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Oncology and Hematology Coders: Get Tips on HCCs and Risk Adjustment

Monday, December 2, 2019

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Risk adjustment models often focus on chronic conditions, like cancer, when determining risk scores for patients. But limiting your medical coding to a single diagnosis isn’t the best approach for these increasingly important payment models. Oncology and hematology coders can get their reporting in line with risk adjustment models, including Hierarchical Condition Categories (HCCs), by […]

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3 ICD-10-CM Cardiology Coding Tips That Line Up With the Risk-Adjustment Trend

Friday, May 25, 2018

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All the discussions of risk adjustment have put a spotlight on diagnosis coding, and one big way cardiology coders can help is by ensuring they follow the official rules for coding and learn about coding comorbidities, too. Here are some good, old-fashioned rules that will also help ensure your pro-fee cardiology coding follows best practices […]

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