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Keep abreast of quarterly NCCI coding changes to prevent inappropriate payment of services that should not be reported together.The post NCCI Q2 Updates appeared first on AAPC Knowledge Center.... [ Read More ]
Medical coders and billers are at risk for being diagnosed with Z73.0. Do you feel like you suffer from burnout Medical coding professionals deal with a lot of pressure in the workplace. You must main... [ Read More ]
The clock is ticking for OASIS matching edits to begin returning claims. Another week has gone by under the PatientDriven Groupings Model with no solutions announced for OASIS submission problems with... [ Read More ]
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 ]
The quality of evaluation and management documentation is paramount for clinician reimbursement. Evaluation and management EM services are the most vulnerable to billing errors because it is complicat... [ Read More ]
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Hi there. Please advice, I'm coding for Medicare.
Do I need to use any modifier on two different lab tests (HgA1C and BMP) done on the same office visit? Would -59 or XS be applicable?
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Does anyone know of a code for a new pt that was done by telephone? The pt was unable to do face to face telehealth visit for a New Medicare pt. The telephone codes state they are for established pt'... [ Read More ]
A patient underwent cardiac catheterization and the provider has billed for 6 stents (as HCPCS codes C1874 & C17874).
While auditing the medical records, It is mentioned in the operative notes, th... [ Read More ]
I have a surgery that I am stumped on, and was hoping someone could help me figure this one out.
my doc was planning on removing a mass but after getting closer to the "mass" he realized it... [ Read More ]
Codes: 37229, 36247, 36200, 36140, 75710, 75625, 76937
New to Cardiovascular coding and trying to determine if 36200 and 36140 are distinct from 36247 since it's bundled.
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