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.
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.
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.
A broken nose is a break in the bone or cartilage over the bridge of the nose or over the septum—the structure that separates the nostrils. Debbie Jones, CPC, CCA , explains how to select the most specific CPT codes for nasal fracture and dislocation treatments.
Payment cuts are in the offing for Part B providers in 2023, along with a series of other projected changes targeting E/M services, COVID-19-related billing flexibilities, and value-based care, according to the 2023 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) proposed rule released July 7.
The American Medical Association’s (AMA) CPT Editorial Panel recently published changes to its E/M Services Guidelines. The update includes code revisions, additions, and deletions, which are scheduled to take effect January 1, 2023.
This article analyzes ICD-10-CM codes for diseases that can manifest from prolonged hypertension. These codes appear throughout the ICD-10-CM manual, but most are found in Chapter 9 (Diseases of the circulatory system). Note : To access this free article, make sure you first register here if you do not have a paid subscription.