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By Carol Olson CPC CPCH CPCI CEMC CCS CCSP CCDS Medicare Advantage MA reimbursement can trip you up in ways you didnt expect. If you are seeing MA patients be mindful of opportunities and pitfalls. MA... [ Read More ]
Polish your coding knowledge and skills. By Carol Olson CPC CPCH CPCI CEMC CCS CCSP Clinical documentation improvement plans CDIPs are a hot topic for 2009. CDIPs are a collaborative process among pro... [ Read More ]
Does anyone have experience with mobile lab billing? We have gone over different scenarios with our coders but would like to get input from anyone with experience.
This is for Covid testing which inc... [ Read More ]
I work in orthopedics. I'm sometimes confused about when to use modifier 51. It seems that some codes stand by themselves and don't require a modifier, and other combinations will require the 51 mod... [ Read More ]
I am trying to clarify appropriate coding for injections that a provider may perform on new patients. I work in a hybrid Urgent Care/Primary Care setting that has a PA specializing in Orthopedics. Of... [ Read More ]
What is the appropriate way to code for a unilateral screening mammogram (post-mastectomy). I am aware that the provider can perform diagnostic mammograms for patients with history ... [ Read More ]
My office is taking part of the HRSA Covid Uninsured Program for re-imbursement for our self-pay patients. I created the claim just as specified but could not locate a group number. Therefore, I used ... [ Read More ]
Any one have any good resources in regards how to under and code debridement of ulcers , routine foot care and trimming of nails. I feel there is so much info and looking for sources to help understan... [ Read More ]