CWTC [Episode 81] Counting Specimens in Pathology, Reporting Requirements for 76937, Etio on IRFPAI

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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 […]

IPPS Final Rule FY2015

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According to CMS, some of the changes implement certain statutory provisions contained in the Affordable Care Act and other legislation.  These changes are applicable to discharges occurring on or after October 1, 2014, unless otherwise specified in this final rule.  There are updates to the rate of increase limits for certain hospitals excluded from the IPPS that are […]

Webinar: Coding Mammograms: Screening or Diagnostic on July 11, 2013

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Coding mammography’s can confusing to say the least. How do you know what exam is most appropriate to code? Is it a screening Mammography or a Diagnostic Mammography? Is it Digital or Computer Aided Detection?  What Diagnosis should you report if it is a screening Mammography? The purpose of this session is to help clear […]

Critical Access Hospitals: Coding Risk Areas for CAH

CPT© Coding Percutaneous Coronary Interventions, 2013 Changes

The Role of Documentation

CPT© Coding Cardiovascular and Endovascular Procedures