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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 ]
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 ]
Review your medical coding for preventive and diagnostic breast imaging during Breast Cancer Awareness month.The post Confirm Breast Cancer Screening Coding appeared first on AAPC Knowledge Center.... [ Read More ]
Ensure healthy working relationships to improve patient health and satisfaction. Teamwork has become crucial in contemporary healthcare and the reasons are multiple. As the Human Resources for Health ... [ Read More ]
In this climate of healthcare reform AAPC members are advancing their careers in leaps and bounds. As an AAPCcredentialed member you should be proud of yourself. Youve taken what AAPC offers and run w... [ Read More ]
We have received a denial for ARF in a 60 year old patient admitted for bradycardia. Creatinines were 1.76 day 1, 1.43 day 2, 1.36 day 3, and finally 1.30 on day 4. Our labs range of normal is 0.6 to ... [ Read More ]
Work for an Oncology office and we have a patient that is in hospice. The Pt wants to still come to the office to get labs drawn but has lab coverage that can be paid under Hospice. Wondering ... [ Read More ]
I work for a behavioral health hospital where Resident physicians are conducting Psychotherapy group sessions. I'm wondering from a billing standpoint, because the resident must be supervised, can the... [ Read More ]
Hello I'm not exactly sure what was performed on the surgery.
The op note states on the left side:
Attention was turned to the left stone, which could be seen at the ureteral orifice. A grasper was us... [ Read More ]
A little help please....
I coded 54161 for this procedure:
The patient having urinary incontinence and we could see that the distal aspect of the head of the phallus and a portion of the f... [ Read More ]
If our office performs x-rays during office visit, and reviews x-rays with patient same visit, how is that counted toward MDM complexity of data to be reviewed and analyzed
For instance if bilateral x... [ Read More ]