May 1st, 2012
Weed through the guidance to properly append this commonly confused modifier. By G.J. Verhovshek, MA, CPC, and Rita Von Holtum, CPC-H Nearly 18 months since its introduction at the American Medical Association’s (AMA’s) 2010 CPT® Symposium, modifier 33 Preventive service continues to cause confusion. Here, we review eight quick tips that teach you when and ...
Dec 1st, 2011
If you see an increase in HIV screening in your pediatrician/family practice office, it’s because new American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) guidance encourages pediatricians to know the symptoms of early-stage HIV and openly discuss sexual activity and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) with patients. An estimated 1.2 million people 13 and older were living with HIV ...