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  • Effective April 1, 2020 the ICD-10 code for COVID-19 is U07.1 | Richter
    IMPORTANT: This code is NOT retroactive.  If you have a resident/patient with COVID-9 prior to Aril 1, 2019 please see the guidance below.
  • Court’s “Observation Status” Designation Decision | Medicare Consulting Services | Richter
    In a groundbreaking decision, a federal appeals court ruled that certain hospital patients now have the right to appeal “observation status” designations and potentially change their hospital observation status to inpatient status. This, in turn, could save patients large out-of-pocket expenses, streamline their ability to access Medicare-covered long-term care services and increase demand for those […]
  • CDC Updated Adult Immunization Schedule
    CDC Approves Updated Adult Immunization Schedule – What You Need to Know In late 2019, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) voted to approve the Recommended Adult Immunization Schedule for Ages 19 Years or Older for the U.S. beginning in 2020. The CDC vaccine schedule summarizes the […]