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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 ]
I just became certified with a CPC-A and I'm looking for a position in the Austin, Texas area which uses my newly acquired knowledge and skills to further my career in healthcare. I have an MHA degre... [ Read More ]
I am billing S0164 and S9379 to Medicare Texas (Novitas). Patient previously had BCBS primary and they paid $57+/day combined for the two codes. Patient has daily home infusions so $57+ = over $1,700/... [ Read More ]
if i have a new patient seen by an orthopedist in a multi specialty group and then refer to a pain physician in the same group do you bill a consult code, established patient or new patient?... [ Read More ]
Could someone help please! I am an OBGYN coder and I have two different scenario.
1. An ob patient comes into the ER for vaginal bleeding @ 37 weeks on 10/01/20. The patient is sent to L&D patien... [ Read More ]
My provider is a MFM whom also delivers patients. If my provider delivers the patient, we would bill for the global delivery(antepartum and postpartum). There has been a few instances where the hospi... [ Read More ]
If a patient comes to their family physician just for verification of if they are or are not pregnant, how can we get paid? If she is pregnant and we file with pregnant diagnosis then the insurance is... [ Read More ]
Recently, I bought Practicode directly through AAPC and now I feel stranded. As far as I can tell, there are no directions, no feedback, no information re how the grading system works (e.g., do I keep... [ Read More ]
We have a physician working from home doing telehealth only, occasionally he'll advise a patient to come into the office to see one of the providers for the issue they talk about. Can we still bill hi... [ Read More ]
I could really use some assistance with this. We have a new physician who did an intra-articular hip steroid injection under fluoroscopy. He used 1ml of Omnipaque with a notation the "... [ Read More ]