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Diagnosis coding, general
Accurate coding drives accurate risk adjustment, which will increasingly affect your bottom line.
Here are six reasons your claims might be getting denied and what you and your staff can do to prevent it.
Changes this year include revisions to transitional care management codes and new interprofessional consultation codes.
Using the correct codes can mean the difference between getting paid and getting audited.
The changes take effect October 1.
An enhanced version of our popular pocket guide and the annual update of another favorite reference add power to the FPM Toolbox.
Put the new and revised codes to use in your practice on Oct. I.
On Oct. 1, 142 new codes take effect, many of them five-digit codes that allow for more specific reporting.
You should start using the updated diagnosis codes Oct. 1.
Reviewing the rules and examining your coding practices can decrease denials and help you get paid.