In this article, the author takes a closer look at CMS’ 2024 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) proposed rule—specifically a proposal to allow new providers to perform and bill behavioral health codes, offer providers new service categories, and give a code-valuation adjustment.
As coders witness annually, the ICD continues to evolve over its decades of use. This article covers the history of disease classification, current coding techniques, and possible future technologies of the industry. Note : To access this free article, make sure you first register here if you do not have a paid subscription.
Q: Our coding department has a longstanding issue with physicians not presenting enough information to properly report CPT debridement services for ulcers, resulting in queries and denials. What do you recommend?
CMS recently released a national coverage determination update to the Medicare Claims Processing Manual . This update covers new requirements for CPT coding associated with acupuncture and dry needling services.
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is a lifesaving treatment used when the heart or lungs cease to function. Whether CPR is conducted alone or with other services, Nancy Reading, RN, CPC, CPC-P , covers the various ways that CPR can be reported and how to do so.