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Does your staff know the coding guidelines for interventions performed on a patients coronary artery during a myocardial infarction MI Proper code selection requires very specific documentation. Coder... [ Read More ]
It may have been the third and final day of HEALTHCON 2020 but the energy level was high. Attendees started the day off right by using HCON Chat and Facebook to post lots of inspiring pictures of the ... [ Read More ]
In my last blog Special Rules Apply to Endoscopic Sinus Surgeries I discussed the change to the Multiple Endoscopy Rule for multiple surgeries when performed within the family of endoscopic sinus code... [ Read More ]
Consider anatomy and coding guidance to put things into perspective. Functional endoscopic sinus surgery FESS is a surgical procedure performed endoscopically on the nasalsinus cavities. The purpose o... [ Read More ]
last November we were presented with the 2020 changes and the ability to bill CCM, CCM AND TCM in the same month. Where can I get specifice information on billing cpo ccm in the same month. I had a... [ Read More ]
Hello! Right now I have my CPC-A and am working on my COC. I am getting ready to purchase my 2021 books and have a question.
What is the difference on AAPC's website between the ProFee Coder Bundle... [ Read More ]
pt Comes in for arm pain and mentions they have been out of lisinopril For 5 days , Which they take for long term use for their htn . Pt isnâ€™t having any bp issues. Final arm pain. Under the MDM MD... [ Read More ]
We are using CPT code 21085 for the Somnogard device. We order the guards and our physicians shape and fit the appliance . Do you think the description "This code should only be used when physic... [ Read More ]
I have been a veterinary technician for 16 yrs and have recently received my CPC-A certification . I am looking for a coding position or a position that will utilize my newfound coding skills. I am l... [ Read More ]
We have partnered with Quest, and have a physician owned lab. We are being told to bill as â€śofficeâ€ť place of service as opposed to â€śindependent lab.â€ť We have gone back and forth with our bil... [ Read More ]