CWTC [Episode 124] Covid Toes, ASC Claims, Consent to Sterilize

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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 […]

OPPS and ASC Final Rule for CY2013

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CMS finalized the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) and Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) rule on November 1, 2012, updating Medicare payment policies and rates for hospital outpatient and ASC services beginning January 1, 2013.   The final OPPS/ASC rule with comment period affects hospital outpatient departments in more than 4,000 hospitals, including general acute […]