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Diagnosis coding, general
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is trying to make Medicare documentation less burdensome and planning more changes that should result in a pay raise for family physicians in the future.
As payment models change, diagnosis coding is more important than ever. Here’s how to be sure your codes capture your patients’ severity of illness.
Use this cheat sheet to identify diagnosis codes that are weighted for risk adjustment.
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.