In Coding
Jul 13th, 2012
Just six months into 2012 and already over 16 million people with original Medicare have received at least one preventive service at no cost to them, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced July 10. If last year is any indication, that number will double by the end of the ...
May 1st, 2012
Weed through the guidance to properly append this commonly confused modifier. By G.J. Verhovshek, MA, CPC, and Rita Von Holtum, CPC-H Nearly 18 months since its introduction at the American Medical Association’s (AMA’s) 2010 CPT® Symposium, modifier 33 Preventive service continues to cause confusion. Here, we review eight quick tips that teach you when and ...
Dec 12th, 2008
AAPC member Donna SanGiovanni discusses proper coding for a screening colonoscopy. In this article, she examines what qualifies as a screening colonoscopy, as well as specific rules for coding and billing polypectomies, Medicare screenings and incomplete colonoscopies. Full Article Today’s Surgicenter: “Colonoscopy Billing” was last modified: July 5th, 2011 by admin aapc...