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For a code that has no relative value units RVUs and commands 0.00 in Medicare nonfacility fees 99000 Handling andor conveyance of specimen for transfer from the office to a laboratory has received a ... [ Read More ]
Your frequently asked questions answered. In a previous post in the AAPC Knowledge Center we noted that on March 17 2020 Medicare relaxed its telehealth regulations to facilitate healthcare for the el... [ Read More ]
Quite a few code changes and revisions were made to the Radiology section of CPT for 2020. Less confusing language and expanded code categories will make life easier for medical coders. Heres a quick ... [ Read More ]
2020 Vision Setting Expectations for the New Year Happy New Year Region 3. It is that time when we start to set resolutions for the new year. From time to time we find ourselves with the best intent... [ Read More ]
New Year New Goals The first of a new year is always a great time for selfreflection and improvements. With the start of a new decade it also gives us an extra push 160 Did you know that your AAPC me... [ Read More ]
Does this qualify for TCM to bill for pcp? (99495,99496)
The patient had a planned laparoscopic surgery in which they were admitted and stayed overnight to make sure everything was fine.
Us... [ Read More ]
Is it worth buying the IR coding reference from Z health? I have an optum complete guide for interventional radiology, and we have an IR coding reference from AMA. We are just wanting to know if Z hea... [ Read More ]
INDICATIONS: This 97-year-old male with multiple risk factors
for coronary artery disease and moderate aortic stenosis is
admitted to ____ Medical Center in the setting of severe
right lower extremity... [ Read More ]
Hello I have a surgery for a LFT Ureteroscopy with a laser lithotripsy and a double J stent.
According to the Pervious KUB taken before surgery the stone was still present.
But when the Dr. performed... [ Read More ]
Dr. Placed a double j stent on the left side of ureter after the patient had been scheduled for a left ureteroscopy/laser lithotripsy /stent
No stones were found so can only bill the Stent placement ... [ Read More ]