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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 ]
Cardiovascular disease is the worlds number one killer today but it doesnt need to be this way. September is National Cholesterol Education Month and September 29 is World Heart Day. These observances... [ Read More ]
We have partnered with Quest, and have a physician owned lab. We are being told to bill as “office” place of service as opposed to “independent lab.” We have gone back and forth with our bil... [ Read More ]
When coding an EMG, would you pick up the "abnormal study" R94.131 in addition to the dx for example abnormal study: study shows carpal tunnel bilateral.
Would you code dx as: G56.... [ Read More ]
Hello everyone, and Happy Thanksgiving! Wondering if anyone can help me with the below...?
- When the doctor is not affiliated with a company and he performs an echo, can we bill that Echo under the ... [ Read More ]
I've searched all over the internet and I cannot locate a spine coding cheat sheet. Does anyone have one by chance?
I don't need the ICD-10 information, as I'm mainly looking for the CPT only s... [ Read More ]
I am looking for a Certified Professional Coder in the North Texas area. The position is remote with some office time required so I prefer someone in the genersl area. The job listing and applicatio... [ Read More ]
pt Comes in for arm pain and mentions they have been out of lisinopril For 5 days , Which they take for long term use for their htn . Pt isn’t having any bp issues. Final arm pain. Under the MDM MD... [ Read More ]
For Risk Adjustment, have you encountered guidance to pick up the osteoporosis that is listed in the 'problem list/past medical history' if in the current encounter the patient comes in for a femur fr... [ Read More ]