Robotic and computer-assisted surgical procedures are still considered new technology in many hospitals despite having been used in the U.S. for many years. Review coding guidelines and code selection rules for these procedures.
Determine whether your facility needs to change E/M documentation habits and capture different details based on the revisions made by CMS to observation and inpatient reporting in the 2023 OPPS final rule.
As CDI continues to move toward a quality-driven focus, programs must shift to adapt to new needs. Learn how to seamlessly integrate quality reviews into CDI processes and use the results to improve outcomes and documentation.
OCR released its “Improving Cybersecurity Posture in Healthcare for 2022” news bulletin last February, noting that healthcare organizations are prime targets for cyberattacks due to the sensitive nature of the data they hold.
Tonya Moton, RHIA, CCS, defines social determinants of health coding, explains the challenges of reporting these factors, and outlines how coders and providers can work together to create a positive impact in at-risk communities.
This week’s Medicare updates include a fact sheet on the end of the COVID-19 PHE, a fact sheet on changes to advance care planning, an OIG review of payments for definitive drug testing services, and more!