Surgical Procedures on the Parathyroid, Thymus, Adrenal Glands, Pancreas, and Carotid Body
Surgical Procedures on the Parathyroid, Thymus, Adrenal Glands, Pancreas, and Carotid Body CPT® Code range 60500- 60659
The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code range for Surgical Procedures on the Parathyroid, Thymus, Adrenal Glands, Pancreas, and Carotid Body 60500-60659 is a medical code set maintained by the American Medical Association.
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Sometimes we have children that come in and get too upset to complete the entire exam. They are then rescheduled to come back and complete the portions of the well visit that were not completed the f... [ Read More ]
I have been seeing a lot of denials lately from Humana and BCBS stating "missing/incomplete/invalid other diagnosis". The codes that we are using are I83.813 Varicose veins of bilateral lowe... [ Read More ]
I have a provider who did an EGD and Colonoscopy on at 26 year old with commercial insurance. No findings. Her indications state the JPS with a dx code of K63.5. That would do for the colonoscopy ... [ Read More ]
Medicare patient- If a doctor fits/inserts a pessary the code should be 57160 + pessary code. Doctor also inserted Estring vaginal ring on same visit (medical necessity per pt condition).
My questio... [ Read More ]
Needing some clarification, do you need to append modifier 52 to an EGD where the duodenum has been surgically removed and the scope goes through the partial stomach through the anastomosis to the sma... [ Read More ]
Patient was having abdominal and vaginal pain. Had a very faintly positive urine pregnancy test. Dr. performed a transvaginal ultrasound to confirm viable intrauterine pregnancy and found no gestati... [ Read More ]
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1. Marfan syndrome with acute ... [ Read More ]
I am getting conflicting information about calculations on MDM data points for lab and radiology. Is it double dipping adding 1 point for order/review and 2 points for independent interruption of the ... [ Read More ]
The provider performed a block at the Right L5 paravertebral space. There is a code for Thoracic PVB - 64461 but not for a lumbar PVB. How should this be reported? 64493 is for the paravertebr... [ Read More ]
patient was scheduled for total knee replacement, during surgery they noticed a femur fracture
says intraoperative femur fracture causing conversion to a mega prosthesis,
I'm thinking 27447 with a 2... [ Read More ]