiency Celebration

 

Thousands of certified AAPC members are emailing, tweeting, and Facebooking their joy at passing the ICD-10 Proficiency before the December 31 deadline. If you haven’t completed yours, do so and join the party. Read More

 
 
 


In the News

 

Documenting for HCCs with ICD-10

 

According to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), “ICD-10 will enable providers to capture more details about the health status of their patients to improve patient care and public health surveillance.” Maybe yes. Maybe no. Success hinges on clear and concise documentation. Read More


 

Coding Snapshot

 

ICD-10 Case Study

 

PREOPERATIVE DIAGNOSIS: Morbid obesity with significant comorbidities.
POSTOPERATIVE DIAGNOSIS: Morbid obesity with significant comorbidities and BMI of 45.0. Read More

 
 
 
 
 
 

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