Clinical Laboratory Services, Inc.

CLS is a full service reference laboratory specializing in Long Term Care

Ph:770-307-5820  Fax:678-963-9946        sebd@clinicallaboratoryservices.com   189 W Athens St.   Winder, Ga. 30680

Ph:770-307-5820  Fax:678-963-9946        sebd@clinicallaboratoryservices.com   189 W Athens St.   Winder, Ga. 30680

 

Medicare ICD-10 Flexibilities expire

October 1, 2016

ICD-10 was implemented, in part, because of the higher degree of detail that it allows to describe the services provided. Providers are required to accurately code to reflect the clinical documentation with as much specificity as possible, as per the required coding guidelines.

Avoid unspecified ICD-10 codes whenever documentation supports a more detailed code. The coding should always align with the clinical documentation.

2017 Medicare Physician Fee Schedules and Open Enrollment

Cahaba mailed postcards to all eligible physicians, practitioners, and suppliers announcing the annual participation open enrollment period, including instructions on obtaining the 2017 MPFS pricing the week of November 7, 2016.

 

Technical Bulletin

CLS is pleased to announce the implementation of a more robust,

technically advanced hematology system, in September 2016. 

Patient report improvements include absolute cell counts, mean platelet volume (MPV), and revised ranges.

 

Technical Bulletin

12/1/2016

Topic:

Antimicrobial Stewardship Program and Antibiogram Reports

The Centers for Disease Control and Preventionís The Core Element of Antibiotic Stewardship for Nursing Homes can be found at (click link)