Grandma got run over by a reindeer walking home from our house Christmas Eve. (V06.90XA: Pedestrian on foot injured in collision with other nonmotor vehicle (sleigh), unspecified whether traffic or no... [ Read More ]
Ignore where it says procedure code. They are just trying to let you know you no longer have to use a DX code based on each vaccine type.
Z23 is all you need to report, Well unless of course you did ... [ Read More ]
My understanding is that we use Z23 as a 2ry diagnosis but what do we use as the 1ry for the above? Before we would use V06.1, V04.89. V05.3.
The books state we must use a "procedure" code. I usually ... [ Read More ]
I have been looking in the ICD 10 guidelines for this answer and have not been able to locate it.
Come 10/01/2015 when billing a medical assistant visit for routine vaccines and admins with no offic... [ Read More ]
Hello everyone! I'm building a crosswalk to our most used codes (for my own sanity) and I'm having a difficult time with this one! It's giving me z23 but this code cannot be billed as primary. What co... [ Read More ]
[b]Case # 3 clinical added to Answer key & Rationale[/b]
Case # 3 clinical added to Answer key & Rationale
Since the clinical info wasn't included in posting of answer & rationale; and the link to ca... [ Read More ]
Why is it that sometimes we get paid for the well visit when we perform vaccines and sometimes we don't?
Child comes in for a well baby visit and gets a Dtap Vaccine.
Well child visit new patient ex:... [ Read More ]
[b]Case #3 Winner, Answer Key, & Rationale[/b]
Abi L. was the winner of case #3. See below for the answer key and rationale. Sorry for the delay on this one.
CPT: 99382, 90471, 90... [ Read More ]
I would like to get a definitive answer on this as well. I am interpreting this differently & just want to make sure we are all coding vaccines correctly. I disagree with the use of individual "V" cod... [ Read More ]
Code 0174A is effective now for patients ages 6 months to 4 years. On March 14 2023 the U.S. Food and Drug Administration amended the emergency use authorization EUA of the bivalent PfizerBioNTech COV... [ Read More ]
What a difference 15 minutes can make when billing EM services. The Centers for Medicare 38 Medicaid Services CMS issued a notice March 14 correcting several errors in the 2023 Medicare Physician Fee ... [ Read More ]
OIG audit finds Medicare could have saved up to 215.8 million over 5 years. Drug testing is generally performed to detect the presence or absence of drugs in patients undergoing treatment for pain man... [ Read More ]
But the cost of submitting a dispute may surprise you. The intent of the No Surprises Act signed into law in 2020 is to protect patients who receive care from outofnetwork providers at innetwork facil... [ Read More ]
Learn how OASISE will affect your VBP numbers. The end of the first quarter of expanded Home Health ValueBased Purchasings HHVBPs first performance year is nearly here and Medicare continues to issue ... [ Read More ]