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ICD-10-PCS root operations debridement

ICD-10-PCS Root Operations Course Refreshes Coders Knowledge of Debridement, Destruction, & Extraction

By YES HIM Consulting

The Refresh With YES: ICD-10-PCS Root Operations – Debridement, Destruction, Extraction Learning Path provides an overview of how to code PCS root operations, such as excision, extraction, and debridement, divided into 14-20-minute webinars.

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CPT radiology

2021 CPT Code Updates Cover CPT Radiology, Evaluation & Management, Category III Codes, & More

By Ann Zeisset

The American Medical Association (AMA) announced 2021 CPT code set changes, with the organization stating 329 editorial changes, 206 new codes, 54 deletions, and 69 revisions (AMA, 2020). Many of the editorial changes are the result of the 2021 E/M office visit code revisions.

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CY 2021 Hospital OPPS final rule

CY 2021 Hospital OPPS Final Rule Published in Federal Register

By Teri Jorwic

The Final Rule for the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) for calendar year 2021 was published in the Federal Register on December 29, 2020 (Federal Register, 2020). A synopsis was featured in an earlier article, “2021 Outpatient Prospective Payment System Final Rule: See the Updates.”

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2021 covid-19 codes

Learn How to Apply 2021 COVID-19 ICD-10 Codes in Latest Refresh With YES Course

By YES HIM Consulting

The Refresh With YES: COVID-19 Codes January 2021 course shows learners how to code the new COVID-19 codes that were effective January 1, 2021. This course reviews in detail the six new ICD-10-CM codes and 21 new ICD-10-PCS codes (XWO Code Table).

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COVID 19 recovery

How to Code Post-COVID 19 Recovery Programs

By YES HIM Consulting

Of all the patients who have recovered from COVID-19, 5-15% suffer from lingering symptoms that persist weeks and even months after they test negative for COVID-19. To help these recovered patients deal with their lingering symptoms, some healthcare organizations have developed post COVID 19 recovery programs.

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