Day two of HEALTHCON 2021 began with attendees getting fired up for the day in the HCON Chat. One member wrote, “This is my first ever HEALTHCON conference, I am so excited for today!!!” There wer... [ Read More ]
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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If a provider orders additional genetic lab testing on a sample collected while a patient was admitted but has now been discharged-
is the add on testing now considered outpatient ? Is the rule -14 d... [ Read More ]
Any ideas on this would be very much appreciated.
We obtained retrograde access in the left brachial artery with ultrasound guidance using a micropuncture kit with a 5 Fr she... [ Read More ]
I am looking for some input on grammatical errors in the provider notes. Some errors are misspellings, others are that there is a gender issue where there is a "he" in the note instead of a... [ Read More ]
I was wondering if I could ask a question regarding flu shots for employees? Our facility suggests that everyone get a flu shot yearly. We sign a form stating we either accept or decline the shot. For... [ Read More ]
Hello! So i am coding for a Podiatry provider and he keeps charging a 99024 with custom orthotics L3020-LT L3020-RT. This patient never had surgery, it should be an office visit. Shes a regular patie... [ Read More ]
Can someone tell me why I am not getting paid for both 43249 and 43239-XS with Blue Cross Medicare Advantage plans?
43249 was billed with DX code K22.2 and 43239-XS was billed with K31.89 and R13.19.... [ Read More ]
I passed the CPC exam in the spring of 2020, and the only job I have been able to find is collections. There's not really in room for advancement at this time where I currently work, so I'm job huntin... [ Read More ]
CPT suggests each increment of 12-26 hours for review of data, technical description by EEG tech be coded with 95708. When we use a quantity greater than one, for example, 95708x3, we receive an MUE ... [ Read More ]