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ICD-10 & Coding

Anthem rescinds reimbursement policy that would have cut payments
Feb 23 | Susan Morse
The company had planned to reduce by 25 percent payments for evaluation and management services reported with…
icd-11 World Health Organization
Dec 29, 2017 | Tom Sullivan
Even if the World Health Organization finalizes ICD-11 in May, it will take years for U.S. doctors to start using the next classification…
Sep 25, 2017 | Jeff Lagasse
Doctors need to carefully and properly use the HCC codes, which indicate the expected costs for a patient.
ICD-10 codes get specific, and it matters for the bottom line
Sep 07, 2017 | Susan Morse
This year, getting reimbursed is all about making sure the codes reflect the actual care given.
Dec 14, 2016 | Beth Jones Sanborn
"Eligible professionals" will submit eCQM data according to the 2015…
Nov 16, 2016 | Susan Morse
Talix application analyzes member data from claims, electronic medical records and scanned paper documents to increase coding…
Oct 03, 2016 | Susan Morse
Staffing and productivity issues remain, and with grace periods over, that could spell trouble.
Sep 08, 2016 | Carl Natale
Central Learning will give $5,000 for the inpatient coder with the highest average accuracy and productivity scores across 10…
Sep 06, 2016 | Jeff Lagasse
Coding quality is more important than ever, but other analytics tools are helping hospitals…
ICD-10 grace period will end on Oct. 1
Aug 19, 2016 | Henry Powderly
Providers will now be held to using the correct degree of specificity in their coded claims to Medicare and Medicaid.

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