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I am in the middle of a debate with our prosthetics department and any opinions will be greatly appreciated.
When our podiatrists or orthotists issue off the shelf orthotic sho... [ Read More ]
When charging for arch supports L3040, should quantity 2 be charged if a set of 2 is given? Maybe this is a dumb question, but I can't find an answer. The description in HCPCS says "each." Thanks for ... [ Read More ]
My question is....On non-covered items such as L3040, do I have to append the –GY modifier in order to bill the patient or can I bill the patient regardless of whether or not the modifier h... [ Read More ]
My docs want to use a diabetic insert A5512 for non diabetic patients because they and the patient like the insert.
I told them there is an extensive LCD on this insert.
They want to code it as a re... [ Read More ]
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CMS seeks your input to help improve efficiency and equity within its programs. Despite decades of research and efforts to improve health outcomes in the United States disparities in health and health... [ Read More ]
Changes to evaluation and management codes are going to take time getting used to. CPT 2023 brings medical coders 101 new codes sprinkled throughout the code set but its the revised and deleted codes ... [ Read More ]
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A quarterly update to the Clinical Laboratory Fee Schedule CLFS issued by the Centers for Medicare 38 Medicaid Services CMS on Aug. 11 includes 23 new CPT codes for proprietary laboratory analyses PLA... [ Read More ]