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It confuses me… a lot! I’ve done research and sometimes the answers are contradicting on this forum and on the internet. =(
Two questions here-
When the ED doctor preforms reductions, splinting ... [ Read More ]
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I've been having a really hard time getting my physical therapy evaluations paid when any other form of therapy was provided during the same session, and I'm hoping someone can help.
97162 a... [ Read More ]
I just started working for a Arizona practice and am having some trouble getting DME codes paid.
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Asssistance for coding for Fiducial markers Placement and Rectal hydrogel spacers insertion. Will there be 2 CPT:
Fiducial markers Placement 55876 & Rectal hydrogel spacers insertion.55874.
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I work in a critical access hospital as an inpatient coder and also as a documentation improvement specialist. One of our admitting providers has a very bad habit of not completing his H&Ps or Dis... [ Read More ]