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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Anyone have any guidance on coding for old compression fractures? Do they even need coded? Doctor documented a plan of stretch/ moist heat. It doesn’t state whether it’s traumatic or pathol... [ Read More ]
I am having a very hard time getting Bilateral Add on codes processed correctly by Medicare jurisdiction J8 Mac WPS GHA when there are 3 levels.
My example is Bilateral Lumbar Discectomies... [ Read More ]
Hi - was wondering how anyone is getting paid on the CPT code 22845 when billed with 22853. The doctor documents that the anterior instrumentation was unrelated to anchoring the cage but they are stil... [ Read More ]
Now with the changes in documentation requirements for E & M ? Wondered if anyone has a chart they would be willing to share for cross-walking out-patient consult codes to evaluation management co... [ Read More ]
As an orthopaedic practice, we do a lot of steroid injections in the office. We also, see a lot of Pennsylvania workers' compensation.
does anyone else bill work comp claims? If so, how are you billi... [ Read More ]
So the description for CPT code 99457 states "time in a calendar month". Then under the description it also says (Report 99457 once each 30 days). Now this usually wont be any issue since we... [ Read More ]
Document records 12:34 is the start of medication being given by RN. At 1:04 the CRNA starts the Propofol and ends at 1:20. The reason stated is below. Do I bill under the CRNA using the total time ... [ Read More ]