Dont assume the codes youve been using to report drugs and biologicals still apply. The January 2023 update to the HCPCS Level II code file from the Centers for Medicare 38 Medicaid Services CMS inclu... [ Read More ]
After 12 PHE declaration renewals the feds winddown will drop a significant workload on providers. The Biden administration has been signaling the end of the COVID19 public health emergency PHE since ... [ Read More ]
Wondering what the future holds for healthcare Just scan through the CPT Category III codes. The CPT Editorial Panel recently released 20 new Category III codes for emerging technologies procedures se... [ Read More ]
New rules would amend an Affordable Care Act provision to allow more women to obtain contraceptive services at no cost. The Department of Health and Human Services HHS and the Departments of Labor and... [ Read More ]
Meet a member whos come full circle. Each month AAPC selects a member who demonstrates exemplary leadership qualities. This month weve chosen Jessica Halliday CPC for her love of learning and drive to... [ Read More ]
It looks right to me, but below is the CPT Assistant description of the surgery so read it and make sure that it matches the op note as far as how the cyst was removed.
CPT Lay Descriptions
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This is the lay description of a breast revision. I am still not completely sure but it looks to me like the 19380 might be the better choice. It includes dissecting tissue and your op note claims to ... [ Read More ]
It doesn't have to state that the entire lesion as excised but it would help. I used that code the other day for excision of microcalcifications and obviously, they couldn't all be removed with one ex... [ Read More ]
Here are some descriptions of those procedures in detail if you still need them. Maybe it will help...
CPT Lay Descriptions
10021 - 19396 30000 - 39561 50010 - 59871 70010 - 79445 90281 - 99607
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[QUOTE="SUEV, post: 71287, member: 2077"]Could someone please tell me when code 46255 can be used? It's titled "Hemorrhoidectomy, internal and external, simple". Can this co... [ Read More ]