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If you8217re submitting Durable Medical Equipment DME medical codes for billing you8217ll want to know April changes to the Durable Medical Equipment Prosthetics Orthotics and Supplies DMEPOS items a... [ Read More ]
There are new and changed modifiers to use if you are adjusting oxygen volume.The Centers for Medicare38 Medicaid Services CMS updated an October Transmittal better defining how to report oxygen amoun... [ Read More ]
By Cheryl Bennett RN BS CPC As a coder durable medical equipment DME may scare you as its coding intricacies are deeply rooted in Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System HCPCS Level II codes and Med... [ 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 ]
I took the CPC exam on Saturday 9/15, and since Sunday night, it has been saying in transit to the AAPC. I know they said it could take up to 10 days to get the results, but how long will it generally... [ 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 ]
Good Morning I'm looking for some help with coding denials for Retrograde Pyelogram-CPT 74420(26) and Cystourethroscopy-52332. As I have reviewed there are no active CCI edits between the two codes, h... [ Read More ]
I am reaching out to ask some questions regarding 29823. In an effort to explain to my providers the use of 29823, I want to make sure my understanding is accurate.
29823 (Arthroscopy, shou... [ Read More ]
Our prior employee that was our credentialing. department, has left. she spent time training the new person, but it was not enough time. Does anyone have any recommendations on what we can do t... [ Read More ]
My nurse care manager traveled to a patient's home and completed a visit. The idea was for the visit to be a shared visit with the patient's PCP zooming in at the last part of the visit via telemedic... [ 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 ]
Hi Derm Coders!
I usually code Urology with a little derm here and there, so I'm looking for your expertise. One of my doctors has a patient with "multiple sebaceous cysts on his scrotum" ... [ Read More ]