CMS is moving forward for E/M changes for physician billing according to the 2021 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule. Read about those changes, as long as a preview of new CPT codes that will be added for 2021.
Finding the right applicant to fill a vacancy in the coding department can be challenging. Organizations can help close the gap and improve their coding staff by implementing an apprentice program. Use this sample education schedule to help develop a program at your organization.
Inpatient novel coronavirus (COVID-19) claims will require a positive viral test result to be eligible for the 20% increase in the MS-DRG weighting factor, effective for admissions on or after September 1.