COVID-19 Coding Update

The CDC has issued an ICD-10-CM Official Coding Guidelines Supplement document to provide instruction on coding encounters related to the Coronavirus Outbreak. There is also a new code for COVID-19, U07.1, that will be effective with 4/1/2020 discharges. Provider...

Coding Telehealth Services During the COVID-19 Pandemic

As of 3/6/20 and in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, CMS is allowing patients to receive a wider range of telehealth services in a variety of settings, including the patients home. Expanded services include: E/M visits, mental health counseling and certain...