I wasn't sure where to post since there is not an Allergy/Immunology forum.
I work with a pediatric allergy clinic as part of our multi-specialty practice and have a question surrounding fo... [ Read More ]
I have a provider who is assessing a patient during stimulation testing and wants to bill 99358/99359. After reading guidelines I have the understanding for prolonged services is not used for assessin... [ Read More ]
Surgeon and vendor insist on 27279 (Arthrodesis, sacroiliac joint, percutaneous or minimally invasive (indirect visualization), with image guidance, includes obtaining bone graft when performed, and p... [ Read More ]
AMBULATORY SURGERY CENTER & PHYSICIAN
MULTISPECIALTY CODE AND BILLING SEMINAR FOR REIMBURSEMENT & COMPLIANCE
Stephanie Ellis, R.N., CPC has been the owner and President of Ellis Medical Consulting, In... [ Read More ]
GASTRIC SLEEVE CASE
is there a right or a wrong way. This is what I am doing if the cash has 15 minutes in the middle of multiple procedures of anesthesia report taken out as pt might have paid cash ... [ Read More ]
Has anyone heard anymore information on this?? Or what as coders are we suppose to do?
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Ambulatory Surgical Center
Quality Reporting Program
Quality Measure... [ Read More ]
A patient arrived in PACU 1015 a.m. Sent to room at 1625 p.m.
The problem begins at 1200 hrs "waiting on a room".
1223 - medicated for pain
1255 - waiting on room
1330 - waiting on room
1351 - medic... [ Read More ]
Know the rules for CLIA waived tests to ensure proper claims payment. Modifier QW indicates a Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendment CLIA waived test performed by a lab with a CLIA certificate. App... [ Read More ]
An ebike driver rides into a tree160and is injured. Theres a code160for that As micromobility products such as escooters hoverboards and electric assisted bicycles ebikes increase in popularity so too... [ Read More ]
Proper use requires you to know when a service is unrelated to a surgical procedure. A patient is being seen a week after surgery and the providers documentation makes it sound like this is more than ... [ Read More ]
Audit reveals crisis standards of care fell short during pandemic. The COVID19 pandemic and nationwide shutdown that started in March 2020 placed a spotlight on crisis preparedness within the U.S. hea... [ Read More ]
Case studies show the effect of telemedicine on type 2 diabetes management. A comprehensive literature review of telehealth telemedicine interventions for diabetic patients was conducted to investigat... [ Read More ]