Changes to the 2020 Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code set went into effect on January 1 and there’s no time like the present to explore what’s new and noteworthy in this year’s revisions.
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Health care systems around the country have spent the past month adjusting to the new annual updates to the ICD-10-CM. Our expert in terminology mapping and codes, June Bronnert RHIA, CCS, CCS-P weighs in on the context behind the code changes in the first of a series of articles about the 2020 revisions.
Today’s EHR is full of clutter — largely because of the many different coding and regulatory languages they contain. IMO’s Chief Product Officer, Matt Cardwell, explains why a good “translator” is essential for an effective EHR.
The 2020 regulatory release is right around the corner. Listen to IMO’s top coding professionals and thought leaders, June Bronnert, MSHI, RHIA, CCS, CCS-P, Theresa Rihanek, MHA, RHIA, CCS, and Julie Glasgow, MD speak about the ICD-10-CM 2020 code updates that go into effect on October 1st. This pre-recorded webinar reviews additions, deletions and other revisions to the 2020 ICD-10-CM code set.
Last week’s post explored the EHR’s potential utility as a multifaceted tool encompassing the needs of the provider, the patient, the billing department, the research team — the list goes on. Part 2 of this blog series examines the role terminology may play going forward. Click here for Part 1 of this blog series.
For providers (and patients), EHRs can be a frequent cause of frustration. Explore what drives the dissatisfaction and how we might move toward a more user-friendly future in Part 1 of this 2-part blog series.