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By Cynthia Stewart CPC CPCH CPMA CPCI CCSP Beginning Oct. 1 2013 diagnosis coding of sepsis severe sepsis and septic shock will involve a few changes. For one you will have many more ICD10CM codes fro... [ Read More ]
Centers for Medicare 38 Medicaid Services CMS Transmittal 1766 Change Request 6548 issued July 10announcesthe changes that will be included in the October 2009 release of Medicares edit module for cli... [ Read More ]
If you are looking for an indicator as to the state of the American economy you need look no further than the Inpatient Prospective Payment System IPPS proposed rule for 2010. Issued May 1 by the Cent... [ Read More ]
According to CPT 2021 Guidelines: "A shared or split visit is defined as a visit in which a physician and other qualified health care professional(s) jointly provide the face-to-face and non-face... [ Read More ]
I currently work for an internal medicine practice in Glendale, AZ. This is my first CPC position & although I am doing ok, I do find myself running into road blocks & finding trouble ... [ Read More ]
I’m having trouble understanding pricing per unit on Testosterone. Hcpcs code J1071 book states 1 mg . I understand if we’re giving 200 mg injections it would be 200 billing units: NDC code d... [ Read More ]
can I get some advice,
If a patient is seeing our specialist and are new to our facility/clinic but they have seen a provider of the same specialty outside at a hospital/or another facility not affil... [ Read More ]
Could someone help me with what modifier would be appropriate to use for billing a 90791 to Medicare. The patient is in a Skilled Nursing Facility and was referred out to our office for therapy?... [ Read More ]
If a chiropractor refers a new patient to an Orthopedic Specialist to get an injection only in a major, can the provider just bill for the injection only due to no EM provided.
Thanks!... [ Read More ]