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The Appropriate Use Criteria AUC program slated to begin Jan. 1 2021 has been postponed. A notice on the Centers for Medicare 38 Medicaid Services CMS website states that the educational and operation... [ Read More ]
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Modifiers 26 and TC are unique coding tools that may be used in specific circumstances. It can be easy to become perplexed trying to keep the components of a procedure straight and remembering when th... [ Read More ]
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Former Practice Admin, working on developing a billing system in a small EHR organization. While I am pursuing my CPB, I need some help when getting into some details on EMR billing processes.
My ... [ Read More ]
We have a physician that is documenting 2N9 for the location of a breast malignancy. They say it means that it is at the 2 o'clock position, 9 cm from the nipple. I have searched and cannot find any... [ Read More ]
What would be the correct ICD-10-CM code for right femorotibial occlusion, please? I am referencing the ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS Coding Handbook, with Answers and this dx is listed in one of the exam... [ Read More ]
I understand GC is informational only. What I don't understand is, what is done with the information? How does the use of modifier GC impact the teaching hospital program down the line?... [ Read More ]
Hello - I just recently starting coding for Rheumatology. We have a drug - Acterma; CPT J3262 that we bill with 2 different NDC #'s and units. An example is: we use 600 units and bill as 1 line with 4... [ Read More ]
A doctor placed upper crawford tubes on a patient. My doctor was called to make sure it was secured. Is there a cpt code for that because I cannot find one. I have code 68815 for the tube insertion so... [ Read More ]
Needed some help in coding this? Would I code 27310? What about the repair would that be inclusive since it is due to the excision? Thank you .
Procedure Performed: Excisional Biopsy left gout... [ Read More ]
For certain tibia pilon or tibia plateau fracture presentations, my providers will utilize a uniplane external fixator to distract the knee or ankle joint so that the fracture can be visualized and re... [ Read More ]
We have a cardiologist that is new to our practice and would love any insight into whether i am capturing all the charges accurately. Thanks so much for any help!
i came up with:
75716 2659 (bilat... [ Read More ]