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Maintain your certifications without spending a dime. You passed your credential exam and now you have the responsibility of maintaining a level of professionalism through continued learning. Continui... [ Read More ]
Several proceduretoprocedure PTP edit changes in the Medicare National Correct Coding Initiative NCCI database will go into effect July 1. The quarterly update files are now available on the Centers f... [ Read More ]
Failure to adopt the XESPU modifiers may be putting your practice at risk for Medicare fraud. Modifier 59 Distinct procedural service continues to be the mostused modifier among Medicare Part B provid... [ Read More ]
Medicare patients are receiving calls from telephone solicitors who are phishing for private identification information for nefarious purposes. The ruse is facilitated by the issuance of new Medicare ... [ Read More ]
We offer Behavioral Health Services, but are a cash pay only practice. We are not credentialed with any payers, and do not file to insurance. Since all patients pay for services up fro... [ 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 ]
So would the following count as low or moderate risk?
Continue Elocon cream, 0.1 %, 1 app, applied topically, once a day for 7 days and then prn as directed, 15 gram, refills 1.
(So the provider does ... [ Read More ]
So I work for a group pf Nephrologists. I know that as of 10-1-2020-code N183 now requires additional digits. Yet I'm having some payers indicating that I should be using the additional digits on cla... [ Read More ]
As per the new code descriptions 29822 and 29823 effective Jan 1st, 2021
29822 - Arthroscopy, surgical; debridement , limited 1 or 2 discrete structures
29823 - Arthroscopy, surgical; debridement, ext... [ Read More ]
So I have a pregnant patient that is 33 weeks and the baby is weighting heavier than normal, they are using a P08.1 code but this says not to use on a maternal record only newborn. Do I need to c... [ Read More ]
Hello! Our clinic performs patch testing, CPT 95044. When the patient returns for their 48 hour visit, the MA will see the patient and we bill 99211. When they return for their 72 hour visit and the p... [ Read More ]
We have a cardiology group that will be consulted by our physicians for patients that have been admitted to our facility. The cardiology group would like to do this via telemedicine. ... [ Read More ]