News & Events

CDI Week: September 15-21, 2013

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.

ICD-10 Training is Available through ACS!

ACS is offering ICD-10 in your facility and at our centrally located event center.

ACS facility and employees safe after the devastating tornadoes that hit Shawnee and Moore.

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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2013 CPT, HCPCS Level II and OPPS Updates for Hospitals

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!

Upcoming Condition Code 44 Webinar

Do not miss the opportunity to hear Deborah Hale, CCS, CCDS and Gregory Palega, MD speak on this important topic!

OPPS Final Rule Published November 1, 2012

Link provided to download the Final Rule and Addenda

Updated ICD10 schematic and services list

The delay in ICD10 implementation should not slow your preparations! Find out how ACS can help you prepare for this transition!

New website allows you to submit online questions to Coding Clinic!

Coding Clinic has created a new website that allows for the submission of online questions. www.codingclinicadvisor.com

Outpatient Hospital Revenue Cycle Consultant

ACS is looking for a qualified outpatient consultant to join our team!

New RAC issue added for outpatient reviews by DCS.

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.

ICD-10 delayed until 2014

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. 

We are gearing up for OHA! Are you attending?

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CMS Releases the Provider Compliance Interactive Map

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).