Webinar “ICD-10 coding for Viruses, Influenza and Other Germs – Did you Catch That?” begins Thursday, June 23, 2020

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When something “goes viral” it spreads rapidly through a population by being shared really often – it could be a video or meme or something else. Viruses do just that; they are conditions that spread relatively rapidly and easily from person to person but the difference is the person (host) usually does not intentionally share […]

Webinar “Sepsis After Careful Study” begins Tuesday, May 12, 2020 at 1pm Eastern

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According to the CDC, “Sepsis is the body’s extreme response to an infection. It is a life-threatening medical emergency. Sepsis happens when an infection you already have —in your skin, lungs, urinary tract, or somewhere else—triggers a chain reaction throughout your body. Without timely treatment, sepsis can rapidly lead to tissue damage, organ failure, and death.” […]

COVID-19 FAQs from CMS

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CMS Press Releases on COVID-19 April 27, 2020 Update April 14, 2020 Update Open Payments Program FAQ (Apr 3, 2020) March 30, 2020 Update On March 6, 2020, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued frequently asked questions and answers (FAQs) for healthcare providers regarding Medicare payment for laboratory tests and other services […]

Reporting for COVID-19

CWTC [Episode 87] Reporting COVID-19

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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 […]

CWTC [Episode 84] POA for Pregnant Patient, IGC Change From PAS to PAPE

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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 […]

ICD-10 Version 4.0 - FY2020 Update Required

CWTC [Episode 83] Acute Hospital Inpatient Order, Colonoscopy with, Principal Diagnosis for Resolved Etiologic

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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 […]

Webinar “Reporting Ambulance Services” begins Thursday, February 20, 2020, at Noon Eastern (9am Pacific)

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When we think of ambulance services, the first thing that comes to mind is an accident or emergency situation where the ambulance or air transport rushes to the scene to pick up and treat injured individuals. It is also common however for Ambulance services to offer non-emergent transportation. During this training session we will discuss […]