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ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS Coder Academy

This interactive and hands-on ICD-10 training is designed to prepare coders for the AAPC and AHIMA ICD-10 proficiency examinations. Participants will gain the tools they need to appropriately select ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS codes. These training sessions will be coder centric, and the content will be designed for those staff who will be responsible for applying…

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Gotta Get Those Leaves Up Before The First Snow…

S60.420A — Blister (nonthermal) of right index finger, initial encounter S60.422A — Blister (nonthermal) of right middle finger, initial encounter S60.424A — Blister (nonthermal) of right ring finger, initial encounter W27.1XXA — Contact with garden tool, initial encounter Y93.H1 — Activity, digging, shoveling and raking Y92.017 — Garden or yard in single-family (private) house as…

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Get Prepared – CMS Audits for Meaningful Use

Are you confident that you will pass a Medicare Meaningful Use audit if you’re selected? Prior to January 2013, CMS via the Figlozzi & Company firm has conducted meaningful use audits at random and only after the incentive money was distributed to the eligible provider. Since then Medicare providers who are eligible for the incentive…

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It’s Halloween, Don’t Let A Black Cat Cross Your Path!

S81.851A — Open bite, right lower leg, initial encounter W51.01XA — Bitten by cat, initial encounter Y93.89 — Activity, other specified — trick-or-treating Y92.480 — Sidewalk as the place of occurrence of the external cause In preparation for the upcoming deadline for ICD-10 implementation, RT Welter presents weekly ICD-10 Codes of the Week! Our goal…

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What’s In Your Wallet?

The ACA, declining and slow reimbursement, billing and coding challenges including the ICD-10 transition, ongoing changes in the healthcare landscape, new payment methodologies, etc. are all obstacles (and in some cases, opportunities!) that EVERY physician and healthcare organization is facing. Advanced Medical Revenue Specialists (AMRS) is your complete Revenue Management Service and a leading provider…

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Preparing for Next Swimsuit Season

S02.2XXA – Fracture of nasal bones, initial encounter for closed fracture W18.39XA – Other fall on same level, initial encounter Y93.B2 – Activity, push-ups, pull-ups, sit-ups Y92.39 – Other specified sports and athletic area as the place of occurrence of the external cause Y99.8 – Other external cause status In preparation for the upcoming deadline…

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