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Check your diagnosis coding for this patient encounter. A patient presents today to discuss the results of her skin biopsy. Alice came in today for a followup visit. We performed a biopsy on her left ... [ Read More ]
Consider code descriptors surgical anatomy technology used and type and amount of visualization. Most CPT codes get added to the code book each year without any mention as to whether the procedure is ... [ Read More ]
Sometimes the acronym leaves you wanting for more. MEAT is an acronym for Monitoring Evaluating AddressingAssessing and Treatment. The coding community uses MEAT to better apply and understand an ICD1... [ Read More ]
In 1995 at just 20 years old I found out I was going to be a mother. Not sure which direction to go160without a college education I decided to take a position as a checkin receptionist for a chiroprac... [ Read More ]
Learn about AAPCs global expansion and the changes underway to support the needs of its growing international community. Seeing just how far AAPC has come in the last 20 years is exciting. When it was... [ Read More ]
patient is 11 weeks along with twins and has incarcerated uterus. Physician taking her to the OR for exam under anesthesia to try to manually reduce the uterus into the proper position. If unsuccessfu... [ Read More ]
Coding Gurus..Please help...I need assistance regarding Medicare denials of my claims for CPT Code 93005 - Is there a modifier I should use for this or another code similar to this: Our Physicians ... [ Read More ]
I work for a Mental Health hospital and during the pandemic last year were providing inpatient services via Telehealth. If both the provider and the patient were at the hospital just in different room... [ Read More ]
We are wanting to start a mobile unit to provide care in various places - private community centers, beaches, parking lots, country clubs, etc. We will have 5 MD's and 9 PA's, and will have a PA on th... [ Read More ]
MD did an "exploration of right neck for probable lymphangioma of right neck, with no abscess."
Subcutaneous fat is incised down to platysma which is incised. Flaps are developed sup... [ Read More ]
Anyone else having trouble getting Codes 95907-95912 and 95885-95887? denying for missing incomplete modifier. Provider own his equipment so I know it doesn't need TC/26 modifiers. Laterality mods do ... [ Read More ]
I am having a problem with UHC paying for this antepartum code. My charge has been denied stating that the the billed from and to date range need to be reported and this code is reported with a sing... [ Read More ]