Coders need to prepare now!
Big code changes are here. Denials may be looming.
Did you know there are over 700 code changes coming to CPT in 2017? ICD-10-CM changes will include 1,974 new codes, 311 deleted codes, and 425 revised codes- plus hundreds of new codes for common problems such as diabetes. Facility coders have more than 7,000 changes! Are you at risk?
With the 2016 CMS grace period ended, Medicare will require coders to produce codes with precise specificity! Are you ready to have your codes closely scrutinized? Help avoid these problems by ordering your 2017 code books.