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Get Ready for ICD-10

Now is the time to start planning for the ICD-10 medical coding transition. In this webinar, recorded on October 15, 2013, Betty Hovey of AAPC explains the coming changes in medical coding and how your medical practice can start getting everyone prepared starting today.


Physicians spend significant time managing patients with chronic diseases. Now, under certain conditions, they can be paid for their time.

Our coding expert discusses coding for medical necessity, TCM/home visits, using modifier 25 with the AWV, and split-bill encounters.

It's all been about successful implementation up to Oct. 1, but soon practices should focus on life after ICD-10 becomes a reality.

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When billing for an unplanned return to the OR that is related to the original procedure, use modifier 78.

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It’s early in the ICD-10 transition, but one doc began dual coding over a year ago and already has a few lessons to dole out.

The challenges of ICD-10 are only getting started with denial and claim error rates set to rise. Here’s one way to avoid these travails.

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ICD-10 is now the official language of insurance claims. Here's how to avoid translation problems and other tips to keep your head above water


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