Find-A-Code Focus Newsletter

2011 October Items

2 New Tutorials

October 28, 2011
Find-A-Code is a large resource, (and growing all the time!), and we understand that it can be hard to jump in and know right where to go. To help you out, we've added two new tutorials: Find-A-Code Overview - A broad overview of many of the resources available to you here at F... Read More

New DRG Grouping data!

October 26, 2011
We're pleased to announce expanded DRG grouping data for subscribers with the Hospital/Facility product. This update includes the data needed to perform DRG Grouping, including: MDCs now list DRGs according to Surgical/Medical groups and priority MDCs also list ICD9 codes that qualify for assign... Read More

Is the Book Always Correct? No!

October 13, 2011
In a recent conversation, someone commented that coding books are always correct and that they don't trust online content.  Code books have their place, however, they have their limitations.  Here are a few examples of what can go wrong when using only printed books: A few years ago, we... Read More

NEW: Enhanced ICD-9-CM Code Histories

October 11, 2011
We are pleased to announce that effective October 11, 2011, Find-A-Code has enhanced the ICD-9-CM code histories to include more information about codes that were added anytime after 1986.  For example, see code 488 below.This code's history now shows that it was added on October 2007 and that... Read More

New: 2011 October Edition of the Medicare Quarterly Provider Compliance Newsletter

October 08, 2011
The October 2011 edition of the Medicare Quarterly Provider Compliance Newsletter is now available on Find-A-Code.This edition contains: Recovery Audit Finding: Incorrect Facility vs. Non-Facility Reimbursement Recovery Audit Finding: Unbundling of Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) Services Subject... Read More

August 2011 CPT® Assistant Available

October 07, 2011
As part of the CPT® Assistant Archives package, the archives for August 2011 are now available. Highlights from this issue include: Reporting Cardiothoracic Procedures Using CPT Category I and III Codes (33411, 33863, 33864, 0256T-0259T) 2011 Revisions to Modifiers 50, 76, 77, and 78 The... Read More

Find-A-Code recently included in a Wall Street Journal (WSJ) article

October 03, 2011
Find-A-Code was recently included in a WallStreet Journal article about the new ICD-10-CM/PCS code set: WallStreet Journal was particularly impressed with Find-A-Code's ICD-10-CM YouTube Videos and our fun April Fool's... Read More

Find-A-Code updated to 2011-Q4

October 01, 2011
As part of keeping you current and up-to-date, we have updated the data within Find-A-Code with the most recent data available. Specifically, we have updated: New ICD-9 Vol 1,2,3 data for 2012! Fee Schedule (including gpci, rvu, dme and drug pricing) APC & DRG (including provider da... Read More

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