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 ]
I'm hoping to gain some insight on coding for Diabetes with PVD. From working in the field, I've always been told that if a patient has Diabetic PVD, E11.51 not to submit the code for PVD alone, I73.9... [ Read More ]
I do know that:
CPT 27487- this procedure includes (from Complete Global Service Data for Orthopaedic Surgery Books by AAOS). I don't have these books yet (just copied from other AAPC forum)
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We have patients under Prospect insurance paid by Capitation and fee for service. How do we figure out how much we got paid from fee for service claims each month? Right now, I have to open up each ... [ Read More ]
Quick question regarding skin tags and excisions. A patient has come into the office to have a intermittent bleed skin tag removed due to clothing catching.
The provider removed skin tag by e... [ Read More ]
Surgery done in OR under endotracheal anesthesia. Patient taken to OR from ER and Discharged same day from Recovery same day. So, the patient was not admitted but was in the OR with ENT surgeon to ... [ Read More ]
my office is having trouble with hospital consults. I am coding a hospital e/m and a procedure on the same day using modifier 26. we are not getting paid for the consult. am i coding this wrong? ... [ Read More ]
With the new 2021 E/M Documentation changes, there have been questions that have arisen in regards to requirements for the HPI and Exam. Now that these components are deemed "me... [ 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 ]