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Make sure your physician practice is prepared for renewed scrutiny of Medicare claims. Medicare Part B postpayment servicespecific medical reviews resumed Aug. 17 2020 after a brief hiatus due to the ... [ Read More ]
How to finetune your resume to get it past ATS software and into the hands of decisionmakers.The post What You Need to Know Before Submitting Your Resume appeared first on AAPC Knowledge Center.... [ Read More ]
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 ]
The Centers for Medicare 38 Medicaid Services CMS released on May 13 the July 2020 quarterly update to the HCPCS Level II file. There are 61 added codes to describe healthcare equipment and supplies n... [ Read More ]
Where do I find the General Anesthesia codes? I'm looking under Administration, I am at a loss as to which codes to use. The only code I come up with is; 3E033FZ Introduction of Intracirculatory Ane... [ Read More ]
There's been much debate on what is the correct CPT code to use for Erector Spinae block (ESP). Our providers are stating it should be coded with 64450 but we have found mix article that... [ Read More ]
I have a physician that performed a EP Ablation PVC but did it with a drug challenge. The anesthesia was MAC. CPT code 96365 was billed by the surgeon. There is no crosswalk for this code. We trie... [ Read More ]
Can I get some clarification on billing for anesthesia when performed by Anesthesiologist supervising and the CRNA. I was told to use the anesthesia code with QK and the anesthesia code with QX.
I th... [ Read More ]
Can someone please help me on the proper coding for the following scenario:
labor analgesic provided from 0840 pm to 0916 pm on day one (08-23-18)
csection provided from 0503 am to 0643 am on day tw... [ Read More ]
I need some help.....
I have an anesthesia case that was a return to OR for chest exploration after the patient had a CABG. The second case was done later in the evening and it is hitting an edit aga... [ Read More ]
Hello there, just a heads up that the MACs are working on a uniform LCD for epidural injections for chronic pain and are accepting comments on the proposed updates (CGS [edit: and Noridian] hasn't pos... [ Read More ]
Hello, My question concerns acceptable modifiers for anesthesia for two separate surgeries but they are on the same day. We say append the 59 modifier only on the second surgery. Others are saying y... [ Read More ]
My provider was to perform a Vertiflex on a patient in the ASC - Anesthesia started giving the patient Mac & IV sedation and the patient became unresponsive & stopped breathing. My provider as... [ Read More ]