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While your medical practice continues to focus on treating patients during the pandemic cyber criminals are trying to take advantage of this hectic time to access your computers.The post Weathering Cy... [ Read More ]
Look How Our New Chapters Are Performing These are chapters that are new since 2017 or more recently. Many Chapters Have High Attendance Percentages This is the list of 20 chapters with the highest pe... [ 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 ]
My provider has question. Can he bill for lab codes? Lets say if he were to get the lab company that runs the test charge his account. Can he then in turn bill the patients commercial insurance compan... [ Read More ]
So would the following count as low or moderate risk?
Continue Elocon cream, 0.1 %, 1 app, applied topically, once a day for 7 days and then prn as directed, 15 gram, refills 1.
(So the provider does ... [ Read More ]
So I work for a group pf Nephrologists. I know that as of 10-1-2020-code N183 now requires additional digits. Yet I'm having some payers indicating that I should be using the additional digits on cla... [ Read More ]
As per the new code descriptions 29822 and 29823 effective Jan 1st, 2021
29822 - Arthroscopy, surgical; debridement , limited 1 or 2 discrete structures
29823 - Arthroscopy, surgical; debridement, ext... [ Read More ]
So I have a pregnant patient that is 33 weeks and the baby is weighting heavier than normal, they are using a P08.1 code but this says not to use on a maternal record only newborn. Do I need to c... [ Read More ]
Hello! Our clinic performs patch testing, CPT 95044. When the patient returns for their 48 hour visit, the MA will see the patient and we bill 99211. When they return for their 72 hour visit and the p... [ Read More ]
We have a cardiology group that will be consulted by our physicians for patients that have been admitted to our facility. The cardiology group would like to do this via telemedicine. ... [ Read More ]
I work in a clinic setting. When a physician decides that a patient needs to be seen at the ED for a very high fever, headaches and eyes hurting and are concerned about MIS-C or other systemic problem... [ Read More ]
1) question: If an MD says to continue flonase spray, 0.05 mg/inh, 2 sprays in each nostril, intranasally, QD, 30 days, 1 bottle, refills 3, is this considered RX management? and moderate risk?
2nd... [ Read More ]