New Work Plan item bodes ill for hospices. Hospices should get ready to defend their industrys reputation all over again. Why The HHS Office of Inspector General OIG plans to conduct a nationwide revi... [ Read More ]
The recently enacted No Surprises Act protects against most surprise billing but not ground ambulances. The No Surprises Act NSA which went into effect on Jan. 1 2022 protects people covered under gr... [ Read More ]
Mobile crisis intervention services deliver fast appropriate care to individuals in crisis and help to avoid unnecessary costly ER visits and hospitalizations. In an effort to expand behavioral health... [ Read More ]
Weeks after finalizing payment rates and policy changes affecting Medicare services furnished in hospital outpatient and Ambulatory Surgical Center ASC settings for calendar year CY 2022 the Centers f... [ Read More ]
The updated format for AAPC 2022 certification exams was the topic of the December 22 AAPC Social Hour on Facebook Live. AAPC recently announced that exams will now consist of 100 questions that must ... [ Read More ]
Our Family Practice Clinic is doing telemed visits. We have had a few patient come in after their appointment for an In House Lab. The Telemed has the location as 02. The Lab has the office locatio... [ Read More ]
Hoping that I can get some guidance here.
During two separate audits of telehealth visits performed during the pandemic, our auditors identified that providers are noting “no exam performed” in t... [ Read More ]
I work for an Infectious disease clinic. Dr. billed T84.50XA as the primary and only dx for an office visit (POS 11), and insurance denied for: Per cpt guidelines , this service is not appropriate in... [ Read More ]
Looking for any ideas on what the proper coding may be for this procedure:
1. Endoscopic Transoral Left-sided anterior maxillectomy approach to V2 and skullbase
2. Endoscopic V2 Foraminotomy with Ul... [ Read More ]
The procedure is left knee arthroscopy with partial medial meniscectomy with trephination of the medial meniscus. Only 10% of the medial meniscus was removed. Would I code just 29999 for the trephi... [ Read More ]
Hi....we're (NJ providers) billing for spontaneous delivery before 39 weeks with O75.82 or O80 and Amerigroup is denying our claims as needing a high risk DX code. These patients have no complications... [ Read More ]
I bought the 2021 package last year before the 2022 came out. I was wondering if this would be sufficient to use my 2021 books for the exam this year. If so, anyone know where I can go to get t... [ Read More ]
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