Pain management coders: There are scores of new and modified codes to be aware of in 2018, warns Amy Turner, a coding pro. So let’s dig in! Turner recently covered coding changes for the field in her conference for AudioEducator, “2018 CPT and ICD-10 Updates More..
2018 brings plenty of coding updates for pulmonary medicine, says Jill Young, an expert coder and CEO of Young Medical Consulting. Young covers what is new and modified for the field in her conference for AudioEducator, “2018 Updates for Pulmonary Medicine.” New Codes for Trachea More..
There are tons of new codes for 2018—but just a relative few impact those in pediatrics, said Donelle Holle, a coding expert who recently held a conference for AudioEducator, “2018 Coding Updates: Virtual Bootcamp.” Still, it’s important to brush up on the changes. Knowing the More..
Documenting services and understanding the appropriate levels of care in the coding guidelines is especially important in pediatrics, where under-coding for routine visits is a common mistake. CPT® is confusing and trying to understand new codes is not easy, said Donelle Holle, an RN with More..
Hindsight is 20/20, especially as you reflect on your 2017 eye care services coding. As you ponder things you wish you knew at the start of the year that would have made a difference in your claims accuracy, don’t wallow in regrets—see it as a More..
The new 2018 ICD-10-CM coding updates have been released and will go into effect in just a few weeks! Included in this annual release are new guidelines affecting those for pathology. Will these changes affect you and your coding? There’s not much time left to More..
Thousands of new, deleted and revised medical codes are slated to go live on October 1 this year as part of an annual update arriving two years after the initial rollout of ICD-10. In addition, this year’s American Medical Association updates to the CPT Standard More..
If you deal with medical coding, you know that changes to the diagnostic codes happen regularly. On October 1, 2017, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will implement the latest ICD-10-CM changes for your urology practice. CMS has released information on the upcoming More..
2018 is right around the corner, and with it comes a whole slew of ICD-10 coding updates and changes. To stay on top of your coding game, you’ll need to learn changes in the CPT© code set, review NCCI guideline adjustments, get updates on ICD-10, More..
Now that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced the ICD-10-CM codes that you’ll be using from October 1, 2017 through the fall of 2018, it’s time to start studying how the changes will affect your practice’s cardiology coding. Changes are in More..