When I talk to medical practices about hierarchical condition category (HCC) and risk-adjusted diagnosis coding, I receive a lot of questions that point to the existence of persistent urban legends!
Let’s separate fact from fiction.
Urban legend #1: CPT fee-for-service coding will be a distant memory when we switch from volume to value
Not anytime soon. Medicare’s newer payment models starting with Medicare Shared Savings Programs (MSSP) and Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) are …