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From A to Z Codes Matter

From A to Z Codes Matter

10/31/2017
The implementation of ICD-10 brought tens of thousands of new codes. Ranging from A to Z, they portray added specificity to explain the patient’s condition. Read More
PAD Rehab is Now Paid by Medicare

PAD Rehab is Now Paid by Medicare

10/24/2017
Effective May 25, 2017, the CMS will pay for SET for beneficiaries with intermittent claudication for the treatment of symptomatic peripheral artery disease. Read More
5 Superstitions and Their ICD-10 Codes Perfect for Friday the 13th

5 Superstitions and Their ICD-10 Codes Perfect for Friday the 13th

10/13/2017
We’re having a little fun this Friday the 13th, and we’ve uncovered ICD-10 codes that remind us to be careful on this superstitious holiday. Read More
Establishing Processes for Clinical Validation and Escalation

Establishing Processes for Clinical Validation and Escalation

10/02/2017
Everyone is talking about it, we read about it, we are told we need to do it, but HOW do you get started? ACS provides guidance for coders, CDI specialists, Read More
Breaking News: CMS Targeted Probe and Educate Medical Review Strategy Expansion

Breaking News: CMS Targeted Probe and Educate Medical Review Strategy Expansion

08/15/2017
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced on 8/14/2017 that they will be expanding the probe and educate program Read More
5 Things to Watch for With the OPPS Final Rule

5 Things to Watch for With the OPPS Final Rule

08/14/2017
According to the CMS 2018 OPPS Proposed Rule, here are 5 things you should watch for when the OPPS Final Rule comes out in November. Read More