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A new ICD10CM code for reporting vapingrelated disorders has been created. This new code and updated guidance supersedes previous vaping coding guidance released in October 2019. ICD10CM code U07.0 Va... [ Read More ]
Hi everyone It was great to see many of you at the New York Regional conference in August. If you havent attended a regional conference its a great way to network with other AAPC members in your area ... [ Read More ]
July is a busy month for medical coders and billers because so many CPT and HCPCS Level II code changes are implemented July 1. It8217s hard to keep track of all the changes but it8217s essential that... [ Read More ]
Under the primary care exception a medical resident may perform and bill for limited specific evaluation and management services without the presence of a teaching physician. Heres what you need to kn... [ Read More ]
Exact documentation criteria and limited diagnosis codes pose hyperbaric oxygen therapy coding challenges. Dive Deep into HBO Therapy in Wound Care Centers April 2018 pages 4244 provided detailed info... [ Read More ]
I work for a clinic and they are wanting us to add a GT modifier to certain CPT with a POS 2 just because it is in a contract with an insurance company.
We are not a CAH to use this modifier, would t... [ Read More ]
My Dr did a Minimally Invasive Direct off-pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting x 1 using a single arterial graft and short segment vein jump graft (Lima-svg-lad via a left anterior mini-thoracotomy)
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Plastic surgeon documented bilateral breast implants with mastopexy, He states specifics on the right breast then states attention to the left breast. Procedure was repeated using 450 mL imp... [ Read More ]
Is there guideline regarding performing dual visit during a telemedicine (Audio/video) call? Providers are asking if they can perform the Medicare AWV during the same encounter/session of a problem f... [ Read More ]
Hello! Has anyone heard from their Medicaid carrier if they are going to follow the 2021 E/M guidelines? I have checked on the CMS.gov website and on my local Medicaid DHS website and see nothing abou... [ Read More ]
Our office sends patients home with stool cards after being seen in the office by a provider, to be returned in the office, and our office staff processes the cards. My question is this a billable i... [ Read More ]
We have a surgeon wanting to do upper and lower blephs- what is the practice to coding this properly as the lower is being deemed cosmetic and upper is then getting denied...we are planning on doing a... [ Read More ]
Hi all! I have a few questions:
1. What CPT codes would be used for a anterolateral thigh free flap to elbow and placement of cadaver radius bone into thigh for revascularization?
2. What ... [ Read More ]
Just took my test this past Friday 8/16 and am so anxious for my results! Does anyone know the location that they're graded at? Is it Salt Lake?
How long did it take for your results?? Thanks!... [ Read More ]