Coding

Coding

In Coding
Sep 15th, 2016
The nature of helping professionals is to support patients through illness, aiding them with decision making and management of symptoms. As helping professionals we are asked more frequently to go outside our range of training to help patients. Doing ...
In Billing
Sep 14th, 2016
The kids are back to school and the nights are cool. It must be flu season! Time to make sure your practice is current on the 2016-2017 codes and payment allowances for flu vaccine and administration. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (...
In Coding
Sep 13th, 2016
Every year, worldwide, millions of babies die within the first 28 days of life, and just as many are stillborn, reports the World Health Organization (WHO) in an Aug. 16 news release. Unfortunately, most stillborn babies and half of all newborn deaths...
In Coding
Sep 12th, 2016
Modifier 58 Staged or related procedure or service by the same physician or other qualified healthcare professional during the postoperative period is applied only during the postoperative period of a prior procedure, to indicate that the current proc...
In CMS
Sep 12th, 2016
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) allows coverage for telehealth consultations, using dedicated G codes. Codes describing initial telehealth consultations apply to inpatients, including those in a skilled nursing facility (SNF), o...