More Coding Articles and Tips

Insights to Coding Data Quality - Featured Articles continued

Chronic kidney disease - May 2015
Cardiac arrest versus acute respiratory failure - How would you code it? - May 2015
ICD-9-CM and 2015 ICD-10-CM Present of Admission (POA) list of exempt codes - April 2015
September 2014 ICD-10-CM Coordination and Maintenance Committee - March 2015
2015 CPT changes – An overview - February 2015
Mechanical ventilation coding an Office of Inspector General target - December 2014/January 2015
ICD-9 and ICD-10 dual coding: Key to coding staff preparation - December 2014/January 2015
New modifiers for distinct procedural services - November 2014
Medicare no longer pays for some outpatient lab tests - November 2014
FY 2015 inpatient prospective payment system grouper changes - October 2014
Medicare overpayment collection process - Information released - September 2014
Discharge disposition differences in Home Health Hospice, between OSHPD and Medicare - September 2014
OSHPD patient data regulations update – A move toward national standards - August 2014
OIG reports again on post acute care transfer rule - August 2014
Spinal Surgery Webinar question on Kyphoplasty versus Vertebroplasty - April 2014
Office of Inspector General (OIG) Semi-annual Report - April 2014
OSHPD discharge disposition codes for home health-based hospice - February 2014
Spinal Surgery Webinar question on vertebral corpectomy procedures - February 2014
Review of the Medicare Outpatient Prospective Payment System Final Rule for 2014 - February 2014
CMS releases OPPS Final Rule - December 2013/January 2014
Reliability of documentation – What is a coder to do? - November 2013
Medicare overpayments to hospitals for mechanical ventilation greater than 96 hours - November 2013
CMS issues new admission and medical review guidance - November 2013
2014 CPT code update - November 2013
OIG recommends transfer policy for hospice providers - October 2013
IPPS proposal FY2015 The Hospital-Acquired Condition Reduction Program - October 2013
Planned readmission discharge status codes - September 2013
D-day for coders – October 1, 2014 - September 2013
AHA Coding Clinic guidance: Code number in lieu of a diagnosis - September 2013
CMS proposes new ICD-9-CM procedure codes for FY2014 - August 2013
Medicare program Part B billing in hospitals – Update - May 2013
Current DRG grouping algorithms - April 2013
CMS responds to RAC myths - April 2013
Physician queries: Comply with new AHIMA guidance - March 2013
Changes to Hospital Acquired Conditions for FY2013 - March 2013
AHA Coding Clinic guidance: Code number in lieu of a diagnosis - March 2013
2013 CPT Overview - February 2013
Medi-Cal planning to use DRGs in mid-2013 - December 2012/January 2013
How much revenue are you losing due to incorrect patient status codes? - October 2012
CPT colonoscopy coding - October 2012
Reporting patient data to OSHPD - September 2012
Rehabilitation coding - April 2012

ICD-10 - Featured Articles continued

Moving the ICD-10 battle line - February 2015
ICD-10 Advocacy now more than ever! - November 2014
Enterovirus in ICD-10… - November 2014
Ebola - Not just another virus - November 2014
Getting ICD-10 advocacy in motion - October 2014
The ICD-10 value-add for chronic disease and better care - October 2014
ICD-10-CM Chapters 1 to 5: Hints, tips and guidelines (Part I) - September 2014
OSHPD reporting of HIV codes using ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM - March 2014
Readiness for ICD-10 includes physician query inventory and checklist - December 2013/January 2014
Readiness for ICD-10 includes coding policy/procedure inventory and checklist - December 2013/January 2014
Property and Casualty/Workers Compensation readiness for ICD-10 - October 2013
CHIA participates in California ICD-10 Collaborative - December 2012/January 2013
Transitioning people to ICD-10 - September 2012
CDI and ICD-10 readiness - August 2012
ICD-10-CM “Present on Admission Reporting Guidelines” - May 2011
ICD-10-PCS Implementation - Dec 2010/Jan 2011

ICD-10 Coding Tips continued

Laterality - April 2015
Alzheimer’s Disease - March 2015
Ebola - November 2014
Abdominal Pain - November 2014
Root Operation - Change - October 2014
OSHPD Reporting of HIV Codes - October 2014
Osteomyelitis with Diabetes - September 2014
External Causes of Morbidity - September 2014
Dislocation, Lumbar Vertebra - September 2014
N39.0 Urinary tract infection, site not specified - August 2014
G47.33 Obstructive Sleep Apnea (adult) (pediatric) - August 2014
Malaise and Fatigue - August 2014
COPD - August 2014
Hypertension - June/July 2014
Hyperlipidemia - June/July 2014
Z01.419 - Encounter for gynecological examination (general, routine) without abnormal findings - May 2014
Z01.411 - Encounter for gynecological examination (general, routine) with abnormal findings - May 2014
Screening Mammogram - May 2014
Routine Gynecological Examination - May 2014
Z00.01 - Encounter for general adult medical examination with abnormal findings - April 2014
Z00.00 - Encounter for general adult medical examination without abnormal findings - April 2014
Encounter for general adult medical examination - April 2014
Routine Child Health Examination - March 2014
Need for Prophylactic Vaccination and Inoculation against Influenza - March 2014
Z00.129: Encounter for routine child health examination without abnormal findings - March 2014
Z00.121: Encounter for routine child health examination with abnormal findings - March 2014
Secondary Diabetes Mellitus - December 2013/January 2014
Diabetes with Pregnancy - December 2013/January 2014
Diabetes Mellitus - December 2013-January 2014
Sequela (Late Effects) - October 2013
Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) - September 2013
Character 7: Qualifier - August 2013
Character 6: Device - June/July 2013
Character 5: Approach - May 2013
Character 4: Body Part - April 2013
Anemia Associated with Malignancy - March 2013
Underdosing - February 2013
Character 3: Root Operation - December 2012/January 2013
Character 2: Body System - November 2012
Character 1: Section - October 2012
Coding Hypertension - September 2012
Tobacco Exposure and Use - August 2012
Asthma - June/July 2012
Pathologic Fracture - May 2012
Obstetrics - Trimester Designation - May 2012
Seven Steps to Learning ICD-10-PCS - March 2012
Congestive Heart Failure (CHF) - February 2012
Coding Multiple Procedures - December 2011/January 2012
Ulcers - November 2011
Sepsis - October 2011
Diabetes Mellitus - September 2011

ICD-10-PCS Coding Tips continued

Normal Delivery - June/July/August 2015
Root Operation: Control - May 2015
Root Operation: Extraction - May 2015
Root Operation: Division - April 2015
Root Operation: Destruction - March 2015
Z Codes That May be Principal/First-Listed Diagnosis - February 2015
Root Operation: Detachment - February 2015
Root Operation: Alteration - December 2014/January 2015
Root Operation: Bypass - December 2014/January 2015
Root Operation: Excision - February 2014
Root Operation: Repair - February 2014
Root Operation: Resection - February 2014
Root Operation: Revision - February 2014

Anatomy & Physiology Tips

Lumbago - April 2014
Congestive Heart Failure September 2013
The Pharnyx and Larynx - August 2013
The Nervous System - June/July 2013
Blood & Blood-Forming Organs - May 2013
Muscles - April 2013
Anatomical Body Positions - March 2013
Kidney - February 2013
Joints - December 2012/January 2013
Carpal Bones - November 2012
The Nose and Nasal Cavities - October 2012
The Circulatory System - September 2012
Trigeminal Nerve (CN 5) - August 2012
Structures of the Heart - June/July 2012