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Colorado Hospitals and Physicians Must Begin Posting Prices for Most Common Procedures

Hospitals across Colorado must begin posting self-pay prices Monday for the most common procedures and treatments they offer — a potential first step in bringing more cost transparency to a sector whose pricing ambiguity has frustrated consumers and public officials alike. The move is mandated by Colorado Senate Bill 65, a 2017 measure from Republican…


2018 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 2018 CPT code changes took effect January 1st. Understanding the myriad of upcoming changes is crucial to obtaining the proper reimbursement for your services! The changes for 2018 address a number of…


Transitional Care Management (TCM) Services

There is a lot of confusion surrounding reporting for transitional care management (TCM) services. CPT offers the following options to report TCM services: 99495 – Transitional Care Management services with the following required elements: communication (direct contact, telephone, electronic) with the patient and/or caregiver within 2 business days of discharge; medical decision making of at least…


Happy Thanksgiving from RT Welter

All of us at RT Welter, would like to wish our clients, families and friends a Happy Thanksgiving! We are grateful for the relationships we have formed and for your continued to support of RT Welter. In observance of the holiday, we will be closed on Thursday, November 23rd to give our employees the opportunity to spend…