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Different interpretations of ICD10CM coding leave you at risk for improper quality scores and payment. Medical record auditors see a wide range of interpretation among coders and medical organizations... [ Read More ]
The Centers for Medicare 38 Medicaid Services CMS is updating specific 5010 837P and 837I transaction edits which will be implemented by July 31 2011. Due to the urgency with which these modifications... [ Read More ]
Good morning, I need some guidance for appropriately billing anesthesia to Medi-Cal and the AD modifiers. I'm not having much luck with their manual. Can anyone provide some guidance for me?... [ Read More ]
Our office is looking to bring on an Anesthesiologist or CRNA to administer anesthesia for our procedures. I don't know a thing about billing Anesthesia, I do have the codes that we need to use, b... [ Read More ]
I do billing for an anesthesiologist in Texas who performed a cardioversion on a patient having a heart attack. The surgeon asked him to do this because he was able to get to the patient more quickly... [ Read More ]
One of the facilites that I am working for has started performing Spinal Cord Stimulator Trials as outpatient encounters. If you could, please give me some insight on how your facility is CPT coding ... [ Read More ]
Some input on this claim would be greatly appreciated. I'm having a hard time finding a dx that MMO will pay on this procedure. Diagnosis used: M46.1, M53.3, M47.817. Everything I'm finding is showing... [ Read More ]
If you have a patient that comes in for colonoscopy with history of colon polyps but no symptoms, is it appropriate to bill 00182 with Z12.11 and Z86.010 or should you only use Z86.010... [ Read More ]
Here is my scenario:
Patient underwent surgery and there were two anesthesiologist involved. First anesthesia dr was from a group (under their tax id number) involved from 0725 to 1305.(they... [ Read More ]
I have an Ohio BWC (Sedgwick) claim for a pain pump refill for a Prialt pump. I normally bill J2278 for the Prialt and they have paid this code in the past. On the current claim I have they are tellin... [ Read More ]
I am in need of some information about the IPACK. This is new to me and I was wondering which CPT code do you use to bill with?
I know that the IPACK is used in conjunction with the adductor... [ Read More ]