Keep an eye out for Medicarespecific rule. As statespecific COVID19 vaccination mandates start to hit home health and hospice agencies a federal regulation on vaccination for all companies with more t... [ Read More ]
Second interim final rule implements additional protections and addresses the independent dispute resolution process. On Sept. 30 2021 the Department of Health and Human Services HHS the Department of... [ Read More ]
HEALTHCON Regional 2021 got off to a great start and the level of excitement remained high going into the third day. Many attendees both inperson and virtual began their day with the networking breakf... [ Read More ]
Those attending the first day of AAPCs Charleston regional conference hit the ground running and day two was no different. The day began with an early networking breakfast and a barrage of sightseeing... [ Read More ]
Education networking and good times drew hundreds of medical billers coders auditors and other healthcare business professionals to an AAPC regional conference today. The threeday conference Oct. 46 c... [ Read More ]
Good morning! When the provider punctures both the left and the right femoral artery but on one side he was able to reach the aorta. However he couldn't cross the catheter so he punctured the other s... [ Read More ]
I have a question that I cannot find the answer anywhere. If I were a DME provider for dermatology, if we had received a prescription for our device and the expiration date is today, ... [ Read More ]
With the reduction in provider documentation burden that has been implemented in recent years, I'm seeing some of our providers becoming much more vague on details in their office notes. ... [ Read More ]
Trying to get/find examples or ways to explain to our providers the difference of the two, would anyone like to share please.
Level 4 - Decision regarding elective major surgery without identified p... [ Read More ]
I have an encounter where the the provider performed an excision for Hidradenitis Suppurativa of the inframammary fold w/intermediate repair. Should this be coded with CPT 11450- Excision of skin and ... [ Read More ]
I know I read this information but can't remember.
We have a patient that had prostatectomy, and now rising PSA after radiation.
Does this get coded as an active prostate C61, R97.21. Z79.90. I th... [ Read More ]
I have a new provider in our practice. My management staff wants her to start seeing patient's even though her set up is not completed with our PPO contracted insurance companies. Can I bill shared ... [ Read More ]
Hello! I am new to the billing/coding world, about six months now. I have some unpaid claims that I'm reviewing and some claims should not have been sent because they are not supported for coding.
Wh... [ Read More ]