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AAPC Senior VP of Products Raemarie Jimenez gives you the scoop on the code changes for next year. CPT 2022 includes 249 new codes 93 revised codes and 63 deleted codes. All sections of CPT received c... [ Read More ]
CMS estimates a 2.3 billion increase in hospital payments next year due in part to a 2.5 percent bump in reimbursement rates under Medicares IPPS. On Aug. 2 2021 the Centers for Medicare 38 Medicaid S... [ Read More ]
Make sure claims and documentation support medical necessity. Healthcare providers have been given the goahead to provide an additional dose of the COVID19 vaccine to certain patients. Here8217s what ... [ Read More ]
Get caught up on the medical coding and billing news that could affect payment for your professional claims. We cut out the rhetoric and give it to you plain and simple. OIG Audit Uncovers Overpayment... [ Read More ]
No time to read all those wordy transmittals Heres news you can peruse in under 5 minutes. Catch up on the latest Medicare Part AB news communicated via Medicare Learning Network MLN articles on your ... [ Read More ]
I need help...since 12/12/21 I am getting my CPT code 00731 (anesthesia for upper endoscopic procedures) rejected by Medicare. Explanation on EOB is saying due to an LCD determination- I looked up t... [ Read More ]
I do not have my new CPT books yet and I was wondering if these are the anesthesia cross walk codes you are using in 2022 for :
MBB range 64490 - 64493 01937 or 01938
RFA range 64633 - 64635 01... [ Read More ]
We've always used 01992 as the crosswalk for 64493, but since the new codes came out my boss is using 01940 as a crosswalk for it. 01940 is destruction procedures by neurolytic agent, so why would she... [ Read More ]
Here is my situation.
Pt was in the preop holding area being prepped for a urological procedure. The anesthesiologist administered Fentanyl. The patient went into tachycardia and had to immediately... [ Read More ]