ITEMS IN FPM ON TOPIC:

Diagnosis coding, general

Jun 2006 Issue
Improve Your ICD-9 Coding With Voice-Recognition Macros [Feature]

The author walks readers through the process of using macros to automatically insert correct ICD codes into their dictations, reducing staff time and increasing coding accuracy.


Oct 2005 Issue
Coding Nonsense, NOS [The Last Word]

The absurdity of diagnostic coding can be a source of frustration – and amusement.


Sep 2005 Issue
ICD-9 Changes: It's Time to Tend to Your Superbill [Feature]

This article will update readers on the annual additions to and deletions from the ICD-9 coding manual that are most pertinent to family physicians. It features updated versions of our coding reference card, "ICD-9 Codes for Family Practice: The FPM Short List" and "ICD-9 Codes for Family Practice: The FPM Long List."


Jun 2005 Issue
Are You Prepared to Defend Your Coding? [Getting Paid]

The authors offer readers an action plan to use in reacting/responding to payers' accusations of incorrect coding.


Sep 2004 Issue
ICD-9 Changes: Update Now or Pay Later [Getting Paid]

This article will update readers on the annual additions to and deletions from the ICD-9 coding manual that are most pertinent to family physicians. It features updated versions of our coding reference card, "ICD-9 Codes for Family Practice: The FPM Short List" and "ICD-9 Codes for Family Practice: The FPM Long List."


Oct 2003 Issue
ICD-9 Changes and Other Spooky Things [Getting Paid]

This article will update readers on the annual additions to and deletions from the ICD-9 coding manual that are most pertinent to family physicians. It features updated versions of our coding reference card, "ICD-9 Codes for Family Practice: The FPM Short List" and "ICD-9 Codes for Family Practice: The FPM Long List."


Oct 2002 Issue
New ICD-9 Codes Take Effect This Month [Getting Paid]

This article will update readers on the annual additions to and deletions from the ICD-9 coding manual that are most pertinent to family physicians and feature an updated version of our coding reference card, "ICD-9 Codes for Family Practice: The FPM Short List."


May 2002 Issue
Coding and Billing Software for Palm-Top Computers [Feature]

The author describes how to use handheld computers for billing and coding purposes and reviews software for each specific billing task family physicians encounter.


Feb 2002 Issue
Seven Tips to Improve Your ICD-9 Coding for Diagnostic Tests [Getting Paid]

The article explains recent instructions issued by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services that clarify current diagnosis coding guidelines for reporting diagnostic tests.


Oct 2001 Issue
ICD-9: The Annual Update [Getting Paid]

This article will update readers on the annual additions to and deletions from the ICD-9 coding manual that are most pertinent to family physicians and feature an updated version of our coding reference card, "ICD-9 Codes for Family Practice: The FPM Short List."


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