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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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 ]
Addition of the QW Modifier to HCPCS Code 87636MLN Matters Number: MM12269
Related CR Release Date: April 26, 2021
Related CR Transmittal Number: R10732OTN
Related Change Request (CR) Number: 1... [ Read More ]
My provider did surgery on the foot, the note reads "identified ganglion cyst, which was excised, and underneath this was a small bone spur that was debrided with a rongeur." Are we able to... [ Read More ]
Pre op diagnosis: Vaginal lesions
In pathology report " Epidermal inclusion cyst"
OPERATIVE FINDING: There was a vaginal lesion noted to be arising at the right upper vulvar area approxi... [ Read More ]
I have a provider that is doing a Laparoscopic Bilateral Tubal Ligation (58661) vs. a VNotes Bilateral Tubal ligation.
Can anyone help with the proper cpt code for the Vnotes BLT? from reading the d... [ Read More ]
If a tumor is removed at hospital A and a sample is sent to pathology at hospital B, would both the technical and the professional portion be charged as hospital B for the place of service?... [ Read More ]
I have a patient treated with radiation 2019 for endometrial cancer. She was s/p TLH/BSO at that time and is back and per the physician with:
Recurrent endometrial adenocarcinoma to the vaginal cuf... [ Read More ]
Hey all! I work for a busy orthopedic group who has PAs do orthopedic consults at the hospital..we were originally told when billing for orthopedic consults to use the 99221 range. Is this accurate? W... [ Read More ]
Our provider was on call at hospital let orthopedic resident see pt in ER then the patient came into Doctors office for a " follow up". Since the provider didnt actually see pt in hospital w... [ Read More ]
I'm sure you have all heard there is a BCG shortage. The latest recommendation for subsequent treatments is to use 1/3 dosage and treat 3 patients from one vial. We have been searching for proper codi... [ Read More ]