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 ]
Uninsured patients don't have to be the downfall of your practice during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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General question: Say someone comes in for a yearly visit and the patient as coexisting conditions say such as hypertension and diabetes. During this annual visit, the provider checks those conditions... [ Read More ]
I recently got a super helpful user friendly interactive audit tool for the new EM changes of 2021 along with Prolonged code for a reasonable price! Interesting clickable elements with a few quick gui... [ Read More ]
I dug deep and found the policy on extended time for Blue Cross of California: https://www.anthem.com/docs/public/inline/C-08011_CA.pdf
Within that document, there is a link to the accepted dx codes... [ Read More ]
Need help with the above. Physician gave me 28116 but I don't feel comfortable with that. I'm thinking maybe 28118 but would the diagnosis be osteophyte?
Description....Sharp dissection was carried in... [ Read More ]
To accurately document medical necessity for a bleeding skin tag is it appropriate to add R58, hemorrhage NOS? I know hemorrhage is bleeding but, I always associate hemorrhage with severe bleeding. ... [ Read More ]
When screening converts to diagnostic/therapeutic and different techniques were done on multiple polyps in different locations of colon. Does the modifier 33 go on both CPT?
polyp in desce... [ Read More ]
I need an updated coding 2021 information regarding the twin c sec deliveries. in coding in the past the mod 22 can be added and the notes must be supportive that this was out of the routine c sec.
I ... [ Read More ]