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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I have a patient that received a new prosthetic leg, and is covered by Aetna Commercial insurance. They paid for all of the codes except for three: L5312 (base code), L5950, and L5622. The denial rea... [ Read More ]
What coding interview questions have you all been getting in your interviews lately? Haven't been to an interview for a while so Im wondering what to expect. Other than star related questions, what sp... [ Read More ]
Can someone share how to code the icd 10 appropriately for covid test prior to surgery code 87635. We have been using Z20.828 then second code Z20.818. We have been told that Z20.828 cannot be liste... [ Read More ]
I request some one to clarify my doubt below,
A patient with first degree of burn comes to hospital on the first day, and he receives the treatment and we have reported the ICD with 7th Char... [ Read More ]
My provider was to perform a Vertiflex on a patient in the ASC - Anesthesia started giving the patient Mac & IV sedation and the patient became unresponsive & stopped breathing. My provider as... [ Read More ]
I had a question on how you would code for a TAVR used for Aortic Regurgitation and mixed Aortic Regurgitation Aortic Stenosis? What are the appropriate DRGs, Physician codes, and ICD-10 codes for cod... [ Read More ]
Hello coding community. I will greatly appreciate your advice on whether or not I can use a modifier -22 for 'aspiration of cyst' to easy the delivery?
MD's attestation " Delivery c/b skene's gl... [ 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 ]
pt is in global.
LT groin exploration with sharp excisional debridement of non-viable skin and subcutaneous tissue.
would the debridement be included in the exploration cpt code 35860?
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