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Over the past several months as the COVID19 pandemic has raged on the American Medical Association AMA has expedited the approval and release of CPT codes to enable reporting of the various testing me... [ Read More ]
And that8217s not all CMS has issued new coding guidance too. The Centers for Medicare 38 Medicaid Services CMS implemented 12 new ICD10PCS codes to allow Medicare and other insurers to identify the u... [ Read More ]
Medicare policy waivers will stay effective for another 90 days. U.S. Health and Human Services HHS Secretary Alex Azar has extended the public health emergency PHE for COVID19. Azar said in the July ... [ Read More ]
Just when you thought you had all the COVID19 coding for laboratory testing figured out hold the phone there are three new CPT codes. These newest codes are effective June 25 2020. CPT Code Long Des... [ Read More ]
Understand the many nuances of this blood disease to code it correctly. Anemia according to Mayo Clinic is a condition in which the body isnt making enough healthy red blood cells to carry adequate ox... [ Read More ]
I have billed 36247 and 75630 26, 59 with DX of I70.211, I70.212, and I70.0. The insurance is Humana Medicare both are being denied for needing additional Diagnosis. I have been res... [ Read More ]
Hello! I need help with coding an RN certified in Lactation Education. Lately I have been including her services in the E/M and accounting for time along with the physician's assessment. Is there a... [ Read More ]
Pt has a bleeding AVF aneurysms. They go in for a revision of AVF( resection aneurysms, and Artegraft placement)
Is this all covered under the revision code or can the AVG placement be additionally c... [ Read More ]
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My name is Jessenia. I am new to Medical Coding. This is my first post ever to AAPC. First post in my life on AAPC. Hello Hello!
Question: Will I be taking my classes through t... [ Read More ]
I have a surgery that I am stumped on, and was hoping someone could help me figure this one out.
my doc was planning on removing a mass but after getting closer to the "mass" he realized it... [ Read More ]
Hoping someone can assist with this. Florida Blue is denying claims with these codes billed stating a modifier is needed. These were performed in the office place of service and have always paid bille... [ Read More ]
One of our doctors performed an arthroscopic labral repair with capsular repair. He stated that the patient had an acute posterior labral tear and an acute posterior glenohumeral ligament tear. For th... [ Read More ]