The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has posted an errata for the Medicare Severity-Diagnosis Related Groups definitions manual for the ICD-10 coding system. ICD-10 codes are used to identify medical diagnoses and inpatient procedures on health care claims.
The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission this week discussed a set of national guidelines for coding hospital emergency department visits in response to the…
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Kathleen Hackett, R.N., a nurse at University Hospitals Rainbow Babies…
The AHA's Hospitals Against Violence initiative, the Department of Health and Human Services’ National Human Trafficking Training and Technical Assistance…
AHA Stat Blog: Three questions with an ED physician on using new ICD-10 codes to help stop human trafficking
Wendy Macias-Konstantopoulos, M.D., director of Massachusetts General Hospital’s Human Trafficking Initiative, shares how clinicians are key to stopping the…
Starting today, health care providers can use any of 29 ICD-10 diagnostic codes to identify and document victims of human trafficking.
Today, new ICD-10-CM codes take effect so clinicians can better classify a diagnosis for patients who are victims of human trafficking.