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Time to make sure your practice is current on the 20212022 codes and payment allowances for flu vaccine and administration. With the novel coronavirus continuing to circulate and cause severe illness ... [ Read More ]
If your provider furnishes Medicare patients with any of the services or supplies on this list expect an ADR. Ever wish you had a crystal ball to foresee when a Recovery Audit Contractor RAC might sen... [ Read More ]
With the novel coronavirus continuing to circulate and cause severe illness in the United States and worldwide getting a flu vaccine is more important than ever. The 202021 influenza season will coinc... [ Read More ]
In my last blog Special Rules Apply to Endoscopic Sinus Surgeries I discussed the change to the Multiple Endoscopy Rule for multiple surgeries when performed within the family of endoscopic sinus code... [ Read More ]
A new ICD10CM code for reporting vapingrelated disorders has been created. This new code and updated guidance supersedes previous vaping coding guidance released in October 2019. ICD10CM code U07.0 Va... [ Read More ]
We've always used 01992 as the crosswalk for 64493, but since the new codes came out my boss is using 01940 as a crosswalk for it. 01940 is destruction procedures by neurolytic agent, so why would she... [ Read More ]
Here is my situation.
Pt was in the preop holding area being prepped for a urological procedure. The anesthesiologist administered Fentanyl. The patient went into tachycardia and had to immediately... [ Read More ]
I need help...since 12/12/21 I am getting my CPT code 00731 (anesthesia for upper endoscopic procedures) rejected by Medicare. Explanation on EOB is saying due to an LCD determination- I looked up t... [ Read More ]
With the new Medicare LCD's kicking in for ESI's and also the part about anesthesia being rarely, if ever, necessary embedded within the LCD's, I'm curious if any groups that have provided anesthesia ... [ Read More ]
Anesthesiologist injects kenalog under live ultrasound guidance into the left and right SI joints. Medicare patient - NGS is the contractor. LCD says nothing about ultrasound guidance - just flouros... [ Read More ]