Providers will only have to report one data collection modifier related to a C-APC in 2016. Jugna Shah, MPH, and Valerie A. Rinkle MPA, examine the requirements behind the modifier and how APCs will also be restructured next year.
Before the new year begins, Lori-Lynne A. Webb, CPC, CCS-P, CCP, CHDA, CDIP, COBGC, recommends taking a look at post-implementation risks CMS and third-party payers have identified. She also offers solutions on auditing and reviewing these risks. Note: To access this free article, make sure you first register here if you do not have a paid subscription. Once you have set up your free registration, you can log in and access this article by clicking here.