Three new diagnosis codes for reporting COVID19 vaccination status will go into effect April 1 2022. The codes were presented by the National Center for Health Statistics NCHS at the Sept. 1415 ICD10 ... [ Read More ]
Latest Medicare rule changes aim to increase payment rates and improve health equity and quality of care for those with endstage renal disease. On Oct. 29 2021 The Centers for Medicare 38 Medicaid Ser... [ Read More ]
The 2022 MPFS final rule promotes greater telehealth utilization and boosts payment rates for vaccine administration. The Centers for Medicare 38 Medicaid Services CMS has finalized 2022 payments and ... [ Read More ]
HEALTHCON 2022 in Washington D.C. is coming quickly This will be yet another unforgettable event for medical billers coders and other healthcare business professionals. Come take in the sheer beauty o... [ Read More ]
The second and final day of AUDITCON AAPCs virtual conference dedicated to the world of auditing kicked off with attendees eager to learn more about the ins and outs of auditing. The chat wall was ful... [ Read More ]
We have one surgeon who places a wound vac at the time of surgery and bills 97607/97608. I have not billed it, stating it is a dressing. I cannot find authoritative reference. Please comment.... [ Read More ]
I am hoping someone can help me with pathology coding for placental abnormalities. We see funisitis and umbilical cord vasculitis often on the path reports. So far, we have O41.10-- and O41.12--. but ... [ Read More ]
What is the best way to code additional IHC stains done to a pathology report by another pathologist?
The original pathologist ordered another IHC and asked a colleague to read and sign out an addendu... [ Read More ]
I need some help. It is the physician's dictation that I'm having a hard time following because it is not very clear and concise.
How it was billed:
The d... [ Read More ]
Right total knee arthroplasty with use of patient matched implants. Doctor performed a medial capsulotomy with the patella everted and knee flexed. The implant were input onto the femur and tibia. ... [ Read More ]
Need assistance in verifying if the correct procedure performed was either 49329 or 49320, please review the below operative report.
FINDINGS: Normal Right ovary visualized. Small part of La... [ Read More ]
Does any know what, ns: Full Medicaid not covered for NH ICF/DD svc mean? I am trying to determine a patients responsibility after their primary insurance has paid, but Medicaid has denied saying Par... [ Read More ]