Finance2021 ICD-10-CM Guidelines Clarify Reporting of COVID-19 Manifestations
Coders should note that the temporary guidelines will expire September 30.
FinanceQ&A: Reporting COVID-19 with HIV ICD-10-CM
If sepsis developed solely after inpatient admission, U07.1 could also meet the criteria for principal diagnosis if that was the...
FinanceOIG Audit Finds Hospital Upcodes Overbilled Medicare by $1B
Government watchdogs are calling on CMS to recoup the overpayments.
FinanceCDC Releases FY 2021 ICD-10-CM Code Update
The new Chapter 22: Codes for Special Purposes (U00-U85) so far includes just two codes: U07.0 (vaping-related disorder) and U07.1...
Finance2021 IPPS Proposed Rule: CMS Proposes Increased Payment Rates, New MS-DRG for CAR-T
According to the proposed rule, CMS projects total Medicare spending on inpatient hospital services, including capital, will increase by about...
Clinical CareUnitedHealthcare, AMA Push New ICD-10 Codes for Social Determinants of Health
By combining traditional medical data with self-reported SDOH data, the codes trigger referrals to social and government services to address...