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Here are a few tips and reminders to help officers keep their chapters running smoothly. Remind chapter members when joining your virtual meetings that each must sign in with their first and last name... [ Read More ]
AAPC member Donna Stanhope CPC CHONC is a 20year veteran in the healthcare system. She has worked as a financial review specialist at a large oncology practice in Maine for the last four years where s... [ Read More ]
Any one have any good resources in regards how to under and code debridement of ulcers , routine foot care and trimming of nails. I feel there is so much info and looking for sources to help understan... [ Read More ]
Our office is having difficulty with the reimbursement of 11045,11046,11047 when the debridement is greater than 10 units. I've tried billing using units & multiple line items without success. Man... [ Read More ]
Anyone familiar or knows how to calculate HCPCS Q4186. Code description is per square centimeter.
Here is an example:
Size of epifix graft applied: 4 x 4.5 cm = 18cmNumber of gra... [ Read More ]
I am fairly new to Podiatry and not sure how to code this one:
Procedure: Arthroplasty of 2nd metatarsophalangeal joint, left foot with Weil osteotomy and screw fixation
I was able to find CPT 28308... [ Read More ]
what would be the correct code for food poisoning - A05.9? or T62.91XA? and why?
There is no other specification on food poisoning. The patient went to doctor for nausea, abdominal cramping and bloody... [ Read More ]
I am curious to know how everyone is billing Lower Extremity angioplasty when performed in the AT, PT and peroneal arteries. I am not attaching a report as this is for general knowledge as I have see... [ Read More ]
I am just needing to know if I can bill for prolonged services with an ER E&M for a Medicaid patient that also has an office visit on the same date of service? Thank You in advance for your time!... [ Read More ]