ICD-10

Nov 9, 2017
AHA Provides Resources for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS Coding Systems
ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS are the HIPAA code set standards for hospital reporting of diagnosis and procedures. These coding systems serve an important function for hospital payments, quality reviews, benchmarking measurement and the collection of general medical statistical data. The AHA's Central…
Oct 26, 2017
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration will host an Oct. 27 webinar on applying the new Medicare payment codes for behavioral health integration services, including collaborative care. The codes, applauded by the AHA, were introduced this year under the physician fee schedule…
Jan 31, 2017
Implementing the Unique Device Identifier Fact Sheet
Jan 9, 2017
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and National Library of Medicine Friday published an addendum to the 2016 electronic clinical quality measure specifications. The addendum updates the ICD-10 value sets for electronic reporting of eCQMs for the 2017 performance year in the…
Aug 22, 2016
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services last week updated its guidance on ICD-10 claims auditing and quality reporting flexibility for Part B physician fee schedule claims, noting that the flexibility will expire Oct. 1 as planned. CMS provided flexibility in the claims auditing…
Mar 22, 2016
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention today released roughly 1,900 diagnosis codes that will be added to the ICD-10 coding system for health care claims in fiscal year 2017. The ICD-10-CM codes are available at www.cdc.gov. Some 3,651 new ICD-10 PCS inpatient procedure codes for FY 2017…
Mar 11, 2016
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will add about 1,900 diagnosis codes and 3,651 hospital inpatient procedure codes to the ICD-10 coding system for health care claims in fiscal year 2017, the agencies announced this week. The large…
Mar 4, 2016
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has released a toolkit to help health care providers track and respond to certain ICD-10 performance indicators to improve productivity and cash flow. Health care claims must include ICD-10 codes for medical diagnoses and inpatient hospital…
Feb 17, 2016
The AHA yesterday urged the National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics to adopt a proposed electronic transaction standard for claims attachments, but with certain conditions to help ensure timely claims processing. Testifying at an NCVHS subcommittee hearing on administrative…
Jan 22, 2016
The health care system suffers from an overabundance of paper work. Hospitals and health systems can realize improvements and significant savings by increasing the volume of electronic data exchange called for under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountably Act's administrative…