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 ]
If someone can help me I have uploaded the redacted Operative report for this patient that has UHC Dual Complete plan (Medicare/Medicaid). The provider billed 61782, 15740 the patient was listed as a... [ Read More ]
I am hoping for some input on coding fractures. I am trying to code a recent encounter and one of the diagnoses states left ankle fracture/ Dexa scan ordered. It does not state anythi... [ Read More ]
If the provider states that the patient is to continue meds as directed and to see EMR for refills, would this be considered prescription drug management? (last column in MDM table). Any thoughts wou... [ Read More ]
G2211 is the new code for “Visit complexity inherent to evaluation and management associated with medical care services that serve as the continuing focal point for all needed health care services a... [ Read More ]
In determining the number and complexity of problems with the new guidelines, we no longer count the problem points, right? The MDM guidelines don't really make this clear, IMO.
Evaluation and Manag... [ Read More ]
Q) In an initial review of ENT notes, I'm finding lower levels this year than last year for 99213 established patient E&M CPT codes.
Factoring in presenting problems from first column, If 1 or l... [ Read More ]
The physician keeps billing visits for follow up of normal results.
Results was done over the phone.
Shouldn’t this be consider abuse?
No medical necessity established here.
There is nothing else be... [ Read More ]