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The Sun Is Still Shining, Don't Forget Your SPF…

C43.31 – Malignant melanoma of nose C43.11 – Malignant melanoma of right eyelid, including canthus D03.4 – Melanoma in situ of scalp and neck D03.59 – Melanoma in situ of other part of trunk In preparation for the upcoming deadline for ICD-10 implementation, RT Welter presents weekly ICD-10 Codes of the Week! Our goal is…

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School Is In Session…

Z02.0 — Encounter for examination for admission to educational institution Z55.3 — Underachievement in school Y92.157 — Garden or yard of reform school as the place of occurrence of the external cause Y99.8 — Student activity as the external cause status In preparation for the upcoming deadline for ICD-10 implementation, RT Welter presents weekly ICD-10…

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Registration for the Colorado Prescription Drug Monitoring Program

Legislation passed this year (House Bill 14-1283, now CRS 12-42.5-403) requires all Colorado prescribers who possess a DEA registration and all Colorado licensed pharmacists to register an account with Colorado’s Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP). Prescribers with a DEA registration and pharmacists must register an account by the corresponding deadlines below: Pharmacists and DEA-registered Advanced…

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Rates and Volume, Volume or Rates

The fee-for-service world of professional reimbursement (compensation for services) is, essentially, the following economic transaction between payer and provider: Provider point of view: In exchange for patient volume being directed (Steered) into my practice I will allow for a discount off my billed charges. Payer point of view: we will direct patients into your practice…

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Are you ready for some football…

Y93.61 — Activity, American tackle football Y93.62 — Activity, American flag or touch football W21.01XA — Struck by football, initial encounter W21.81XA — Striking against or struck by football helmet, initial encounter 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…

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School Is In Session…

Z02.0 — Encounter for examination for admission to educational institution Z55.3 — Underachievement in school Y92.157 — Garden or yard of reform school as the place of occurrence of the external cause Y99.8 — Student activity as the external cause status In preparation for the upcoming deadline for ICD-10 implementation, RT Welter presents weekly ICD-10…

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When it’s 90 degrees, everyone’s sweaty…

L75.0 – Bromhidrosis (Body Odor) L75.1 – Chromhidrosis (Colored Sweat) R61 – Excessive Sweating 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 additional clinical documentation needed from your providers to…

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