Clinical Resources Articles
These sleep medicine articles include updates about coding and reimbursement, new practice guidelines, and telemedicine. To view our case study of the month, visit the AASM sleep medicine case studies page.

AASM invites public comment on draft International Classification of Sleep Disorders, 3rd Edition text revision

The American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) is inviting public comment on draft chapters of the International Classification of Sleep Disorders, 3rd Edition (ICSD-3) text revision. The public comment period is open for 8 weeks beginning ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­Tuesday, May 17, and ending Tuesday, July 12. AASM [...]

2022-05-22T17:52:13-05:00May 17th, 2022|Clinical Resources, Featured|

Understand your role in the AMA RVS Update Committee process

The AASM continues to participate in the activities of the American Medical Association (AMA) RVS Update Committee (RUC), a unique, multi-specialty committee dedicated to describing the resources required to provide physician services and developing recommendations for the values of these services. AASM staff and [...]

2022-04-22T10:41:03-05:00April 22nd, 2022|Clinical Resources|

Submit comments on proposed ICD-10 codes

The International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision (ICD-10) Coordination and Maintenance Committee is seeking comments on proposed ICD-10 codes. The committee is a federal interdepartmental committee, which allows the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) [...]

2022-04-01T11:14:35-05:00April 1st, 2022|Clinical Resources|

President Biden releases 2023 proposed budget

On March 28, President Joe Biden released his 2023 proposed budget for the U.S. government. The $5.8 trillion budget proposes $127.3 billion in discretionary spending and another $1.7 trillion in mandatory spending for the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The budget requests [...]

2022-04-01T10:55:21-05:00April 1st, 2022|Clinical Resources|

American Medical Association approves audio-only CPT modifier

The American Medical Association (AMA) CPT Editorial Panel recently approved a new Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) modifier for “Synchronous Telemedicine Service Rendered Via Telephone or Other Real-Time Interactive Audio-Only Telecommunications System.” Modifier 93 should be reported to describe real-time telemedicine services between a patient [...]

2022-01-28T10:30:33-06:00January 28th, 2022|Clinical Resources|
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