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 ]
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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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Hello! I am new to Endovascular and need help coding CPT on this one. If I'm reading this correct, we first did an open thrombectomy procedure (access lower leg), 34203. Then we went up into the arter... [ Read More ]
One of my providers came to me with this question...... He is a PCP and wants patient to have routine Colonoscopy. He is considering the colonoscopy as an order instead of a referral. If he orders p... [ Read More ]
Can anyone guide me as to roughly what cpt code this should be? Looking in the "Direct repair of aneurysm, pseudoaneurysm, or excision (partial or total) and graft insertion, wit... [ Read More ]
Can CPT 27687 be used if the procedure is Endoscopic instead of the unspecified code 29999 since 27687 does not state the method?
NOTEROCEDURE#1: ENDOSCOPIC GASTROCNEMIUS RESECTION, LEFT: Attention... [ Read More ]
Hello! I am new to anesthesia coding. I didn't see this topic addressed previously. Any help be greatly appreciated.
Our anesthesiologist indicates a break in supervision time (15 minutes break, fo... [ Read More ]
I am still learning the ins-outs of coding and I am a little stuck on this:
Is it possible to use 29820 & 29821 at the same time (I know one is partial and other complete) I don't s... [ Read More ]
I have always been trained to code 29881 with 29875-59 whenever plica was excised (plica syndrome). I was told I could code 29875 with the 59 modifier as it warrants a more extensive procedure, as is ... [ Read More ]
Please see attached OP report.
I work for an Ambulatory Surgery Center and need help with the coding on the OP report. I have coded it but wanted to make sure I am not missing anything (code... [ Read More ]
Our urologist orders a pre-procedure urine culture prior to some bladder and transurethral procedures. We have been billing these with Z01.812, and they are being denied. Is anyone else seeing this a... [ Read More ]