CMS recently released updated guidance on billing intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) after an OIG audit found a 100% error rate in billing certain IMRT planning services.
It's been more than three years since CMS introduced a subset of modifiers it wants providers to report instead of modifier -59 (distinct procedural service), but they're still optional as barely any new guidance has been released.
Developing an outpatient CDI program isn't just about metrics--departments needs to consider how to engage providers and interact with other teams to be truly effective.
As coders mark the third anniversary this October of the U.S. implementation of ICD-10, its newly minted successor is waiting in the wings, nearly ready for adoption.
Our coding and billing experts answer questions about charging for E/M services after canceled procedures, reporting global maternity care, and more.