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dmarsh - who has written 46 posts on SuperCoder Blog.

Deborah concentrates on coding and compliance for radiology and cardiology, including the tricky world of interventional procedures, as well as oncology and hematology. Since joining The Coding Institute in 2004, she’s also covered the ins and outs of coding for orthopedics, audiology, skilled nursing facilities (SNFs), and more.

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Simplify 2019 Coding Updates With TCI SuperCoder’s Data Files [Infographic]

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

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Looking for help with delivering up-to-date medical coding data to your healthcare organization? Now is a great time to check out TCI SuperCoder’s Data Files for 2019. While you’re exploring our affordale CPT®, HCPCS, and ICD-10-CM options, don’t miss our files for NCCI, LCDs, and MPFS, too. And that’s just the start. Contact our data […]

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TCI SuperCoder’s Data Files Offer Quarterly Updates, Official Info, & More[Infographics]

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

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  If your job is to deliver accurate medical coding data fast, you know the consequences to your revenue if you don’t choose a reliable source for data files. Don’t take chances! With TCI SuperCoder’s Data Files, you get up-to-date data, customizable to your specific needs. Our quality-focused teams make sure the files are easy […]

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Can We Expect Medicare Audits to Be Friendlier in 2018?

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

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No matter how careful you are, Medicare audits happen — and if the thought of an audit is keeping you awake at night, there could be some good news coming your way! This year, the government is supposedly taking a more lenient and educative approach to rectifying Medicare billing errors. Background: For some time now, […]

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Medical Coding Data Files

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

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The Top Questions to Ask Before You Buy Coding Data Files

Thursday, February 8, 2018

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A lot of the talk around TCI SuperCoder lately has been focused on our recently improved 2018 Data Files and the major financial consequences that can result from an organization’s choice of data files. Why is this choice so important? When it comes to medical codes, data sets have to have the right information in […]

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Here’s How New Hysterectomy Code 58575 Compares to Other Code Options

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

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We’re coming to the end of Cervical Health Awareness Month, in case you didn’t know. And in a roundabout way, that makes me think of the new 2018 hysterectomy code 58575 (Laparoscopy, surgical, total hysterectomy for resection of malignancy (tumor debulking), with omentectomy including salpingo-oophorectomy, unilateral or bilateral, when performed). How does this new code […]

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Home in On the Details in 2018 Ob-gyn Coding

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

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Most ob-gyn coders know the mantra—specificity, specificity, specificity. If you want prompt and ethical reimbursement in 2018, though, specificity just got real. Are you up to date on the changes now in effect? Pick a Side with New Sixth Character for Tubal and Ovarian Pregnancies CMS provided some much-needed updates to tubal and ovarian pregnancies […]

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Medicare Open Enrollment: What’s New for 2018?

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

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It’s that time of year again — time for your patients to start thinking about their healthcare needs and what they’re looking for in their Medicare health and drug plans. Medicare Open Enrollment began on Oct. 15 and will remain open until Dec. 7. And there’s good news. CMS reports more options and lower premiums […]

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2018 ICD-10-CM Orthopedics Changes & Your Practice

Monday, August 28, 2017

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Step-by-Step Guide to Checking National Correct Coding Initiative Edits on SuperCoder

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

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CCI Edits Checker is one of the tools SuperCoder subscribers use the most, so here’s a quick instructional guide to help users make the most of this resource, including the color-coded results and RVU options.   Note: This guide is specific to the CCI Edits Checker for Medicare PTP practitioner edits, but Outpatient Facility Coder […]

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