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AMA Releases CPT Codes for Novavax COVID-19 Vaccine

By Teri Jorwic

New CPT codes for the COVID-19 vaccine developed by Novavax Inc. were released by the AMA and will be put in use pending approval or an emergency use authorization (EUA) from the Food and Drug Administration (AMA, 2021).

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Review Diagnosis Codes for Spinal Disorders & Anatomy: Herniated Disc, Spinal Stenosis, Spondylosis, & More

By YES HIM Consulting

The Refresh With YES: ICD-10-CM Spinal Coding Learning Path discusses spinal disorders diagnosis coding, especially the codes and guidelines for vertebral disorders that can be confusing or challenging.

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CHIME-KLAS EMR Interoperability Report Finds Industry Progress Doubled Over Last Three Years

By Mari Cely

A recent white paper from College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) and KLAS Research found that industry progress toward “deep interoperability” has more than doubled from 2017 to 2020.

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How to Code COVID-19 Treatment: Monoclonal Antibodies, Vaccines & Telehealth

By YES HIM Consulting

The CPT Hot Topics Learning Path teaches learners how to apply HCPCS/CPT codes and coding guidelines for COVID-19 treatment, such as COVID-19 monoclonal antibodies, COVID-19 vaccines, and telehealth.

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Four Telehealth CPT Codes Removed from CMS Medicare Coverage List

By YES HIM Consulting

Four telehealth CPT service codes have been removed from the final CMS Medicare Physician Fee Schedule. CMS issued a notice to clarify that the four CPT codes were added by accident due to technical errors (CMS-HHS, 2021).

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