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The AAPC Social Hour on Facebook Live June 9 at 11 a.m. MT 1 p.m. ET focused on resume and interview tips. National Advisory Board NAB member Kiosha T. Forston MASS RHIA CPC CHTSTR joined moderator an... [ Read More ]
Retroactive code pricing updates may require claims lookback. The Centers for Medicare 38 Medicaid Services CMS has posted a retroactive update to the April Average Sales Price ASP pricing file for th... [ Read More ]
Make sure your physician practice is prepared for renewed scrutiny of Medicare claims. Medicare Part B postpayment servicespecific medical reviews resumed Aug. 17 2020 after a brief hiatus due to the ... [ Read More ]
No time to read all those wordy transmittals Heres news you can peruse in under 5 minutes. Catch up on the latest Medicare Part AB news communicated via Medicare Learning Network MLN articles on your ... [ Read More ]
AAPC Chapter Association Board of Directors recognizes Schmidt and others who were nominated. The AAPC Chapter Association Board of Directors AAPCCA BOD is honored to announce Emily Schmidt CPC CPCP C... [ Read More ]
I could use some help and advice on how to code this. At first I thought it was fairly simple but now I'm second guessing myself. Help!
1. Marfan syndrome with acute ... [ Read More ]
We started a few years ago billing cyst etc removals as cash pay, they are cosmetic in nature. We have found in the past that we were simply not getting paid for them. Closure would get paid but th... [ Read More ]
I know that it is illegal to make corrections to a medical record after a denial, in order to get the claim paid, or after documents are requested by a payor. In fact it is not appropriate to... [ Read More ]
Our dr mainly performs Lumpectomy/Partial Mastectomy using code 19301. However; we have a recent case that our dr reported the mass was very large and had a confirmed invasive ductal cancer diagnosis... [ Read More ]
I have a general surgeon who is using the add-on code for fluoroscopic guidance when he is inserting a central access device. He is adding the code to the primary procedure. A radiologist is doing a... [ Read More ]