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For a code that has no relative value units RVUs and commands 0.00 in Medicare nonfacility fees 99000 Handling andor conveyance of specimen for transfer from the office to a laboratory has received a ... [ Read More ]
With schools and colleges back in session you can only hope patients start coming in for their influenza vaccine so communities can keep the spread of seasonal flu to a minimum this year. Healthcare p... [ Read More ]
Clinicians will soon be able to better identify and track deep pressureinduced tissue damage in their patients for surveillance and quality improvement purposes. Several new ICD10CM codes under catego... [ Read More ]
As seen in The Journal of Urgent Care Medicine titled Travel Immunizations Q. What is the best way to code for and bill patients who come in because they are planning to travel out of the country and ... [ 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 ]
Can anyone help me with the LCD for both cpt codes 64451 & 64625. I have called Medicare and they showed me where to get the LCD but does not give you what you need to get the medical necessity f... [ Read More ]
Our office is wanting to start giving the blood transfusions in the office. The product will be coming from the hospital so I know they will be billing that portion. All research has led me to HCPCS 3... [ Read More ]
Patient had lobe excised 12/27/18. Saw the Pulmonologist 2/19 who referred patient to Oncology for adjuvant chemotherapy but stated not sure patient was a candidate due to comorbidities. Saw Oncolog... [ Read More ]
Our company does OCM coding, it's an HCC type model for Oncology.
We haven't started yet but we are looking at a program that will allow us to catch missed codes.
This program has a list of missed HC... [ Read More ]
I have two questions relating to ER's. The first is- If a patient comes in for a uncomplicated wound re-check and is seen by Dr. B but the simple suture repair (12001) was performed by Dr. A,... [ Read More ]
Q) In an initial review of ENT notes, I'm finding lower levels this year than last year for 99213 established patient E&M CPT codes.
Factoring in presenting problems from first column, If 1 or l... [ Read More ]
I need help with this.
For the new time coding: can providers document accounts with E&M codes time ranges without selecting specific time? or they have to document time within the range.... [ Read More ]
I was curious how other coders were handling risk with the new 2021 guidelines. The minimal and low categories no longer have examples, and the guidelines state that the risk levels ... [ Read More ]