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Second interim final rule implements additional protections and addresses the independent dispute resolution process. On Sept. 30 2021 the Department of Health and Human Services HHS the Department of... [ Read More ]
HEALTHCON Regional 2021 got off to a great start and the level of excitement remained high going into the third day. Many attendees both inperson and virtual began their day with the networking breakf... [ Read More ]
Those attending the first day of AAPCs Charleston regional conference hit the ground running and day two was no different. The day began with an early networking breakfast and a barrage of sightseeing... [ Read More ]
Education networking and good times drew hundreds of medical billers coders auditors and other healthcare business professionals to an AAPC regional conference today. The threeday conference Oct. 46 c... [ Read More ]
Time to make sure your practice is current on the 20212022 codes and payment allowances for flu vaccine and administration. With the novel coronavirus continuing to circulate and cause severe illness ... [ Read More ]
i have a complex case:
Ablation for AT, went transeptal, mapped, paced the CS, used ICE, induced flutter as well as afib.
The patient has a very complicated course of ablations (prior to this case), s... [ Read More ]
Need help with this claim.
Patient had the following procedures:
1. Dual Pacemaker implant
2. Left upper extremity venogram x 4
Venogram was repeated 4 times, as the surgeon w... [ Read More ]
I need help with how many units to put and the charge. We have a J1100 x10 units but charge is 10.00 for 1 unit so what should be posted?
J1100; Dexamethasone- per mg provider injected 1 mL 10 mg/mL ... [ Read More ]
Good morning! When the provider punctures both the left and the right femoral artery but on one side he was able to reach the aorta. However he couldn't cross the catheter so he punctured the other s... [ Read More ]
I have a question that I cannot find the answer anywhere. If I were a DME provider for dermatology, if we had received a prescription for our device and the expiration date is today, ... [ Read More ]
With the reduction in provider documentation burden that has been implemented in recent years, I'm seeing some of our providers becoming much more vague on details in their office notes. ... [ Read More ]
Trying to get/find examples or ways to explain to our providers the difference of the two, would anyone like to share please.
Level 4 - Decision regarding elective major surgery without identified p... [ Read More ]
I have an encounter where the the provider performed an excision for Hidradenitis Suppurativa of the inframammary fold w/intermediate repair. Should this be coded with CPT 11450- Excision of skin and ... [ Read More ]
I know I read this information but can't remember.
We have a patient that had prostatectomy, and now rising PSA after radiation.
Does this get coded as an active prostate C61, R97.21. Z79.90. I th... [ Read More ]