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Category Archives: ICD coding

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So, You Think Your ICD 10 Diagnosis Coding Is On Point?...

Right now, you may have a great system in place for ICD 10 coding. Whether in-house or outsourced, it may currently run like a well-oiled machine.  Today, we want to talk about about what you do if tomorrow, your system implodes. While awful to...

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As ICD Coding Becomes More Complicated, It Is Time To Outsouce...

ICD 10 coding changes just like everything else in the world of home health. If you don't change with it, then you will get annihilated when you audit your charts or someone audits you. Ultimately, in order to cover yourself when the rubber hits the...

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To Code Or Not To Code? That Is The ICD Question....

Today, many agencies with a small Medicare footprint minimize the importance of proper coding. So, for the purposes of this posting, we would like to consider why the size of your Medicare census is irrelevant to how you code. Let's look at the...

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What’s In An ICD 10 Code?Do You Write Care Plans For...

An ICD 10 code is more than just a few digits on a 485. We may know this from a reimbursement standpoint, but not always consider it from the clinical end. I'm going to age myself a bit and rewind to a time when nurses did their own coding which...

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So, Now Is A Great Time To Make Sure Your ICD...

The current pandemic has changed the way all of us do business today. For some, the pandemic has increased patient census while others are in decline. This gives you the ability to take a good look at your ICD coding practices. Many still function...

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Reading Between The Lines Of Medicare ICD 10 Coding. Are You...

In the home health industry, everyone knows the importance of ICD 10 coding today. So, most agencies invest in certified coders on staff or the service is outsourced. However, today we need to hone in on making sure your documentation gets the...

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