The AAPC Social Hour on Facebook Live July 15 at 11 a.m. MT 1 p.m. ET focused on career paths and certifications. Moderator and AAPC Social Media Manager Alex McKinley was joined by National Advisory ... [ Read More ]
Proposed rule improves payment rates incentives and ESRD treatment choices. Disadvantaged Medicare patients suffer from endstage renal disease ESRD at higher rates and are also more likely to be readm... [ Read More ]
Interim final rule lays groundwork for implementing No Surprises Act by 2022. On July 1 the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services HHS Labor and Treasury and the Office of Personnel Management i... [ Read More ]
Who has time to read all those wordy news releases and transmittals Here8217s news you can use in under 5 minutes. Catch up on the latest coding and billing updates that will affect your Medicare Part... [ Read More ]
Track an exam sign up for HEALTHCON sessions and renew your membership with this easytouse mobile app. Did you know that AAPC makes it incredibly easy to access membershiprelated information such as y... [ Read More ]
I work for an FQHC, and we recently started giving out covid-19 vaccines to our patients.
Some patients are covered by Medi-Cal or Medicare, but some are uninsured.
So the problem s... [ Read More ]
I'm a Urology coder, but I think I need a little Derm expertise to make sure I'm correct in my thinking. One of my docs removed approximately 20 scrotal skin lesions - he called them Calcinos... [ Read More ]
I passed the CPC exam in the spring of 2020, and the only job I have been able to find is collections. There's not really in room for advancement at this time where I currently work, so I'm job huntin... [ Read More ]
OB/Gyn physician is closing practice and joining another practice down the street. I understand patients seen prior to closing will be established when he or the other midlevels see patients at the n... [ Read More ]
One of our physicians did a paper patch myringoplasty in the office. We used the cpt 69610 (repair of a tympanic membrane perforation) for this procedure. Is there any other codes that should be bille... [ Read More ]
CPC-A seeking entry level on site position in Cape Coral, FL and surrounding area. Completed 1110 hours of AAPC Medical Coding Curriculum. Member of the National Technical Honor Society. Recently accr... [ Read More ]
How do you all get paid for bilateral percutaneously placed spinal cord stimulator electrodes? I have tried getting it paid using the below combinations but none of them led to a reimbursement. It kee... [ Read More ]