Author "Barbara Cobuzzi"

By Barbara Cobuzzi
Mar 1st, 2016
Consider the changes and apply the rules for three new EBUS codes. CPT® 2016 introduced three new codes to describe endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS). Here’s what you need to know to report these services correctly. Reporting EBUS EBUS combines a bronc...
By Barbara Cobuzzi
In Billing
Mar 5th, 2015
By: Barbara J. Cobuzzi, MBA, CPC, CENTC, COC, CPC-P, CPC-I, CPCO Most practices use incident-to services at some time or other, whether it is an encounter where a nurse or medical assistant just takes a blood pressure or gives an injection, or it can ...
By Barbara Cobuzzi
In Billing
Feb 3rd, 2015
By Barbara Cobuzzi, MBA, CPC, CENTC, CPC-H, CPC-P, CPC-I, CPCO There have been quite a few blogs and articles lately addressing Medicare’s new -X{EPSU} modifiers to describe subsets of the 59 modifier for “distinct procedural service” via Transmittal ...