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AAPCs coding expert Raemarie Jimenez gives you the scoop on next years updates. CPT 2021 includes 206 new codes 69 revised codes and 54 deleted codes. All sections of CPT received changes in codes and... [ Read More ]
The quality of evaluation and management documentation is paramount for clinician reimbursement. Evaluation and management EM services are the most vulnerable to billing errors because it is complicat... [ Read More ]
For many coders determining how to approach an unfamiliar operative report can be a daunting feat. For many of us we get familiar with our area of expertise and we are hesitant to venture out. However... [ Read More ]
The Centers for Medicare 38 Medicaid Services CMS knows that a significant amount of money is being overpaid to insurance companies in the Medicare Advantage program but they have yet to recover these... [ Read More ]
The Fourthof July is right around the corner and United States friends will gather to celebrate our independence. With the celebration comes a slew of accidents and injuries. Here are someICD10codes y... [ Read More ]
Hello Coding experts,
I have a question on the coding for BMI from an AWV. IF the provider does not address the BMI or the diagnosis of overweight, obesity, or morbid obesity, can the coder code for... [ Read More ]
I passed my CPC certification from AAPC on Dec 2020. I'm an entry level person with CPC-A, with no work experience in medical coding and billing .
However I applied for jobs at Lin... [ Read More ]
I NEED TO VERIFY SLEEP MEDICINE PROCEDURE CODES - I USE G0399 WITH MODIFIER 26 AND 95806 MOD 26 BUT CAN ONLY GET PAID FOR ONE PROCEDURE PROCEDURE CODE G0399 DONE AT HOME WITH PLACE OF SERVICE 12 A... [ Read More ]
DOES ANYONE KNOW THE CORRECT POS WHEN BILLING G0399 (HST)? THE INSTRUCTIONS ARE GIVEN TO THE PATIENT IN THE OFFICE BUT THE KIT IS TAKEN HOME. WE USUSALLY BILL G0399 FOR OUR TC, POS BEING HOME. AND 95... [ Read More ]
Please help clear up a question on correct billing for Exparel in an ASC and provided by either the Surgeon or Anesthesiologist.
We are billing for the facility on this.
Are there only certain pro... [ Read More ]
The physician shingled a rib to prevent uncontrolled breaking of the rib during a Segmentectomy (32484). Then once done with the procedure he repairs the rib. Can you bill seperately ... [ Read More ]
i am a facility cath lab coder . i have cardioversion cpt 92960 denied from healthoptions( medicaid plan) stating its hitting cci edit component 2 coding. they couldn't tell me which cpt exactly was h... [ Read More ]