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Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease Crossword Puzzle

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, all result in new coding changes. NJPR has developed a coding crossword puzzle to help reinforce correct coding. Please download the crossword puzzle below, and submit your […]

Zoonotic Infectious Diseases Crossword Puzzle

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) notes that six out of every ten infectious diseases (60%) in people are zoonotic, meaning that these diseases are spread between animals and humans. NJPR has developed a coding crossword puzzle to help reinforce correct coding. Earn 1 AHIMA CE credit by completing the puzzle and submitting […]

Thrombolysis Using the EKOS Crossword Puzzle

The topic “Intravascular Ultrasound Assisted Thrombolysis” was brought up at the September 10, 2019, Coordination and Maintenance Committee meeting. The issue presented was that no ICD-10-PCS code or code combination was available at that time to fully describe intravascular ultrasound assisted thrombolysis with tissue plasminogen activator (tPA).  Related to this issue, it was noted that […]