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ICD-10 updates twice a year? More COVID-19 code proposals? Highlights from the March C&M meeting

March 19, 2021 / By Rhonda Butler

The latest ICD-10 Coordination and Maintenance Committee (C&M) meeting gave us one more unprecedented thing in this time of unprecedented things—the combined agenda was the largest ever. The two-day virtual […]

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Article: Breathing air into ICD-10-CM reporting for ARDS

With Audrey Howard, RHIA, Sue Belley, RHIA

In this article, Audrey Howard and Sue Belley examine acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) as a manifestation of COVID-19.

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Questions about coding for transcatheter aortic valve replacement?

February 12, 2021 / By Rebecca Caux-Harry

I recently received some questions from an Inside Angle reader about my blog post on ICD-10 coding for aortic valve disease. The reader asked about transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) […]

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Q4 2020 Coding Clinic changes and updates

January 8, 2021 / By Stacie Silvia, RHIT, CCS

It has been a wild year with many changes, but we are resilient and have adapted. From social distancing to shopping with a mask on to limiting our family/group gatherings, […]

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A look back at popular blogs of 2020

December 28, 2020

To say 2020 has been an “unprecedented” year is an understatement. We hope our COVID-19 resources and blogs have helped you navigate the pandemic. Take a look back at Inside […]

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ICD-10-CM coding guidelines: A season for change

September 28, 2020 / By Karla VonEschen, CPC, CPMA

Each year around mid-September, I can see and feel the changes happening.  The air gets cooler, the leaves begin to turn beautiful colors, and ICD-10-CM diagnosis changes become effective. It […]

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Part 2: CMS announces new ICD-10-PCS codes to capture COVID-19 therapeutics

August 3, 2020 / By Audrey Howard, RHIA, Beth Wolf, MD, Julie Salomon, BSN, RN, Sue Belley, RHIA

By now you are probably aware that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued 12 new ICD-10-PCS procedure codes on July 30 for treatment of patients with COVID-19, […]

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CMS announces new ICD-10-PCS codes to capture COVID-19 therapeutics — effective August 1

July 31, 2020 / By Rhonda Butler

Update: On August 6, CMS added two files to the ICD-10-PCS COVID-19 update posted on July 30. They are: 1) the xml file icd10pcs_tables_2021.xml containing the combined complete FY 2021 […]

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Annual ICD-10-PCS FY 2021 update summary

June 22, 2020 / By Rhonda Butler

The ICD-10-PCS update for FY 2021 was posted on May 28. Thankfully, there has been nothing unusual about the update cycle for ICD-10-PCS. There have been no interim updates and […]

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Coding focus as the pandemic continues

June 17, 2020 / By Audrey Howard, RHIA, Bobbie Starkey

Now that we have seen many cases of COVID-19 being treated and recovered patients moving on with their “new normal” lives (at least in some states), we should take a […]

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For the time-challenged: ICD-10 FY 2021 update summary

June 15, 2020 / By Rhonda Butler

Time is seriously weird stuff. 2020 so far has had that dream/nightmare quality that is somehow fast and slow at the same time. My memory of February, only four months […]

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2021 ICD-10-CM updates: Looking ahead to October

June 5, 2020 / By Karla VonEschen, CPC, CPMA

Just when you started to get comfortable with the 2020 ICD-10-CM changes, CMS has published their list of proposed diagnosis code updates for October. Is it really that time of […]