NHIA updates coding standard for home infusion claims
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The 2013 version of the National Home Infusion Association (NHIA) coding standard has been published and is available free of charge, according to a press release. The annual standard, first published in 2002, represents an effort by the NHIA to advance standardization of claim transactions and coding for all home infusion services. The document presents the Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) per diem “S” codes as a comprehensive coding system for home infusion therapy claims and provides procedures for their use. It also features information about what’s included in the home infusion per diem, and detailed coding examples for both typical and unusual claims scenarios.