Author "John Verhovshek"

By John Verhovshek
Oct 1st, 2010
Find out how it began and what holds true for 2011. By Lynn S. Berry, PT, CPC Seemingly out of nowhere, providers have been barraged with material regarding Medicare signature requirements. Why is there a new emphasis on something that should be stand...
By John Verhovshek
In Coding
Oct 1st, 2010
With OIG keeping a watchful eye on these interventions, be sure your coding is straight and narrow. By G. John Verhovshek, MA, CPC A sharp rise in reporting transforaminal epidural injections in recent years has prompted the Office of Inspector Genera...
By John Verhovshek
Oct 1st, 2010
Failure to take corrective action can be perceived as admission of guilt. By Michael D. Miscoe, JD, CPC, CASCC, CUC, CCPC, CHCC, CRA In a recent unpublished Sixth Circuit opinion, United States v. Stokes, 2010 WL 3245536 (6th Cir. 2010), the court aff...
By John Verhovshek
Sep 1st, 2010
Follow AMA, CMS, ACR, individual payer rules, and these helpful tips for surefire billing. By Terry Leone, CPC, CPC-P, CPC-I, CIRCC, and G. J. Verhovshek, MA, CPC Diagnostic radiology encompasses a variety of services, including diagnostic radiology (...
By John Verhovshek
Mar 1st, 2010
Heated coding discussions seek resolution to unanswered questions. By Karen Pettit, BBA, CPC, CMC, and G. John Verhovshek, MA, CPC As you are probably well aware, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) no longer recognizes CPT® consult...