Webinar “Reporting Evaluation and Management Services in 2021” begins Thursday, December 10, 2020 at Noon Eastern

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The Oxford Learners Dictionary defines a quantum leap as “a sudden, great and important change, improvement or development” and that describes exactly what is happening to the E&M code set in 2021 it is undergoing a huge, important transformative change meant to help make E/M office visit coding and documentation both simpler and more flexible. […]

ICD-10

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On October 1, 2015, the ICD-9 code sets used to report medical diagnoses and inpatient procedures were replaced by ICD-10 code sets. The transition to ICD-10 is required for everyone covered by the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act (HIPAA). Please note, the change to ICD-10 does not affect CPT coding for outpatient procedures and physician services. Click […]

OIG Work Plan 2016

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The Work Plan describes the primary objectives and provides for each review its internal identification code and the year in which OIG expects one or more reports to be issued as a result of the review. Get the PDF (80 pages)

Proposed Rule to End Unnecessary Rules

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This proposed rule would reform Medicare regulations that CMS has identified as unnecessary, obsolete, or excessively burdensome on health care providers and suppliers, as well as certain regulations under the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988 (CLIA). The comment period for this rule ends 4/8/2013. Read the text from the Federal Register for February 7, […]