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Hi Pathology Colleagues,
I wanted to address a few recent denials I am seeing and alert you so that together, we can be proactive coding these scenarios.
First, you receive the EOB (Explanation of B... [ Read More ]
I have a provider who is being audited for billing 99214 constantly
I'm having trouble understanding if he gets credit in his HPI for ROS/PFSH stating "unchanged".. he seems to do this for every enco... [ Read More ]
Implant PPM dual w/ new rv lead insert
Rv Lead Revision
Breakdown (mechanical) of cardiac pulse generator (battery), initial encounter [T82.111A]
Link to Proced... [ Read More ]
If the office gives the number z31.43 and leaves the last digit out can you assume it's a 0 and just add z31.430? I know there are z31.438 for the female. Then the same with the male z31.440, z31.441 ... [ Read More ]
I wanted to make you aware of a PT remote coding position that is currently available with Medical Practice Management, Inc.
The position offers approximately 15 hours per week doing anes... [ Read More ]
The diagnosis the doctor gave was contracture of hand -M24.2541 but I am going to try adding the diagnosis of M62.441 which is contracture of tendon in hand. The CPT code is 26455-incision of tendon i... [ Read More ]
[b]Status post AAA Repair[/b]
Is there an "official" guideline that states coding for an AAA that has been repaired stating whether is should be coded as 441.-- or V12.--. It makes sens if it is rese... [ Read More ]
Are inaccuracies in patients medical records costing your practice Accurate documentation of time in the medical record serves two purposes to ensure quality patient care and to meet requirements for ... [ Read More ]
After learning that the public health emergency PHE for COVID19 was to end May 11 the healthcare industry wondered what telehealth services would remain covered. What regulations under the Consolidate... [ Read More ]
Reimbursement will require you to know which waivers to Medicare coverage and payment policies end May 11. Once the end of the public health emergency PHE for COVID19 was announced by the White House ... [ Read More ]
OIG audit finds Medicare could have saved up to 215.8 million over 5 years. Drug testing is generally performed to detect the presence or absence of drugs in patients undergoing treatment for pain man... [ Read More ]
But the cost of submitting a dispute may surprise you. The intent of the No Surprises Act signed into law in 2020 is to protect patients who receive care from outofnetwork providers at innetwork facil... [ Read More ]