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 ]
EGD with esophageal balloon dilation and biopsy. There is a CPT assistant that states 43239 and 43249 can be coded together with a modifier on the same day, but can both be coded for the same site (Di... [ Read More ]
Hello everyone. How are you handling office consultations these days? Many payers don't accept the 9924x codes and require new patient codes to be used instead. Are your physicians documenting cons... [ Read More ]
I was wondering if anyone else has found any coding forums besides AAPC for Cardiothoracic and Vascular? I've been in this specialty for two years and just got my CCVTC this year, however I just wish... [ Read More ]
Provider performed a MPJ amputation along with the proximal 1/3 of the metatarsal - he calls it a 5th ray resection. I'm finding conflicting info on whether I can code this as 28810 - since he did no... [ Read More ]
I've read the Medicare policy manual and global surgery package information but need some backup. While performing an arthroscopic knee abrasion arthroplasty, the tip of the microfracture awl broke an... [ Read More ]
I am hoping to get some advise on how to bill these types of situations:
Provider meets with both parents to discuss the coordination of care for his patient. 30 to 45 minutes. The patient is not pre... [ Read More ]
Need help with this claim.
Patient had the following procedures:
1. Dual Pacemaker implant
2. Left upper extremity venogram x 4
Venogram was repeated 4 times, as the surgeon w... [ Read More ]
I work for a practice that is on call for cardio-thoracic in 4 hospitals, so we see older patients, and I have a few that have Medicare part A only as primary then secondary is a commercial insurance.... [ Read More ]
Hello everyone. I have a question. When a specialist provider visits a resident in Skilled Nursing Facility, what E&M code to use? Would it be from SNFs 9930-99306, 99307-99310 or from OV 99202-99... [ Read More ]
I am wondering if you can bill the admin code G0008 for flu vaccine and 90662 on a a Medicare patient when the patient has a office visit with the provider? Or are you only allowed to bill G0008 and... [ Read More ]
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