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AAPCs coding expert Raemarie Jimenez gives you the scoop on next years updates. CPT 2021 includes 206 new codes 69 revised codes and 54 deleted codes. All sections of CPT received changes in codes and... [ Read More ]
Revised instructions indicate payment status for new CPT codes. The Centers for Medicare 38 Medicaid Services CMS has issued changes to the October update of the 2020 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule D... [ Read More ]
The latest changes to the CPT code set will help clinicians distinguish seasonal infections from COVID19 in their reporting. Three new CPT codes have been created Oct. 6 that will allow clinicians to ... [ Read More ]
One of the codes 99072 is for reporting additional supplies used to mitigate spread of the virus. The American Medical Association AMA announced Sept. 8 two new Category I CPT codes to meet the changi... [ Read More ]
Hello Coding Community! I will greatly appreciate your expertise in the following case since I am still learning and struggling between 2 coding options.
12/12- pt was admitted for complication of pr... [ Read More ]
Hello! I'm hoping someone can help me. I work at a convenient care clinic that has gone to all telehealth appointments. We do not test for COVID-19 but have patients being seen who need back to work n... [ Read More ]
Patient is seen for first postpartum visit on day #22, s/p primary low transverse cesarean. Patient c/o small amount of yellow/pinkish discharge from incision site. denies odor or pain.
On PE, steri... [ Read More ]
I am hoping I can get some feed back with the new E/M Coding in Eye Care. What tests are appropriate in eye care in the data elements? Contrasts sensory, Sherma, tear break up tests?, D... [ Read More ]
My provider has question. Can he bill for lab codes? Lets say if he were to get the lab company that runs the test charge his account. Can he then in turn bill the patients commercial insurance compan... [ Read More ]
Doc coded the appointment with 99213, 93793 and 36592. There is rejection for both 93793 and 36595 can not bill with 99213
Is there another way to receive reimbursement for labs?
Should it be a dif... [ Read More ]
I work for an independent lab, was wondering if any other labs are having luck getting paid on appeal for G0481,G0482 and G0483 with Humana? Their drug testing policy states not covered but we have a ... [ Read More ]