Revenue Cycle Daily Advisor -- December 6, 2018

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The AMA updated the cardiovascular section of the 2019 CPT Manual to reflect advances in surgical treatment for cardiovascular conditions such as heart failure and aortic stenosis.
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Thursday, December 6, 2018


Conquer CPT coding for cardiovascular procedures in 2019
Source: JustCoding
The AMA updated the cardiovascular section of the 2019 CPT Manual to reflect advances in surgical treatment for cardiovascular conditions such as heart failure and aortic stenosis. Read about new and revised codes for the implantation and removal of leadless pacemakers, cardiac rhythm monitors, and other surgical devices commonly used to treat chronic heart conditions.
EHR upgrades are pain point for rev cycle execs
Source: HealthLeaders Media
Fifty-six percent of surveyed executives said their organizations can't keep up with EHR upgrades or underuse available EHR functions.

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Note from the instructor: Consenting patients for clinical trials
Source: Revenue Cycle Advisor
This week's note from the instructor provides guidance on what type of information should be provided to patients during the informed consent process of clinical trials.

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Q&A: Posting patient photos on social media
Source: Revenue Cycle Advisor
Q: My hospital's marketing team is becoming ambitious on social media lately. They like images, of course. What should we know about posting images of patients in social circles as it relates to HIPAA?

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