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CMS Announces Medicare 2023 Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule

By Ann Zeisset

CMS announced the final rule for the CMS CY 2023 Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) and Quality Payment Program on November 1, 2022. The final rule includes expanded access to several services, physician fee schedule payment rates for 2023, and more.

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CMS OPPS 2023 Final Rule Available Now

By Teri Jorwic

CMS issued a press release announcing the Final Rule for CY 2023 Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System and Ambulatory Surgery Centers on November 1, 2022. The draft of the CMS OPPS 2023 rule is almost 1,800 pages in length.

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Medical Coding Training on Updates Ensures Accuracy & Compliance Standards

By YES HIM Consulting

Every year, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), and the American Medical Association (AMA) release updated coding and reporting guidelines that make additions, deletions, and revisions to the ICD-10 and HCPCS code sets, and CPT codes, respectively. During Public Health Emergencies (PHE), such as the COVID-19 pandemic, CMS and AMA will release updates more frequently. By offering ongoing medical coding training to cover these quarterly and annual updates, your coding team upholds an accuracy standard and stays compliant with these revised guidelines. YES Education offers a robust catalog of medical coding updates that refreshes as the code set revisions are released, including quarterly and annual updates for ICD-10-CM/PCS and CPT.

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Why Should Hospitals Outsource Medical Coding Services? Top 7 Benefits of Outsourcing

By YES HIM Consulting

For many years, medical coding outsourcing carried several negative connotations. As experts in the industry, we’re here to tell you that outsourcing has myriad benefits, and hospital executives need to take advantage of them.

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Why is Revenue Cycle Management Important in Healthcare? Your Guide to Ensuring Profitable Medical Coding Reimbursements

By YES HIM Consulting

Healthcare organizations must enact steps to manage the revenue cycle process effectively and efficiently. Thankfully, there are revenue cycle management (RCM) systems and coding reimbursement specialists that rely on data analytics to help streamline the process.

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