Coding, Classification & Reimbursement

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  • Hi Paula - Thanks for being so responsive, for taking our comments seriously, and for reviewing the situation with the staff.  I don't envy you being the public face of this!  Well, you've asked for specifics on our experiences and burdens.  Can you now ...

  • >>My concern is that the membership is not included (as far as I know) in the decision making discussions as to programs and certifications that remain and those that are eliminated. I thought this odd at first as well, but after some thought ...

  • CPT guidelines are printed in the CPT coding manual. They are scattered throughout the entire manual before the section they apply to. hey do not consist of a separate document like ICD-10-CM/PCS guidelines. -- Lorraine Papazian-Boyce, MS, ...

  • I feel like the 2018 guideline was already clear that if a diagnosis is due to something other than hypertension, it would not be coded as hypertensive. I think Kathleen is asking why they felt the need to change the wording to "unrelated to hypertension". ...

  • All of these great comments from fellow CCA, CCS, and CCS-P Credentialed members need to be cross-posted to AHIMA Membership and Business Community here on Engage as well. Paula is being very gracious to respond to our dissatisfaction. We need to continue ...