Several changes have been recently made to the ICD-10-CM Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting for fiscal year (FY) 2021. The guidelines changes affect code assignment for conditions and sympto... [ Read More ]
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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Which is the appropriate CPT for breast expander exchange?
DX: expander displacement, hx of breast cancer
Surgeon removed expander, and replaced with a new expander.
Please advice. Thank you.... [ Read More ]
I am curious to know how everyone is billing Lower Extremity angioplasty when performed in the AT, PT and peroneal arteries. I am not attaching a report as this is for general knowledge as I have see... [ Read More ]
Hello: Left epistaxis bedside procedure. Packed once by different provider and now being repacked by ENT. Left nasal cavity anesthestized but further exam revealed no active bleeding site.
7.5 m rapid... [ Read More ]
what would be the correct code for food poisoning - A05.9? or T62.91XA? and why?
There is no other specification on food poisoning. The patient went to doctor for nausea, abdominal cramping and bloody... [ Read More ]
Our Pediatric office is looking for the best/correct CPT code to use when performing a Rapid Covid test in our office. We've tried 87635, 87426 and now 87301. Has anyone had success with any of thes... [ Read More ]
Hello, we are looking to start a drive by covid testing center. We have the CLIA waived tests 87635. If a patient comes specifically for the testing (no e/m) may we bill 99211 & 87635QW? From what... [ Read More ]
I am just wondering if modifier 76 and 77 can be reported on the same line to indicate the relationship between multiple ECGs performed by the same/different providers: 93010-76-77 ?
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I have a unique situation here. My provider removed a perineal abscess, which we billed 10060. The patient then was admitted to the hospital the next day and discharged 2 days later, for the same prob... [ Read More ]
Can someone please help me with this. My understanding when billing a TCM you have to see the patient for a face to face visit within 7-14 day. You would bill a 99496 or 99495 on the date the patient... [ Read More ]