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Coding for Percutaneous Treatment of Vertebral Fractures

Katharine L. Krol, MD, FSIR, FACR

June 2015—Clearing up use of the new codes for vertebroplasty and vertebral augmentation.

CMS Approves Transitional Pass-Through Reimbursement for BioSentry Tract Sealant System

June 22, 2015 -- Surgical Specialties Corporation announced that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) approved a transitional pass-through payment …

CMS Further Increases Reimbursement for Outpatient Use of Drug-Coated Balloons

June 9, 2015 -- The US Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has improved the pass-through payment for drug-coated balloons (DCBs) under the Medicare hospital out…

Update on the Transition to ICD-10

Katharine L. Krol, MD, FSIR, FACR

April 2015—After a yearlong delay, the switch-over is finally happening—and your practice needs to prepare.

CEA and CAS Readmissions Compared in Medicare Population

April 6, 2015 -- In appropriately selected patients with severe carotid stenosis, carotid revascularization has been shown to reduce ischemic stroke. Previous clinical researc…

HHS Sets Goals to Move Medicare’s Fee-for-Service Model Away From Quantity to Quality

January 26, 2015 -- The US Department of Health and Human Services announced that Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell has outlined measurable goals and a timeline to move the Medicare…

More on Coding Changes Effective January 2015

Katherine L. Krol, MD, FSIR, FACR

January 2015—A detailed look at reporting for stent placement in the lower extremities for nonocclusive disease and in the innominate artery.

Coding Changes for 2015

Katharine L. Krol, MD, FSIR, FACR

November 2014—Reviewing the changes and additions to endovascular coding effective January 1.

 

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