CTR Coding Break – SSDI Version 2.0 Clarifications & Updates

The February 2021 Registry Partners CTR Coding Break discusses clarifications and updates with the new SSDI version 2.0. The timing for recording lab tests is now listed as the first criteria within the general instructions. All lab values must be done no earlier than approximately three months before diagnosis and two prostate PSA lab value examples are provided. The new note 3 for the circumferential radial…

Posted on Feb. 25, 2021 in CTR Coding Break

Milestone Monday – Lisa Kofron – 10 Year Anniversary

Lisa Kofron, Associate CTR for Registry Partners, celebrated her 10-Year Anniversary on February 2, 2021. Since joining Registry Partners in 2011, Lisa has been a strong and dedicated team player and consistently “brings her all” which her team greatly appreciates. She said, “I’m actually surprised that I have been with Registry Partners for 10 years; time has flown by. I attribute the quick passage to a…

Posted on Feb. 22, 2021 in News & Events

Registry Spotlight: Center of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecology (COEMIG)

This month’s registry spotlight is on the Center of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecology (COEMIG) by the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists (AAGL) through the Surgical Review Corporation (SRC). Registry Partners’ Surgical Services team can assist facilities and institutions nationwide with their COEMIG data collection efforts. We serve as a complete outsource solution or can augment the facility’s current data collection team to ensure high quality,…

Posted on Feb. 15, 2021 in Spotlight

Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week

February 7-14, 2021 is Congenital Heart Defect (CHD) Awareness Week. A CHD is a problem within the structure of the heart that is present at birth. There are many different types of CHDs, and they can vary from mild, such as a small hole in the heart, to severe, such as missing or poorly formed parts of the heart. According to the American Academy of Pediatrics…

Posted on Feb. 11, 2021 in From Our Perspective