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MAC clarifies billing and coding policy for CPT codes 1110211107. Six new CPT codes in the 111xx range were added in 2019 to describe tangential punch and incisional biopsy techniques. Since then Firs... [ Read More ]
The healthcare sector added 20000 jobs in February 2021. Though the COVID19 pandemic continues to affect overall employment in the United States February showed a small upward shift in employment in t... [ 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 ]
Educate physicians on the importance of documenting all complications of diabetes a patient may have.The post Factor in Uncommon Diabetes Complications for Risk Adjustment appeared first on AAPC Knowl... [ Read More ]
June is National Mens Health Month and the week leading up to Fathers Day June 1521 is National Mens Health Week. These annual national observances help raise awareness about common health problems in... [ Read More ]
I apologize if this is a duplicate post. Issues with the Forum today. Can you bill for a peripheral lithotripsy during a TAVR? I cannot find any written information on this one way or the other. This ... [ Read More ]
My doctors asked if there is a way to capture charges for 97597-8 Debridement (eg, high pressure waterjet with/without suction, sharp selective debridement with scissors, scalpel and forceps),... [ Read More ]
Do most insurances cover E&M codes for patients that are scheduled for an Induction and they do not deliver for 2 to 3 days after they are admitted? Is that included in global? For instance if a ... [ Read More ]
Mother had active HSV 1 (location of HSV was on mothers mons pubis) and delivered via C-section. Newborn had HSV testing done and was all negative. What DX codes would you assign for the newborn claim... [ Read More ]
I am in need of some help of when to bill the admit charge for an induction due to patient being 40 weeks and also has Chronic Hypertension.
There is list of Medical Complications that are lis... [ Read More ]
How would I code for Repeat Global C/S, T incision on uterus? I assume 59510 as I can't find anything different, but wanted to double check with you lovely coders.
Is there an ICD 10 I should... [ Read More ]
If a hospitalist recommends Augmentin, and the patient is examined by our own ENT during a visit to Observation unit, and she agrees with the recommendations of this Rx, does this count for ENT as Rx ... [ Read More ]
We have a provider that delivered the baby at the office and then sent the patient to the hospital and delivered the placenta there. What would be the best way to bill for this? Would the place of s... [ Read More ]
I am billing for a 99396 for this patient. Looks like she was also seen for cyst in a different office and told to see a GYN. The doctor reported a negative UA. Do I still need to charge for that or i... [ Read More ]