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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 ]
In first quarter 2022 the HCPCS Level II code set will get a refresh with several new revised and deleted codes. According to the Centers for Medicare 38 Medicaid Services CMS there are 155 new codes ... [ Read More ]
TRICARE adds laser skin resurfacing to fiveyear provisional coverage policy. Of particular interest to dermatologists a recent revision to TRICAREs provisional coverage for emerging services and suppl... [ Read More ]
Know what auditors want to see in documentation in support of mental health claims. As a solo practitioner providing mental health counseling to adults families and couples I understood the value of b... [ Read More ]
Make sure your physician practice is prepared for renewed scrutiny of Medicare claims. Medicare Part B postpayment servicespecific medical reviews resumed Aug. 17 2020 after a brief hiatus due to the ... [ Read More ]
I need help...since 12/12/21 I am getting my CPT code 00731 (anesthesia for upper endoscopic procedures) rejected by Medicare. Explanation on EOB is saying due to an LCD determination- I looked up t... [ Read More ]
I do not have my new CPT books yet and I was wondering if these are the anesthesia cross walk codes you are using in 2022 for :
MBB range 64490 - 64493 01937 or 01938
RFA range 64633 - 64635 01... [ Read More ]
We've always used 01992 as the crosswalk for 64493, but since the new codes came out my boss is using 01940 as a crosswalk for it. 01940 is destruction procedures by neurolytic agent, so why would she... [ Read More ]
Here is my situation.
Pt was in the preop holding area being prepped for a urological procedure. The anesthesiologist administered Fentanyl. The patient went into tachycardia and had to immediately... [ Read More ]