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.
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Patient banged leg and skinned it resulting in edema and shallow wounds. They may have visited another hospital/office (unclear in documentation) and kept a dressing on the leg, using hydrogen peroxid... [ Read More ]
Can anyone point me toward a site (either on AAPC or elsewhere) where I might start searching for apprenticeships in coding? I don't think I'm going to find a paying job without having experience, so... [ Read More ]
Hi, I need help to code 6 lead EKG for a home visit. My doctor does home visit for most of her homebound patients. She has a portable EKG device with her at all time, only use when needed to diagnosis... [ Read More ]
I have a provider who will be providing mobile 6 Lead ECGs. Can someone help me with that coding? 93000 says at least 12 leads so I'm guessing it would be 93040 which indicates 1-3 leads but ju... [ Read More ]
I am needing to find information about the requirements for billing device interrogations in the hospital setting. I have always been told that we can't bill any interrogations out without ... [ 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 ]
Hi everyone, Is physician directed home exercise program considered an order for the new CPT guidelines?
The physician provides directions but not to another healthcare provider. Since I could bill a... [ Read More ]
I am trying to code for amputation of all toes and midfoot on the right side (transmetatarsal). the question I have is would I use the code for the foot as well as for the great toe and lesser toes or... [ Read More ]
Can some one please help me to understand Bi Lateral Injections? Report is as follows:
*Start Penicillin G Benzathine Suspension, 2400000 UNIT/4ML, as directed, Intramuscular, once in clinic, 30 day... [ Read More ]