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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 ]
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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 ]
Here is why you should too. Lets face it HEALTHCON is a big investment for a person. Even if your company is paying for you to attend the Las Vegas venue April 28 to May 1 youll still need to take tim... [ Read More ]
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I dug deep and found the policy on extended time for Blue Cross of California: https://www.anthem.com/docs/public/inline/C-08011_CA.pdf
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When screening converts to diagnostic/therapeutic and different techniques were done on multiple polyps in different locations of colon. Does the modifier 33 go on both CPT?
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