by Find-A-Code and friends
February 24th, 2020
Risk Factor Scoring using the Encounter Data Processing System (EDPS)
Risk Adjustment Coding and the New Blended RAPS with Encounter Data changes for 2020 and 2021. CMS has made it clear they wish to change from the long-standing Fee-For-Service (FFS) reimbursement model to one that can motivate providers to carefully assess the health of each individual Medicare beneficiary and by accessing ...
February 17th, 2020
Medicare now covers acupuncture. Wha?!
Did you know acupuncture services are now payable by Medicare? In the face of the current opioid crisis, acupuncture, an age-old Chinese Medicine tool has recently been approved by Medicare as a covered benefit to address chronic low back pain (cLBP). But who does Medicare consider able to perform acupuncture ...
February 10th, 2020
Modifier 59 Supporting Documentation (35min)
Understanding when to apply modifier 59 and how to document to support its application can protect ...
February 3rd, 2020
Modifier 59 Supporting Documentation (14min)
Understanding when to apply modifier 59 and how to document to support its application can protect your organization during an audit. The proper application of modifier 59 can increase revenue by ensuring providers are paid for multiple services rendered to a patient on the same day. However, frequent misapplication of this ...
February 1st, 2020
Introduction to innoviHealth
An introduction to innoviHealth, providers of FindACode.com, HCCCoder.com, Codapedia.com and ChiroCode.com. Also publisher of many books including ICD-10-CM specialty specific editions and Reimbursement Guides.