Coding and practice management corner
CMS eases restrictions imposed under the Two-Midnight Rule(Comments Off on CMS eases restrictions imposed under the Two-Midnight Rule)
A summary of the origin of the Two-Midnight Rule is provided in this month’s column, as are changes mandated by the 2016 Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System final rule.
This month’s column provides an overview of ACS coding workshops, including benefits of attendance, topics covered, and registration information.
This month’s column summarizes the new place of service code and describes the differences between “on” and “off campus” when submitting professional claims.
Guidelines for transitioning to the 10th revision of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-10), including information about clinical documentation implementation programs are provided in this month’s column.
To assist surgeons with the transition to ICD-10, the ACS has developed an ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM crosswalk of the most frequently reported general surgery diagnosis codes.
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