As more health systems have been forced to reckon with the undeniable impacts of socioeconomic status on health outcomes, CDI and coding practices have followed in kind. Analyze recent developments with reimbursement and ICD-10-CM coding for social determinants of health (SDOH).
Debbie Jones, CPC, CCA , examines the cause, prognosis, and treatment options for desmoid tumors, in addition to reviewing the ICD-10-CM codes designed to identify them with specificity. Note : To access this free article, make sure you first register here if you do not have a paid subscription.
The Journal of the American Medical Association recently released a study that analyzed social determinants of health and other conditions associated with lower-limb amputation in the U.S.’ most populated areas. The study found that several factors corresponded with an increased risk of amputation.
As important changes are coming for physician E/M reporting in 2024, coders should note the changes for reporting telemedicine services, split or shared visits, multiple visits, and hospital or observation care same day admission and discharge. Note : To access this free article, make sure you first register here if you do not have a paid subscription.
The 2024 OPPS final rule details changes to price transparency compliance, reimbursement changes and, updates to numerous other hospital programs. Additionally, CMS is moving forward with its proposals to address unlawful payment reductions to 340B drug reimbursement.