Keep an eye out for Medicarespecific rule. As statespecific COVID19 vaccination mandates start to hit home health and hospice agencies a federal regulation on vaccination for all companies with more t... [ Read More ]
Second interim final rule implements additional protections and addresses the independent dispute resolution process. On Sept. 30 2021 the Department of Health and Human Services HHS the Department of... [ Read More ]
HEALTHCON Regional 2021 got off to a great start and the level of excitement remained high going into the third day. Many attendees both inperson and virtual began their day with the networking breakf... [ Read More ]
Those attending the first day of AAPCs Charleston regional conference hit the ground running and day two was no different. The day began with an early networking breakfast and a barrage of sightseeing... [ Read More ]
Education networking and good times drew hundreds of medical billers coders auditors and other healthcare business professionals to an AAPC regional conference today. The threeday conference Oct. 46 c... [ Read More ]
Can anyone please verify the correct way to bill a pap that was part of annual preventative but was done on a different date of service?
A patients comes in we bill 99396 with Z00.00, insurance pays v... [ Read More ]
Newly certified and looking for remote position. Dedicated, organized, self-motivated professional seeking company to learn and grow with. Thank you for your consideration. Please see attached resume ... [ Read More ]
Do you code both the organism and bacteremia when coding MSSA Bacteremia? The patient is not septic nor there is an infectious process going on. ICD-9 Coding Clinic stated that an additional code fo... [ Read More ]
Hi, I was wondering those who recently took the CPMA exam- what auditing tool did you use? How many did you bring? I took the course in February and it was still going by old E/M guidelines for OVs, i... [ Read More ]
I've been applying for remote work postings recently, and there is something I wonder if anyone can shed some light on for me. Nearly all remote job postings have a state (or states) listed in the po... [ Read More ]
Right heart catheterization. A 7F Swan Ganz catheter was advanced to the pulmonary artery wedge position under fluoroscopic guidance. Measurements of pressures, arterial and venous oxygen saturation, ... [ Read More ]
Reviewing a medical record, I came across a patient with CAD that also has "morning angina." I am not a cardiology specialist coder, and all my research shows the possibility that one can co... [ Read More ]
Patient with a AMI/STEMI has complete occlusion of the left main. Aspiration thrombectomy was performed in the LM to the LAD and LM to Circumflex. At that point it was decided to sten... [ Read More ]
This one is a first for me.
Patient seen one day post-circumcision by an out of state doctor. Had penile hematoma. My doctor took the patient to the OR, expecting to repair the circ. Instead found t... [ Read More ]