In Coding
Sep 27th, 2019
Cardiovascular disease is the world’s number one killer today, but it doesn’t need to be this way. September is National Cholesterol Education Month and September 29 is World Heart Day. These observances raise awareness about cardiovascular disease (CVD), cholesterol, and stroke, encouraging individuals, families, communities, and governments to take action now. Join the movement and ...
In Billing
Jun 18th, 2010
By G. John Verhovshek, MA, CPC The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will reimburse providers for screening cardiovascular blood tests, but only for those beneficiaries and services meeting strictly-defined requirements, and only for those claims documented and coded appropriately. Screening blood tests determine a patient’s cholesterol and other blood lipid levels, and may ...
Jun 1st, 2010
By G. John Verhovshek, MA, CP The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will reimburse providers for screening cardiovascular blood tests, but only for those beneficiaries and services meeting strictly-defined requirements, and only for those claims documented and coded appropriately. Screening blood tests determine a patient’s cholesterol and other blood lipid levels, and may ...