CWTC [Episode 75] Exacerbated MS, 7th Character Concern, Resolved Etiologic Diagnosis

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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 […]

IRF Data Files from CMS (2020 and 2019)

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FY2020 Final Rule Data Files Download for FY2020 (zip) includes: IRF Wage Index Final Rule – These files contain the proposed urban and rural Core-Based Statistical Area FY 2020 IRF wage index tables. IRF Rate Setting Final Rule – This file contains data for each of the 1,122 inpatient rehabilitation facilities used to estimate the policy updates in […]

CWTC [Episode 60] IGC Selection and Document Identification

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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 […]

Making the Right Call: IGC Selection for the IRF-PAI

FREE Webinar “How to Make the Right Call- Selecting the Correct IGC’s for the IRF-PAI”

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NOTE: This webinar occured in the past, but don’t worry, we’re offering the replay for FREE. Coding for the IRF-PAI can be tricky proposition. From learning and applying rehab specific coding rules to choosing an etiologic, Case Mix Groups, and everything in between, inpatient rehab coding can be tough. The coder must make a lot […]

CWTC [Episode 23] Multiple Fx in IRF, Types of AMIs, Z-codes, TBI vs Multiple Fx

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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. You are invited to listen in for ten minutes every other Monday and to submit your favorite questions or comments for Coffee with the Coder® In today’s episode Heather Bryans […]

CWTC [Episode 22] Salpingectomies, Comorbidities in IRF, Associating Diabetes

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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. You are invited to listen in for ten minutes every other Monday and to submit your favorite questions or comments for Coffee with the Coder® In today’s episode Paula Digby […]

CWTC [Episode 19] Uremic Neuropathy, Payor Requirements, Secondary Dx in Terminal Cases, Petechial Hemorrhage Reporting

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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. You are invited to listen in for ten minutes every other Monday and to submit your favorite questions or comments for Coffee with the Coder® In this episode Paula Digby […]

IRF Solid Footing: 2015 Final Rule