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The Centers for Medicare 38 Medicaid Services CMS released the July 2020 update of the Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment System ASC PS last month. Providers and suppliers billing Medicare Administrat... [ Read More ]
Just when you thought you had all the COVID19 coding for laboratory testing figured out hold the phone there are three new CPT codes. These newest codes are effective June 25 2020. CPT Code Long Des... [ Read More ]
A new Point of Origin PoO code has been created for reporting patient transfers from a designated disaster alternative care site ACS. The new PoO was necessary to align with the Discharge Status Code ... [ Read More ]
How to code Medicare Part B claims for reimbursement. These past few months have been a whirlwind for everyone but its fair to say medical coders have been hit with a category 5 hurricane. New codes a... [ Read More ]
Its finally time to take that important business trip or longanticipated vacation. Youve packed the essentials planned your itinerary and made your travel arrangements. But are you completely prepared... [ 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 ]