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 have a patient that received a new prosthetic leg, and is covered by Aetna Commercial insurance. They paid for all of the codes except for three: L5312 (base code), L5950, and L5622. The denial rea... [ Read More ]
If we order an injection, that will be scheduled on a different date, but will be done in our clinic (so we will bill for it in the future), would this count as "Ordering of each unique test"... [ Read More ]
I noticed a patient for Injectafer infusion service, which is carried out in our clinic setting (POS 11), was ordered by the NP. I have never billed our infusion services under any NP as therapy plan... [ Read More ]
Do Advance Care Planning CPT codes 99497 and 99498 only pertain to counseling and discussion regarding Advance Directives, or does counseling and discussion regarding Goals of Care count?... [ Read More ]
Hi, I am confused buy the global period guidelines. CMS states the global period is 92 days. Day 1 (92) is the day before the procedure. Day 2 (91) is the day of the procedure, and the day after th... [ Read More ]
I have a provider that feels DES and KCS are 2 different chronic conditions. Everything that I read states they are the same. Can someone please clarify this and if you have documentation that support... [ Read More ]
In short, patient presented to cath lab with Anterolateral STEMI in cardiogenic shock. MD performed Left heart catheterization with ventriculography. Impella placed. Drug-eluting stent L main. Ba... [ Read More ]