CMS recently released Medicare Claims Processing Transmittal 11685 revising language to make three revenue codes for inpatient hospital services allowable for payment under Medicare Part B and adding COVID-19 to its list of preventive services.
Trey La Charité, MD, FACP, SFHM, CCS, CCDS , outlines benefits that come with being a physician advisor and how coding and CDI professionals can reiterate these to physicians who are interested in taking on this role.
Paraneoplastic syndrome is a rare condition that results from an immune system response to a neoplasm. In this article, Sarah Nehring, RHIA, CCS, CCDS , breaks down ICD-10-CM/PCS coding for paraneoplastic syndrome of the nervous system.
Review key policy updates introduced in the 2023 IPPS final rule, including an increase in operating payments, changes to New Technology Add-on Payment designations, MS-DRG updates, and introduction of a birthing-friendly hospital designation. Note : To access this free article, make sure you first register here if you do not have a paid subscription.