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Part 2 Consider skin lesion type location and excised diameter. Consideration of several factors such as the type of removal lesion size and location pathologic results intent etc. are key to accurate... [ Read More ]
Part 1 Consider skin lesion removal type and depth intent and lesion location to avoid common coding mistakes. Accurately coding dermatological procedures can seem like a daunting task. Code selection... [ Read More ]
Implement an enforceable assignment of benefits and protocols to protect providers against insurance underpayment and patient theft. Most members and contracted providers expect andor take for granted... [ Read More ]
President Trump signed June 24 an executive order Improving Price and Quality Transparency in American Healthcare to Put Patients First to address escalating healthcare costs and surprise billing. Pre... [ Read More ]
To select an appropriate code for excision of a benign 1140011471 or malignant 1160011646 skin lesion you must determine the lesions diameter at its widestpoint and add double the width of the narrowe... [ Read More ]
PROCEDURE: Aortogram, bilateral leg angiogram via left brachial approach.
PREOPERATIVE DIAGNOSIS: Limiting claudication right leg.
POSTOPERATIVE DIAGNOSIS: Limiting claudication right leg.
DESCRI... [ Read More ]
I have a 2 yr old that has a R Hand injury with fractures of the third, fourth and fifth metacarpals. No manipulations were done, just a clam shell splint and wrapped with an ace wrap. Do I bill 26... [ Read More ]
Hello, everybody. I coded as below for pt. who has Humana medicare advantage and G0009 and 90670 got denied. Did I miss modifier? I hope someone can help me. Thank you very much in advance.
G0438-go... [ Read More ]
Need help on how to code this. The following procedure was done with cpt 93455 - PERIPHERAL ANGIOPLASTY OF 50% PROXIMAL LEFT SUBCLAVIAN STENOSIS: INDICATION: Peripheral vascular disease impairing the ... [ Read More ]
Hi everyone, does anyone know if ordering an EKG can be part of the cancer workup or follow up care? Or if it will be covered for cancer (ie. breast, colon, stomach etc) if patient is having continuat... [ Read More ]
Good morning, I am new to chiropractic coding and billing. I am working for a chiropractor that provides mobile chiropractic care for patients. I am billing for some mobile visits and the sites are at... [ Read More ]
I have a patient that had an I&D by a different provider, in fact a different health system all together. My doc saw this patient for repacking/dressing change. Anyone have a clue what CPT code I ... [ Read More ]