COVID-19 FAQs from CMS

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Recommendations for re-opening facilities for non-emergent non-COVID-19 healthcare CMS Press Releases on COVID-19 April 30, 2020 Update 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) […]

Reporting for COVID-19

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 […]

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 […]

CWTC [Episode 76] IRF Coding from the PAS, Billing Date for Teaching Physician

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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 […]

Ambulance Services Guidance

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  CMS provides guidance for Ambulance Service Providers on this page. Zip code files are updated regularly. Some of the most requested portions of the guidance include: The BBA of 2018 includes three major Medicare ambulance services provisions pertaining to: Extensions of certain ground ambulance add-on payments, Development of a data collection system for ground ambulance providers […]

Webinar “Just a Breath Away: Diagnosis Coding for Respiratory Conditions” begins June 13 at Noon Eastern

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May is National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month. Still, the peak season for people with allergies and asthma continues as the weather heats up in June. With that in mind AQ-IQ is brushing up on the most common respiratory conditions in ICD-10-CM. In addition to the most common diagnoses, we’ll look at those that may […]

A Look Under the Microscope: Reporting Laboratory Services in CPT

CPT© Coding Updates 2019