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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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.
The post The Rules Are Changing: ICD’s Continued Evolution and t... [ Read More ]
I am struggling with this I have started coding for outpatient hospital family practice and we are doing INR's and I am being told to add a 99211 with the 36416 and 85610 if meds are changed. I have d... [ Read More ]
During a robotic assisted laparoscopic hysterectomy, our provider was asked to evaluate the right ureter out of concern for possible involvement during the dissection. The robot was docked and the ut... [ Read More ]
I am having a hard time getting back into coding after almost 2 years because of medical issues. I keep applying and cannot get anything. Any advice on what I can do. I would like to get a job in co... [ Read More ]
We did a depo shot for Contraceptive Injectable Management. Would this be considered a self limited or minor problem? I have an issue with calling it an illness or injury. Thank you for you opinio... [ Read More ]
Is z11.52 to be used during the pandemic?
Would you consider this documentation as screening for Covid-19 (z11.52)?
Reviewed information and literature on COVID infection in pregnancy. Reviewed... [ Read More ]
Our Pediatric office is looking for the best/correct CPT code to use when performing a Rapid Covid test in our office. We've tried 87635, 87426 and now 87301. Has anyone had success with any of thes... [ Read More ]
When patients want to be tested at our office for Covid 19, what should we be coding for? Currently, we code for an Office Visit & Sample Collection. The sample is sent to a lab for testing and ... [ Read More ]
If a consult and admission were billed on same dos, which would you bill? The providers are in the same specialty. The inpatient consult was billed first. Should the admission replace it?
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I'm am still learning surgeries and this is the first that I've had to review one for cytoreductive surgery. We are not doing the HIPEC portion. Everything that I research states there is not specific... [ Read More ]