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In my last blog Special Rules Apply to Endoscopic Sinus Surgeries I discussed the change to the Multiple Endoscopy Rule for multiple surgeries when performed within the family of endoscopic sinus code... [ Read More ]
Doctor wants to bill 67840 for a lesion located RLL/lateral canthus - excision was more than just skin and involved the orbicularis and the lesion rested on the lateral orbital rim. it was 1.4cm. It d... [ Read More ]
Hello. I am in Nebraska and I thought I read somewhere that the commercial plans and Medicare are not going to be covering pre-surgical testing for Covid. Has anyone else heard or read this anywhere... [ Read More ]
I am going to attempt to piggy back onto this. We have a provider that is leaving the practice and intend to hire a locum provider. How would we go about billing for the locum since the provider he is... [ Read More ]
What would be the correct ICD-10-CM code for right femorotibial occlusion, please? I am referencing the ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS Coding Handbook, with Answers and this dx is listed in one of the exam... [ Read More ]
I am working with a department where the patient was scheduled for a procedure and the procedure was aborted. The MD was unable to find what he was looking for. We were originally going to b... [ Read More ]
I am new to the EP coding space and am unsure of how the following case should be coded or if there is anything to code at all. Any advice would be greatly appreciated!
Preprocedure diagnosis: pers... [ Read More ]
so my question is:
lobectomy done path comes back malignant, in the same operative session the physician removes the entire thyroid
so am i to code 60260 for all remaining tissue
or total thyroide... [ Read More ]
We are hiring an RD (registered dietitian) and she will be housed in our Endocrinology practice with one physician and an APC. Can the Endocrinologist in the office refer to his RD and for certain pay... [ Read More ]