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Regulatory guidelines continue to change as urgent cares navigate through COVID-19 and new rules for coding visits. In this article we provide information on additional COVID-19 ICD-10 codes that just went into effect, the government’s efforts to alleviate provider burden, and tips for avoiding scams at your urgent care clinic.
As the urgent care industry moves into 2021 with new E/M coding guidelines, making good decisions that have a positive impact on revenue will be tricky. Reference the guidance provided in this Q&A, and share it with your staff, to code visits with confidence in your urgent care clinic.
Is your urgent care clinic prepared for the 2021 E/M coding changes? In this blog, we explain how the guidelines are changing and the top factors for selecting the proper codes.
Regulatory changes are a moving target in the era of COVID-19. In this month’s “3 Things to Know About RCM,” urgent care experts weigh in on how to make good choices when E/M coding in 2021, cybersecurity breaches in healthcare, and changes introduced in a new CMS Interim Final Rule that will affect billing, specifically related to COVID-19.
The current E/M coding guidelines have been in effect for more than 25 years—despite the healthcare industry experiencing momentous change. That all changes in 2021 when medical decision making (MDM) and time become the primary factors for selecting the proper codes.
Coding instructions are circulating regarding coding for COVID-19 and even laboratories are giving clinics incorrect coding information. Experity has provided the current coding information for diagnosis coding and laboratory testing. We will continue to update as changes occur.
Since the beginning of 2020, urgent care has been riding a roller coaster. Flu season was at its peak in February; visit volume hit an all-time low in April; and today we're treating patients through a pandemic and testing for COVID-19 at rates we couldn't have imagined possible. And here we are--back at the cusp of flu season, but what will it look like in this new normal?
If you have questions about COVID-19 antigen testing, recouping COVID-19-related accelerated and advance payments, and recent the recent CMS Interim Final Rule regarding COVID-19 vaccines, you’ll get some quick guidance as we offer three things you need to know to optimize your revenue moving forward.
The E/M coding change is set to happen in less than 60 days, are you prepared? Join Experity leadership for a two-part webinar series that hits the 2021 Final Rule highlights and recaps the clinical, operational, and financial impact these coding changes have on urgent care. Plus, gather tips for how to train your staff and improve your clinic workflow.
This month we’re talking about 2021 E/M Coding and how you should get prepared. Our experts understand the confusion that can arise around coding, especially since it’s changing all the time. We’ve been hearing a lot about what’s coming in the new year. It’s just around the corner, and we want you to be clear about what it’s going to look like.
Optimizing your revenue is more challenging than ever. Coding is complicated, the rules keep changing and pre-pandemic processes just aren’t effective. At Experity, we’re committed to keeping you informed about the biggest things happening around urgent care billing, coding, and compliance. Each month we’ll be checking in with our RCM experts and sending you a quick recap of the top three things you need to know to stay current and profitable as we navigate industry change and external influence
On October 1, 2020, the annual update to ICD-10 codes goes into effect. The ICD-10-CM Official Guidelines for coding and Reporting FY 2021 (October 1, 2020 – September 30, 2021) have also been updated. These guidelines are provided by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) with the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS).