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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 ]
Your frequently asked questions answered. In a previous post in the AAPC Knowledge Center we noted that on March 17 2020 Medicare relaxed its telehealth regulations to facilitate healthcare for the el... [ Read More ]
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Make sure your practices medical coding for preventive screening mammograms is up to date with current guidelines. Coding Mammograms for Medicare The Centers ... [ Read More ]
I received a lot of feedback from one of my blogs requesting assistance in finding a mentor for newly certified coders or billers. It is great to seek a mentor for your first years as a coder or bille... [ Read More ]
How would you code a CT Cystogram? It doesn't seem like you would code 51600 with 74430, since the exam was performed by CT.
I am questioning if 51600 and 72192 should be coded?
72192=Computed tomogra... [ Read More ]
I am currently training my Urology doctors on the new E/M changes for 2021. Can someone tell me what they are saying to their doctors regarding Cat 2 "Amount and/or Complexity of Data t... [ Read More ]
Hello. Could someone tell me please if I can add 12041 intermediate repair in the case below? Thank you in advance.
Pt has On EUA, external genitalia noted to have polypoid scar tissue at site of prev... [ Read More ]
i work for the DoD and coders are expected to code "across the board". So far I have been doing good with the exception of ACUPUNCTURE! I have a provider who is doing BFA (battlefield acupun... [ Read More ]
last November we were presented with the 2020 changes and the ability to bill CCM, CCM AND TCM in the same month. Where can I get specifice information on billing cpo ccm in the same month. I had a... [ Read More ]
I am just curious as to what the average time spent coding each case is. I spend 6-7 minutes. Is this average? This is coding, entering the charge and billing the case. Thanks for... [ Read More ]
Hello. We are a CAH and have an outpatient dialysis department. One of our patients is now an inpatient (not Covid related) and needs his dialysis. We cannot transfer right now because of Covid and... [ Read More ]
Hello! Right now I have my CPC-A and am working on my COC. I am getting ready to purchase my 2021 books and have a question.
What is the difference on AAPC's website between the ProFee Coder Bundle... [ Read More ]