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Retroactive code pricing updates may require claims lookback. The Centers for Medicare 38 Medicaid Services CMS has posted a retroactive update to the April Average Sales Price ASP pricing file for th... [ Read More ]
Make sure your physician practice is prepared for renewed scrutiny of Medicare claims. Medicare Part B postpayment servicespecific medical reviews resumed Aug. 17 2020 after a brief hiatus due to the ... [ Read More ]
No time to read all those wordy transmittals Heres news you can peruse in under 5 minutes. Catch up on the latest Medicare Part AB news communicated via Medicare Learning Network MLN articles on your ... [ Read More ]
AAPC Chapter Association Board of Directors recognizes Schmidt and others who were nominated. The AAPC Chapter Association Board of Directors AAPCCA BOD is honored to announce Emily Schmidt CPC CPCP C... [ Read More ]
Check your diagnosis coding for this patient encounter. PREOPERATIVEPOSTOPERATIVE DIAGNOSIS Recurrent right inguinal hernia. PROCEDURE PERFORMED Laparoscopic right inguinal herniorrhaphy with mesh. BR... [ Read More ]
I have a patient treated with radiation 2019 for endometrial cancer. She was s/p TLH/BSO at that time and is back and per the physician with:
Recurrent endometrial adenocarcinoma to the vaginal cuf... [ Read More ]
Pre op diagnosis: Vaginal lesions
In pathology report " Epidermal inclusion cyst"
OPERATIVE FINDING: There was a vaginal lesion noted to be arising at the right upper vulvar area approxi... [ Read More ]
I have a provider that is doing a Laparoscopic Bilateral Tubal Ligation (58661) vs. a VNotes Bilateral Tubal ligation.
Can anyone help with the proper cpt code for the Vnotes BLT? from reading the d... [ Read More ]
Hey all! I work for a busy orthopedic group who has PAs do orthopedic consults at the hospital..we were originally told when billing for orthopedic consults to use the 99221 range. Is this accurate? W... [ Read More ]
My provider did surgery on the foot, the note reads "identified ganglion cyst, which was excised, and underneath this was a small bone spur that was debrided with a rongeur." Are we able to... [ Read More ]
Our provider was on call at hospital let orthopedic resident see pt in ER then the patient came into Doctors office for a " follow up". Since the provider didnt actually see pt in hospital w... [ Read More ]
I'm sure you have all heard there is a BCG shortage. The latest recommendation for subsequent treatments is to use 1/3 dosage and treat 3 patients from one vial. We have been searching for proper codi... [ Read More ]
i work for a large oncology practice that has a hospital system doing their coding for them. the coding is provider based & the setting is an outpt clinic within the hospital. my question is: ho... [ Read More ]