Find Out Which New Therapeutic Service Codes Made the Latest CCI Edit List

There are 2,115 additions to the third quarter Medicare National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI or CCI) practitioner edits that became effective July 1, 2019. The good news is that the bulk of the new edits affect a comparatively small number of highly specialized HCPCS codes. Around three-quarters of the additions, 1,604 to be exact, involve … Continue reading Find Out Which New Therapeutic Service Codes Made the Latest CCI Edit List

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Are Primary Care Coding Questions Slowing You Down?

Get answers to your primary care reporting questions — and bank optimal reimbursement for your services. If you have primary care coding questions and stress over the time it takes to find reliable answers, today’s post is for you. Among the many questions we receive from coders such as yourself, it should come as no … Continue reading Are Primary Care Coding Questions Slowing You Down?

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Dig a Little Deeper Into the 2020 ICD-10-CM Revisions (Part 2)

In our last post, we looked at significant changes to the circulatory disease, skin disease, and congenital malformation ICD-10-CM codes that are poised to take effect on Oct. 1, 2019 in our previous post. But you don’t have to be a seasoned coder to realize that those changes are just the tip of the iceberg. … Continue reading Dig a Little Deeper Into the 2020 ICD-10-CM Revisions (Part 2)

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Dig a Little Deeper Into the 2020 ICD-10-CM Revisions (Part 1)

If circulatory diseases, skin diseases, and congenital malformations take up a lot, or even a little, of your coding time, there are many substantive changes heading your way that you will need to understand prior to ICD-10-CM 2020 taking effect on Oct. 1, 2019. The good news is that you should be able to focus … Continue reading Dig a Little Deeper Into the 2020 ICD-10-CM Revisions (Part 1)

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Can You Pass This July 4 Coding Quiz?

Join us for a dose of holiday-themed coding humor! Parades. Cookouts. Fireworks. And all-American summertime fun. What could be better than Independence Day? Well, how about a July 4-themed ICD-10-CM coding quiz? Don’t worry — it’s not serious, and you’ll be able to finish in plenty of time to grab that first hot dog off … Continue reading Can You Pass This July 4 Coding Quiz?

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