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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]