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During these times of social distancing, isolation, businesses being shut down, and employees being laid off, it is hard for a lot of people to feel the same fulfillment they did just a few months ago and self-pity can set in quickly. Perhaps you believe in the theory that there is nothing better for self-pity…

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Hierarchical Condition Categories and COVID-19

As the Risk Adjustment payment models become more and more commonplace, it is important that we not forget about this when coding during our current public health emergency (PHE). Read below to find out more about hierarchical condition categories. Hierarchical condition categories, or HCC’s, are assigned to diagnosis codes and reflect an aggregated value that…

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Stimulus Program Updates

The Federal Government has introduced various programs to make funds available to individuals and businesses during this Public Health Emergency (PHE). Currently, there are options available for providers and practices to receive funds through multiple programs, including the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act and the CMS Accelerated and Advanced Payment Program. Here…

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