UASI received the number one ranking for Outsourced Coding in the 2022 Best in KLAS: Software & Services report. The Best in KLAS report recognizes software and services companies who excel in helping healthcare professionals improve patient care. All rankings are a result of direct feedback from healthcare providers over the last year.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE UASI May 15, 2023 UASI Announces the Appointment of Kevin J. Cook to the Board of Directors Under new leadership, UASI expands its’ Board of Directors to include Kevin J Cook to take advantage of his expertise scaling organizations in the healthcare industry. Kevin J. Cook, the Founder and Managing Member of… Read More »UASI Announces the Appointment of Kevin J. Cook to the Board of Directors
While implementation of ICD-11 in the US is likely years away, it is not too early to become familiar and comfortable with the structure and format. ICD-11 is a digital classification that is very different from ICD-10-CM. Let’s compare and contrast coding of a common condition, osteoarthritis. Note: In this example, the ICD-11 code is… Read More »Comparing Codes Across ICD Versions: Osteoarthritis
April 2023 H&P: 67-year-old male sent to ER from Rehab with altered mental status and lethargy. Has been complaining of headache for last 24 hours. Patient is currently oriented to self and is unable to participate in exam. CT Scan completed at Rehab with no change to ICH, no midline shift or brain compression. Pt… Read More »Syndrome of Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone (SIADH) CDI Scenario
The eagerly anticipated changes to the CMS-HCC model are here. There are some positive and negative impacts that are coming your way. How you fare is dependent on your population though the model is predicting a 3.32% increase in payments to Medicare Advantage plans over three years. As a result, shoring up your risk adjustment… Read More »How do the CMS-HCC model changes impact you?
A new subcategory for the fracture of ribs associated with compression of the chest and cardiopulmonary resuscitation, has been created.
Mary Stanfill compares code assignments and categories for the common condition of syncope in ICD-10-CM and WHO ICD-11
Transcarotid artery revascularization (TCAR) is a fairly new procedure used for patients at high risk for CEA.
To become familiar and comfortable with the structure and format of ICD-11, compare and contrast the coding of gastroenteritis.