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AAPCs coding expert Raemarie Jimenez gives you the scoop on next years updates. CPT 2021 includes 206 new codes 69 revised codes and 54 deleted codes. All sections of CPT received changes in codes and... [ Read More ]
There are five newlyadded waived complexity tests under the Clinical Laboratory Improvements Amendments of 1988 CLIA. These tests go into effect Oct. 1 and will be implemented by Medicare Administrati... [ Read More ]
Since 1963 February has been American Heart Month and the American Heart Association has been leading its awareness. The goal during this month is to acknowledge heart disease and to raise money for r... [ Read More ]
Medicares new communication technologybased service policies have several conditions for coverage. A medical practice can now bill and collect payment for certain nonfacetoface services without the st... [ Read More ]
The government is keeping a close eye on how you are coding claims. Are you The Office of Inspector General OIG is updating its Work Plan this month with new watch items that pertain to Medicare. At p... [ Read More ]
Hello Coding Community! I will greatly appreciate your expertise in the following case since I am still learning and struggling between 2 coding options.
12/12- pt was admitted for complication of pr... [ Read More ]
Hello! I'm hoping someone can help me. I work at a convenient care clinic that has gone to all telehealth appointments. We do not test for COVID-19 but have patients being seen who need back to work n... [ Read More ]
Patient is seen for first postpartum visit on day #22, s/p primary low transverse cesarean. Patient c/o small amount of yellow/pinkish discharge from incision site. denies odor or pain.
On PE, steri... [ Read More ]
I am hoping I can get some feed back with the new E/M Coding in Eye Care. What tests are appropriate in eye care in the data elements? Contrasts sensory, Sherma, tear break up tests?, D... [ Read More ]
My provider has question. Can he bill for lab codes? Lets say if he were to get the lab company that runs the test charge his account. Can he then in turn bill the patients commercial insurance compan... [ Read More ]
Doc coded the appointment with 99213, 93793 and 36592. There is rejection for both 93793 and 36595 can not bill with 99213
Is there another way to receive reimbursement for labs?
Should it be a dif... [ Read More ]
I work for an independent lab, was wondering if any other labs are having luck getting paid on appeal for G0481,G0482 and G0483 with Humana? Their drug testing policy states not covered but we have a ... [ Read More ]