2023 Home Health Prospective Payment System Rate Update

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This proposed rule would set forth routine updates to the Medicare home health and home infusion therapy services payment rates for calendar year (CY) 2023 in accordance with existing statutory and regulatory requirements. This proposed rule discusses home health utilization; proposes a methodology for determining the difference between assumed versus actual behavior change on estimated […]

CWTC [Episode 144] CVA on IRF-PAI, IRF PDx and 2Dx, IGC vs Comorbids, Z Code for Traumatic Fracture

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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 […]

June, 2022, New Codes for COVID-19: Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccines for Children as Young as 6 Months

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On June 17, 2022, the FDA amended the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine emergency use authorization (PDF) to authorize use for all patients 6 months – 4 years old. Get important vial and dosing information. CMS issued new CPT codes effective June 17, 2022: Code 91308 for vaccine product: Long descriptor: Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARSCoV-2) (coronavirus disease […]

CWTC [Episode 143] Biloma in ICD-10, Etio Dx in IRF, ABN

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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 […]