Webinar “Collecting the Clues to Support Medical Necessity for Sepsis” Thursday, May 19th

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Sepsis, the Conundrum that keeps on giving! Are you experiencing denials or frustrations with payers related to protocols and medical necessity for your sepsis admissions?  Listen in as the coder and clinical consultant discuss the recent challenges  and solutions related to sepsis reporting. Our goals are to associate documentation to: How do facilities decide to […]

Getting Beneath the Surface Part 1: Coding For Lesions and Lacerations in CPT

Sepsis After Careful Study

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

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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.” […]

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 […]

CWTC [Episode 78] Need for Z992, 3 Etiologics for IRFPAI, Left Heart Cath 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, 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 […]

A Look Under the Microscope: Reporting Laboratory Services in CPT

Webinar “Digesting the ICD-10 CM codes for the Lower GI” begins Thursday, February 28, 2019

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The lower gastrointestinal tract is approximately 25 feet long and consists of the small and large intestines. Within those 25 feet there is plenty of room for a multitude of conditions to exist. From acute and chronic conditions to structural disorders and inflammatory diseases. Sometimes digesting all the code options causes challenges. In this session […]