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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 ]
During this initial outlay of vaccine for the novel coronavirus quality data is essential. On Jan. 21 2020 the United States was just learning about the threat of a novel coronavirus severe acute res... [ Read More ]
Maintain your certifications without spending a dime. You passed your credential exam and now you have the responsibility of maintaining a level of professionalism through continued learning. Continui... [ Read More ]
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Prescribing Guidelines for Opioids 160 No doubt you have heard of or been personally touched by the opioid crisis currently underway in the United States. The Centers for Disease Control CDC publishes... [ 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 ]
Hello. I have a provider who did an Medicare annual wellness visit plus split out an E/M stating that 70 minutes were spent beyond the time spent on AWV. I can't find anything regarding billing a tim... [ Read More ]