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By John Verhovshek
In Billing
Feb 23rd, 2015
400 Views
Meeting documentation requirements for coding shouldn’t be a burden. Five pointers can go a long way to ensure that your documentation leads to accurate coding for the services you provide. 1. Document Your Decision Making In the eyes of a coder (or a...
By Brad Ericson
In Billing
Feb 20th, 2015
301 Views
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released proposed changes Feb. 20, for the coming year, for the Medicare Advantage (MA) and Part D Prescription Drug programs. The agency said the changes will advance the agency’s vision of...
By John Verhovshek
In Coding
Feb 18th, 2015
922 Views
By: Gouri Pathare MBBS, CPC Kidney transplantation is a treatment option for most patients with End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD). The procedure may be deceased-donor (cadaveric) or living-donor transplantation. Living-donor renal transplants may be gen...
By Alex McKinley
Feb 12th, 2015
2212 Views
Members of the House of Representatives’ Energy & Commerce Sub Committee on Health expressed support for the Oct. 1, 2015 ICD-10  implementation, and urged fellow lawmakers to forego any further delays. In his opening remarks, Subcommittee Chairma...
By Renee Dustman
In Billing
Feb 12th, 2015
341 Views
Ensuring coverage of ambulance services for your end-stage renal dialysis (ESRD) patients requires diligence. Dialysis facility ambulance transports often do no meet medical necessity criteria, as defined by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Ser...
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