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If your provider furnishes Medicare patients with any of the services or supplies on this list expect an ADR. Ever wish you had a crystal ball to foresee when a Recovery Audit Contractor RAC might sen... [ Read More ]
While your medical practice continues to focus on treating patients during the pandemic cyber criminals are trying to take advantage of this hectic time to access your computers.The post Weathering Cy... [ Read More ]
Chronic care management CCM services are services that do not involve facetoface patientprovider contact. The Centers for Medicare 38 Medicaid Services CMS implemented Medicare coverage for CCM in Jan... [ Read More ]
Insufficient documentation accounted for nearly 82 percent of improper payments for ostomy supplies in 2018 according to the Centers for Medicare 38 Medicaid Services CMS. No documentation and medical... [ Read More ]
Clinical documentation improvement CDI is a process that continually seeks to answer How best can maximize the integrity of the medical record Although the goal of CDI is always the sameto provide a c... [ Read More ]
Patient has had a gastric bypass surgery, now needs a gastrostomy tube insertion. Under CT guidance, access was achieved with a 5 fr. Yueh catheter. The stomach was insufflated, and 4 gastropexy sutur... [ Read More ]
We are having difficulties with the proper ICD 10 coding for prophylactic radiation therapy. We have two different scenerios: 1) if patient is having prophylactic brain therapy due to lung cancer and... [ Read More ]
I am hoping to get some advice coding this surgery.
The doctor performed laparotomy, de-torsion left ovary, left ovarian cystectomy, left salpingectomy.
Laparotomy- the ovary had a large cyst a... [ Read More ]
Per Medicare PTAs are not enrolled. Per Medicare allows therapist assists to provide therapy services in an outpatient private practice setting. as long as services are performed under the direct sup... [ Read More ]
I have billed a 99214 to Medicaid and getting the 107 error - related or qualifying claims/service not identified on claim. I am not in global, just an ordinary office visit. Any help/insight?... [ Read More ]
My practice is considering staring RPM "Remote Physiologic Monitoring" I would like to get any insight from anyone who has work with RPM.
I understand the codes 99453, 99454, 99457, and 994... [ Read More ]
Does anyone have comments on the pros v cons of hiring & managing the remote coder? Currently seeking a (probable) FT radiology coder - open to the possibility of making this a remote position bu... [ Read More ]
One of our physicians recently did a left thyroid lobectomy on a patient. During the surgery it was found that the parathyroid was enlarged. He then did a left superior parathyroidectomy and sent half... [ Read More ]