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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My cancer center has started offering genetic testing for cancer. I need help making sure that the correct diagnosis codes are used when samples are sent for cancer gene testing. Specifically I am l... [ Read More ]
Can someone help me understand the difference or can you share any coding resources. Just want to make sure if a provider can bill a separate E/M for confirmation of pregnancy or considered to be init... [ Read More ]
If a pathologist gives an impression of, "Test results provide evidence for bladder carcinoma", is this sufficient for assigning a diagnosis of C67.9? My question is directly regarding the ... [ Read More ]
It seems easier to add the modifier 25/bill a visit together with a minor procedure now that there are no specific requirements for history and exam. For example, if a patient had fungal toenails deb... [ Read More ]
At our facility the providers do the billing, they document dx codes AND bill the procedures and E/Ms. If after reviewing documentation and what the provider billed, if I decide their E/M leve... [ Read More ]
I have an account that has 2 injections within a global period that were performed. The surgery was 29881 rt. DX: S83.231A. The injections were billed as 20610 78, RT DX:M25.561. Would 78 be an approp... [ Read More ]