Monkeypox – Global Health Emergency

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The World Health Organization (WHO) recently declared monkeypox to be a global health emergency. Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus explained in a press conference July 23, 2022. Visit the WHO site for the latest reports. As mentioned in the “Insider’s” portion of Coffee with the Coder® Episode 148, experts are seeking a more appropriate name […]

CWTC [Episode 148] Reporting 96127 or 96138

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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 […]

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 […]