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2019 April Items

What Medical Necessity Tools Does Find-A-Code Offer?

April 24, 2019 - By Aimee Wilcox, CPMA, CCS-P, CMHP, CST, MA, MT
Find-A-Code is a great resource for individuals working in all aspects of healthcare, from providers and ancillary staff to the attorneys and payers who assess and critique the documentation supporting the services performed. When recently asked what tools Find-A-Code has to help support medica... Read More

Q/A: Can I Tell a Medicare Patient Which Option to Check on the ABN?

April 18, 2019 - By Wyn Staheli, Director of Research
Question: My patient seemed confused about which of the options they should check. Can I just tell them which one they should check? Answer: No! That could be construed as coercion. The official instructions state “Under no circumstances can the notifier decide for the beneficiary which of... Read More

Breaking news! New ICD-10 codes released April 1, 2019

April 01, 2019
One of our critical jobs here at Find-A-Code is ensuring you are up-to-date on all the latest developments in coding. Click the link below for a PDF with information on a proposed new section of ICD-10-CM codes:      → X63 Offensive Encounters You may want to take a few minute... Read More

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