Surgical Procedures on the Digestive System CPT® Code range 40490- 49999

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code range for Surgical Procedures on the Digestive System 40490-49999 is a medical code set maintained by the American Medical Association.

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CPT® Code Range 40490- 49999

September 01, 2020
Prepare for the impending transition to ICD-11. The post Rules Are Changing: The Impending Transition to ICD-11 appeared first on AAPC Knowledge Center. ... [ Read More ]
July 31, 2020
Develop a plan to transition to and implement ICD-11. The post ICD’s Continued Evolution and Impending Transition to ICD-11: Part 2 appeared first on AAPC Knowledge Center. ... [ Read More ]
July 07, 2020
Uninsured patients don't have to be the downfall of your practice during the COVID-19 pandemic. The post Get Paid for COVID-19 Testing/Treatment of Uninsured appeared first on AAPC Knowledge Center. ... [ Read More ]
July 01, 2020
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. The post The Rules Are Changing: ICD’s Continued Evolution and t... [ Read More ]
May 01, 2020
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 ]
If a patient comes to their family physician just for verification of if they are or are not pregnant, how can we get paid? If she is pregnant and we file with pregnant diagnosis then the insurance is... [ Read More ]
Could someone help please! I am an OBGYN coder and I have two different scenario. 1. An ob patient comes into the ER for vaginal bleeding @ 37 weeks on 10/01/20. The patient is sent to L&D patien... [ Read More ]
Recently, I bought Practicode directly through AAPC and now I feel stranded. As far as I can tell, there are no directions, no feedback, no information re how the grading system works (e.g., do I keep... [ Read More ]
I am billing S0164 and S9379 to Medicare Texas (Novitas). Patient previously had BCBS primary and they paid $57+/day combined for the two codes. Patient has daily home infusions so $57+ = over $1,700/... [ Read More ]
I am working at Internal and pulmonary disease and allergy immunology office. Can I bill AWV, Sick visit and risk reduction therapy as same day? Thanks !... [ Read More ]
We have a physician working from home doing telehealth only, occasionally he'll advise a patient to come into the office to see one of the providers for the issue they talk about. Can we still bill hi... [ Read More ]
Hi, All, I could really use some assistance with this. We have a new physician who did an intra-articular hip steroid injection under fluoroscopy. He used 1ml of Omnipaque with a notation the "... [ Read More ]
Hello All, I wanted to confirm there wasn't a new code to be used for the RAPID COVID-19 test. All I've seen this far was CPT 87635 for the actual COVID test. The other CPT that were added were for t... [ Read More ]
Hi, This is my post in the forum and newly certified. I’m currently work in a physical therapy office. We were discussing utilizing the re-eval. code 97164. I understand that there are some guide... [ Read More ]
Hello, For hospital subsequent visits, I have a doctor that under exam documents "unchanged." I'm pretty sure he can't do that but I'm trying to find a specific reference to that. I know ... [ Read More ]