A breast localization device was implanted by mammographies guidance, there was an issue and the clip was removed a few minutes later. CPT code 19281-RT. Do you need to add modifier 74 because the ... [ Read More ]
If a patient is presenting for Well Child Visit during which travel consultation is done, how to bill for it. Should an E/M reported along with Well Child exam. What documentation in medical record ... [ Read More ]
I am trying to find a code for removing the suprapubic catheter and I am only finding the code for changing the suprapubic catheter. Can anyone tell me if there is a code for just the removal of the s... [ Read More ]
Is there a code to let the carriers know the treating physician will have someone covering her while she has an emergency and can’t practice for an extended period?
Thanks in advance for you help.... [ Read More ]
Hi - My job involves to find most recent improper billing trends performed by physicians . If you know any resource or any groups please share .... So far I go to OIG work plan , CMS Improper Data o... [ Read More ]
PROCEDURE NOTE: As follows: After obtaining informed consent, the patient was
brought to the operative suite where he was prepped and draped in the usual
sterile fashion in the dorsal lithotomy positi... [ Read More ]
Hello, I work for an audiology clinic. I recently received a denial letter from Medicare, saying that pt was in a home health facility and they are responsible for payments. How does the process go? D... [ Read More ]
Hello! I work at an orthopedic group and this is the first time I'm hearing of this. I will insert the doctor's description of the surgery farther down, but essentially they do a 2-stage revision for ... [ Read More ]
Can LCA can override an NCD? Our MAC, Noridian, is denying use of an impella (33990) during high risk PCI based on diagnosis; LCA - (A52966). The NCD (A53986) for this procedure show the service is co... [ Read More ]
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The Centers for Medicare 38 Medicaid Services CMS released the July 2020 update of the Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment System ASC PS last month. Providers and suppliers billing Medicare Administrat... [ Read More ]
The Centers for Medicare 38 Medicaid Services CMS released on May 13 the July 2020 quarterly update to the HCPCS Level II file. There are 61 added codes to describe healthcare equipment and supplies n... [ Read More ]