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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Hi everyone! I'm stumped as to what code to use on this procedure.
The dictation reads, in part, "A 21-French cystoscope was atraumatically placed into the meatus down to the region of the stri... [ Read More ]
I don't know if Aetna is just being obstinate or if I'm missing something but my Peds division is getting denials from Aetna for circs done in the office, and they're being told that "Me... [ Read More ]
I'm a little confused as to how I should do a corrected claim to Medicare. We accidentally submitted a 99211, I want to void that claim and submit a 99213 and 69210. Would I put the new claim on a HC... [ Read More ]
Please help... New patient, visit that lasted 225 minutes. The patient received Spravato so had to have the observation time involved with that. We are looking at billing 99205 for the 74 minutes ,... [ Read More ]
I have a physician that had to reopen and clean an incision site for a intrathecal pump reservoir pocket. Our patient noticed some bleeding from the incision site and returned to the office. ... [ Read More ]
Regarding cortisone injections primarily.
Patient has Ofc visit + Cortisone inj.
NOW, I know if patient returns for sole purpose of another cortisone injection & dr doesn’t go above and beyo... [ Read More ]
I'm stumped and need help. Open excision loose bodies from the quad tendon and also debridement of osteophytic ridge on the patella with anchors used afterwards to fix the tendon to the patella ....... [ Read More ]
I am stuck with what date to use when coding a speech therapy evaluation that took place over more than one visit. Say a patient came in on Monday the 5th and the therapist was only able to partially... [ Read More ]