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Make sure your facilitys ED billing guidelines meet criteria outlined in CMS OPPS. Those of you who work in the emergency department ED know that there is a lot of discussion on CPT codes 9928199285 a... [ Read More ]
The AAPC Social Hour on Facebook Live June 9 at 11 a.m. MT 1 p.m. ET focused on resume and interview tips. National Advisory Board NAB member Kiosha T. Forston MASS RHIA CPC CHTSTR joined moderator an... [ Read More ]
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 ]
Medicare policy waivers will stay effective for another 90 days. U.S. Health and Human Services HHS Secretary Alex Azar has extended the public health emergency PHE for COVID19. Azar said in the July ... [ Read More ]
Medical coders can prevent their organization from being accused of False Claims Act violations by staying compliant.The post Welcome to the Industry Know Your Role in Compliance appeared first on AAP... [ Read More ]
Does anybody know the way to get reimbursed for the mandatory observation after administration of Sprevata or Ketamine infusion for depression or PTSD? I have the website from the manufacturer b... [ Read More ]
Welp. I am registered to take the exam on 10/23/2021. I am SO nervous. I purchased the class, the books, and I am about to begin Module/chapter 4. I did great in the first 2 chapters but not so great ... [ Read More ]
Patient has had a gastric bypass surgery, now needs a gastrostomy tube insertion. Under CT guidance, access was achieved with a 5 fr. Yueh catheter. The stomach was insufflated, and 4 gastropexy sutur... [ Read More ]
We are having difficulties with the proper ICD 10 coding for prophylactic radiation therapy. We have two different scenerios: 1) if patient is having prophylactic brain therapy due to lung cancer and... [ Read More ]
I am hoping to get some advice coding this surgery.
The doctor performed laparotomy, de-torsion left ovary, left ovarian cystectomy, left salpingectomy.
Laparotomy- the ovary had a large cyst a... [ Read More ]
Per Medicare PTAs are not enrolled. Per Medicare allows therapist assists to provide therapy services in an outpatient private practice setting. as long as services are performed under the direct sup... [ Read More ]
I have billed a 99214 to Medicaid and getting the 107 error - related or qualifying claims/service not identified on claim. I am not in global, just an ordinary office visit. Any help/insight?... [ Read More ]