Author "Michael Miscoe"

By Michael Miscoe
In Audit
Dec 1st, 2020
When to report a provider to the ...
By Michael Miscoe
Feb 18th, 2020
Comments Off on “Grit” is Necessary to Achieve a Higher Standard
The New York Post ran a story that caught my attention regarding a recent study conducted by a research team led by University of Pennsylvania psychologist and author Angela Duckworth, PhD. Dr. Duckworth chose my alma mater, the United States Military...
By Michael Miscoe
Dec 19th, 2019
Comments Off on Passion, Honor, and Integrity
As I write this article, the Cadets of the US Military Academy (Army) are preparing to square off with the Midshipmen of the US Naval Academy. This is a storied rivalry dating back to 1890. What makes this rivalry unique is that the teams don’t dislik...
By Michael Miscoe
Oct 17th, 2019
Comments Off on NAB Keeps AAPC Members’ Needs in the Forefront of 2020
It is the time of year where the National Advisory Board (NAB) members meet in person with representatives of AAPC to brainstorm a variety of issues. Looking back at the list of projects developed as a result of last year’s meeting, the NAB had a very...
By Michael Miscoe
May 7th, 2019
Comments Off on Be Careful when Separately Reporting E/M and Minor Surgical Procedures
Consider both Medicare and CPT® guidelines before billing both services using modifier 25. The issue of whether an evaluation and management (E/M) service is separately reportable from a service classified as a minor surgical procedure is not new. T...