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Set the record straight with patients to prevent surprise billing. If you work in a medical billing office you know how frustrating it can be to get a phone call from a patient asking why they are get... [ Read More ]
This new policy is based on timely valuable input from stakeholders ... on the costs associated with administering monoclonal antibodies. CMSThe post New Codes Rates for COVID19 Therapeutics appeared ... [ Read More ]
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Does new lost revenues clarification help or hurt agencies On Dec. 16 2020 the Department of Health and Human Services HHS announced that it added 4.5 billion to the Provider Relief Funds PRF phase 3 ... [ Read More ]
I am a recent graduate of a CPC certification. I would struggle to actually do the job or pass the AAPC exam. Anyone have any advice or jobs that are looking for someone to train or even possibly a ... [ Read More ]
Hello Coding masters,
Here is another one for discussion.
Is it allowed to code for both Atrial Fibrillation I48.x and Secondary hypercoagulable state aka Other thrombophilia D68.69 ?
Optum has a... [ Read More ]
Hi, I'm starting a new job soon as an HCC coder. I just got my CPC-A this past April. I'm also an LPN, but haven't done direct coding. Is HCC coding a good start for new coders & is it hard? Any t... [ Read More ]
I work for an FQHC, and we recently started giving out covid-19 vaccines to our patients.
Some patients are covered by Medi-Cal or Medicare, but some are uninsured.
So the problem s... [ Read More ]
I'm a Urology coder, but I think I need a little Derm expertise to make sure I'm correct in my thinking. One of my docs removed approximately 20 scrotal skin lesions - he called them Calcinos... [ Read More ]
I passed the CPC exam in the spring of 2020, and the only job I have been able to find is collections. There's not really in room for advancement at this time where I currently work, so I'm job huntin... [ Read More ]
OB/Gyn physician is closing practice and joining another practice down the street. I understand patients seen prior to closing will be established when he or the other midlevels see patients at the n... [ Read More ]
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