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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 ]
Changes to diagnosis codes mean NCD coding changes. Diagnosis codes changes went into effect Oct. 1 as usual and the Centers for Medicare 38 Medicaid Services CMS is updating National Coverage Determi... [ Read More ]
Is there anyone having modifier issues with Humana in regards to billing for TOB 222? I billed TOB claims 222, 223, 224, 232, 233 and 234 claims for Revenue Codes for 420, 430 and 440. With ... [ Read More ]
PROCEDURE: Aortogram, bilateral leg angiogram via left brachial approach.
PREOPERATIVE DIAGNOSIS: Limiting claudication right leg.
POSTOPERATIVE DIAGNOSIS: Limiting claudication right leg.
DESCRI... [ Read More ]
How would you code both of these fractures? There was no manipulation done and the patient was put in a sugar tong splint. I thought about 25600 but there is no palmar displacement and there is a do... [ Read More ]
Hello,I have a couple billing questions. I did take the billing course but it didn't answer specific questions I had so I'm assuming this is more of a work experience deal. Any help and information wo... [ Read More ]
I have billed 36247 and 75630 26, 59 with DX of I70.211, I70.212, and I70.0. The insurance is Humana Medicare both are being denied for needing additional Diagnosis. I have been res... [ Read More ]
Good morning, I am reaching out to my fellow coders on their interpretation of the word "solely" in this code description. I work in pediatrics and the providers will see the patients prio... [ Read More ]
Under History: Does the statement "I have reviewed and updated all historical information" support a complete P/F/S Hx? That's it. No more, no less. I would think more would be needed ... [ Read More ]
I NEED TO VERIFY SLEEP MEDICINE PROCEDURE CODES - I USE G0399 WITH MODIFIER 26 AND 95806 MOD 26 BUT CAN ONLY GET PAID FOR ONE PROCEDURE PROCEDURE CODE G0399 DONE AT HOME WITH PLACE OF SERVICE 12 A... [ Read More ]
I have a unique scenario:
1. Septic arthritis, left hip, chronic.
2. Degenerative joint disease, left hip, secondary to post-septic
POSTOPERATIVE DIAG... [ Read More ]