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CPT 2020 Category I errata and technical corrections released by the American Medical Association AMA are effective Jan. 1 2020. If you have a CPT 2020 code book get out your marker. Youll need to kno... [ 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 ]
Every year there are reports of measles outbreaks among children who have not been vaccinated and it can be fatal.While death rates have been falling worldwide as more children receive the measles vac... [ Read More ]
I am a recent graduate who has passed the CPC exam. Currently a CPC-A looking for there first entry level job. Even if I have to start in a smaller healthcare position to work my way up or the chances... [ Read More ]
I have a surgery that I am stumped on, and was hoping someone could help me figure this one out.
my doc was planning on removing a mass but after getting closer to the "mass" he realized it... [ Read More ]
The patient had a transverse plane deformity of the 2nd toe, which the doctor corrected using a medial wedge osteotomy at the proximal interphalangeal joint. I think this scenario could be described w... [ Read More ]
When coding bilateral lumbar facet blocks L3-4, L4-5, and L5-S1 I use 64493-50, 64494, 64494, 64495, 64495. Most insurance companies are denying the 2nd 64494 and 64495 as duplicates or exceeding numb... [ 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 ]
Can someone please settle a debate I have?
A patient was seen in office a few weeks ago and at that appointment it was decided they would come back for a punch biopsy. The patient came in for the bio... [ Read More ]