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2020 Foresight: The Next ICD-10-PCS Code Set Is Here

10. June 2019

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Code update season is a marathon, not a sprint. It’s June, and we’re already talking 2020 changes, so you’ve got to pace yourself. Below is a light warm-up to ease you into the coming ICD-10-PCS updates. Remember: ICD-10-PCS, like ICD-10-CM, has its annual update October 1, the beginning of the fiscal year (FY). So the […]

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Thrombectomy, US, LHC: Did You Catch These Cardio CCI Manual Changes for 2018?

23. April 2018

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National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI or CCI) is one of those hidden-depths areas of coding. If you cardiovascular coders know the major CCI edits that apply to you, you’ve got one layer down. But you need to know what’s in the policy manual (available here), too, if you truly want to code in compliance with […]

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