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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 ]
Does this qualify for TCM to bill for pcp? (99495,99496)
The patient had a planned laparoscopic surgery in which they were admitted and stayed overnight to make sure everything was fine.
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INDICATIONS: This 97-year-old male with multiple risk factors
for coronary artery disease and moderate aortic stenosis is
admitted to ____ Medical Center in the setting of severe
right lower extremity... [ Read More ]
Hello I have a surgery for a LFT Ureteroscopy with a laser lithotripsy and a double J stent.
According to the Pervious KUB taken before surgery the stone was still present.
But when the Dr. performed... [ Read More ]