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Three credible sources give three different answers and only one is right. The definition for billing units of allergy serum preparation for patients was recently challenged by a colleague of mine who... [ Read More ]
Hello I'm not exactly sure what was performed on the surgery.
The op note states on the left side:
Attention was turned to the left stone, which could be seen at the ureteral orifice. A grasper was us... [ Read More ]
A little help please....
I coded 54161 for this procedure:
The patient having urinary incontinence and we could see that the distal aspect of the head of the phallus and a portion of the f... [ Read More ]
If our office performs x-rays during office visit, and reviews x-rays with patient same visit, how is that counted toward MDM complexity of data to be reviewed and analyzed
For instance if bilateral x... [ Read More ]
Hi - I'm trying to find some clear documentation regarding requirements on when notes need to be signed. We have one primary care provider whose notes are billed before they're signed (he completes th... [ Read More ]
Work for an Oncology office and we have a patient that is in hospice. The Pt wants to still come to the office to get labs drawn but has lab coverage that can be paid under Hospice. Wondering ... [ Read More ]
Hello AAPC Coding members,
I am having a hard time finding a reason to code for E11.8. This emerged from a conversation with a fellow Provider who is a coder (in his world). His explanation was whene... [ Read More ]
The physician keeps billing visits for follow up of normal results.
Results was done over the phone.
Shouldn’t this be consider abuse?
No medical necessity established here.
There is nothing else be... [ Read More ]