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Three new diagnosis codes for reporting COVID19 vaccination status will go into effect April 1 2022. The codes were presented by the National Center for Health Statistics NCHS at the Sept. 1415 ICD10 ... [ Read More ]
Latest Medicare rule changes aim to increase payment rates and improve health equity and quality of care for those with endstage renal disease. On Oct. 29 2021 The Centers for Medicare 38 Medicaid Ser... [ Read More ]
The 2022 MPFS final rule promotes greater telehealth utilization and boosts payment rates for vaccine administration. The Centers for Medicare 38 Medicaid Services CMS has finalized 2022 payments and ... [ Read More ]
HEALTHCON 2022 in Washington D.C. is coming quickly This will be yet another unforgettable event for medical billers coders and other healthcare business professionals. Come take in the sheer beauty o... [ Read More ]
The second and final day of AUDITCON AAPCs virtual conference dedicated to the world of auditing kicked off with attendees eager to learn more about the ins and outs of auditing. The chat wall was ful... [ Read More ]
I know the Z91 block of diagnosis codes give reasons why patients are noncompliant in not following the clinical providers orders. The patient could not follow due to refusing take medications giv... [ Read More ]
I am looking for anybody that can refer me to some remote coding companies that supply computer equipment. I am a CPC with 1 year of schooling and 2 years on the job experience. Thank you!... [ Read More ]
Hello I got my AAPC CPC-A certificate a few months ago. For the past few months I have been struggling to find a job. I am looking for a part-time entry level remote job.
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My mom is a 15 year LPN that desperately wants to get out of bedside nursing. It's long overdue to the point she is burning out badly. She is interested in risk adjustment coding/CRC certification how... [ Read More ]
Patient has 1 diagnosis either atopic dermatitis or psoriasis that is stable on date of service, with med refill. However, provider believes it should be a level 4 because she includes "waxing a... [ Read More ]
Our office is looking into providing Ketamine IV Infusions for Depression (not the nasally administered Esketamine). I know that this is considered off label and insurance will not pay for it. ... [ Read More ]
I have a couple Docs that see patients to establish primary care. On some visits, they treat the patients and on some they are only establishing care and do not perform services. On the visit to estab... [ Read More ]
Has anyone successfully appealed a recoupment? For example, Humana is recouping 1/2 of their original payment because they misprocessed it based on the multiple surgery rule. But I have had a consulta... [ Read More ]
A question about the visual acuity screen as a component of a "welcome to Medicare" IPPE G0402.
A visual acuity screen is required. If a provider charted something to the effect of, "t... [ Read More ]