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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 ]
In what sort of "facility setting" can 99483 be billed. Sure, Office (POS 11) is okay, as is ALF (POS 13). SNF (POS 31) apparently is not, tried a few services and all were rejected.
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My provider performed a difficult malpositioned Nexplanon removal under fluoroscopic guidance in the OR after a failed attempt in the office. Does anyone have experience with this situation? I have bi... [ Read More ]
We are a pediatric group and currently giving Covid vaccine to our patient. We are using Pfizer (91307) and admin code of 0071A and 0072A) Blue Shield and Health Net are rejecting our claims . Can ... [ Read More ]
I have a provider who sometimes is not present during an office visit. He signs off on the notes as agreeing to the assessment plan the NP wrote. Do I still bill this visit as a regular visit, (ex: 99... [ Read More ]
please advice , what is the correct CPT code for excision of NON-PRESSURE CHRONIC ULCER OF SKIN OF SITES W UNSP SEVERITY, I billed the CPT code 11423 to Medicare was denied for 'medical necessity'... [ Read More ]
My name is Chelsea and I am a new member of AAPC! I have self studied since August and I plan on taking the CPC exam in the next week or so. I finally found a career that both excites and brings joy t... [ Read More ]
Does anyone think this would justify a 99213 with the new guidelines or would it only meet the requirements for a 99212? (Input is greatly appreciated!)
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