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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 ]
I work for a Mental Health hospital and during the pandemic last year were providing inpatient services via Telehealth. If both the provider and the patient were at the hospital just in different room... [ Read More ]
We are wanting to start a mobile unit to provide care in various places - private community centers, beaches, parking lots, country clubs, etc. We will have 5 MD's and 9 PA's, and will have a PA on th... [ Read More ]
MD did an "exploration of right neck for probable lymphangioma of right neck, with no abscess."
Subcutaneous fat is incised down to platysma which is incised. Flaps are developed sup... [ Read More ]
Anyone else having trouble getting Codes 95907-95912 and 95885-95887? denying for missing incomplete modifier. Provider own his equipment so I know it doesn't need TC/26 modifiers. Laterality mods do ... [ Read More ]
I am having a problem with UHC paying for this antepartum code. My charge has been denied stating that the the billed from and to date range need to be reported and this code is reported with a sing... [ Read More ]
Hello. I have a provider who did an Medicare annual wellness visit plus split out an E/M stating that 70 minutes were spent beyond the time spent on AWV. I can't find anything regarding billing a tim... [ Read More ]
This is exactly what the doctor has in the note (save for a spelling correction or two).
Surgeon: Dr. S.
1st Assistant Surgeon: Dr. W.
2nd Assistant Surgeon: Dr. K.
L4-5 L... [ Read More ]
Is there a cpt code for steroid injection of hyoid and cricoid? The doctor is also doing a direct laryngoscopy, bronchoscopy. Surgery has not been done yet, but I'm searching for a code to use to see ... [ Read More ]