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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 […]

Social Determinants of Health Crossword Puzzle

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), “Social determinants of health are the conditions in which people are born, grow, live, work and age.” Social determinants are comprised of multiple factors, including education, socioeconomic status, neighborhood and the surrounding physical environment, employment, social support networks, and access to health care. NJPR has developed a second coding crossword puzzle […]

COVID Crossword Puzzle

The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in new codes and revised coding guidelines.  NJPR has developed a coding crossword puzzle challenge – complete the puzzle and submit your answers to us. Three entries from the correct submissions will be randomly selected for an Amazon gift card. We hope this crossword puzzle helps reinforce the guidelines and […]