In CMS
Jun 12th, 2018
Fifty professional societies and healthcare providers wrote a letter to Seema Verma, the secretary of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) asking that the agency reimburse three new CPT codes for remote monitoring. Remote Monitoring More than 99091 While expressing their gratitude that the 2018 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule includes 99091 Physician/healthcare professional collec...
Apr 1st, 2007
By Rhonda Buckholtz, CPC The 2007 CPT codes offer OB/GYN coders many new choices, although some may take a little time to get to know their way around. On the upside, the American Medical Association (AMA) increased options for coding hysterectomies with five new codes (58541-58544, 58548) that represent the less invasive laparoscopic approach. A new code in the medicine section recognizes the work...
Mar 1st, 2007
By Caral Edelberg, CPC, CCS-P, CHC Note: In the February 2007 Coding Edge, Caral Edelberg, CPC, CCS-P, CHC, described the Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) in application to emergency department services. In summary Edelberg discussed Medicare’s five levels of service in the emergency department and in clinics, and the two levels of critical care services, based on the presence or absenc...