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 ]
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Please help! I work in a pediatric office. One of the providers wants to verify coding for Edinburgh maternal survey that is positive for depression. Sometimes they put an 'O' code that slips past bi... [ 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 ]
I am wondering how everyone gets diagnosis added in the Outpatient side. Do you as coders enter the diagnosis codes that your providers list out, or is the provider the only person able to enter those... [ Read More ]
I have the following report that I do not know for sure that I am coding correctly. Someone? Anyone?
I35.0 AND Z00.6
I am coding it this way:
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Please help with appropriate CPT code.
The patient exercised in the treadmill for a total of 10 minutes, reaching stage 3 of the Standard Bruce Protocol achieving an estimated workload of 10.1 METS.... [ Read More ]
CPT suggests each increment of 12-26 hours for review of data, technical description by EEG tech be coded with 95708. When we use a quantity greater than one, for example, 95708x3, we receive an MUE ... [ Read More ]
I have a provider who just started performing TAVRs and the hospital is questioning the provider, who is now questioning me.
Under procedures performed, the doctor is listing:
1: Left Heart cath
2:... [ Read More ]