Webinar “ICD-10 Version 4.0- FY 2020 ICD-10 CM Update Required” begins Monday, September 30, 2019 at 2:00 PM Eastern

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Every so often a computer will need to update itself; for many of us this is a bit of a hassle. We may be at the start of our workday, ready to begin the latest project when that update screen pops up; or maybe it’s the end of the day and we are ready to […]

IRF Data Files from CMS (2020 and 2019)

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FY2020 Final Rule Data Files Download for FY2020 (zip) includes: IRF Wage Index Final Rule – These files contain the proposed urban and rural Core-Based Statistical Area FY 2020 IRF wage index tables. IRF Rate Setting Final Rule – This file contains data for each of the 1,122 inpatient rehabilitation facilities used to estimate the policy updates in […]

AMA Releases 2020 CPT® code set

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The American Medical Association (AMA) announced on September 4, the release of the 2020 Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code set containing identifiers and descriptors assigned to each medical, surgical, and diagnostic services available to patients. Trusted since 1966 as the health system’s common language, the CPT code set enables accurate reporting, measurement, analysis, and benchmarking of […]

CWTC [Episode 72] Laminectomy Instrumentation, Rehab Admitting Diagnosis, PA Under Multiple Providers

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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. You are invited to listen in for ten to twenty minutes every other Monday and to submit your favorite questions or comments for Coffee with […]