Sep 1st, 2012
By Marcella Bucknam, CPC, CPC-H, CPC-P, CPC-I, CCC, COBGC, CCS, CCS-P The surgical package is a reimbursement concept that bundles all typical care related to a specific surgical service into a single payment. Many surgeons find information about what is bundled confusing, and either inappropriately bundle all of their work into a single payment or ...
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Oct 19th, 2009
The American Academy of Dermatology (AAD)  provides advice to avoid filing duplicate claims, which it says occurs in 6 percent of Medicare claim reporting. The common sense document includes the following tips, which help save Medicare and your practice money. AAD: Avoid Duplicate Claim Submissions was last modified: July 5th, 2011 by admin aapc...
Jan 1st, 2009
Modifiers 54, 55, and 56 come in handy for coordinating care claims By G. John Verhovshek, MA, CPC All CPT® procedure codes that include a global surgical package consist of three parts: pre-operative services, intra-operative services, and post-operative care (including all related follow-up visits during the global period). On occasion, however, a physician may provide ...