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Compare it with outpatient coding and if the shoe fits wear it. By Leonta Lee Williams RHIT CPCO CPC CCS CCDS The healthcare industry affords many wonderful opportunities for career transition and gro... [ Read More ]
It isn8217t every day a Medicare administrative contractor MAC says it will cover a procedure that has neither a specific CPTcode describing it nor any concrete proof that the medical intervention is ... [ Read More ]
Effective for dates of service on or after Sept. 1 2011 Palmetto GBA will cover the percutaneous insertion of an endovascular cardiac assist device and the device itself. 8220The impella has the capac... [ Read More ]
Good Morning. I wonder if any of the exams are being rescheduled due to the Covid-19 virus. Mine is scheduled at Waterbury Hospital on Dec 12,2020. What protocols do they have in place to ensure safet... [ Read More ]
I am currently training my Urology doctors on the new E/M changes for 2021. Can someone tell me what they are saying to their doctors regarding Cat 2 "Amount and/or Complexity of Data t... [ Read More ]
How would you code a CT Cystogram? It doesn't seem like you would code 51600 with 74430, since the exam was performed by CT.
I am questioning if 51600 and 72192 should be coded?
72192=Computed tomogra... [ Read More ]
Hello. Could someone tell me please if I can add 12041 intermediate repair in the case below? Thank you in advance.
Pt has On EUA, external genitalia noted to have polypoid scar tissue at site of prev... [ Read More ]
i work for the DoD and coders are expected to code "across the board". So far I have been doing good with the exception of ACUPUNCTURE! I have a provider who is doing BFA (battlefield acupun... [ Read More ]
last November we were presented with the 2020 changes and the ability to bill CCM, CCM AND TCM in the same month. Where can I get specifice information on billing cpo ccm in the same month. I had a... [ Read More ]
I am just curious as to what the average time spent coding each case is. I spend 6-7 minutes. Is this average? This is coding, entering the charge and billing the case. Thanks for... [ Read More ]
Hello. We are a CAH and have an outpatient dialysis department. One of our patients is now an inpatient (not Covid related) and needs his dialysis. We cannot transfer right now because of Covid and... [ Read More ]