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Electronic health records EHRs are a major reason for physician burnout and job dissatisfaction. But they are about to improve the healthcare experience for physicians ancillary medical staff members ... [ Read More ]
Prevalence and risk require targeted diagnostic testing. Onychomycosis tinea unguium or fungal infection of the nail causes almost half of all nail pathologies worldwide. It is a progressive infection... [ Read More ]
This is actually a week later than its typically held so please make a note. The time will be at noon ET as usual. We will discuss timely topics and give updates on any changes. With this in mind we i... [ Read More ]
Coding thoughts for closed treatment of fractures without manipulation Coding closed treatment of fractures without manipulation can be a challenge. To ensure your coding results in proper reimburseme... [ Read More ]
The AAPC National Advisory Board NAB is a team of 20 professionals with diverse experience in the healthcare industry. They represent the voice of our members from eight regions of the United States. ... [ Read More ]
We are using CPT code 21085 for the Somnogard device. We order the guards and our physicians shape and fit the appliance . Do you think the description "This code should only be used when physic... [ Read More ]
I have been a veterinary technician for 16 yrs and have recently received my CPC-A certification . I am looking for a coding position or a position that will utilize my newfound coding skills. I am l... [ Read More ]
pt Comes in for arm pain and mentions they have been out of lisinopril For 5 days , Which they take for long term use for their htn . Pt isn’t having any bp issues. Final arm pain. Under the MDM MD... [ Read More ]
We have partnered with Quest, and have a physician owned lab. We are being told to bill as “office” place of service as opposed to “independent lab.” We have gone back and forth with our bil... [ Read More ]
When coding an EMG, would you pick up the "abnormal study" R94.131 in addition to the dx for example abnormal study: study shows carpal tunnel bilateral.
Would you code dx as: G56.... [ Read More ]
Hello everyone, and Happy Thanksgiving! Wondering if anyone can help me with the below...?
- When the doctor is not affiliated with a company and he performs an echo, can we bill that Echo under the ... [ Read More ]
I've searched all over the internet and I cannot locate a spine coding cheat sheet. Does anyone have one by chance?
I don't need the ICD-10 information, as I'm mainly looking for the CPT only s... [ Read More ]