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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In this guideline, the first bullet. "Pre-operative visits after the decision is made to operate" Is there a time frame for this? For example, if a surgeon decided on Major Surgery/CABG on ... [ Read More ]
We are looking for opinions on coding the procedure below. It was performed at the same time as a triple arthrodesis (28715).
We were thinking 27630 excision of lesion of tendon sheath or capsule due... [ Read More ]
We recently added a chiropractor, a message therapist and a rehabilitation tech to our group. I have never billed for chiropractic services and want to ensure that the documentation supports the serv... [ Read More ]
I need some clarification on what diagnosis should be coded in below mentioned case.
In A/P provider is documenting 1-Diarrhea, 2-Colitis
so among R19.7 and K52.9 which code should be assigned.
Becaus... [ Read More ]
When billing to Medicare on a CMS 1500 claim form for the ASC, who's NPI should be in box 24J? So if Dr. X performs the surgery/procedure, but the claim is for the ASC, do you put Dr. X's NPI in 24J,... [ Read More ]
I work in an Infectious Disease clinic and we are having patients coming in only to discuss the vaccine with the physician. No infectious processes are occurring. They only reason for th... [ Read More ]
Surgery done in OR under endotracheal anesthesia. Patient taken to OR from ER and Discharged same day from Recovery same day. So, the patient was not admitted but was in the OR with ENT surgeon to ... [ Read More ]
I wanted to see if anyone has any insight on when to bill 87428 for the Covid test plus Influenza A and B, versus 87426 and 87804 (x2). Does there need to be multiple swabs or documented a certain way... [ Read More ]
Our office is hiring a ANP. Is it possible under the new 2021 EM guidelines to have another provider sign off the EM note and bill for her services? She is credentialed, but is under a no competitio... [ Read More ]
One of my providers came to me with this question...... He is a PCP and wants patient to have routine Colonoscopy. He is considering the colonoscopy as an order instead of a referral. If he orders p... [ Read More ]