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The Misadventures of Ada: ICD-10 Cartoon, "Jet Engine" V97.33XD

Posted by Healthicity, Mar 31, 2020 10:42:34 AM

It wasn’t long ago that spring was in the air, and we all were very much anticipating the arrival of summer.

3 New Coding Guidelines, Explained

Posted by Healthicity, Mar 10, 2020 10:29:42 AM

Welcome back to part four of our ongoing series, ICD-10-CM, Explained.

Expert Tips for Coding and Auditing Operative Reports

Posted by Lori A. Cox, Mar 3, 2020 12:10:15 PM

Many of you reading this probably already know that operative reports are used to document the details of a surgery.

How to Put Your PEPPER Results Into Action

Posted by Kathryn Williamson, Feb 4, 2020 10:14:34 AM

The Program for Evaluating Payment Patterns Electronic Report, or what we call around here, the PEPPER

ICD-10 Reminder Series: Section IV. Diagnostic Coding and Reporting Guidelines for Outpatient Services.

Posted by Lori A. Cox, Feb 3, 2020 10:28:54 AM

Section IV: Diagnostic Coding and Reporting Guidelines for Outpatient Services

What I Learned at AMA CPT® and RBRVS Symposium for 2020

Posted by Charla Prillaman, Jan 21, 2020 10:57:27 AM

In November of 2019, I attended the annual AMA CPT® and RBRVS Symposium for 2020.

ICD-10 Reminder Series: Section 3. Reporting Additional Diagnoses

Posted by Lori A. Cox, Jan 20, 2020 11:34:32 AM

When we coders and auditors talk about the selection of the principal diagnosis, we know that the first diagnosis reported on a claim is the most important

ICD-10 Reminder Series: Section 20. External Causes of Morbidity

Posted by Laura Brink, Jan 6, 2020 10:31:12 AM

In recent years there has been a big push, for both coders and providers, towards coding to the highest specificity.