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Navigate with ease through the complexity of nonchemotherapy infusion encounters. Coding infusion services can seem as complicated as driving to an unknown destination without GPS especially when ther... [ Read More ]
Now that revolutionary cancer therapy Chimeric Antigen Receptor Tcell CAR Tcell is covered lets take a look at coding CART.Last month the Centers for Medicare 38 Medicaid Services CMS finalized the lo... [ Read More ]
Transcatheter aortic valve replacement TAVR national coverage policy rules have been streamlined by the Centers for Medicare 38 Medicaid Services CMS as the minimally invasive intravenous procedure be... [ Read More ]
Telehealth adoption by physicians is way way up a recent survey indicates. A review of 800 physicians in December 2018 indicates adoption is up 340 since 2015. The subjects twothirds of whom practice ... [ Read More ]
A summary of the CPT Editorial Panels actions during its February 2019 meeting offers us a glimpse of changes to come for the CPT 2020 and 2021. Perhaps the biggest news are approved revisions to offi... [ Read More ]
My provider wants to do a bilateral masseter muscle injection. Most of what I'm finding is for a botox injection (CPT 64611 or 64612). At this point, my doctor is looking at a Depo-Medrol injection to... [ Read More ]
Need some help here. In 2020 there are now codes for Nerve blocks and Radiofrequency done at the nerves that innervate the sacroiliac joint. 64451 and 64625
My question is if a provider performs a Me... [ Read More ]
If Tap block is done (bilateral abdominis plan) 3:40 to 3:45 and also ( bilateral Rectus sheath) 3:35 to 3:40. Would you charge 64488 2x putting modifier 59/76 on second one? We are discussing in ... [ Read More ]
Patient is having two different procedures done on the same hand.
One procedure is for a work comp related injury; the other isn't. Both procedures crosswalk to the same anesthesia code.
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So every time I think we've got the billing for the pain pump refill medications figured out, we start getting denials. The latest denial I received was from Medicare that the CPT/HCPCS were billed in... [ Read More ]
We are needing to utilize a locum CRNAs for the next 60 days, they will only be working 2-3 days per week for short periods of time, but I am not sure how we bill for them. I know the Q6 modifier appl... [ Read More ]
I have a bunch of denials for Medicaid for using both of the modifiers on a claim. Does anyone have any suggestions? I found sites that say to use U1 or U2 but they are for physicians directing the CR... [ Read More ]
I can't find much guidance on how to code an intercostobrachial nerve block. I've seen 64420 which is for "intercostal," and 64450 (other peripheral nerve or branch). Descriptions of inter... [ Read More ]