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.
The post The Rules Are Changing: ICD’s Continued Evolution and t... [ Read More ]
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 ]
We currently have Physician Assistants assisting in cardioversions for Atrial Fibrillation in the Cath lab under MD supervision. A nurse preps the patient & the PA simply places the electrode... [ Read More ]
Would anyone be able to give me clarification on some areas of the 2021 E/M Guideline changes?
For the amount and/or complexity of data to be reviewed and analyzed area, can the prov... [ Read More ]
Wondering how to report this. We have a patient we did testing on
Monday rapid test: positive
Tuesday rapid test: negative (it was done in error. nurse misunderstood that doc wanted the PCR swab, s... [ Read More ]
I am new at coding (just started classes... I'm a M.A.) Please forgive my ignorance.
We are a family practice in a very small rural town. We see scheduled patients daily. Currently we are overwhe... [ Read More ]
We are a lab billing 87633. We were getting paid by Medicare for this code without problem until recently. Medicare has advised that they updated their policy as of 8/31/20 (but it is NOT available... [ Read More ]
Has anyone had any trouble with billing E&M codes with modifier 25 and 95? Optum just advised me that in order for the claim to process as telehealth, modifier 95 needs to be in the first... [ Read More ]
I understand the new changes for 2021 but I had a doctor question if they can pick either the 2021 or the 1995 guidelines. I am not sure if they can pick a guideline I would think they have t... [ Read More ]
Good evening everyone. We're starting to see reviews and denials by 'ONet' for Aetna and have heard rumblings that they will start doing some for UHC. Problem here is...they aren't following the med... [ Read More ]
Looking for a diagnosis code for this. Patient had a radical cystectomy and ileal conduit and now has a stricture with hydronephrosis. Would I use N13.1? Or would I try to find something with the inte... [ Read More ]