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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Does anyone have any information on billing for Functional Restoration Programs in New York? I believe the program is for chronic pain where surgery is not an option -Are PT's allowed t... [ Read More ]
I am hoping you can help me with finding a CPT for this procedure performed. (93623??)
ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY PROCEDURE REPORT: Procainamide infusion study
Pre-procedure diagnoses... [ Read More ]
I have several providers that will document diastolic dysfunction but will code CHF. When queried they will say and argue that they are the same thing.
I saw in 2002 AAPC had an article that they are... [ Read More ]
AETNA denied a claim as 99205 inclusive to the provider's specialty. I called and they stated that the provider is registered as a radiologist however we are billing him as Internal Med. Could you ple... [ Read More ]
I recently got a super helpful user friendly interactive audit tool for the new EM changes of 2021 along with Prolonged code for a reasonable price! Interesting clickable elements with a few quick gui... [ Read More ]
Hello , we are having a discussion on the allografts. I was told years ago not to use the 22853 to use instead the 20930 We
are getting denials back saying that the 20930 is not being covered.
Wo... [ Read More ]
Has anyone recently taken the CCS exam? I would like to make the transition from office coder to hospital or specialty coder. Are there classes or review books you can use to prepare for it?... [ 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 ]
Hello Coding community,
I need your help, please. During a delivery "Perineum was inspected and found to have a bilateral vaginal degree laceration, repaired with a 3-0 Vicryl Rapide in the stand... [ Read More ]
I have over 17 years of experience in the medical field. I am proficient in Microsoft Office and Excel. Experienced billing Medicare, Medicaid, all commercial insurances. I also have experience with w... [ Read More ]