News & Analysis

January 6, 2021
HIM Briefings

In a year of unprecedented disruption and uncertainty, coding productivity managed to hold steady, according to the results of HIM Briefings’ 2020 Coding Productivity Survey. Learn how facilities adapted and how yours compares.

January 4, 2021
Medicare Web

Q: Are procedures removed from the inpatient-only (IPO) list in 2021 subject to the 2-midnight rule?

January 1, 2021
Briefings on APCs

This article details 2021 updates to CPT® codes for medicine services including several new codes for continuous electrocardiogram (ECG) recordings and auditory-evoked potentials (AEP), as well as American Medical Association (AMA)-approved CPT codes for COVID-19 immunizations.

January 1, 2021
Briefings on APCs

Section 1862 (l) and Section 1869 (f)(2)(B) of the Social Security Act (the Act) sets forth general procedures to develop and evaluate Medicare coverage determinations that are either adopted nationally by CMS or created and applied locally by a Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC) within the MAC’s own jurisdictional boundaries.

January 1, 2021
Briefings on APCs

Hospital coding for pregnancy-related services requires a detailed understanding of the CPT® global obstetric (OB) package and ICD-10-CM coding guidelines for maternal care management. This article details hospital coding for pregnancy and delivery complications and procedures used to treat them.

December 16, 2020
HIM Briefings

Brush up on recent code changes for nervous system conditions.

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