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The latest changes to the CPT code set will help clinicians distinguish seasonal infections from COVID19 in their reporting. Three new CPT codes have been created Oct. 6 that will allow clinicians to ... [ Read More ]
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 ]
Thanks to all those who participated last month we had a larger than usual turnout for our LC Q38A discussion on hosting virtual meetings. We hope you found it helpful and if so well look forward to y... [ 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 ]
I promoted a front desk employee last month to team lead . I am putting together goals and expectations to achieve this year for this new role. What are some of the goals and responsibilities y... [ Read More ]
The doctor is implanting a CRT, and cannot position the LV. He opt for either a His lead or a LBB lead to act as the CS, bills it as a CRT [33208 and 33225]; with the 33225 editing [looking... [ Read More ]
According to CPT 2021 Guidelines: "A shared or split visit is defined as a visit in which a physician and other qualified health care professional(s) jointly provide the face-to-face and non-face... [ Read More ]
In using time to calculate a level of service in 2021, are there any exceptions to how time is counted when a translator is necessary to communicate with the patient?
For example: A ... [ Read More ]
I work for a family practice and I am having Humana denials on vaccines for reason:
This decision was based on a Local Coverage Determination (LCD). We have called them several times and sent in doc... [ Read More ]
If our practice has privileges to perform consults in a Hospital setting, and a hospital employed resident completes the consult for our provider, when would it be ok to bill the Hospital Care?
Would... [ Read More ]
I live in Michigan in the Roseville area,and work in Livonia.I am looking for someone to give me an opportunity in medical coding to remove the Apprentice
from my CP tvC certification. I am not looki... [ Read More ]
So all my procedures and pregnancy tests are being rejected by my clearing house :
Using 50 modifier: 64494 Acknowledgement/Rejected for Invalid Information-The claim/encounter has invalid informatio... [ Read More ]