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Two chiropractic practices agree to pay over 800000 to resolve liability for the alleged improper billing of PStim devices. In the latest case of improper billing of PStim electroacupuncture devices t... [ Read More ]
Thanks to all those who participated last month we had a larger than usual turnout for our LC Q38A discussion on hosting virtual meetings. We hope you found it helpful and if so well look forward to y... [ Read More ]
If you are a patient of Ascension in the St. Louis Mo. area Google has your healthcare protected health information PHI. Patients and doctors of the second largest Catholic health system in the United... [ Read More ]
New BRCA recommendations dramatically expand the number of testable patients for whom primary care physicians should conduct a risk assessment and potentially refer to genetic counseling and testing f... [ Read More ]
This is a wonderful resource for chapter officers. It is available now in the 2019 Officer Facebook group. With all the technology available today we are hoping you can take advantage of this informat... [ Read More ]
A psych eval is required prior to an SCS Trial however, I can't seem to locate a policy (Medicare, Evicore, etc) that states a specific timeframe that this needs to be performed within/prior to surger... [ Read More ]
Hello! I am scratching my head on how to code this. The general surgeon removed a bone spur from the frontal area and right temporal area. The provider made a simple incision and dissected free fro... [ Read More ]
My organization is working on several risk coding projects. After reviewing the notes we want to add or correct the dx codes on the claims before they are submitted. Our clients want the providers to ... [ Read More ]
I'm trying to learn all about PB Coding for Physiatry Medicine/Rehabilitation and I'm having a hard time finding coding books on it or even any websites or webinars. Can someone help me out please. I... [ Read More ]
Does anyone have comments on the pros v cons of hiring & managing the remote coder? Currently seeking a (probable) FT radiology coder - open to the possibility of making this a remote position bu... [ Read More ]
We are a gastro office that has our own path lab that processes the specimens for the procedures that were done at our ASC. So, we bill out our pathology chrges with POS 11.
We have had multiple clai... [ Read More ]
So a friend had a colonoscopy, first done in 2012, 2 polyps found and removed. Second colonoscopy done 2015 1 polyp found and removed. Third colonoscopy done 6/2021 1 polyp found and removed. Never ha... [ Read More ]
Where can I find some great information to talk to providers about using this diagnosis for testing? From what I have found so far, it can not be used during the pandemic, and if it is, it can be used... [ Read More ]