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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 ]
Check your diagnosis coding for this patient encounter. PREOPERATIVEPOSTOPERATIVE DIAGNOSIS Recurrent right inguinal hernia. PROCEDURE PERFORMED Laparoscopic right inguinal herniorrhaphy with mesh. BR... [ Read More ]
Can anybody give me examples of what is required to be in a gyn or OB ultrasound impression or point me in the right direction? We're trying to educate our OB/Gyn providers who are reading the ultraso... [ Read More ]
Hi! I code pain management procedures for my ASC and we have a physician coming in to do a procedure our normal doc does not perform...so I want to get it right! He's listing the procedure above as ... [ Read More ]
Good day everyone. I have a question about coding ICD-10 codes for Chronic osteomyelitis of great toe with ulceration of same. Do you code the ulcer along with the osteomyelitis? Ot is it considered t... [ Read More ]
Hi everyone. I am a pathology coder biller. This is a first for me. Iron related gastritis. Am I coding K29.60 and/or am I adding the poisoning code? Not quite sure on how to go about with this on... [ Read More ]
Can I get some clarification on billing for anesthesia when performed by Anesthesiologist supervising and the CRNA. I was told to use the anesthesia code with QK and the anesthesia code with QX.
I th... [ Read More ]
Is there problems using these two codes together to report multiple insect bites as oppose to coding each and every bite individually?
T07.XXXA - Unspecified multiple injuries
W57.XXXA Bitten... [ Read More ]
When an RN performs the Medicare annual wellness visit, is a cosign required by the physician? We've gotten contradicting information. As of 5/20/21, Palmetto GBA said a cosign is required because it ... [ Read More ]
Does anyone know the proper way to bill a Kenalog injection? We are a family practice and have a new provider that uses Kenalog. Would the procedure code be 20610 or 96372? What should the units look ... [ Read More ]
Does anyone have a reference/document they are willing to share that assists the student with highlighting the CPT book in preparation for the exam as well as tabbing CPT and ICD-10-CM?
Thanks in adv... [ Read More ]