UnitedHealthcare recently transitioned its utilization management approach for all of its health plans from Milliman Care Guidelines to InterQual criteria. Learn how this change could have far-reaching impact on hospitals.
To select the most specific CPT codes for prenatal care, physician coders must have a solid understanding of complex guidelines for reporting pregnancy-related office visits. Lori-Lynne A. Webb, CPC, CCS-P, CCP, CHDA, COBGC, unpacks services included in the global obstetric package and CPT coding for routine prenatal care.
CMS walked back some major policy changes and cemented others in the 2022 Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) final rule. Brush up on the latest changes and ensure your hospital is ready to comply by October 1.