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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 ]
AAPC member Rosa Yanez CPC CRC CGIC CGSC has been a medical coder for 15 years and has worked for Humana as a senior Medicare risk adjustment educator for more than two years. Risk adjustment educatio... [ Read More ]
Understanding the rules surrounding interrupted stays in IPFs and IRFs is as easy as 123. When an interrupted stay occurs in an inpatient psychiatric facility IPF or inpatient rehab facility IRF a com... [ Read More ]
Using the right workload system leads to employee success. In any healthcare workplace employee accountability and engagement are paramount to patient and provider satisfaction as well as monetary liv... [ Read More ]
Embrace DEI data in applied behavior analysis and improve patient care for all. In the realm of healthcare the field of applied behavior analysis ABA has long been committed to understanding and impro... [ Read More ]
Know the rules for compliance before engaging in telehealth services. One of the things we love most about the internet is its unregulated nature. We post and share whatever we want achieving unpreced... [ Read More ]