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Three new diagnosis codes for reporting COVID19 vaccination status will go into effect April 1 2022. The codes were presented by the National Center for Health Statistics NCHS at the Sept. 1415 ICD10 ... [ Read More ]
Latest Medicare rule changes aim to increase payment rates and improve health equity and quality of care for those with endstage renal disease. On Oct. 29 2021 The Centers for Medicare 38 Medicaid Ser... [ Read More ]
The 2022 MPFS final rule promotes greater telehealth utilization and boosts payment rates for vaccine administration. The Centers for Medicare 38 Medicaid Services CMS has finalized 2022 payments and ... [ Read More ]
HEALTHCON 2022 in Washington D.C. is coming quickly This will be yet another unforgettable event for medical billers coders and other healthcare business professionals. Come take in the sheer beauty o... [ Read More ]
The second and final day of AUDITCON AAPCs virtual conference dedicated to the world of auditing kicked off with attendees eager to learn more about the ins and outs of auditing. The chat wall was ful... [ Read More ]
Patient presents for covid testing. The patient appears in no acute distress, running a low fever, sore throat and slight cough. Rapid Strep came back negative will send for culture. Covid test... [ Read More ]
Hello, I am looking for the CPT codes for the following procedure to remove basal cell carcinoma.
There is 1.5 cm ulceration on right cheek. Incision is mapped with 5 mm margin incorporating bil... [ Read More ]
Need assistance in verifying if the correct procedure performed was either 49329 or 49320, please review the below operative report.
FINDINGS: Normal Right ovary visualized. Small part of La... [ Read More ]
PLEASE help with any remote coder positions available! I'm having the hardest time getting a full-time remote position as a coder, and I just graduated and got certified in June. Times are EXTREMELY... [ Read More ]
I am a Certified Professional Coder since 2017. I am also a foreign medical graduate. Each year I have been renewing my membership with AAPC and keep submitting 36 CEU. It is really frustrating for m... [ Read More ]
Wondering if anyone can assist-
I’m working for a clinic with several providers- many of whom have opted out of Medicare, meaning we are able to enter into a private contract with patients who would... [ Read More ]
Patient has elevated PSA (chronic stable) and also has a family history of prosate cancer. We are seeing him back in 6 months with repeat PSA. Is this a 99212 or can it somehow be a 99213 because of t... [ Read More ]