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CPT 2021 code updates for quarters 2 and 3 have been released by the American Medical Association AMA. The new revised and deleted codes will be updated in Codify by AAPC as the changes go into effect... [ Read More ]
With schools and colleges back in session you can only hope patients start coming in for their influenza vaccine so communities can keep the spread of seasonal flu to a minimum this year. Healthcare p... [ Read More ]
Physicians are better equipped to correctly diagnose Medicare patients with hypertension thanks to a new national coverage policy. The Centers for Medicare 38 Medicaid Services CMS issued July 2 a fin... [ Read More ]
Undercoding or reporting a lesser service than was performed and documented is sometimes employed as a defensive strategy to stave off claims denials or audits. But undercoding can make a provider an ... [ Read More ]
By now you should have heard from us several times about training for 2019 officers. All officers whether repeat or firsttime servers should participate in officer training because of changes within t... [ Read More ]
Hello Coding experts,
I have a question on the coding for BMI from an AWV. IF the provider does not address the BMI or the diagnosis of overweight, obesity, or morbid obesity, can the coder code for... [ Read More ]
I passed my CPC certification from AAPC on Dec 2020. I'm an entry level person with CPC-A, with no work experience in medical coding and billing .
However I applied for jobs at Lin... [ Read More ]
I NEED TO VERIFY SLEEP MEDICINE PROCEDURE CODES - I USE G0399 WITH MODIFIER 26 AND 95806 MOD 26 BUT CAN ONLY GET PAID FOR ONE PROCEDURE PROCEDURE CODE G0399 DONE AT HOME WITH PLACE OF SERVICE 12 A... [ Read More ]
DOES ANYONE KNOW THE CORRECT POS WHEN BILLING G0399 (HST)? THE INSTRUCTIONS ARE GIVEN TO THE PATIENT IN THE OFFICE BUT THE KIT IS TAKEN HOME. WE USUSALLY BILL G0399 FOR OUR TC, POS BEING HOME. AND 95... [ Read More ]
Please help clear up a question on correct billing for Exparel in an ASC and provided by either the Surgeon or Anesthesiologist.
We are billing for the facility on this.
Are there only certain pro... [ Read More ]
The physician shingled a rib to prevent uncontrolled breaking of the rib during a Segmentectomy (32484). Then once done with the procedure he repairs the rib. Can you bill seperately ... [ Read More ]
i am a facility cath lab coder . i have cardioversion cpt 92960 denied from healthoptions( medicaid plan) stating its hitting cci edit component 2 coding. they couldn't tell me which cpt exactly was h... [ Read More ]
I have a strange question: due to Covid, we have parents asking providers to write formal letters, on letterhead, stating why flying isn't "medically reccomended" for a patient, due to their... [ Read More ]