The 2024 OPPS final rule details changes to price transparency compliance, reimbursement changes and, updates to numerous other hospital programs. Additionally, CMS is moving forward with its proposals to address unlawful payment reductions to 340B drug reimbursement.
This week’s Medicare updates include a repository for hospital price transparency resources, clarification on the monthly facility amount and provider reporting period for rural emergency hospitals, and more!
Acute kidney injury (AKI) is a sudden decrease in kidney function that can have serious consequences. Follow these tips to ensure accurate clinical validation and coding for AKI for effective patient care and appropriate reimbursement.
2024 CPT manuals contain several changes related to integrated peripheral and spinal neurostimulator systems. The seven code additions, four code revisions, and new guidelines clarify when coders should use permanent procedure codes from the nervous system chapter vs. a Category III code.
One of the most important, and sometimes one of the most challenging, initiatives for providers is the National Correct Coding Initiative’s procedure-to-procedure edits. Consider this expert insight on how to apply them and their role in ensuring correct coding.