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 ]
We have a patient who was seen for an EGD (43235) to place a PillCam (91110). Typically, we bill the EGD on the day that was done and the PillCam on the day the results were read. The complication we ... [ Read More ]
Is anyone billing for Patency Capsules? I have older coding guidance that states to bill 91299, however I can not find any updated clear guidance to say whether or not this code is still appropriate.... [ Read More ]
I'm going back and forth between different codes; mainly 21601 and 19120. I'm going to summarize the OP report: "Recurrence in chest wall after undergoing mastectomies for breast cancer. Mass pal... [ Read More ]
Can you tell me the guidelines on billing the testing codes: 96136 and 96137?
We recently have run into insurance companies who are telling us that we cannot bill more the 11 units of 96137 per ... [ Read More ]
Hello Everyone, I'm trying to decipher this dictation and figure out if this warrants both 29806 and 29807, or just 29807. I think that it would be only 29807 w/ 29822-59 based on the documentation. T... [ Read More ]
Can someone explain the difference between 69643 and 69645? What makes 69645 radical/complete? The description I read of both codes sound identical so what is the main difference to distinguish which ... [ Read More ]
I have at least one provider that has started appending Z02.9 when he fills out FMLA paperwork for a patient during an office visit. Is it inappropriate for me to remove this since it's in relation to... [ Read More ]
I am looking for clarification if whether or not a Physician Assistant can be the rendering Provider for Allergy Shots.
Can we bill under his/her NPI# ?
There is not a MD in the Office. No Direct Supe... [ Read More ]
Patient have Debridement and Repair of Achilles Tendon, outpatient surgery
Will also have PRP injection
I don't think the insurances pay for PRP, but can I charge for the Physician Injection  ... [ Read More ]