In Billing
Nov 14th, 2011
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has updated the Medicare Claims Processing Manual to include new instructions for billing donor post-kidney transplant complication services. Section 90.1.3 of the manual (effective April 1, 2012) now specifies, “Expenses incurred for complications that arise with respect to the donor are covered and separately billable only if ...
By Michael D. Miscoe, CPC, CHCC At the recent AAPC National Conference in Anaheim, I was asked an excellent question during ad-hoc networking. The question was, “Is subsequent inpatient E/M services or discharge evaluations following surgery within the global period reportable? If so, what modifier is appropriate?” As is the case with most coding questions, ...