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 […]

COVID-19 New Codes, July 2022

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COVID-19: Novavax Vaccine, Adjuvanted — New Codes The FDA authorized emergency use of the Novavax COVID-19 vaccine, Adjuvanted for the prevention of COVID-19 disease in patients 18 years and older. CMS issued 3 new CPT codes effective July 13, 2022: Code 91304 for vaccine product: Long descriptor: Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) (coronavirus disease [COVID-19]) […]

Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule 2023

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In this major proposed rule, CMS is proposing to establish RVUs for CY 2023 for the PFS to ensure that our payment systems are updated to reflect changes in medical practice and the relative value of services, as well as changes in the statute. This proposed rule also includes discussions and provisions regarding several other […]

Long COVID Reporting

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Long COVID: Use ICD-10 Code U09.9 For a post COVID-19 condition, unspecified, like Long COVID, use code DX U09.9. Add other codes for conditions related to the COVID-19 infection, like R50.9 for fever. For a current COVID-19 infection, use code DX U07.1. Don’t use code DX U09.9. For a current COVID-19 infection and conditions from […]

Proposed Rule Conditions of Participation (CoPs) for Rural Emergency Hospitals (REH) and Critical Access Hospital CoP Updates

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This proposed rule would establish conditions of participation that Rural Emergency Hospitals (REH) must meet to participate in the Medicare and Medicaid programs. These requirements are intended to ensure that a high quality of care is furnished by REHs. This proposed rule also includes changes to the requirements Critical Access Hospital would have to meet […]

CWTC [Episode 145] Genetic Testing in Cancer Patients, CVA Reporting, IGC Selection

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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 […]