Uninsured patients don't have to be the downfall of your practice during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Insight into the history of ICD and how it has changed over time is key to developing a plan for moving forward and embracing ICD-11.
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Understand what the physician is documenting to improve coding accuracy. Since the beginning of grade school, we are encouraged to expand our vocabulary, read literature, and improve our grammar. We q... [ Read More ]
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I started coding for an Ortho Clinic, they perform xray(s) inhouse and our physicians interp the xray(s). The interp (findings) is documented on the progress note, there no seprate ... [ Read More ]
Good morning. I have a question to understand combo coding. If a patient has cad with angina, would you use code i25.110 to capture both? The doctor specifically mentions this patient has angina pect... [ Read More ]
Patient has a developed a foot deformity over the years and the surgeon goes in and cuts most of the tendons and separates several joints in the ankle and foot. In all my years of coding I have only h... [ Read More ]
Can someone try to steer me in the right direction?
I am in Michigan and I'm running out of patience with this claim denial.
Pt has Blue Care Network, he came in for his Medicare physical, I coded a... [ Read More ]
Can anyone explain osteopenia/osteoporosis criteria for the radius? Is it not the same as for the spine or hips? Radiologist has documented radius measurements that would definitely be considered os... [ Read More ]
Do you know if a modifier is required if a patient is seen for individual therapy (90837) at one location but group therapy (90853) at another location (2 different providers and locations) on the sam... [ Read More ]
Hello - I just recently starting coding for Rheumatology. We have a drug - Acterma; CPT J3262 that we bill with 2 different NDC #'s and units. An example is: we use 600 units and bill as 1 line with 4... [ Read More ]
I wanted to check in and see if anyone else was having trouble getting BCBS to process Covid-19 related office visits with no patient responsibility? From the beginning of this pandemic, ... [ Read More ]
We recently had an issue with a provider wanting to bill 27829 (Open treatment of distal tibiofibular joint [syndesmosis] disruption, includes internal fixation, when performed) and 27781 (Closed... [ Read More ]