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With understanding comes passion for this obgyn niche. Obstetrics and gynecology obgyn coding is one of those specialties you either love or just dont get. Or maybe you love it but just dont get it. P... [ Read More ]
Set the record straight with patients to prevent surprise billing. If you work in a medical billing office you know how frustrating it can be to get a phone call from a patient asking why they are get... [ Read More ]
Make sure your physician practice is prepared for renewed scrutiny of Medicare claims. Medicare Part B postpayment servicespecific medical reviews resumed Aug. 17 2020 after a brief hiatus due to the ... [ Read More ]
Medicare issues two codes for second COVID19 antibody therapy. A new investigational monoclonal antibody therapy for Medicare patients with mild to moderate COVID19 warrants new codes. The Centers for... [ Read More ]
Certain telemedicine services are already covered under the Physician Fee Schedule PFS when provided to Medicare patients in accordance with regulations. In response to the public health emergency PHE... [ 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 ]