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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If the patient's primary insurance states that the patient has no copay, deductible or coinsurance, leaving a $0.00 balance after payment and contractual adjustment and sequestration, do you still hav... [ Read More ]
I was just told by a company that there is no reimbursement allowed for IM injections or injections/infusions of any kind in the OP hospital setting. Is this true? and when did this change? i am str... [ Read More ]
So my question is where I am not sure do I use 44206 with modifier 52? or 44204 and 44188?
Operative note: abdomen is then prepped and draped in the standard sterile fashion. The site of the end c... [ Read More ]
MD coded 49320 Laparoscopy, abdomen, peritoneum, and omentum, diagnostic, with or without collection of specimen(s) by brushing or washing (separate procedure)
I'm thinking 49321 Laparoscopy, surgical... [ Read More ]
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 ]
procedure-antegrade ureteroscopy with holmium laser lithotripsy, ureteral stent insertion and nephrostomy tube exchange
nephrostomy tube removed, nephrostomy tube tract was simply dilated and a sheat... [ Read More ]
We received a denial from Care First (Medicaid) bundling the L8606 and 51715, stating we should use -NU on L8606. I was told that we cannot use the -NU modifier here at our practice. After doing some ... [ Read More ]
Hello, Does any one know the rule or where I can locate the rule the applies to billing a patient's insurance vs the patient being self pay, if the patient does not want us to bill their insurance?
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