IPPS Final Rule FY 2023

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This final rule will: revise the Medicare hospital inpatient prospective payment systems (IPPS) for operating and capital-related costs of acute care hospitals; make changes relating to Medicare graduate medical education (GME) for teaching hospitals; update the payment policies and the annual payment rates for the Medicare prospective payment system (PPS) for inpatient hospital services provided […]

IRF Data Files FY2023

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Download the data files described below via this link: associated file(s) (ZIP) IRF Wage Index – These files contain the final urban and rural Core-Based Statistical Area FY 2023 IRF wage index tables. IRF Rate Setting Rule – This file contains data for each of the 1,118 inpatient rehabilitation facilities used to estimate the final policy updates in the […]

IRF Final Rule FY2023

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This final rule updates the prospective payment rates for inpatient rehabilitation facilities (IRFs) for Federal fiscal year (FY) 2023. As required by statute, this final rule includes the classification and weighting factors for the IRF prospective payment system’s case-mix groups and a description of the methodologies and data used in computing the prospective payment rates […]

ICD-10

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2023 ICD-10-CM (CMS) 2023 Conversion Table (ZIP) 2023 Code Descriptions in Tabular Order (ZIP) 2023 Addendum (ZIP) 2023 Code Tables, Tabular and Index (ZIP) FY 2023 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines (PDF) POA Exempt Codes (ZIP) 2023 ICD-10-PCS 2023 ICD-10-PCS Order File (Long and Abbreviated Titles) (ZIP) 2023 Official ICD-10-PCS Coding Guidelines (PDF) 2023 Version Update Summary […]

CWTC [Episode 147] PHQ2 Tool, Monkey Pox Vaccination, and Breast Implant Replacement

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Welcome to Coffee with the Coder®, our conversation with Paula Digby and her team to address issues, observations and questions for Health Information Management professionals, physicians, auditors, payors and students. Listen in for twenty minutes or so every other Monday and send in your favorite questions or comments for Coffee with the Coder® To receive […]

Fishing for Details to Report Adverse Events, Injuries, and Poisonings in ICD-10-CM

OPPS Proposed Rule FY 2023

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CMS has issued a proposed rule to revise the Medicare hospital outpatient prospective payment system (OPPS) and the Medicare ambulatory surgical center (ASC) payment system for Calendar Year (CY) 2023 based on CMS’ continuing experience with these systems. In this proposed rule, CMS describes the changes to the amounts and factors used to determine the […]

Webinar “Fishing for Clues to Report Adverse Effects, Injuries and Poisonings in ICD-10-CM” Tuesday, July 26, 2022

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Unintentional injuries are the fourth most common cause of death in the US amongst all age groups and the number one cause of death in people of all genders and races for ages 1-44. In 2020 a total of 200,955 people died from unintentional injuries. The leading causes of death due to injury in the […]

CWTC [Episode 146] Discharge Day Reporting, DM and Neuropathy, Non Physician Documentation

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Welcome to Coffee with the Coder®, our conversation with Paula Digby and her team to address issues, observations and questions for Health Information Management professionals, physicians, auditors, payors and students. Listen in for twenty minutes or so every other Monday and send in your favorite questions or comments for Coffee with the Coder® To receive […]