Less than a year after CMS finalized the three-year phaseout of the inpatient-only (IPO) list to be completed by 2024, the agency is looking to reverse course, according to the 2022 OPPS proposed rule, released Monday, July 19.
Approximately 34.2 million Americans, or 10.5% of the U.S. population, were diagnosed with diabetes in 2018, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Review signs and symptoms of diabetes mellitus types 1 and 2 and ICD-10-CM coding for these conditions.
Modifier -XE (separate encounter) is used to indicate a separate surgical operative session on the same date of service or a distinct encounter after the patient has left the hospital or changed status/locations within the facility. Use this flowchart to support accurate use as a template for your organization.