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Become a coding superhero with Xray vision. When is imaging separately reported and how The relative value units RVUs for some codes include the providers use of imaging to accurately visualize the sp... [ 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 ]
A summary of the CPT Editorial Panels actions during its February 2019 meeting offers us a glimpse of changes to come for the CPT 2020 and 2021. Perhaps the biggest news are approved revisions to offi... [ Read More ]
By now you should have heard from us several times about training for 2019 officers. All officers whether repeat or firsttime servers should participate in officer training because of changes within t... [ Read More ]
Opportunity abounds for healthcare business professionals in an expanding market. The healthcare sector created one in seven new jobs in the United States in 2018 per preliminary data released by the ... [ Read More ]
Does anyone know of a code for a new pt that was done by telephone? The pt was unable to do face to face telehealth visit for a New Medicare pt. The telephone codes state they are for established pt'... [ Read More ]
A patient underwent cardiac catheterization and the provider has billed for 6 stents (as HCPCS codes C1874 & C17874).
While auditing the medical records, It is mentioned in the operative notes, th... [ 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 ]
Codes: 37229, 36247, 36200, 36140, 75710, 75625, 76937
New to Cardiovascular coding and trying to determine if 36200 and 36140 are distinct from 36247 since it's bundled.
Preoperative Diagnosis... [ 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 ]
Does anyone know the reimbursement for procedure code 87426 (private insurance) I tried to check the fee schedule through Blue Shield and Blue Cross and it gives me a message "procedure not found... [ Read More ]