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Medical billers coders compliance officers practice managers and other healthcare business professionals were back on Dec. 10 for the final day of ELEVATE AAPCs twoday virtual leadership conference. D... [ Read More ]
Time to make sure your practice is current on the 20212022 codes and payment allowances for flu vaccine and administration. With the novel coronavirus continuing to circulate and cause severe illness ... [ Read More ]
Make sure you are working off the latest version of the ICD10PCS code set and guidelines. The fiscal year FY 2022 ICD10PCS code set released in June includes 360 changes. Reviewing coding and guidelin... [ Read More ]
Visionaries predict the role of the medical coder will change. Heres what you need to know to secure your place in the business of healthcare. Medical coding was very different 20 years ago than it is... [ 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 ]