Staten Island University Hospital overcharged Medicare an estimated $11.8 million for inpatient and outpatient services billed over a two-year period, according to a recent Office of Inspector General (OIG) report.
While technological solutions and electronic health records have made leaps and bounds over the past years in the inpatient setting, there still seems to be much lacking on the outpatient side. Learn how to leverage existing technology to track Hierarchical Condition Category capture and other coding metrics.
Pacemakers are small devices implanted in the chest to help regulate inconsistent heart rates. Lori-Lynne A. Webb, CPC, CCS-P, CCP, CHDA, COBGC , breaks down documentation and CPT coding for pacemaker insertions, repairs, and relocations.
Hip and knee replacements are two of the most commonly performed elective surgeries, according to the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. Review major joint anatomy and CPT coding for hip and knee revisions and replacements. Note : To access this free article, make sure you first register here if you do not have a paid subscription.