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 my office there is a difference of opinion on attaching OP reports when submitting our HCFA's . Can anyone offer some advise how they handle the original submission. Is it with or without the repor... [ Read More ]
I know that speech (92507) therapy is a non-timed code, while OT (97530) is timed at 15 minutes. If you are billing a 30 minute co treatment session for this scenario - there is no case where ... [ Read More ]
I am still learning the ins-outs of coding and I am a little stuck on this:
Is it possible to use 29820 & 29821 at the same time (I know one is partial and other complete) I don't s... [ Read More ]
When billing an Outpatient telemedicine visit, do we follow the new MDM and Time Guidelines?
Does Telemedicine still require the more than 50% of face to face time or can we follow the 2021 Time guide... [ Read More ]
once again my hand surgeon is asking about billing for nerve wrapping when he uses a vein graft to wrap the nerve after doing a carpal or cubital tunnel release for a recurrent problem - he wants to u... [ Read More ]
Our urologist orders a pre-procedure urine culture prior to some bladder and transurethral procedures. We have been billing these with Z01.812, and they are being denied. Is anyone else seeing this a... [ Read More ]
Hello, I have a transurethral resection of a medium bladder tumor ( lesion at the posterior bladder wall) can you also code for the random bladder biopsies ( dome , posterior wall. trigone, rt and l... [ Read More ]
I have a patient that had Aquablation done (0421T) and the following day provider went back in and had evacuation of clots and they resected some more prostate tissue through a resectoscope. Would I u... [ Read More ]