We know that being more specific in coding can affect and potentially increase reimbursement depending on the type of visit and conditions. Today, however, I would like to focus on another aspect of being more specific—tracking conditions which enables […]
In a recent blog, my colleague Jason Mark examined specificity with Atrial Fibrillation (irregular heartbeat) to see if there are noticeable shifts in the specificity of codes being used under ICD-10. […]
I paraphrase, but this is essentially the question we hear from providers when we talk about ICD-10 coding accuracy.
See how one organization advanced its coding & reimbursement processes & established effective clinical documentation practices for IP & OP services.
3M’s Cathy Machacyk, RN, BSN, reviews Comprensive Joint Replacement bundled payments in this webinar.
This month, Inside Angle blogger Rebecca Caux-Harry discusses E/M coding guidelines with Andee Andriole, 3M senior manager of outpatient consulting services. Rebecca: Hi Andee, it was great seeing you at […]
3M HIS has been busy participating in professional healthcare industry meetings during the first half of 2016. This included Clinical Lab Management Association’s ThinkLab, The American Society of Microbiology (ASM) […]
Exploring changing quality programs with Christine McNamara, Program Director for Coding Services at 3M HIS and Melody Mulaik, President and Co-Founder of Coding Strategies, Inc.
I have always wondered why the reimbursement for services provided at a Provider-Based Clinic (PBC) was higher (often more than 50 percent higher) than the same services provided at a […]
The ultimate goal of the Triple Aim is to address the problem that healthy communities create for hospitals and other healthcare providers. Under the fee-for-service model, providers make money treating […]
As a technologist, I can recall with some detail the anxiety and friction around the year 2000. The technology industry was in a state of panic driven by speculation that […]
Has your practice seen a productivity impact since October 1? A reimbursement impact? Claims denials? Learn how to assess and manage ICD-10 impact going forward.