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.
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Hello, I am hoping that you can help me with my question.
Can Microwave ablation of a liver tumor be coded as, ablation radiofrequency 47382?
Are they similar technology? Or should an unlisted code ... [ Read More ]
I will be taking the CPB exam in 2021 but have the 2020 coding books (CPC, HCPCS Level II and ICD-10). Do I really NEED to buy the 2021 books? I know it's recommended but they are so expensive and I ... [ Read More ]
Hi~my neurologists had been using 92585-26 for interpretation only before code deleted on 12/31/20. It seems now the new codes 92652 & 92653 are global (and mod 26 not allowed for professional c... [ Read More ]
Can someone tell me why I am not getting paid for both 43249 and 43239-XS with Blue Cross Medicare Advantage plans?
43249 was billed with DX code K22.2 and 43239-XS was billed with K31.89 and R13.19.... [ Read More ]
Can anyone guide me as to roughly what cpt code this should be? Looking in the "Direct repair of aneurysm, pseudoaneurysm, or excision (partial or total) and graft insertion, wit... [ Read More ]
We received multiple denials since the first of the year from medicare on CPT code 93015 when done with 78452 for nuclear stress test. Denial states "HPSA/Physician scarcity bonus can only be pa... [ Read More ]