Day two of HEALTHCON 2021 began with attendees getting fired up for the day in the HCON Chat. One member wrote, “This is my first ever HEALTHCON conference, I am so excited for today!!!” There wer... [ Read More ]
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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I recently got a super helpful user friendly interactive audit tool for the new EM changes of 2021 along with Prolonged code for a reasonable price! Interesting clickable elements with a few quick gui... [ Read More ]
Hello , we are having a discussion on the allografts. I was told years ago not to use the 22853 to use instead the 20930 We
are getting denials back saying that the 20930 is not being covered.
Wo... [ Read More ]
Has anyone recently taken the CCS exam? I would like to make the transition from office coder to hospital or specialty coder. Are there classes or review books you can use to prepare for it?... [ Read More ]
Pre op diagnosis: Vaginal lesions
In pathology report " Epidermal inclusion cyst"
OPERATIVE FINDING: There was a vaginal lesion noted to be arising at the right upper vulvar area approxi... [ Read More ]
Hello Coding community,
I need your help, please. During a delivery "Perineum was inspected and found to have a bilateral vaginal degree laceration, repaired with a 3-0 Vicryl Rapide in the stand... [ Read More ]
AETNA denied a claim as 99205 inclusive to the provider's specialty. I called and they stated that the provider is registered as a radiologist however we are billing him as Internal Med. Could you ple... [ Read More ]
I have over 17 years of experience in the medical field. I am proficient in Microsoft Office and Excel. Experienced billing Medicare, Medicaid, all commercial insurances. I also have experience with w... [ Read More ]
My name is William Barney and I recently became a Certified Professional Coder. I am seeking an entry level, full-time position on or near the Miami, FL area. I am proficient in ICD-10-CM, CPT... [ Read More ]
Prostate cancer is mentioned in the Assessment. But there is no MEAT found in the report to validate the diagnosis of prostate cancer (no evidence found in the current medication list). In the lab, th... [ Read More ]
1. Cervical myelopathy traumatic due to cervical disc compression and fusion for injury to spinal cord in 2014. (THIS IS DUE TO WORK INJURY)
2. Permanent nerve damage C5-6 with hemiparesis right arm a... [ Read More ]