Welcome to our Monthly Peak Coding Education Newsletter, April 2019 Edition! This month we'll discuss: ICD-10-CM – Complications and Manifestations of Crohn’s and Ulcerative Colitis, ICD-10-PCS – Operative Note Breakdown of Duodenal Ulcer Repair, CPT – Colonoscopy Polypectomy Techniques, Pro-Fee – DeVinci Robot, Anatomy Feature – The Intestines, CDI Corner – Acute Liver Failure and Hepatic [...]Read More »
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Welcome to our Monthly Peak Coding Education Newsletter, March 2019 Edition! This month we'll discuss: Asthma for ICD-10-CM, Endobronchial Brachytherapy for ICD-10-PCS, Understanding Bronchoscopy Procedures for CPT, Outline COPD for Pro-Fee, Discuss Lobes of the Lung in our Anatomy Feature, Corner Respiratory Failure Clinical Indicators in our CDI Corner, Inhalers in our Pharmacology Spotlight [...]Read More »
Welcome to our Monthly Peak Coding Education Newsletter, Feb 2019 Edition! This month we'll discuss: Complex Regional Pain Syndrome for ICD-10-CM, Neurostimulator Device Implantation for ICD-10-PCS, CPT Changes for Neurostimulator Evaluation, Spinal Nerves and Parts of the Body They Control, E/M ProFee Trigger Point Injection for Pain Management, Functional Quadriplegia: Definition and [...]Read More »
Our Monthly Peak Coding Education Newsletter, Jan 2019 Edition! This month we'll discuss: Mitral Valve Disorders, Cross Walking CPT & PCS New Cardiac Devices, Cardiac Catheterization Coding In An Outpatient Facility, Cardiac Valves, New York Heart Association Functional Classification System or CHF, Anticoagulant Vs Antithrombotic, and test your knowledge of Underdosing with this month's Code [...]Read More »
As value-based reimbursement continues to expand, providers will need to develop better documentation patterns where ever they practice. Improved documentation will help physician practices and acute care centers improve reimbursement, but consistent, quality documentation can also help both groups provide better patient care.Read More »
Value-based care and the resulting value-based reimbursement may not have entered the day-to-day discussions of patients, but it's on the minds of nearly every payer and provider working to keep patients healthy at a reasonable cost.
It's here to stay because the intent is a noble one. Everyone agrees that better care at lower costs for patients is the right thing to do. The tricky part is [...]Read More »
The transition from a fee-for-service to a value-based payment model that rewards providers for favorable outcomes may be the most significant challenge healthcare has faced. Value-based care and the corresponding value-based reimbursement strive to reduce the costs of healthcare while at the same time improving care for both individual patients and entire patient populations. That's a tall [...]Read More »
Our Ask The Experts series provides helpful and informative answers to questions that are submitted directly from you, who work in the hospital space daily, from our highly skilled team of Health Information Management (HIM) Experts at Peak Health Solutions.Read More »
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HIP Week 2018 is upon us!
We welcome this opportunity to lift up all of the Health Information Professionals across the country who are hard-working, dedicated individuals.Read More »