More Coding Articles and Tips

All articles and tips were published in the CHIA Journal.

Insights to Coding Data Quality - Featured Articles continued

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

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 Tip of the Month

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 Tips

Root Operation: Excision - February 2014
Root Operation: Repair - February 2014
Root Operation: Resection - February 2014
Root Operation: Revision - February 2014

ICD-10-CM/PCS Training Tips

Four: Timing and Evaluation - November 2013
Three: Learning Techniques - November 2013
Two: Know your Audience - November 2013
One: Emphasize Benefits of Training - November 2013

Anatomy & Physiology Tip of the Month

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

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