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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
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…Details
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…Details
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…Details