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Tag: OPPS

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Has your state or payer adopted EAPGs? Understanding the basics

August 12th, 2020 / By Lisa Lanier

Florida is known for its high population of retirees. I just recently moved from the Panhandle down to Southwest Florida, leaving a mostly rural area with families and young people. […]

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eGuide: 3M™ Enhanced Ambulatory Patient Grouping (EAPG) System

Find out how 3M™ Enhanced Ambulatory Patient Groups (EAPGs) can help transform patient data into actionable knowledge.

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CPT and HCPCS coding updates for 2019

September 21st, 2018 / By Camille Ruiz, RHIA

As the last day of summer fades, fall is on the horizon with Halloween displays and pumpkin spice lattes. For those of us in hospital middle revenue cycle—whether CDI, CDM […]

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April OPPS update: More refinements to comprehensive APCs

April 15th, 2016 / By Dave Fee

Spring is here in the Rockies; the valleys are getting warm and the mountains are still snowcapped, making for a lovely view. With spring comes the April CMS outpatient prospective […]

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Comprehensive APCs: 4 Steps for Review

February 20th, 2015 / By Dave Fee

It’s already two months into 2015 and I can’t help but think of the changes coming to the outpatient prospective payment system (OPPS) and APCs. CMS introduced APCs and OPPS […]

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OPPS Proposed Rules: Implications of the Government Shutdown

October 25th, 2013 / By Dave Fee

Well, the federal government is back to work after two and a half weeks off. I will refrain from any political comments. However, I would like to discuss the implications […]

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Setting the Record Straight on Therapy Functional Reporting G-Codes

May 30th, 2013 / By Dave Fee

No one likes feeling like they are making a mistake, especially when dealing with something as important as accurate coding. Recently, a certain set of codes (the Therapy Functional Reporting […]