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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 ...

tags  Payer: CMS|Medicare    Topic: Fees    Topic: Medicare    Topic: Reimbursement    Topic: Risk Adjustment   

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 ...

tags  Payer: CMS|Medicare    Specl: Acupuncture|Alternative    Topic: Coding    Topic: CPT Coding   

Modifier 59 Supporting Documentation (35min)

Understanding when to apply modifier 59 and how to document to support its application can protect ...

tags  Topic: Coding    Topic: CPT Coding    Topic: Modifier Coding   

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 ...

tags  Topic: Coding    Topic: CPT Coding    Topic: Modifier Coding   

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.

tags  Specl: All Specialties    Topic: Coding   

Acupuncture|Alternative
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CMS|Medicare
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Medicare
Modifier Coding
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