ICD-10-CM HIV Coding Overview Explores HIV Characteristics, Stages of Diagnosis, & Treatments

HIV coding

The Refresh With YES: ICD-10-CM HIV Coding Learning Path includes an overview of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), as well as instructions on how to assign specific ICD-10-CM codes that report the different stages of the HIV infection. Learners will explore the characteristics and pathophysiology of the HIV diagnosis, stages of the disease, and HIV treatments. Applicable guidelines and Coding Clinic articles related to HIV coding, as well as ICD-10-CM coding of medical reports and case studies, will be reviewed.

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Your Quick Guide to HCC Risk Adjustment Models

quick guide to hcc

There are two different Hierarchical Condition Category (HCC) models used to calculate risk adjustments: the CMS-HCC model and the HHS-HCC model. Does your facility know how and when to use them? Our detailed HCC risk adjustment infographic explains the differences and usages for each HCC model.

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Review These New CPT Codes for COVID-19 Vaccines from the AMA

CPT codes for covid-19 vaccines

In anticipation of the release of COVID-19 vaccines, the AMA has released CPT codes for each of the two COVID-19 vaccines together with administration codes for first and second doses (AMA, 2020). AMA President Susan R. Bailey, M.D., remarked, “An effective national immunization program is key to bringing the coronavirus pandemic to an end. Correlating each coronavirus vaccine with its own unique CPT code provides analytical advantages to help track, allocate and optimize resources as an immunization program ramps up in the United States” (AMA, 2020). The AMA worked closely with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to develop the codes.

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Discuss Fasciotomy, Osteotomy, Spinal Procedures, & Scoliosis ICD 10 Codes in YES Refresher

The Refresh With YES: ICD-10-PCS Spinal Procedures Learning Path discusses in detail how to code several spinal procedures, such as scoliosis treatment, fasciotomy, and osteotomy, divided into 11-16-minute webinars. Learners will find out how to apply ICD-10-PCS codes for spinal fusion, specifically in the cervical area of the spine. The PCS codes for the diagnosis of scoliosis and various treatments for the disorder are also discussed. This learning path provides an overview and the PCS codes for fasciotomy, osteotomy, and spinal decompression procedures. Applicable Coding Clinic articles, as well as real-world coding selection scenarios, will be reviewed.

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