Released earlier than usual the fiscal year FY 2022 ICD10CM Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting became available online Monday July 12 and include instructions for assigning novel code U09.9 ... [ Read More ]
The AAPC Social Hour on Facebook Live July 15 at 11 a.m. MT 1 p.m. ET focused on career paths and certifications. Moderator and AAPC Social Media Manager Alex McKinley was joined by National Advisory ... [ Read More ]
Proposed rule improves payment rates incentives and ESRD treatment choices. Disadvantaged Medicare patients suffer from endstage renal disease ESRD at higher rates and are also more likely to be readm... [ Read More ]
Interim final rule lays groundwork for implementing No Surprises Act by 2022. On July 1 the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services HHS Labor and Treasury and the Office of Personnel Management i... [ Read More ]
Who has time to read all those wordy news releases and transmittals Here8217s news you can use in under 5 minutes. Catch up on the latest coding and billing updates that will affect your Medicare Part... [ Read More ]
I am trying to help out a friend with some audits. However, I have never audited for a FQHC. Where is the best place to see all the rules for what they can and cannot charge?
Thank you... [ Read More ]
We are having trouble with Anthem paying this code and was wondering if anyone else was struggling to get 15777 paid. The Mue is one but the code description does allow for bi-lateral procedure. When... [ Read More ]
One of our general surgeons performed a procedure on a pt back in May, 2021 that had a 90 global period. He was performing the service under contract at a different facility and they would have billed... [ Read More ]
Our surgeon wants a 99205/99215 for these visits. We cannot seem to find the documentation supporting these levels. Wondering if maybe we are missing something? We are also asking so we can have infor... [ Read More ]
I'm seeking to gather information regarding a billing compliance program structure for a 680 bed, 1300 physician teaching facility with ties to a major university.
If you have a similar structure, I'd... [ Read More ]
Just here to see if there are any new coders struggling like I am. I thought I was doing good with the 2021 update and I have one doctor that has now complained to my manager about how I was codi... [ Read More ]
DX- Chronic Achilles tendinosis with partial tear
CPT - 27650
repair Achilles tendon. The tendon was entirely detached
through lengthening the incision proximally and, actually, in
b... [ Read More ]
Hello, new to the forum. I would appreciate help coding this procedure. Thanks in advance.
Diagnostic Report - Radiology PROCEDURE SUMMARY:
1. Ultrasound-guided access of t... [ Read More ]