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April 2015

Freedom, Optimum, Wellcare, Coventry, Health Plans – 2nd Quarter 2015

By |April 21st, 2015|

HEDIS Hybrid Measure refresher: Medication Reconciliation Post Discharge (1111F): This measure requires the provider to reconcile medications within 30 days of patient discharge. One of the following notations must be documented in the patients chart. Documentation of the current medications, with a notation that references the discharge medications (e.g., “no changes in meds since discharge”, [...]

Transitioning to ICD-10

By |April 21st, 2015|

Making the transition from ICD-9 to ICD-10 as smoothly as possible for our physicians is a high priority for PrimeCare. To that end PrimeCare is providing continuing education in ICD-10 coding and documentation at no charge to our physicians through Healthstream. PrimeCare physicians, please talk to your PrimeCare Provider Relations Specialist for more information on [...]

February 2015

Freedom, Optimum, Wellcare, Coventry, Health Plans

By |February 14th, 2015|

How well do you know the guidelines for ICD-10- PCS conventions and root operations? Do you know which are similar to ICD-9-CM guidelines and which are different? Take this quiz and see (true or false answers only-Answers are posted at the end of this newsletter.) 1. A valid PCS code can be chosen directly from [...]