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The Centers for Medicare 038 Medicaid Services CMS issued a proposed rule on June 17 that would base prescription drug payments on patient outcomes. The post CMS Proposes to Allow Patient Outcomes to ... [ Read More ]
Juvenile arthritis is not growing pains. Learn about juvenile arthritis to ensure proper diagnosis coding.The post Dont Dismiss Juvenile Arthritis as Growing Pains appeared first on AAPC Knowledge Cen... [ Read More ]
In 2021 you will see big changes to new and established officeoutpatient evaluation and management EM codes 9920299215. To help your practice prepare for these changes AAPC will hold a series of indep... [ Read More ]
I could really use some assistance with this. We have a new physician who did an intra-articular hip steroid injection under fluoroscopy. He used 1ml of Omnipaque with a notation the "... [ Read More ]
A gastroenterologist in Missouri is considering performing procedures in an Office setting using a CRNA for anesthesia. Has anyone had experience with this ? Is this a payable service to the CRNA for... [ Read More ]
I have just been joined to a large medical group as an auditor due to our practice merging. They do not have a lot of anesthesia experience. I have always audited by picking a day and checking for c... [ Read More ]
My provider wants to do a bilateral masseter muscle injection. Most of what I'm finding is for a botox injection (CPT 64611 or 64612). At this point, my doctor is looking at a Depo-Medrol injection to... [ Read More ]
Need some help here. In 2020 there are now codes for Nerve blocks and Radiofrequency done at the nerves that innervate the sacroiliac joint. 64451 and 64625
My question is if a provider performs a Me... [ Read More ]
If Tap block is done (bilateral abdominis plan) 3:40 to 3:45 and also ( bilateral Rectus sheath) 3:35 to 3:40. Would you charge 64488 2x putting modifier 59/76 on second one? We are discussing in ... [ Read More ]
Patient is having two different procedures done on the same hand.
One procedure is for a work comp related injury; the other isn't. Both procedures crosswalk to the same anesthesia code.
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So every time I think we've got the billing for the pain pump refill medications figured out, we start getting denials. The latest denial I received was from Medicare that the CPT/HCPCS were billed in... [ Read More ]