What surgeons should know about…
Additional ICD-10 Resources The American Academy of Professional Coders’ ICD-10 website The American Health Information Management Association ICD-10 website The American Hospital Association central office ICD-10 website The American Medical Association ICD-10 website The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) website; and the CMS eHealth University website The Healthcare Information Management Systems Society ICD-10 […]
This month’s column summarizes provisions in the Affordable Care Act that have expired or are set to expire in the near future and offers guidelines for surgeons to advocate for extending key programs.
An overview of ACS coding workshops, including benefits of attendances, topics covered, and registration information is provided in this month’s column.
The Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) final rule—which establishes federal fiscal year 2015 policies for Medicare payments to hospitals for inpatient stays—is discussed in this month’s column, along with how the IPPS will affect surgeons.
This column discusses the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute’s focus on patient-centered care, comparative effectiveness research, and research funding. It also provides information on how surgeons can get involved.
More in this category
- Physician Payments Sunshine Act data scheduled for release
- The ICD-10 delay
- Avoiding the 2015 Medicare EHR Incentive Program penalty
- Billing for services performed by nonphysician practitioners
- The Measure Applications Partnership
- PQRS reporting in 2014
- Repealing the SGR
- The benefits of attending a 2014 ACS Surgical Coding Workshop
- The Medicare EHR Incentive Program in 2014
- The Medicare EHR Incentive Program deadlines
- Using S-CAHPS
- Bundled payment
- The inpatient list
- Transitioning to ICD-10
- The benefits of attending an ACS Coding Workshop