Got Paid? How to Handle Denials with ICD-10
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Got Paid? How to Handle Denials with ICD-10

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On October 1, the U.S. health care system moved to the International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision (ICD-10). Recognizing that health care providers may need help with the transition, CMS has established an ICD-10 Ombudsman and ICD-10 Coordination Center to help track, triage, and resolve issues. Generally speaking, Medicare claims take several days to be processed Read more

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6 ICD-10 Changes for Primary Care

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DIABETES Diabetes (codes E08 – E13) has greatly expanded in ICD-10. Physicians must document whether the diabetes is Type 1, Type 2, drug- or chemical­ induced, or due to an underlying condition. They must document the specific underlying condition, the specific drug or toxin, as well as the use of any insulin (Z79.4). ICD-10 requires Read more

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Getting Ready for 2014 eHealth Milestones

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Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is advising providers and groups to start planning and getting ready for 2014 deadlines affecting electronic health record (EHR) programs. Some of the major deadlines are as follows: January 1: Administrative simplification operating rules for electronic funds transfers (EFT) and remittance advice. Stage 2 for eligible professionals (EPs) Read more

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