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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 ]
The government is taking care of business and AAPC membership is taking care of their own. The federal government has declared public health emergencies PHEs in Puerto Rico in response to Hurricane Fi... [ Read More ]
Broader coverage comes as great news for those with profound hearing loss. Cochlear implants were first covered for adult Medicare beneficiaries in October 1986 with coverage for children following in... [ Read More ]
CMS seeks your input to help improve efficiency and equity within its programs. Despite decades of research and efforts to improve health outcomes in the United States disparities in health and health... [ Read More ]
Changes to evaluation and management codes are going to take time getting used to. CPT 2023 brings medical coders 101 new codes sprinkled throughout the code set but its the revised and deleted codes ... [ Read More ]
Patients will see expanded accessibility to devices and services but providers will feel a payment pinch. Two recent rulings impact audiologists and patients who rely on hearing aids for quality of li... [ Read More ]