2020 Proposed Rule Changes For ICD-10-CM Codes
May28

2020 Proposed Rule Changes For ICD-10-CM Codes

The Proposed Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) Rule was published on April 23, 2019. This month’s Code Cracker takes a look at some of the changes, including the 273 new codes, 21 deleted and 30 code title revisions revealed in the FY 2020 Proposed Rule Tables.

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Inpatient Radiation and Chemotherapy
May27

Inpatient Radiation and Chemotherapy

Monday Coding Quiz: Test your skills with a new coding question from Clinical Coding Workout every Monday.

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ONC Proposes Additional Information Blocking Ban Exceptions

In Senate testimony for the Health, Labor and Pensions Committee, Donald Rucker, MD, national coordinator for health information technology, proposed additional exceptions to the information blocking provisions of the 21st Century Cures Act and recent proposed rules.

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Lawmakers Propose Legislation Aimed at Addressing Surprise Medical Bills
May23

Lawmakers Propose Legislation Aimed at Addressing Surprise Medical Bills

There is rare bipartisan momentum in support of several different pieces of legislation aimed at addressing the issue of “surprise medical bills”— exorbitantly high emergency and other medical department bills.

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Acute Respiratory Failure Due To Pneumococcal Sepsis
May20

Acute Respiratory Failure Due To Pneumococcal Sepsis

Monday Coding Quiz: Test your skills with a new coding question from Clinical Coding Workout every Monday.

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