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R29.4 — Clicking hip H93.12 — Objective tinnitus, left ear R01.0 — Benign and innocent cardiac murmurs R19.12 — Hyperactive bowel sounds In preparation for the upcoming deadline for ICD-10 implementation, RT Welter presents weekly ICD-10 Codes of the Week! Our goal is to familiarize you with the new and expanded code set and the…Details
ICD-10 preparation is still lagging as providers continue to worry about testing, revenue, and productivity. A worrying number of providers are still missing some of the basic building blocks of a successful ICD-10 transition plan, AHIMA and the eHealth Initiative found in a new survey, including financial impact assessments and plans for internal and external…Details
BALTIMORE — The ordinary looking office building in a suburb of Baltimore gives no hint of the high-tech detective work going on inside. A $100 million system churns through complicated medical claims, searching for suspicious patterns and posting the findings on a giant screen. Hundreds of miles away in a strip mall north of Miami,…Details
Q: One of my colleagues says that only “credentialed medical assistants” are permitted to enter orders in electronic health records (EHR) per Meaningful Use Stage 2. Can you explain? A: As of January 2013, only credentialed medical assistants have been permitted to enter medication, radiology, and laboratory orders into the EHR to count toward meeting…Details
As we celebrate this 20th anniversary we acknowledge the fact that you, our clients and friends, are responsible for our success and longevity. We express our sincere thanks and appreciation to you for your business, your loyalty and your support during the past 20 years. From the very beginning we have understood: Our client’s success…Details
Discussions of ICD-9 and ICD-10 often include mention of the terms dual processing and dual coding. Different people use these terms to mean different things, but in general, dual coding or processing refers to the use of ICD-9 and ICD-10 codes at the same time. So, when can you expect to use dual coding and…Details