samstaff Named One of the Fastest-Growing Companies in the US Staffing Industry for 2023 by Staffing Industry Analysts Tampa, FL September 2023 - samstaff, a women-owned Healthcare staffing company, is thrilled to announce its inclusion in the Staffing Industry Analysts' list of Fastest-Growing Companies for 2023. This prestigious list honors staffing firms in the United [...]
An embolus is a blood clot that most commonly originates in the veins of the legs (deep vein thrombosis). The blood clot can dislodge and travel as an embolus to other organs in the body, generally the lungs. A pulmonary embolism is a clot that lodges in the lungs, potentially blocking one or more [...]
There are 3 Observation Z code categories. Z03: Encounter for Medical Observation for Suspected Diseases and Conditions Ruled Out Z04: Encounter for Examination and Observation for Other Reasons Z05: Encounter for Observation and Evaluation of Newborn for Suspected Diseases and Conditions Ruled Out Official Coding Guideline I.A.21.c.6 states that these codes are used in very [...]
Dr. James Kennedy, President of CDIMD, has developed a list of the Key Points from the Coding Clinic updates for Second Quarter 2023. These came out and were effective as of June 9, 2023. Use the link below to get to his Key Points. https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:7073096736470097920/
SIA published the 2023 Diversity-Owned Staffing Firms list on June 7,2023 and Samstaff is on it! See below link for the article. http://diversity.staffingindustry.com/2023-us-and-canada-diversity-staffing-firms/
Are you coding SDOH (Social Determinants of Health) codes? If not, you will want to start! In the FY 2024 Hospital IPPS (Inpatient Prospective Payment System) proposed rule, CMS wants to change the severity designation of three ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes from non-complication or comorbidity (NonCC) to complication or comorbidity (CC), based on the higher average [...]
The federal PHE (Public Health Emergency) ended on May 11, 2023; however, everything does not stop right away. For example, the Covid-19 Treatment Add-On Payment (NC-TAP) will continue until September 30, 2023. This includes the following: VEKLURY (remdesivir) Olumiant (baricitinib) Convalescent plasma Molnupiravir Paxlovid Kineret In order to receive NCTAP, which is a 20-percent add-on [...]
Immunodeficiency is defined as a state in which the ability of the immune system is compromised or completely absent to fight against infectious diseases and cancer. It can either be Primary (congenital or inherited) or Secondary (acquired). In 2020, 4 ICD-10-CM codes were developed to report specific causes for a patient’s immunocompromised state or [...]
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