May 1st, 2009
Coding when a secondary insurer and Medicare disagree. By G.J. Verhovshek, MA, CPC Medicare requires providers use HCPCS Level II codes (G codes) to report a number of services for which there may be appropriate HCPCS Level I (CPT®) codes. Often, practices rely on billing software to catch such occurrences. For instance, Rich Papperman, president ...
Feb 1st, 2009
By G. John Verhovshek, MA, CPC HCPCS Level II codes have seen many hundreds of changes for 2009, but you’ll find that the most substantial revisions affect durable medical and drug equipment supply codes. New DME Codes Among the most interesting additions to durable medical equipment (DME) codes are E0656 Segmental pneumatic appliance for use ...