The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is monitoring the rapid spread of a novel 2019 coronavirus, formally named COVID-19, first identified in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China. Learn about signs, symptoms, and ICD-10-CM coding for the virus. Note : To access this free article, make sure you first register here if you do not have a paid subscription.
CMS recently announced that it will cover acupuncture therapy sessions for Medicare patients with chronic low back pain. Read about how this change will impact physician coding and billing for acupuncture services.
More than 34 million people in the U.S. have diabetes and one in five don’t know they have it, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In this article, Lori-Lynne Webb, CPC, CCS-P, CCP, CHDA, CDIP, COBGC , writes about E/M coding for diabetes management and HCPCS Level II coding for external insulin infusion pumps.