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Is anyone out there billing for Regenerative Amniotic Allograft, aka Stem Cell Injections?
I know there is no CPT code as procedure is currently billed with Q code. NO LCD.
I'm working for a physi... [ Read More ]
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I'm an extremely motivated CPC-A currently working in Risk Adjustment and would like to increase my knowledge. I plan on taking the CRC exam in June 2021, I've already bought the 2021 CRC ... [ Read More ]
Need some help.....If a patient comes to the ER, sees an ER physician for a fracture and then get refered to our ortho dept for follow up..who bills what?
The ER doc is billing for fracture care and t... [ Read More ]
For 2 years patient comes to our Practice for a mammogram only. She has never seen a Dr. at our Practice. She then comes in for an Annual. Would this be a New or established patient annual?... [ Read More ]
Although we all know that sick visits and wellness visits are not ideally billed on the same date of service, it happens. How are we going to be able to report the sick E/M now? Is this going to be MD... [ Read More ]
Hi...I billed a CPM durable medical equipment to BCBS as a rental. Used RR modifier. Used a date span of 30 days. Used 1 unit. BCBS only reimbursed 1 unit. Should I bill 30 units? I thought that... [ Read More ]
Hello Everyone and Good Day,
Our local Medicaid denied CPT 96372 with the response that a modifier is needed. The member was seen only for their Invega Sustenna injection, so there was no E/M visit c... [ Read More ]