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Social determinants of health SDOH will play a key role in quality reporting in the coming years. But until just recently physicians did not know the importance of capturing this data in their documen... [ Read More ]
One of the hot topics that just happened at the 2019 HEALTHCON was 8220Gender Identity Coding EMRs and Insurance Barriers8221 presented by Danielle Erickson CPC CCS and Litriana Shimano CPC CMDP CCP P... [ Read More ]
Monumental changes to Medicare policy finalized in the 2019 Physician Fee Schedule PFS final rule warranted a Centers for Medicare 38 Medicaid Services CMS national call held Nov. 19. Heres a summary ... [ Read More ]
The Centers for Medicare 38 Medicaid Services CMS isproposingthreenewHCPCS Level IIaddon codes to be used specifically with evaluation and management EM codeswhichwould also berevisedtocreate a single... [ Read More ]
Millennials are changing everything about how we do and how we think and their choices will challengemedical coding and billing dramatically as revealed in a recent survey by EBRI Research. Here are s... [ Read More ]
I do billing for an anesthesiologist in Texas who performed a cardioversion on a patient having a heart attack. The surgeon asked him to do this because he was able to get to the patient more quickly... [ Read More ]
One of the facilites that I am working for has started performing Spinal Cord Stimulator Trials as outpatient encounters. If you could, please give me some insight on how your facility is CPT coding ... [ Read More ]
Some input on this claim would be greatly appreciated. I'm having a hard time finding a dx that MMO will pay on this procedure. Diagnosis used: M46.1, M53.3, M47.817. Everything I'm finding is showing... [ Read More ]
If you have a patient that comes in for colonoscopy with history of colon polyps but no symptoms, is it appropriate to bill 00182 with Z12.11 and Z86.010 or should you only use Z86.010... [ Read More ]
Here is my scenario:
Patient underwent surgery and there were two anesthesiologist involved. First anesthesia dr was from a group (under their tax id number) involved from 0725 to 1305.(they... [ Read More ]
I have an Ohio BWC (Sedgwick) claim for a pain pump refill for a Prialt pump. I normally bill J2278 for the Prialt and they have paid this code in the past. On the current claim I have they are tellin... [ Read More ]
I am in need of some information about the IPACK. This is new to me and I was wondering which CPT code do you use to bill with?
I know that the IPACK is used in conjunction with the adductor... [ Read More ]
Code 62368 states "Electronic analysis or programmable, implanted pump for intrathecal or epidural drug infusion (includes evaluation of reservoir status, alarm status, drug prescription... [ Read More ]