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Compare your levels with other providers in the same specialty. By Judy MacWhinnie RN CPC andGene Clarke MBA CIA CISA Increasingly government and commercial payers are using claims data mining and adv... [ Read More ]
By Kathy Philp CPC Medical records documentation tells the relevant story of a patient in a way that even a provider who has never met the patient can understand. That level of detail may sound like a... [ Read More ]
By Jill M. Young CPC CEDC CIMC Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease COPD is a progressive disease that causes coughing wheezing shortness of breath chest tightness and other symptoms. The leading cau... [ 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 ]
I have a wound care question, I work with a wound care provider twice a week, he has always included a 99214(or applicable OV code) with his wound care codes, he has done wound care for a long time,... [ Read More ]
Our practice has recently had several Lisfranc surgeries and I wanted to seek out advice to ensure we were billing them correctly. Any responses to either of my questions for these typ... [ Read More ]
I paid for CPC, CPC-P and CPMA classes, good through 2/28/17, and can no longer sign into AAPC blackboard. Has the website changed addresses does anybody know?
Leah Johnson RN... [ Read More ]
93458 by MD
93454 by coworker
I am unsure.
1. Angina pectoris functional class 3-4
2. Baseline abnormal EKG suggestive of anterolateral wall ischemia
3. Elevated coronary artery calc... [ Read More ]
Help. I have been told too many things on these codes. If my provider is not the admitting physician can he bill these codes for his consult for his initial visit? I have been told yes without the AI ... [ Read More ]
For an Ear, Nose and Throat practice, is it permissible by CMS and other insurance companies to have a Physician's Assistant see and treat a new patient in the office and to have the Physician's assis... [ Read More ]
I work at a urology office. We get called to come do consults on inpatients/outpatients/patients in the ER often. When this happens, we are seeing established patients that obviously have established ... [ Read More ]
I am prepping for the 2019 CPCO exam and wonder if anyone who has taken it recently knows exactly what is allowed for the exam? It references OIG regulations under books but does not appear to list co... [ Read More ]
I have been a nurse to close to 20 years and obtained by Paralegal 5 years ago and my CPCO certification last November. It's been awhile but isn't signature stamps illegal. I have found limited refere... [ Read More ]