News & Analysis

January 1, 2020
Briefings on APCs

The 2020 update to the CPT Manual includes extensive updates to cardiovascular codes, including new codes for pericardiocentesis and pericardial drainage, aortic grafting, and endovascular repair procedures.

January 1, 2020
Briefings on APCs

One of the most vexing challenges that CDI specialists have is how to engage physicians to completely and precisely document their patients’ conditions and treatments in the language required by ICD-10-CM, which is essential to risk adjustment.

January 1, 2020
Case Management Monthly

More than half of those who are homeless or considered “marginally housed” have had a traumatic brain injury (TBI) at some point in their lives, and a quarter of them experienced a brain injury that was considered moderate or severe, according to a study published online by The Lancet in December.

December 25, 2019
HIM Briefings

Use this sample policy as a template for your organization.

December 20, 2019
Medicare Web

Q: Can you please explain appropriate billing and reporting of Category III codes 0554T-0557T for biomechanical assessments?

December 19, 2019
Medicare Web

Q: If an out-of-country patient comes into our ER, must we be cognizant of his or her home country’s healthcare privacy laws?

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