TechnologyHenry Ford Health Taps Into AI to Improve Medical Coding
In a Q&A, Joann Ferguson, the health system's VP of revenue cycle, explains how the technology saves time and money...
Revenue CycleCDC Announces New ICD-10-CM Codes for COVID-19-related Conditions
All six new codes were effective January 1, 2021.
Revenue CycleOver 1K Diagnosis Codes Finalized for October 1
The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released 1,176 new ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes for implementation on October 1.
Revenue CycleCMS Proposes More Than 1K New Diagnosis Codes
CMS suggests 1,495 total changes to the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code set in the FY 2023 IPPS proposed rule.
Revenue CycleCMS Proposes a Hospital Payment Increase of $1.6B for FY 2023
CMS is proposing a 3.2% payment rate update for hospitals as well as a new, publicly-reported hospital designation for maternity...
Revenue CycleNew COVID-19-Related Diagnosis and Procedure Codes Available for Immediate Use
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and CMS released new ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes and ICD-10-PCS procedure codes for...
Revenue CycleQ&A: CPT Coding for Excisional Wound Debridement with VAC
Gloria Miller, CPC, CPMA, CPPM, former vice president of reimbursement services at Comprehensive Healthcare Solutions Inc. shares which CPT codes...
Revenue CycleQ&A: ICD-10-CM Coding for Acute and Chronic Knee Injuries
Codes for acute musculoskeletal injuries are located in Chapter 19 of ICD-10-CM.
Revenue CycleQ&A: Reporting Perianal Abscess I&D in ICD-10-PCS
The ICD-10-PCS guidelines do state that if the documentation cites a specific body part, then that body part should be...
Revenue CycleOIG: BCBS of Michigan Overpaid the Federal Government $14.5M for Certain High-Risk Diagnoses
The Office of Inspector General audit found that most of the selected ICD-10-CM codes that BCBSM submitted to CMS for...
Revenue CycleQ&A: Determining Principal Diagnosis Selection
Instruction can be found in Section II of the 2021 ICD-10-CM Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting for "Selection of...
Revenue CycleCMS Reminder: HCPCS Add-on Code G2211 is a Bundled Service
The application of this code will not result in additional payment for a billed E/M visit service.