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There is no need to worry about coding for HCCs or risk adjustment, writes the author. Just follow the coding guidelines. Confusion abounds regarding the application of Section IV ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines. And while hospital outpatient coders may be more programmed to code additional diagnoses, physician pro-fee coders may just…
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CMS has accused Bryan Merrick, MD of wrongful Medicare billings on 10 patients over a span of 20 months. The town’s mayor has asked for help from Washington. There are towns in America where time seems to stand still. And that might be the case in the small, rural town…