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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what would be the correct code for food poisoning - A05.9? or T62.91XA? and why?
There is no other specification on food poisoning. The patient went to doctor for nausea, abdominal cramping and bloody... [ Read More ]
I have read the guidelines and reviewed the code book on this, but my Doctors are saying that other clinics bill this way so it must be correct:
We are a psychiatric clinic. Patient come... [ Read More ]
When it comes to the prolonged service codes 99417 and G2212 has anyone found any information on the codes in relation to an FQHC? I know they're both in the final rule but I can't find any documentat... [ Read More ]
Hello, Could use some advice on the modifiers, believe the CPT are correct. Patient scheduled for a colonoscopy on 2/21, scope could only be advanced to rectum due to mass. CPT code 45330 per the ... [ Read More ]
Hello, need help, the claim is denying. The physician accessed the right femoral, then bilateral carotids angiograms were done followed by a selective angiogram of the subclavian artery. Finding were ... [ Read More ]
Any one have any good resources in regards how to under and code debridement of ulcers , routine foot care and trimming of nails. I feel there is so much info and looking for sources to help understan... [ Read More ]
Our office is having difficulty with the reimbursement of 11045,11046,11047 when the debridement is greater than 10 units. I've tried billing using units & multiple line items without success. Man... [ Read More ]
Anyone familiar or knows how to calculate HCPCS Q4186. Code description is per square centimeter.
Here is an example:
Size of epifix graft applied: 4 x 4.5 cm = 18cmNumber of gra... [ Read More ]