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Part 1 Use effective communication to coach providers towards better record keeping. Brenda ChidesterPalmer CPC CPCI CCSP Editors Note This is the first part of a twopart series. In the next article w... [ Read More ]
Published in Coding Edge 8211 May 2007 By Deborah Grider CPC CPCH CPCI CPCP CEMC CPMA COBGC CPCD CCSP This months focus is 8220Understanding the ICD10CM draft guidelines for Diseases of the Circulator... [ Read More ]
If the patient's primary insurance states that the patient has no copay, deductible or coinsurance, leaving a $0.00 balance after payment and contractual adjustment and sequestration, do you still hav... [ Read More ]
I was just told by a company that there is no reimbursement allowed for IM injections or injections/infusions of any kind in the OP hospital setting. Is this true? and when did this change? i am str... [ Read More ]
So my question is where I am not sure do I use 44206 with modifier 52? or 44204 and 44188?
Operative note: abdomen is then prepped and draped in the standard sterile fashion. The site of the end c... [ Read More ]
MD coded 49320 Laparoscopy, abdomen, peritoneum, and omentum, diagnostic, with or without collection of specimen(s) by brushing or washing (separate procedure)
I'm thinking 49321 Laparoscopy, surgical... [ Read More ]
Hi everyone! I'm stumped as to what code to use on this procedure.
The dictation reads, in part, "A 21-French cystoscope was atraumatically placed into the meatus down to the region of the stri... [ Read More ]
procedure-antegrade ureteroscopy with holmium laser lithotripsy, ureteral stent insertion and nephrostomy tube exchange
nephrostomy tube removed, nephrostomy tube tract was simply dilated and a sheat... [ Read More ]
We received a denial from Care First (Medicaid) bundling the L8606 and 51715, stating we should use -NU on L8606. I was told that we cannot use the -NU modifier here at our practice. After doing some ... [ Read More ]
Hello, Does any one know the rule or where I can locate the rule the applies to billing a patient's insurance vs the patient being self pay, if the patient does not want us to bill their insurance?
K... [ Read More ]