As spring and its yearly influx of allergens arrive, get ready to trim your allergy coding denials with a plan that incorporates strict unit reporting and code-bundle adherence.
You’ll have a manageable set of diagnosis code changes on Oct. 1 — a total of 406 new, revised and deleted codes — and providers who code non-pressure chronic ulcers will receive the bulk of the new codes in the form of 72 new diagnoses that fill in the blanks for ulcers without evidence of necrosis.
Here are the latest policy updates from the nation’s capital on the Trump administration’s attempt to shore up the Affordable Care Act (ACA) marketplace and how cuts will be applied to HHS.
The opportunity to get reimbursed for the upcoming Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program (MDPP) — which may be conducted by non-providers and with low overhead — may be easier for your practice if you obtain CDC recognition for an online version of the program or partner with a provider that has already done so.
If you have high quality scores or are an accountable care organization (ACO), the Consumer Assessment for Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS) or web interface reporting methods for the merit-based payment incentive system (MIPS) could make quality reporting easier.
You’ll find sky-high improper payment rates for several groupings of lab codes spanning glucose testing, urinalysis, blood counts and others, according to CMS data from the 2016 Improper Payments Report.
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