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The key to reimbursement is showing medical necessity. by Judy A. Wilson CPC COC CPCP CPCI CPPM CPCO CPB CANPC CMRS The first successful heart transplant was performed in South Africa in 1967. Heart t... [ Read More ]
If your officefiled claims for automatic implantable cardiac defibrillator ICD services provided in a clinical study on or after Oct. 1 2007which Medicare subsequentlydenied because the diagnosis code... [ Read More ]
Beware of marketing materialsuggesting coverage for a wearable automatic external defibrillator AED is available immediately following a myocardial infarction and in several clinical situations. If it... [ Read More ]
I need help with the attached op note. I'm just not sure what CPT for the capsular repair. I've got 97605 for the wound vac; maybe 11011 for the debridement which I am thinking might be bundled with ... [ Read More ]
Our providers are doing Subcostal TAP Blocks and have been trying to use 64425. This is not an Intercostal Nerve Block, so I do not feel 64425 is appropriate. The procedure description is re... [ Read More ]
Hello! I have a question on a chest tube removal. Our general surgeon changed from an under water seal vacuum suction system to a heimlich valve. Can I charge for this, if so, what code would you r... [ Read More ]