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A whistleblowerlawsuitalleges the University of Chicago Medicine shared hundreds of thousands of medical records with Google that retainedidentifiable information. Chicagobased law firm Edelson PC fil... [ Read More ]
Get out your 2019 CPT code books. You have some code changes to make. Effective July 1 2019 the American Medical Association AMA is adding 21 new lab codes and deleting one in Appendix O Multianalyte ... [ Read More ]
With or without a rhyme or reason you can count on coding changes popping up throughout the year. In addition to April updates to the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule PFS providers billing under the Ou... [ Read More ]
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 ]
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 ]
Code 62368 states "Electronic analysis or programmable, implanted pump for intrathecal or epidural drug infusion (includes evaluation of reservoir status, alarm status, drug prescription... [ Read More ]