Three new diagnosis codes for reporting COVID19 vaccination status will go into effect April 1 2022. The codes were presented by the National Center for Health Statistics NCHS at the Sept. 1415 ICD10 ... [ Read More ]
Latest Medicare rule changes aim to increase payment rates and improve health equity and quality of care for those with endstage renal disease. On Oct. 29 2021 The Centers for Medicare 38 Medicaid Ser... [ Read More ]
The 2022 MPFS final rule promotes greater telehealth utilization and boosts payment rates for vaccine administration. The Centers for Medicare 38 Medicaid Services CMS has finalized 2022 payments and ... [ Read More ]
HEALTHCON 2022 in Washington D.C. is coming quickly This will be yet another unforgettable event for medical billers coders and other healthcare business professionals. Come take in the sheer beauty o... [ Read More ]
The second and final day of AUDITCON AAPCs virtual conference dedicated to the world of auditing kicked off with attendees eager to learn more about the ins and outs of auditing. The chat wall was ful... [ Read More ]
Hi! Would 52315 be appropriate for this procedure? The patient had an encrusted ureteral stent, the stent was removed and the encrustations fell off into the bladder and needed to be crushed in order ... [ Read More ]
Can anyone tell me the difference between 64451 and 64493?
64451-states Injection of anesthetic; nerves innervating the sacroiliac joint
64493 states Injection of paravertebral facet joint (... [ Read More ]
Hello I got my AAPC CPC-A certificate a few months ago. For the past few months I have been struggling to find a job. I am looking for a part-time entry level remote job.
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CPT 27096 injection procedure for sacroilliac joint, anesthetic/steroid, with image guidance (fluroscopy or CT) including arthrography when performed -
I have a provider utilizing ultrasound guidance... [ Read More ]
We have a patient who had a unicompartmental knee arthroplasty. The DJD progressed to the other compartment & we had to take out the UNI knee and convert to a total knee. How to code? Any sugge... [ Read More ]
Could anyone tell me if the Medicare replacement polices are considered commercial plans? Or are they considered Medicare policies?
If a provider is not an in network Medicare provider, are... [ Read More ]
Dr goes in to performs surgery as recurrent inguinal hernias but finds no recurrent hernias. He does find weakness and bellowing and reinforces with mesh. Would you agree billing a diagnostic laparo... [ Read More ]