Jun 1st, 2012
Fight for your right to be paid for properly documented claims. By G.J. Verhovshek When commenting on Abraham Morse’s, MD, MBA, article “Same-day E/M and Office Procedure: Yes, You Can!” (March 2012 Coding Edge, pages 16-17), several readers shared that insurers (including Medicare contractors) routinely deny evaluation and management (E/M) claims when reported with other ...
Mar 1st, 2012
Documentation and proper modifier 25 application is essential. By Abraham (Nick) Morse, MD, MBA Providers generally learn from their billing and coding staff that reimbursement for office procedures includes the immediate pre- and post-procedure management of the patient. In my experience, providers sometimes “over learn” this lesson, and conclude that it is never possible to ...