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FY 2022 ICD-10-CM/PCS updates: Five things you need to know

Nov. 3, 2021 / By Audrey Howard, RHIA

This is part one for a two-part series on FY 2022 ICD-10-CM/PCS updates. Look for part two in the next edition of JustCoding Inpatient. A popular morning radio show in […]

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Twice annual ICD-10 code updates and more COVID-19 ICD-10-CM/PCS code proposals

Sept. 27, 2021 / By Rhonda Butler

The latest ICD-10 Coordination and Maintenance Committee (C&M) was held virtually Sept. 14-15. First on the agenda, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced its final joint decision […]

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Indian health system in pre-DRGs era

June 21, 2021 / By Naveen Sharma, MD

Why is it a pre-diagnoses related group (DRG) era in India? The major public health schemes in India, including PMJAY, face the challenges of cost escalations, value-based service generation, data […]

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I swear, it is only allergies

May 10, 2021 / By Kelly Long, BS, CPC, CPCO, CAPM

This time of year my allergies are in overdrive. They are even worse now that I have moved from Northern Illinois down to lower Alabama where spring is in full […]

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Coding for congestive heart failure

April 23, 2021 / By Rebecca Caux-Harry

I was reading an article the other day about a young man who developed severe biventricular heart failure after consuming a large quantity of an energy drink every day for […]

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ICD-10 updates twice a year? More COVID-19 code proposals? Highlights from the March C&M meeting

March 19, 2021 / By Rhonda Butler

The latest ICD-10 Coordination and Maintenance Committee (C&M) meeting gave us one more unprecedented thing in this time of unprecedented things—the combined agenda was the largest ever. The two-day virtual […]

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Questions about coding for transcatheter aortic valve replacement?

Feb. 12, 2021 / By Rebecca Caux-Harry

I recently received some questions from an Inside Angle reader about my blog post on ICD-10 coding for aortic valve disease. The reader asked about transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) […]

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Q4 2020 Coding Clinic changes and updates

Jan. 8, 2021 / By Stacie Silvia, RHIT, CCS

It has been a wild year with many changes, but we are resilient and have adapted. From social distancing to shopping with a mask on to limiting our family/group gatherings, […]

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A look back at popular blogs of 2020

Dec. 28, 2020

To say 2020 has been an “unprecedented” year is an understatement. We hope our COVID-19 resources and blogs have helped you navigate the pandemic. Take a look back at Inside […]

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ICD-10-CM coding guidelines: A season for change

Sept. 28, 2020 / By Karla VonEschen, MS, CPC, CPMA

Each year around mid-September, I can see and feel the changes happening.  The air gets cooler, the leaves begin to turn beautiful colors, and ICD-10-CM diagnosis changes become effective. It […]

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Part 2: CMS announces new ICD-10-PCS codes to capture COVID-19 therapeutics

Aug. 3, 2020 / By Audrey Howard, RHIA, Beth Wolf, MD, Julie Salomon, BSN, RN, Sue Belley, RHIA

By now you are probably aware that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued 12 new ICD-10-PCS procedure codes on July 30 for treatment of patients with COVID-19, […]

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CMS announces new ICD-10-PCS codes to capture COVID-19 therapeutics — effective August 1

July 31, 2020 / By Rhonda Butler

Update: On August 6, CMS added two files to the ICD-10-PCS COVID-19 update posted on July 30. They are: 1) the xml file icd10pcs_tables_2021.xml containing the combined complete FY 2021 […]