CMS recently added six codes to the list of services that may be reported with HCPCS modifier -CS (cost-sharing), which requires Medicare to cover beneficiary cost-sharing during office visits and other encounters for the duration of the COVID-19 public health emergency.
Supporting accurate Hierarchical Condition Category (HCC) capture is essential to success under the growing number of risk-adjusted payment models. With their strong knowledge of coding and documentation guidelines and insight into emerging trends, coders are a key part of that strategy.
Coding for traumatic fractures is based on details about the broken bone and the event that caused the injury. Review ICD-10-CM codes and guidelines for reporting different types of traumatic fractures. Note : To access this free article, make sure you first register here if you do not have a paid subscription.