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By J.C. Cortese MS DC CPC Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis ALS also known as Lou Gehrigs disease is a progressive neurodegenerative disease of nerve cells affecting the brains ability to control muscle m... [ Read More ]
The Centers for Medicare 38 Medicaid Services CMS Change Request CR 8877 updated Medicare hospice manual instructions for acceptable principal diagnosis codes and timely filing of Notice of Election N... [ Read More ]
Hi there, I have a patient with 2 BCBS policies. The secondary is a medicare advantage plan and has a higher allowable than the primary, so the claims are all overpaid. I called BCBS and they told ... [ Read More ]
Hey guys. I need help please! My question: When coding a Left heart cath and the dr does a PCI, can I code these together? I am getting a CCI edit that states these procedures can't be billed together... [ Read More ]
As an orthopaedic practice, we do a lot of steroid injections in the office. We also, see a lot of Pennsylvania workers' compensation.
does anyone else bill work comp claims? If so, how are you billi... [ Read More ]
I need help with this.
For the new time coding: can providers document accounts with E&M codes time ranges without selecting specific time? or they have to document time within the range.... [ Read More ]
I am having a problem getting reimbursement from Humana Medicare for flu shots. I am in desperate need of advice. They are denying for NCD (reason code N386) We are billing flublock 90682 with G0... [ Read More ]
I work for a behavioral health hospital where Resident physicians are conducting Psychotherapy group sessions. I'm wondering from a billing standpoint, because the resident must be supervised, can the... [ Read More ]
I posted this question in the E/M forum as well, but since I work in Dermatology, I thought I would seek guidance here too. I have a question regarding the E/M coding for a straightforward problem; pe... [ Read More ]