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ICD-10 Codes for Urology for 2023

ICD-10 Codes for Urology for 2023

Urologists and medical billers who are responsible for coding and billing for urologic services need to have a thorough understanding of the International Classification

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DOJ Penalizes Cigna for Inaccurate Diagnosis Codes

The Cigna Group will pay $172 million to resolve False Claims Act allegations. The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced Sept. 30 that The Cigna Group, which owns and operates

OIG Says Health Net Misreported Dx Codes

The Medicare Advantage organization says they are being held to unreasonable standards. Health Net of California, Inc. was recently called out by the Office of Inspector General (OIG) for failing

Exploring the Financial Impact of Audits

Strategies for unlocking a dialogue with physicians. As auditors, we bridge the gap between medical coding accuracy and financial stability in healthcare organizations. It’s our role to “knock on the

Go Sober for October

Encourage patients to take stock of their relationship with alcohol. From Dry January and Dry July to Sober September and Sober October, the month-long abstinence trend of shunning alcohol has

Member of the Month: Jennifer Lavoie

Meet a member who never stops learning and growing. Each month, AAPC selects a member who demonstrates exemplary leadership qualities. This month, we’ve chosen Jennifer Lavoie, RN, CPC. Lavoie has

Here’s the Score for CPT® 2024

Wondering what new procedure codes the new year will bring? Wonder no more! CPT® 2024 will include 153 new codes throughout the code book, including the Evaluation and Management section,

What’s In the NCCI Quarterly Update?

You’ll find minimal changes to the Medicare National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI) code files this fourth quarter 2023. The update, effective Oct. 1, includes just three changes to code edits