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! I am a pain management coder and have a question about presumptive drug screening. We collect urine samples from our patients for drug screening/monitoring and then we send them to a local lab ... [ Read More ]
Hello , I have a patient that came in the ER for generalized abdominal pain , N/V . CT scan showed mildly dilated appendix with thickening and Cholelithiasis and Choledocholithiasis with multiple sto... [ Read More ]
I need a bit of help. My providers give insulin to pt's when they come in with extremely high diabetes 300 +. According to Cigna Medicare in North Carolina, they will not reimburse for J1815 or J181... [ Read More ]
I am new to derm and my manager is asking about billing full body exams as preventative and an E/M code if they find something. I have been researching and it looks like a derm specialty office should... [ Read More ]
We are currently using a billing company for some of our services (something I do not agree with) and they are billing code 97016 twice with a modifier of -76 on the second charge. The services we ar... [ Read More ]
Hello coders! Can anyone please clarify the correct process for the indicating the initial diagnosis & CPT in a telehealth visit, and then the follow-up diagnosis & CPT when they present in p... [ Read More ]
Hello - Encoder states 64400 & 31231 are bundled. They are two separate procedures & 31231 is not diagnostic for 64400. I don't have CPT assistant. If someone would please tell me the reasonin... [ Read More ]
When coding a picc line flush, with code 96523, are the supplies used bundled into this code? Are the supplies used charged separately? Is there a HCPCS Medical/surgical supply code you use as well?
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