CMS recently proposed to pay for certain currently bundled caregiver training service CPT codes and three new CPT codes that, if finalized, will be established January 1. Review the criteria of defining a caregiver and which caregiver training services apply.
CMS updated its E/M Services Guide in August, reflecting changes for E/M services that went into effect January 1. The guide includes plain-language explanations of policy changes, but some do not align perfectly with AMA guidance.
Providers and coders alike can find NCCI policies challenging to apply. Denise Williams, COC, CHRI , explains the basics of NCCI by defining the initiative, edits, modifiers, and clinical procedure examples.
The 2024 ICD-10-CM update brings almost 400 code changes, including new codes for sickle-cell retinopathy and orbital muscle entrapment. This article delves into the causes, symptoms, and reporting methods for these two ocular conditions. Note : To access this free article, make sure you first register here if you do not have a paid subscription.