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AAPCs coding expert Raemarie Jimenez gives you the scoop on next years updates. CPT 2021 includes 206 new codes 69 revised codes and 54 deleted codes. All sections of CPT received changes in codes and... [ Read More ]
Can your employer require you to work overtime without additional pay The following was posted on AAPC8217s Facebook page by a member I work as a coder for a great company the pay is good I like what ... [ Read More ]
May is National Osteoporosis Month a time when communities across the United States rally to raise awareness of osteoporosis and the importance of prevention and early detection in combating this com... [ Read More ]
Happy New Year from your Region 5 NAB Representatives Vanessa Moldovan and Sherrie RemphryAnderson 160 Its hard to believe that we are in 2020 but the beginning of this decade somehow feels like a rea... [ Read More ]
Are you leaving this area blank for rendering provider and only populating Box 32 and box 33 with the lab info? We are a clinical lab and leave rendering provider blank but a another biller indicates ... [ Read More ]
I currently work for a private 13 physician practice that specializes in gastroenterology who is looking to hire a certified coder. This will be for a coding/billing position. No experience required b... [ Read More ]
Looking for help with coding of Morel Lavalle lesion aspiration with ultrasound. Provider gave 20611 and 27301 for the procedure.
I am questioning 27301 because it was not an incision, however I am n... [ Read More ]
I am needing help coding the following:
POSTOPERATIVE DIAGNOSIS: Fracture of the proximal phalanx, left long finger.
PROCEDURES PERFORMED: Open reduction and internal fixation of the left long f... [ Read More ]
I am currently working with a practice in which I had audited and surgery in which they would bill 58571 (Laparocsopy, surgical, with total hysterectomy, for uterus 250 g or less with re... [ Read More ]
Hello everyone. I am new to billing for colonoscopies. It is my understanding that I bill Medicare the G codes for colonoscopies. Do I bill the G code for the professional fee also or just the facilit... [ Read More ]
The patient had a incomplete colonoscopy to the anus on 11/9 and returned back on 12/3 for a repeat (full down to the cecum). The one on 12/3 that was a repeat has to be repeated in 30 months due to ... [ Read More ]
We are going to start Covid testing in our office with nasal probe and rapid system for screening our pt's for prior to their surgery in our office. We were informed by McKesson to use CPT code 87426 ... [ Read More ]
Hello, I have a patient had cesarean section 9 days post op .
Incision had re opened and came to ER .
On exam 1 cm opening to the right of the midline iodoform was removed .
incision cleaned with per... [ Read More ]