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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Please please please help!
Xray results interpreted 1 day after being ordered at office visit. Because it takes at least one day to put films in system for our provider to personally interpret.
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1) Has anyone had a problem with Humana Medicare for code 25215-59 (Carpectomy all bones proximal row) bumping against 25447 (Arthroscopy, interposition, intercarpal or carpometacarpal joi... [ Read More ]
When a patient comes in with a symptom such as nausea and vomiting and the doctor diagnoses the patient with (ex pancreatitis), should the diagnosis on the claim be only pancreatitis as documented by ... [ Read More ]
I have the following report that I do not know for sure that I am coding correctly. Someone? Anyone?
I35.0 AND Z00.6
I am coding it this way:
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Can I please get some help understanding primary diagnosis codes on hospital subsequent encounters? If the patient is admitted with a diagnosis of respiratory failure (ex) and on next day the hospital... [ Read More ]
Anyone else feel like the AMA just made everything so much more complicated? Why couldn’t they have removed history and exam and left the MDM section alone? Lab and radiology billing is different pe... [ Read More ]
Hello coders! Can anyone please advise and clarify how and when to use and bill a 99211 for lab only services. We generally use 99211 for nurse f/u and lab visits on established patients. The RN's ... [ Read More ]
I am struggling with this I have started coding for outpatient hospital family practice and we are doing INR's and I am being told to add a 99211 with the 36416 and 85610 if meds are changed. I have d... [ Read More ]