Jan 1st, 2011
By Robert A. Pelaia, Esq., CPC Significant progress in information technology has brought social media in health care to the mainstream. Consider these four examples: 1. According to its website, the Mayo Clinic recently launched a Center for Social Media with the intention of training physicians and hospitals to use Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and other ...
In Coding
Nov 13th, 2009
Confused about the Evaluation and Management Consultation codes in CPT® 2010 (99241-99255)?  Didn’t Medicare just say that, save for HCPCS Level II codes for telehealth consultation, they were out the window? (See “2010 MPFS Final Rule Still Holds Surprises,” EdgeBlast No. 136.) So why are they in the official CPT® code book? Is it a mistake, and if not, ...