ICD-10 costs for small physician practices are significantly much lower than expected, according to a new study released today by the Professional Association of Health Care Office Management (PAHCOM). The survey of 276 physician practices of fewer than six providers revealed that total ICD-10 trans... Read More
The American Health Information Management Association's (AHIMA) Sue Bowman, MJ, RHIA, CCS, FAHIMA, testified at a Congressional committee hearing today that the healthcare community is ready for the transition to ICD-10 on Oct. 1, 2015.
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Measures codes contain information about Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) quality measures, including detailed specifications and related release notes for the individual PQRS quality measures and measures groups and other measures-related documentation needed by individual... Read More
The MLN Connects Provider eNews for February 5, 2015 included the following notice:
CMS Intends to Engage in Rulemaking for EHR Incentive Program Changes for 2015
CMS intends to engage in rulemaking this spring to help ensure providers cont... Read More
If a code has been deleted, the following information is available (If applicable).
WARNING: If code has been deleted, you will see this ICON as well as the date the code was deleted.
Check out Coding Tips: i.e., code “Not Payable by Medicare” and has a replacement code Q9974
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40-Effect of Beneficiary Agreements Not to Use Medicare Coverage
(Rev. 160, Issued: 10-26-12, Effective: 01-28-13, Implementation: 01-28-13)
(Rev. 194, 09-03-14)
Normally physicians and practitioners are required to submit claims on behalf of beneficiaries for all items and services they... Read More
Per Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), VSAC is the official repository for Value Sets that support 2014 Meaningful Use Clinical Quality Measures (CQMs). VSAC will also host other value sets such as Routes of Administration and Patient Assessment Instruments in the... Read More
T36-T50 Poisoning by, adverse effects of and underdosing of drugs, medicaments and biological substances (T36-T50)
Underdosing is a clinical concept new to ICD-10. Underdosing identifies situations referring to the practice of a patient taking less medication as p... Read More