Jan 1st, 2009
Save payers and patients’ money for physician services not performed during normal business hours. By G. John. Verhovshek, MA, CPC CPT® includes three codes to describe services a physician provides during “nontraditional” hours. Although Medicare will never recognize these codes, third-party insurers may allow additional reimbursement for after-hour services if you demonstrate it is in ...
Apr 1st, 2008
By Vicki Fry, MS, MBA To simplify chargemaster maintenance let’s focus on three key issues in each hospital department: correct, complete, and compliant coding (aka the three Cs). Periodic chargemaster reviews systematically verify that the correct HCPCS Level II and CPT® codes are assigned to each line-item, they make sure the departments have a complete ...