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Price transparency overshadows all other finalized Medicare policy updates among hospitals. The Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System OPPS final rule for calendar year CY 2020 offered the usu... [ Read More ]
Ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm AAA ranks as the 15th leading cause of death in the United States and the 10th leading cause of death in men older than 55 years.Abdominal aortic aneurysm screenings... [ Read More ]
Know the stages of HIV prevention detection and its associated conditions for proper coding and better patient care. With Dec. 1 being World AIDS Day the topic of human immunodeficiency virus HIV and ... [ Read More ]
Help your organization join the fight against Hepatitis B HBV infection by understanding what conditions are necessary for coverage of HBV screening and how to properly code the Hepatitis B surface an... [ Read More ]
Screening for Hepatitis B HBV infection in pregnant women provides substantial benefit reaffirms the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force USPSTF in their recommendation statement released last month.Th... [ Read More ]
For an Ear, Nose and Throat practice, is it permissible by CMS and other insurance companies to have a Physician's Assistant see and treat a new patient in the office and to have the Physician's assis... [ Read More ]
I paid for CPC, CPC-P and CPMA classes, good through 2/28/17, and can no longer sign into AAPC blackboard. Has the website changed addresses does anybody know?
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Help. I have been told too many things on these codes. If my provider is not the admitting physician can he bill these codes for his consult for his initial visit? I have been told yes without the AI ... [ Read More ]
I work at a urology office. We get called to come do consults on inpatients/outpatients/patients in the ER often. When this happens, we are seeing established patients that obviously have established ... [ Read More ]
I am prepping for the 2019 CPCO exam and wonder if anyone who has taken it recently knows exactly what is allowed for the exam? It references OIG regulations under books but does not appear to list co... [ Read More ]
I have been a nurse to close to 20 years and obtained by Paralegal 5 years ago and my CPCO certification last November. It's been awhile but isn't signature stamps illegal. I have found limited refere... [ Read More ]
Hello! Are there any experienced Plastic Surgery coders on here or anyone who is very familiar with coding for brachial plexus injury codes? I am trying to understand not only how to bill these cases,... [ Read More ]