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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Quick question regarding skin tags and excisions. A patient has come into the office to have a intermittent bleed skin tag removed due to clothing catching.
The provider removed skin tag by e... [ Read More ]
Does anyone know when this ICD - 10 code is appropriate? S06.5x9D-Traumatic subdural hemorrhage with loss of consciousness of unspecified duration, subsequent encounter? I have a patient case where ... [ Read More ]
I am looking for some input on grammatical errors in the provider notes. Some errors are misspellings, others are that there is a gender issue where there is a "he" in the note instead of a... [ Read More ]
What criteria has to be met to be able to charge for a closed treatment of a fracture without manipulation? What constitutes treatment? Does the provider always have to stabilize the bone using a me... [ Read More ]
I am having a hard time getting pay by Medicare for SIJ injections performed at the office with ultrasound guidance. We are using 20552, 76942 with Dx: M53.3
Per CPT guidelines, if ultrasound is use... [ Read More ]
I wondered if someone out there can help me find the guidelines that state the collection of the blood sample (36415) is not separately billable from the labs if they are performed in-house?
We freque... [ Read More ]
I am looking for any documentation from AMA or AASEM, or anyone, regarding the proper documentation and requirements of pf-Ncs testing. I have so many chiropractors overusing and I can't prove it. I... [ Read More ]
I'm having lots of denials for 93571. I use the 26 modifier because they are done in the Cath Lab. I identify the vessel but they still deny. I usually do them with a left heart cath and I add the ... [ Read More ]