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 ]
Time to make sure your practice is current on the 20212022 codes and payment allowances for flu vaccine and administration. With the novel coronavirus continuing to circulate and cause severe illness ... [ Read More ]
Can a coder enter diagnoses codes under assessment prior to office visit (to remind providers to capture HCC codes)?
I've been asked by my supervisor to review charts prior to appt and in the assessm... [ Read More ]
I have a question about the external ECG code sets. We do not bill a global code because we do not own the equipment and vendor does the scanning analysis and report portion. My question is related ... [ Read More ]
Hello. I have a provider who did an Medicare annual wellness visit plus split out an E/M stating that 70 minutes were spent beyond the time spent on AWV. I can't find anything regarding billing a tim... [ Read More ]
Need help with a brain imagining icd 10 chronic wallerian degeneration along the descending corticospinal tract. I see the index say see disorder nerve . I know this tract supplies the musculature o... [ Read More ]
We are considering using oral sedation in the office for ABR’s on young children. These will likely be ones we feel will be normal, and have no medical issues. Can you give me some information on th... [ Read More ]
I need help with how many units to put and the charge. We have a J1100 x10 units but charge is 10.00 for 1 unit so what should be posted?
J1100; Dexamethasone- per mg provider injected 1 mL 10 mg/mL ... [ Read More ]
With the reduction in provider documentation burden that has been implemented in recent years, I'm seeing some of our providers becoming much more vague on details in their office notes. ... [ Read More ]
IF you have Dr A pediatrician saw a patient for gastric issues and the Dr B pediatrician sees the patient for pain management. One or the others claims denies and you are are asked to please review as... [ Read More ]
DX- L5-S1 disc herniation we coded as M51.17
procedure was a reop right l5-S1 discectomy, cpt 63042
appended modifier ET. this is a bluecross plan
we are having issues getting this paid because bcbs ... [ Read More ]
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