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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 ]
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Some of our providers will want to bill G8417 BMI above normal with plan. But they only document that they encouraged the patient to make diet modifications and reduce weight. Is that sufficient doc... [ Read More ]
This is completely new to me and I would appreciate any help or insights. I cannot find much info coding what i think is a TEVAR. Thanks so much in advance!
The codes i came up with are:
36200 50 (c... [ Read More ]
Good afternoon folks...am a little stumped...
Common femoral to anterior tibial arterial bypass with PTFE graft and distal Miller cuff
Greater saphenous vein harvest for vein Mil... [ Read More ]
Good Day to All,
My question is, what exactly defines "targeted case management" when performed by a Community Recovery Partner? What is the true difference between CPT codes T1016 vs T1017... [ Read More ]
Are there not any audit tools available with 2021 guidelines yet? I've done some searching and don't see any available. Our physicians are asking for these as we've provided them with audit tools for ... [ Read More ]
I am reaching out because I need some assistance understanding a coding guideline/correct practice. Section IV,k.--Patients receiving diagnostic services only.
A portion of the guideline states;
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It confuses me… a lot! I’ve done research and sometimes the answers are contradicting on this forum and on the internet. =(
Two questions here-
When the ED doctor preforms reductions, splinting ... [ Read More ]
I understand the new changes for 2021 but I had a doctor question if they can pick either the 2021 or the 1995 guidelines. I am not sure if they can pick a guideline I would think they have t... [ Read More ]