News & Events
Many of you have been patiently waiting, and it’s finally ready—the CDI Week poster is available for download on the ACDIS site. Click here!
CMS Proposes Hospital Outpatient and Ambulatory Surgical Centers Policy add Payment Changes for 2014
July 8, 2013 - The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued the Calendar Year (CY) 2014 Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) and Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) Payment System Policy Changes and Payment Rates proposed rule [CMS-1601-P] on July 8, 2013.
ACS is offering ICD-10 in your facility and at our centrally located event center.
We are so humbled by the many friends and colleagues who have reached out to us during these devastating tornadoes. Thankfully, our entire ACS family was spared the destruction and loss of life. However most all us know someone that was not as fortunate. Please join us in prayer for our state as we begin to recover, restore and start again.
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There are two opportunities in January for you to get the most updated information on OPPS for your facility. Go to the Event Calendar and check out both options!
Do not miss the opportunity to hear Deborah Hale, CCS, CCDS and Gregory Palega, MD speak on this important topic!
Link provided to download the Final Rule and Addenda
The delay in ICD10 implementation should not slow your preparations! Find out how ACS can help you prepare for this transition!
Coding Clinic has created a new website that allows for the submission of online questions. www.codingclinicadvisor.com
ACS is looking for a qualified outpatient consultant to join our team!
DCS Healthcare added a new hospital outpatient issue to CMS-approved list for providers in New York, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, New Jersey, Maryland and Pennsylvania.
The federal government has finalized a one-year delay in the compliance deadline for the nationwide conversion to ICD-10 code sets. The delay, first proposed in April, will move the compliance deadline to Oct. 1, 2014.
The purpose of the map and new webpage is to give providers and stakeholders information on the following Contractors: Payment Error Rate Measurement (PERM), Comprehensive Error Rate Testing (CERT), Medicare Recovery Audit Operations (RACs), and Medicare Administrative Contractor (MACs).