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Whats the best way to get an interview for a medical coding job Start with your resume. Take a good look. Would you hire you Here are eight characteristics of a good resume 1. Make a good first impres... [ Read More ]
Identify environmental and socioeconomic factors in health to improve the overall care of the patient population. At a local Blue Cross carrier conference I recently attended J. Nwando Olayiwola MD ch... [ Read More ]
What eye services will Medicarecover and how was recently clarified by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services CMS. What Does Medicare Actually Cover Medicare Part B doesn8217t normally cover no... [ 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 ]
From CMS If youre an eligible clinician participating in the Quality Payment Program you now have until Tuesday April 3 2018 at 8 PM EDT to submit your 2017 MIPS performance data. You can submit your ... [ Read More ]
My provider wants to do a bilateral masseter muscle injection. Most of what I'm finding is for a botox injection (CPT 64611 or 64612). At this point, my doctor is looking at a Depo-Medrol injection to... [ Read More ]
Need some help here. In 2020 there are now codes for Nerve blocks and Radiofrequency done at the nerves that innervate the sacroiliac joint. 64451 and 64625
My question is if a provider performs a Me... [ Read More ]
If Tap block is done (bilateral abdominis plan) 3:40 to 3:45 and also ( bilateral Rectus sheath) 3:35 to 3:40. Would you charge 64488 2x putting modifier 59/76 on second one? We are discussing in ... [ Read More ]
Patient is having two different procedures done on the same hand.
One procedure is for a work comp related injury; the other isn't. Both procedures crosswalk to the same anesthesia code.
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So every time I think we've got the billing for the pain pump refill medications figured out, we start getting denials. The latest denial I received was from Medicare that the CPT/HCPCS were billed in... [ Read More ]
We are needing to utilize a locum CRNAs for the next 60 days, they will only be working 2-3 days per week for short periods of time, but I am not sure how we bill for them. I know the Q6 modifier appl... [ Read More ]
I have a bunch of denials for Medicaid for using both of the modifiers on a claim. Does anyone have any suggestions? I found sites that say to use U1 or U2 but they are for physicians directing the CR... [ Read More ]
I can't find much guidance on how to code an intercostobrachial nerve block. I've seen 64420 which is for "intercostal," and 64450 (other peripheral nerve or branch). Descriptions of inter... [ Read More ]