The OIG Workplan and Building Your Own Coding Compliance Program

Each year the Office of Inspector General (OIG) publishes their annual work plan for healthcare, which is a highly anticipated publication. The OIG Work Plan sets forth various projects including OIG audits and evaluations that are underway or planned to be addressed...

COVID Coding in 2021

We have all been keeping up with COVID-19 and the code and guideline changes that have evolved since original coding advice came out in February of 2020.  The advent of code U07.1 was a “game changer”. This code was created and made effective after April 1, 2020....

COVID-19 Vaccination and CPT Coding Resources

We are all hearing and seeing news and information daily about the efforts to vaccinate the United States population against COVID-19 and progress is being made. With this medical effort there is a wealth of published guidance and facts that have been developed by the...