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Documenting Percentage of Stenosis

Documenting Percentage of Stenosis PQRS Measure 195 Radiology Billing Radiology Coding

Whether you are documenting to meet PQRS Measure 195 requirements or are treating an arterial stenosis by PTA for medical necessity, it is the documentation of the percentage (%) of stenosis that counts. Terms such as “mild”, “moderate”, or “severe”, without the specified percentage (%) are not specific enough...

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Documenting Interventional Radiology Procedures

Radiology Billing Radiology Coding Interventional Radiology Coding Interventional Radiology Billing

When documenting your interventional radiology procedures, it is important to remember your audience extends far beyond the referring physician. On a regular basis, your report is scrutinized by a multitude of non clinical staff such as coders, auditors, billers, payers, and medical reviewers to name just a few...

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Revised 2016 PQRS Reminder List

CMS 2016 PQRS

Revised 2016 PQRS Reminder List

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2016 PQRS – FOCUS ON MEASURES 405 AND 406

Measure 405 Measure 406

The purpose of this newsletter is to alert you that clarifications for measures 405 and 406 have been made to the 2016 PQRS Reminder List which was posted in the January 2016 Radiology Views™. Below you will find detailed information regarding both of these measures along with a revised 2016 PQRS Reminder List.

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