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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Can anyone guide me as to roughly what cpt code this should be? Looking in the "Direct repair of aneurysm, pseudoaneurysm, or excision (partial or total) and graft insertion, wit... [ Read More ]
We received multiple denials since the first of the year from medicare on CPT code 93015 when done with 78452 for nuclear stress test. Denial states "HPSA/Physician scarcity bonus can only be pa... [ Read More ]
Hi so i am wondering general census, i had an encounter where there was an I&D needed i didnt see that anything else was evaluated but this. The MD billed a E/M as well a 99213, well i was thinkin... [ Read More ]
What signs/symptoms are most payable for these studies... leg pain, edema, swelling, redness, shortness of breath - are these requiring more than one diagnoses in the new year? Or group has been outso... [ Read More ]
I have a claim that was paid and it was not the dx code that we got the auth for (i know they can recoup )but would yall send in a corrected claim before they even ask for it back??
It was a dx that t... [ Read More ]
We are trying to locate definite confirmation on whether or not a resident can level an E&M based on the time component. I have received conflicting information, but I believe that the following ... [ Read More ]
I will be taking the CPB exam in 2021 but have the 2020 coding books (CPC, HCPCS Level II and ICD-10). Do I really NEED to buy the 2021 books? I know it's recommended but they are so expensive and I ... [ Read More ]