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By Trina Cuppett CPC CPCH CPCI Factor in the assessment behavioral disturbances and cause. Dementia Alzheimers and senility are often confused and mistakenly grouped together as if these conditions we... [ Read More ]
A governmentled medical record review reveals that 39 percent of Medicare Part B claims allowed for mental health services during nonPart A nursing home stays in 2006 did not meet the program requirem... [ Read More ]
The Centers for Medicare 38 Medicaid Services CMS is phasing out the outpatient mental health treatment limitation the limitation over a fiveyear period from 20102014.At the end of the fiveyear period... [ Read More ]
We've always used 01992 as the crosswalk for 64493, but since the new codes came out my boss is using 01940 as a crosswalk for it. 01940 is destruction procedures by neurolytic agent, so why would she... [ Read More ]
Here is my situation.
Pt was in the preop holding area being prepped for a urological procedure. The anesthesiologist administered Fentanyl. The patient went into tachycardia and had to immediately... [ Read More ]
I need help...since 12/12/21 I am getting my CPT code 00731 (anesthesia for upper endoscopic procedures) rejected by Medicare. Explanation on EOB is saying due to an LCD determination- I looked up t... [ Read More ]
With the new Medicare LCD's kicking in for ESI's and also the part about anesthesia being rarely, if ever, necessary embedded within the LCD's, I'm curious if any groups that have provided anesthesia ... [ Read More ]
Anesthesiologist injects kenalog under live ultrasound guidance into the left and right SI joints. Medicare patient - NGS is the contractor. LCD says nothing about ultrasound guidance - just flouros... [ Read More ]