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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Hello: Left epistaxis bedside procedure. Packed once by different provider and now being repacked by ENT. Left nasal cavity anesthestized but further exam revealed no active bleeding site.
7.5 m rapid... [ Read More ]
Under ROS our MD documents :"limitations: clinical conditions" because intubated patient can't respond to questions for ROS.
So unfortunately pt is intubated and has epistaxis.
History sec... [ Read More ]
If a physician notes that the family history was reviewed or discussed but is non-contributory is credit given for the family history part of the encounter?
Nothing else is noted concerning the family... [ Read More ]
I am conducting some research on prior authorization time consumption. If anyone can give me some feedback as to about how many PAs your practice performs in an average week, and what your specialty i... [ Read More ]
I don't think this is possible, but I'll ask. If a physician works at two different practices which are owned by different groups, can they be a Par MC provider at one office and a non Par provider at... [ Read More ]
I have recently taken over a position as a billing supervisor, the previous supervisor had told the providers with the new 2021 E/M changes, they did not need to document a history, PE, PMH, etc.... ... [ Read More ]
I am struggling with this I have started coding for outpatient hospital family practice and we are doing INR's and I am being told to add a 99211 with the 36416 and 85610 if meds are changed. I have d... [ Read More ]
During a robotic assisted laparoscopic hysterectomy, our provider was asked to evaluate the right ureter out of concern for possible involvement during the dissection. The robot was docked and the ut... [ Read More ]
I am having a hard time getting back into coding after almost 2 years because of medical issues. I keep applying and cannot get anything. Any advice on what I can do. I would like to get a job in co... [ Read More ]