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 ]
So, I got laid off last week by the orthopedic practice I was with for four years. A couple days before that I found out I didn't pass my CPC exam..(yea sucks I know) Most companies require you to be ... [ Read More ]
Anybody that has been billing 99453, 99454, 99457 for RPM that can email me so I can get some clarification on billing out these codes. Please shoot me an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.... [ Read More ]
Can a nurse bill for a 99212 with the coding changes this year? Previously when we did for example strep test, nurse documented a 99211 and billed for it. I was always told a nurse visit is never over... [ Read More ]
When Our doctor sees a patient in the hospital at the request of the PCP, Our doctor is a Infectious Disease doctor. When we bill 99222 it is getting denied, I do not khow if another code to use for c... [ Read More ]
If a patient is referred to pulmonary office for PFTs only and then referred back for consultation for asthma, would the patient visit be coded as a new patient or established patient? The provider ne... [ Read More ]
Hello Everyone, It's not too often that our facility removes external fixators, so I'm not sure how I should code the dx for a painful external fixator. I know for painful internal hardware, it would ... [ Read More ]
Hello, can any experts help clarify what is correct reimbursement for this situation? We are billing bilateral pain management injections and the insurance is paying the + on levels @ 200% of the sing... [ Read More ]
I wanted to ask if it is an option to just ask our patients to cash pay a set rate for our extra PPE costs, instead of trying to bill this to insurance? We have seen that most pa... [ Read More ]
I am hoping for guidance on how to bill out the facet joint injection add on codes when performed bilaterally. Previously the charges were submitted as a single line, 1 unit with modifier 50, but the ... [ Read More ]