The current year (CY) 2023 OPPS proposed rule, released July 15, details hospital payment updates, remote behavioral services, and enrollment requirements for rural emergency hospitals, among other proposals.
CMS proposes to adapt the 2023 AMA CPT guideline changes to the nursing facility (NF) codes into its Medicare policy structure next year, according to the 2023 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule proposed rule.
Because of the prevalence of eating disorders, coders should become familiar with their types, symptoms, codes, and relevant guidelines. They appear in ICD-10-CM under category F50 (eating disorders), but codes for individual symptoms appear throughout the manual. Note : To access this free article, make sure you first register here if you do not have a paid subscription.
Most coders never have the opportunity to code for anesthesia. Expert Lori-Lynne Webb, CPC, CCS-P, CCP, CHDA, COBGC, explains that ICD-10-CM coding for anesthesia services is interesting and straightforward, but can be confusing if an individual is unfamiliar with coding guidelines and terminology for anesthesia administration.