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Know the difference between being thorough and going overboard. By Jeremy Reimer CPC Recently a client asked me to review the medical records of a patient involved in a relatively minor motor vehicle ... [ Read More ]
High blood pressure heart failure unruly seizures ADD diabetes and distorted metabolism may all be linked to sleep apnea. By I. A. Barot MD Sleep studies are an essential tool in diagnosing sleep apne... [ Read More ]
One of our locations uses a hospital for x-rays but our physicians read. We have been billing a -26 modifier with the x-rays that allow technical and professional components. We've gotten denials wh... [ Read More ]
If Clinic A examines a patient and orders a X-ray but the X-ray machine is down and the patient is sent to Clinic B. Clinic B performs the X-ray, which clinic can bill for the X-ray? It is my underst... [ Read More ]
Hello, My provider is looking at using the Endothelix Vendys II Endothelial Function testing. The company is recommending using 93923, a multilevel ABI code for billing. I can only find information... [ Read More ]
The question is coming regarding Locum Tenens
1.) Can NPs & PAs be hired (per-Diem) as a Locum Tenens for a MD, DO or Physician Therapist?
I have review and read all CMS guidelines and it does not... [ Read More ]
I am in need of some help of when to bill the admit charge for an induction due to patient being 40 weeks and also has Chronic Hypertension.
There is list of Medical Complications that are lis... [ Read More ]