Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) occur after blows, bumps, or jolts to the head disrupt normal brain function. This article covers new codes from the 2023 ICD-10-CM update that pertain to TBIs involving the skull and meninges. Note : To access this free article, make sure you first register here if you do not have a paid subscription.
Despite CMS’ long-anticipated change in method for selecting E/M visit codes, some physicians and healthcare providers have continued to review 10 or more body systems for every patient. Julia Kyles, CPC explains how this action has some coding professionals wondering if it will prove to be a problem in the long run.
Coding and billing professionals must ensure that medical record information is accurate, up to date, and compliant. In this article, Holly Cassano, CPC, CRC , defines late entries, corrections, and addendums, and explains the proper methods used to alter health records while maintaining Medicare compliance.