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Dive Deeper Into CPT® 2019 Updates With a Focus on Revised Descriptors

Friday, September 21, 2018

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You learned about CPT® 2019 additions in our overview series with Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3. But what about revisions? We covered some of those in relation to additions, but here are some more updates that may affect you when the changes are effective Jan. 1, 2019. (These are highlights, not a complete […]

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Even More Tips to Get ICD-10-CM 2019 Update Prep Rolling (Part 2)

Friday, June 15, 2018

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Our coverage of ICD-10-CM 2019 updates continues here! In Part 1, you read about diagnosis coding for everything from eyelid disorders to urethral strictures. But there’s more to learn, so let’s keep going! Keep in mind: Below are just some of the highlights from the new code set, not a complete listing. Plus, the codes […]

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Breaking News: Get an ICD-10-CM 2019 Overview (Part 1)

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

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The preliminary ICD-10-CM 2019 code list shows roughly 280 new reportable codes and about 170 revisions. As you check into the 2019 diagnosis code changes, here are some trends and highlights to be alert for. (Watch for more coverage of the 2019 ICD-10-CM updates in the next post.) Remember: This is a preliminary list. The […]

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ICD-10-CM 2018 Posted! Let the Update Games Begin

Friday, June 16, 2017

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ICD-10-CM 2018 files are up on the CMS site! Here’s a quick overview of what’s coming when the new version goes into effect Oct. 1, 2017. (Looking for PCS? Click here.) Check Changes by the Numbers Based on the files posted, it looks like we’ll be dealing with more than 700 updates: 360 additions 142 […]

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Start the Countdown to 2017’s New Cardiology CPT® Codes

Friday, December 23, 2016

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As Cardiology Coding Alert editor, I’m craving one last post about cardiology CPT® 2017 changes before we get to the implementation date of Jan. 1, 2017. The Big 2: Moderate Sedation and Angioplasty We’ve already talked about two of the biggest changes in other SuperCoder blog posts: The requirement to report moderate sedation separately affects […]

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