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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I need help. Kind od new to coding. I am the only coder for a pediatric practice and I need to do E/M audits with the new guidelines. Does anyone have any good resources, e.g. videos, audit sheets, e... [ Read More ]
Hi everyone! Question regarding these 2 Quality reporting codes.
1- Can a Pain Doctor report these (1100F/1101F) ?
2- Does he have to be enrolled/participating in the PQRS (Physician Quality Reporting... [ Read More ]
Procedure performed: Redo sternotomy for a valve procedure, replace pulmonary valve with RV to PA conduit #23 pulmonary homograph. Physician would like to bill 33530 but states patient had original ... [ Read More ]
Please help! I work in a pediatric office. One of the providers wants to verify coding for Edinburgh maternal survey that is positive for depression. Sometimes they put an 'O' code that slips past bi... [ Read More ]
I work for a small behavioral health hospital and am wondering if anyone has any advice on how to code the H&P and Psych evaluation when done by the same Physician. Are they able to use 99221 and ... [ Read More ]
When time is used to code your E & M do you have to break it down as to time with patient, time reviewing records or time documenting? Everything that I see just says "total time" but a... [ Read More ]