When COVID-19 emerged in early 2020, new ICD-10-CM codes to identify this condition were not available. Subsequent ICD-10-CM codes and guidelines for reporting COVID-19 changed many times as the pandemic…
There are a total of 329 CPT code changes for 2021, including 206 code additions, 54 code deletions, and 69 code revisions.
The origins of the clinical documentation integrity profession can be traced back to the implementation of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ Diagnostic-Related Grouper system back in 1983.
Are managers using the right data to evaluate employee performance? Especially given how the nature of RCM is changing?