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Sharpen your electronic software skills. Possess a familiarity with electronic health record and billing software.The post Welcome to the Industry Sharpen Your Electronic Software Skills appeared firs... [ Read More ]
The 20192020 influenza season is winding down so now is a good time to start preparing for the 20202021 influenza season. Lets start with a new CPT code for the flu vaccine. Flu Activity Report The Ce... [ Read More ]
An estimated 224390 people in the United States will be diagnosed with lung cancer in 2019. Thats 615 people each day 26 people each hour and one person every 2 minutes. Lung Cancer Awareness Month o... [ 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 ]