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HCCs: How to Protect Payments


It’s so important that we in the healthcare industry continue our discussion regarding the topic of Hierarchical Condition Categories (HCCs), as the risk-adjusted payment models are increasing in prevalence.

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ICD-10 Coding: The Medical Necessity of Nasogastric Feeding Tubes


The insertion of nasogastric (NG) tubes is a common practice in most hospitals. As more facilities begin to capture and code this procedure, correct ICD-10-PCS code assignment is necessary. ...

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How to Incorporate Pre-Bill Audits Into Your Compliance Strategy


Q: We are considering pre-bill audits at our facility. What are the advantages of these audits, and how can we integrate them into our coding workflow? A: There are many ...

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ICD-10 and Computer-Assisted Coding


Does your CAC enhance coding quality? Five questions to consider.

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ICD-10 Denials and Appeals


Five tips to manage coding appeals more effectively.

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ICD-10 Accuracy: Beyond the DRG


Anecdotal data seems to suggest ICD-10 coding accuracy is strong with minimal payer denials.

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Accurate ICD-10-CM Coding for ADHD Assists with Research and Data Collection


In recent years there has been growing awareness of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), particularly when it occurs in children. One in three children in the United States with ADHD ...

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ICD-10 Denial Management


Four strategies to stay afloat during the potential wave of ICD-10 denials.

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ICD-10 Compliance From the Ground Up


6 points to consider when training professional coders.

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