CWTC [Episode 139] Office Visit by Two Providers, Guillain-Barre on IRF PAI and UB, and PT Under Direction of NP

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March 2022 New COVID Codes

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On March 29, 2022, the FDA amended the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine emergency use authorization (PDF), including new packaging for vaccine boosters (blue cap). CMS issued new codes, effective March 29, 2022, for the vaccine booster and administration: Code: 91309 Long descriptor: Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARSCoV-2) (coronavirus disease [COVID-19]) vaccine, mRNA-LNP, spike protein, preservative free, […]

IRF PPS Proposed Rule FY2023

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For FY 2023, CMS is proposing to update the IRF PPS payment rates based on the proposed IRF market basket update less a productivity adjustment. CMS is proposing a permanent cap on year-to-year wage index decreases. Additionally, CMS is soliciting comments on the methodology used to update the IRF facility level adjustments (specifically, the rural, […]

CWTC [Episode 138] Becoming a Coder, Billing Telehealth PT/OT and Speech

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CWTC [Episode 137] Plans of Care for Therapy, Time Spent on Paperwork, Incentivizing Employed Physicians

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CWTC [Episode 136] Supporting the Physician’s Documentation, Presence of Holter Monitor in IRF

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CWTC [Episode 135] Current Covid and Post Covid, BMI without Dx, Are Depression and Anxiety Linked

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CWTC [Episode 134] Debridement with Compression System, OA Caused by Fracture, Diastolic Heart Failure

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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 twenty minutes or so every other Monday and to submit your favorite questions or comments for Coffee with […]

CPT Updates 2022