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 work for a family practice and I am having Humana denials on vaccines for reason:
This decision was based on a Local Coverage Determination (LCD). We have called them several times and sent in doc... [ Read More ]
Hello - I just recently starting coding for Rheumatology. We have a drug - Acterma; CPT J3262 that we bill with 2 different NDC #'s and units. An example is: we use 600 units and bill as 1 line with 4... [ Read More ]
Can I get some insight on unbundling services? I have a couple of scenarios.
1. 64633-50, 99070, S0020, J3301 ( RF Ablation with use of lidocaine, Marcaine, and Kenalog. 99070 was billed for misc supp... [ Read More ]
I have a colleague asking me if he can purposely just not bill for a lab done in house so he can add a point to the MDM. To me, this is not correct coding but on my own I cannot find the documentati... [ Read More ]
I know that the provider gets credit for reviewing notes from external sources, but do they earn any credit from reviewing prior notes within their practice? And does an extensive HPI coming from the... [ 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 ]
I am seeing a lot of claims for 59430 with an inpatient place of service, I am believing this to be a billing error. The CPT book states " Postpartum care only services (59430) include office and... [ Read More ]
In our office we split vision and exam codes 99214 or 92014 (etc.) and bill the refraction 92015 for (H52.4 Presbyopia) separate. I was told this was done because it had caused problems with ... [ Read More ]