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ICD-10

We are done right? We made it, we are ok…keep rolling on… NOT so fast!
ICD-10 is key to a lot of the new regulations that are rolling out MIPS and MACRA being great examples.

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Tom Price, MD. Trump’s Incoming Secretary of HHS

Tom Price’s Vision – Commercial & Individual Encourage Private Exchanges for purchase of individualized products across state lines Create federal Grants for States to create high-risk pools Eliminate individual Mandate Comprehensive Medical Liability Reform allowing conformity to clinical guidelines to serve as an affirmative defense to liability Claims Transparency from insurers to employers and individuals…

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2017 CPT Code Changes

Written By: Toni Elhoms, CCS, CPC, AHIMA-Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer Director of Coding/Compliance Consulting Services It’s that time of the year again! The new 2017 CPT code changes take effect January 1st. Understanding the myriad of upcoming changes is crucial to obtaining the proper reimbursement for your services! The changes for 2017 address a number of…

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2017 CPT Code Changes: Moderate Sedation

Moderate sedation services have historically always been bundled into the majority of all applicable CPT procedures. More than 400 codes that were previously defined as including moderate sedation have been deleted from Appendix G. In addition to six new CPT codes and one new endoscopy-specific HCPCS code, CMS intends to create a “uniform methodology for…

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