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Avoid compliance issues and erroneous billing by utilizing comparative billing reports to educate providers.The post Refine Provider Coding Practices with CBRs appeared first on AAPC Knowledge Center.... [ Read More ]
Dont let the ambulatory surgery center setting blur your vision for proper payment. When a Medicare patient has a premium presbyopiacorrecting PC intraocular lens IOL or an astigmatismcorrecting AC IO... [ Read More ]
A new Medicare program aims to reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes T2DM in patients 60 and older by 71 percent.The goal of the Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program MDPP rolled out last year by the Cent... [ Read More ]
Obstructive sleep apnea causes those who suffer from it to sleep poorly and always feel tired. Obstructive sleep apnea is also indicative for heart problems and complications. It is not a good idea to... [ Read More ]
As seen in The Journal of Urgent Care Medicine titled Travel Immunizations Q. What is the best way to code for and bill patients who come in because they are planning to travel out of the country and ... [ Read More ]
Hi, first time forum poster so bare with me.
I code for a Dermatology Clinic and I have a P.A. that was previously a GP provider and brand new to Derm. She is making me question myself. So the scenari... [ Read More ]
Under ROS our MD documents :"limitations: clinical conditions" because intubated patient can't respond to questions for ROS.
So unfortunately pt is intubated and has epistaxis.
History sec... [ Read More ]
Anyone know what I cannot find J7328 (GelSyn) listed on the 4th quarter payment allowance limits for Medicare Part B Drugs? We are considering using it but want to verify reimbursement first.... [ Read More ]
Clinical laboratory, We are currenting bill U0004 with G2023 and for some reason within the last month insurance companies started denying the G2023 as inclusive to the U0004. Is this correct? Was... [ Read More ]
Which is the appropriate CPT for breast expander exchange?
DX: expander displacement, hx of breast cancer
Surgeon removed expander, and replaced with a new expander.
Please advice. Thank you.... [ Read More ]
I am curious to know how everyone is billing Lower Extremity angioplasty when performed in the AT, PT and peroneal arteries. I am not attaching a report as this is for general knowledge as I have see... [ Read More ]
Hello: Left epistaxis bedside procedure. Packed once by different provider and now being repacked by ENT. Left nasal cavity anesthestized but further exam revealed no active bleeding site.
7.5 m rapid... [ Read More ]
what would be the correct code for food poisoning - A05.9? or T62.91XA? and why?
There is no other specification on food poisoning. The patient went to doctor for nausea, abdominal cramping and bloody... [ Read More ]