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Spinal Fusion Procedures

Refresh With YES: CPT Spinal Fusion Procedures Spotlight | 1 CEU

By YES HIM Consulting | April 2, 2020 | 0 Comments

YES HIM Consulting partners with leading industry experts and nationwide-recognized educators to provide cutting-edge education to our coders, auditors, and clients. We provide the most up-to-date content with a practical approach compliant with latest HIM & coding guidelines. The CPT Refresh With YES webinar series provides refresher courses for coders and auditors. These courses offer a practical review of complex CPT topics, provided by our nationally recognized educators and our YES HIM Executive team. The Refresh With YES: CPT Spinal Fusion Procedures webinar consists of 12-18-minute modules that examine Spinal Fusion procedures and topics.

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COVID-19 Code

Selecting the Right COVID-19 Code: Should You Use CPT or HCPCS?

By Teri Jorwic | April 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

On March 11, the World Health Organization (WHO) issued a declaration of the COVID-19 as a global pandemic. Two days later, the AMA announced the development of a specific code for laboratory testing for the coronavirus, code 87635 (AMA, 2020). The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released two new HCPCS codes for coronavirus testing for Medicare claims. The reporting for COVID-19 testing is dependent on the payer, either an HCPCS or CPT code should be used; there should not be more than one COVID-19 testing code on a given claim.

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LHIMA

LHIMA Recap: OP/ProFee Director Impresses with Presentation

By YES HIM Consulting | March 31, 2020 | 0 Comments

Forging a bright future for YES, Executives Vanessa Youmans, Director, OP/ProFee Coding & Auditing, and Mari Cely, Director, Business Strategy & Marketing, represented YES at the annual LHIMA Convention, March 2-4, in New Orleans, LA. While attending the HIM convention, whose tagline reads, “Honoring the Past, Treasuring the Present, and Shaping the Future,” Vanessa and Mari focused on “shaping the future” of YES by meeting with members of the LHIMA chapter and connecting with potential clients.

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Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare: How Natural Language Processing Can Benefit the Medical Field

By YES HIM Consulting | March 31, 2020 | 0 Comments

Artificial intelligence (AI) can help transform patient data into value at an accelerated pace without incurring high costs or eating up limited time and resources (Wolters Kluwer, 2020). The AI algorithms produce insights into treatments, care processes, diagnostics, and patient outcomes (Health IT Analytics, 2018). Natural Language Processing (NLP) tools, one branch of AI, “include applications such as speech recognition, text analysis, translation, and other goals related to language,” according to Future Healthcare Journal (2019).

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Respiratory Diagnoses

Refresh With YES: ICD-10-CM Respiratory Diagnoses Spotlight | 1 CEU

By YES HIM Consulting | March 27, 2020 | 0 Comments

YES HIM Consulting partners with leading industry experts and nationwide-recognized educators to provide cutting-edge education to our coders, auditors, and clients. We provide the most up-to-date content with a practical approach compliant with latest HIM & coding guidelines. The ICD-10-CM Refresh With YES webinar series provides refresher courses for coders and auditors. These courses offer a practical review to complex ICD-10-CM topics, provided by our nationally recognized educators and our YES HIM Executive team. The Refresh With YES: ICD-10-CM Respiratory Diagnoses webinar consists of 15-21 modules that examine Respiratory diagnoses, such as COPD, Respiratory Failure, Pneumonia, and Asthma.

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