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I work for spine surgeons. Many times when a patient requires both anterior and posterior fusions. Rather than subjecting our patient to two surgeries on two different days, we perform the first pro... [ Read More ]
Need help with this claim.
Patient had the following procedures:
1. Dual Pacemaker implant
2. Left upper extremity venogram x 4
Venogram was repeated 4 times, as the surgeon w... [ Read More ]
Currently working on an encounter in which 18 year patient seen for an OB Visit (OB001) . EGA is 29 weeks ICD Codes used (Z3A.29) / (Z34.83). Patient also received TDAP Vaccine CPT codes used ( 9... [ Read More ]
I do billing for an internal medicine physician who specializes in weight management.
Most of his visits are coded as 99214 or 99215 + 99401 or 99402.
We do not have a lot of Molina patients, but of ... [ Read More ]
A patient comes into the hospital and is admitted to the trauma service. After the first initial couple days, they are then transfered to IM and IM follows them until they are discharged. There is n... [ Read More ]
Diagnosis is Left ring finger PIP joint infection. I need help with the CPT. Maybe 26080?
Description of Procedure:.... The dorsal aspect of the PIP joint was identified and a longitudinal incision... [ Read More ]
I need help with this one please. Dr. did a simple complete mastectomy on 9/14. Path showed positive margins. Now taking additional breast tissue.
Positive anterior margin, status post left mastectom... [ Read More ]