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CMS Announces Nearly 400 New Diagnosis Codes

CMS announced 395 new ICD-10-CM codes, set to take effect on October 1, 2023. The new codes must be used for discharges occurring from October 1, 2023 through September 30, 2024 and for patient encounters occurring from October 1, 2023 through September 30, 2024. Read the full article for some key codes your staff should be aware of.

VMG’s Dr. Ed Odom Shares Coding Best Practices for Medicare AWVs

One of Dr. Odom’s missions is to educate colleagues on how to leverage Medicare Annual Wellness Visits (AWVs), document HCCs and improve RAF scores while staying in compliance with the coding and documentation requirements for those visits.

5 Key Takeaways From the AWV and MRA Coding Learning Exchange

Recently, the network held a moderated discussion on Annual Wellness Visits (AWVs) and Medical Risk Adjustment (MRA) coding, using the VHANtage Point discussion forum. Get the 5 key takeaways members shared during this important discussion.

Mid-Year Reminder: Prioritize Proper Coding and Documentation

Now that we’ve hit the halfway point of 2021, there is no better time to check in and evaluate how your practice is performing on your quality goals. To confirm you’re getting an accurate understanding of your practice’s performance, it’s critical that you are prioritizing proper coding and documentation.

VHAN Hub Hall of Fame: Most Popular Content in 2020

This year, VHAN members have downloaded 882 PDFs and viewed nearly 30,000 pages on the Hub. The most popular items included telehealth guides.

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