News & Analysis

June 1, 2022
Briefings on APCs

Modifier -JW is used to describe drug amounts that are discarded and not administered to any patient. Refresh your knowledge of this modifier with coding tips and example scenarios.

May 1, 2022
Briefings on APCs

Lori-Lynne A. Webb, CPC, CCS-P, CCP, CHDA, COBGC, describes the difference between an implant and a foreign body removal and outlines CPT coding for these procedures.

May 1, 2022
Briefings on APCs

Shelley C. Safian, PhD, RHIA, CCS-P, COC, CPC-I, unpacks local and national medical necessity standards and best practices for avoiding denials due to inadequate documentation.

May 1, 2022
Briefings on APCs

Fran Jurcak, MSN, RN, CCDS, CCDS-O, looks at how machine learning can improve efficiency in the middle revenue cycle.

April 1, 2022
Briefings on APCs

Facilities can limit their exposure to claim denials and external reviews by implementing a robust internal coding compliance program. This article breaks down components of a coding policy and compliance plan and approaches to monitoring coding quality.

April 1, 2022
Briefings on APCs

Certain provider services such as acupuncture and cosmetic surgery are not reimbursed by Medicare. This article describes when and how to apply HCPCS modifiers for non-covered services.

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