Side by side the 1995 and 1997 Documentation Guidelines and the 2023 CPT EM Services Guidelines arent so different. Some hospitals and coding and billing entities are under the impression that the new... [ Read More ]
Are inaccuracies in patients medical records costing your practice Accurate documentation of time in the medical record serves two purposes to ensure quality patient care and to meet requirements for ... [ Read More ]
Resolve ambiguous rules and regulations to improve office morale. Have you ever provided education to a physician only for them to get angry because they were told something different by another educa... [ Read More ]
AAPC member Colleen Kolbeck CPC COC CPCO CDEO CPMA CPPM CRC CEDC AAPC Approved Instructor is a profee audit lead for AQuity Solutions. She has worked in medical coding and auditing for more than 10 ye... [ Read More ]
2023 ICD10CM update expands F01F03 code categories to allow providers to indicate disease stage and symptoms. The 2023 update to ICD10CM finally provided an expansion of the dementia codes which has b... [ Read More ]
CMS NCCI policy bundles 81220 into 81420, which is why it would be denied.
I believe the general source of the CCI policy is this CMS policy below, which prohibits duplicate, confirmatory testing for... [ Read More ]