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Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease – Facts, Figures and Proposed Code Changes

Background In this blog we discuss Alzheimer’s disease (AD), proposed codes and modifications to the Tabular for reporting dementia, and a new drug, – Aduhelm, recently approved by the FDA to treat Alzheimer’s disease.  Increased attention to and a renewed focus on treatments for Alzheimer ’s disease (AD) occurred when the Food and Drug Administration […]

FY 2022 PCS Guidelines Crossword Puzzle

This fall there will be revisions to three FY2022 ICD-10-PCS Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting, effective October 1, 2022. NJPR has developed a coding crossword puzzle to help reinforce correct coding and awareness of these revisions. Please download the crossword puzzle below, and submit your completed puzzle via the contact form to the right.   Hint: Answers […]

What’s Outdated and What’s Updated – Three ICD-10-PCS Guideline Changes for FY2022

Introduction In this blog, we will discuss the revisions of three FY2022 ICD-10-PCS Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting, effective October 1, 2022.   Background The “Procedure Coding System” known as “ICD-10-PCS” or simply “PCS” was developed in the 1990’s by 3M under contract with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). It was developed […]