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A 15-year-old boy was burned in a fire and assessed to have received burns to 75 percent of his total body surface area. He was transferred to a ... [ Read More ]
I'm needing help coding visit. Patient come in to discuss birth control and pap smear. Tried couple of BC but have not worked and choose Nuvaring. Pap smear was collected, no issues. Provider ... [ Read More ]
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Vaginal ring code J7303 has been deleted effective 10/2021. Is there another code I can use for vaginal ring? Please advise. Thank you.
There are 2... [ Read More ]
Okay, looking on their webpage, under preventive care, we find this:
99188 Provided at no cost in a non-grandfathered plan. Payable with a diagnosis code in Diagnosis List 1.
Diagnosis List 1 Z00.0... [ Read More ]
The basic idea is to use the Y codes if they're relevant. It's not necessary, but additional information that could be helpful should be reported if it's not already included in the T code.
I guess a... [ Read More ]
The ICD9 code for pancytopenia changed from 284.1 to 284.19 effective 10/1/11. However, on CMS website, there is no risk adjustment score associated with the new code 284.19.
Does anyone know if ... [ Read More ]
Can you please explain to me.. How could we add the x7 or x16 please read the question and the answer is letter C but im still confuse how do i count the time. .. and how is it become x7 on base of lo... [ Read More ]
do you mean POTS or Pott's?
please check out Diseases; Pott's (see also Tuberculosis) Pott's Syndrome is a synonym for Pott's Disease
015.0x [use additinal code to identify manifestation... [ Read More ]
The Medicare Advantage organization says they are being held to unreasonable standards. Health Net of California Inc. was recently called out by the Office of Inspector General OIG for failing to subm... [ Read More ]
Know the rules for CLIA waived tests to ensure proper claims payment. Modifier QW indicates a Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendment CLIA waived test performed by a lab with a CLIA certificate. App... [ Read More ]
Tissue sparing cost and coding are at stake. Sparing of healthy tissue is critical when it comes to cancer treatment. Thanks to the Bragg peak shown in Figure A protons can have an edge for treating s... [ Read More ]
70 coding changes are coming soon. The American Medical Association is scrapping almost all of the COVID19 vaccine administration and product CPT codes it has created over the last several years. In t... [ Read More ]
These mistakes prove the devil is in the details. While most of us need to meet productivity standards we also need to focus on quality and continue to perfect our medical coding skills. In our zest t... [ Read More ]