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.
Revenue CycleQ&A: Simplify Coding for Spinal Decompression
Lynn Anderanin CPC, CPMA, CPPM, CPC-I, COSC, senior director of coding education at Healthcare Information Services, shares common decompressive procedures...
Revenue CycleQ&A: Reporting CSF in ICD-10-CM
Previously, there was a single nonspecific CSF leak ICD-10-CM code, but through a code update implemented in January, there are...
Revenue CycleICD-10-CM Coding for Ectopic Pregnancies
An ectopic pregnancy is reported using an ICD-10-CM code from category O00.- (ectopic pregnancy), which is divided into five subcategories.