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.
The post The Rules Are Changing: ICD’s Continued Evolution and t... [ Read More ]
We are having an internal battle on what codes you can use for a cardiopulmonary bypass that was done after a valve replacement. The patient was experiencing increased bleeding from the chest tubes wi... [ Read More ]
We are having to book double slots to perform covid testing and providers are all documenting total time of 25-35 minutes with each patient even with negative covid tests and diagnosis is something si... [ Read More ]
I am hoping I can get some feed back with the new E/M Coding in Eye Care. What tests are appropriate in eye care in the data elements? Contrasts sensory, Sherma, tear break up tests?, D... [ Read More ]
Does anyone know which code would be appropriate to use for a triple pelvic osteotomy? I am in dire need of this code so if anyone can help it would be greatly appreciated.
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The following example was used in training our providers on the new 2021 E/M guidelines. The final code was a 99212. Using the new 2021 MDM table and AMA definitions, credit was given for:
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This is a group practice with Obgyn and Maternal Fetal Medicine subspeciality.
Patients are scheduled among the 4 office locations depending on their medical needs.
The doctors circulate among the 4 ... [ Read More ]
We are having trouble locating concise data that tells us which mdm we need to use for TCM starting January 1, 2021. Do we use 95/97 or the new 2021 E/M guidelines?
Any help would be appreciated!
Than... [ Read More ]
Does anyone have any tips for getting Medicare to Reimburse for Intensive Outpatient Programs (IOP)? I've been reading and looking over guidelines and I can't find anything useful. To make matters com... [ Read More ]