CONGRESS TO VOTE ON ICD-10 DELAY TOMORROW!

CONGRESS TO VOTE ON ICD-10 DELAY TOMORROW, YOUR ACTION NEEDED TODAY TO STOP BILL The following was posted on theĀ  AHIMA website: A new bill has been quietly introduced into the US House and Senate that features a section calling for the delay of ICD-10-CM/PCS implementation until 2015. This bill is expected to go to... Continue Reading →

Hospice Claims and Use of Debility, Adult Failure to Thrive, and Dementia Diagnoses

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has released the FY2014 Hospice Wage Index Proposal which includes some details of the portion of the proposed rule related to multiple diagnoses on hospice claims and specifically the use of debility, adult failure to thrive and dementia as the principle diagnosis. CMS specified that hospices should... Continue Reading →

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