• 09/26/15 - ICD-10 last minute questions

      Question: Has there been any mention about a delay in ICD-10? What would happen if we submitted ICD-9 codes for dates of service on or after October 1, 2015? Answer: ICD-10 is set to go into effect on October 1, 2015 with no discussion of delay at this point.  If claims ...

  • 09/09/15 - Perioperative Temperature Management

      Question: While using active warming, the patient’s body temperature measurement was equal to or greater than 96.8 degrees Fahrenheit.  The temperature was taken within the designated timeframe for a general anesthesia case that lasted 47 minutes.  Should I report G9363 only? Answer: Yes, you can use code G9363 (Duration of monitored ...