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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 ]
I have billed 36247 and 75630 26, 59 with DX of I70.211, I70.212, and I70.0. The insurance is Humana Medicare both are being denied for needing additional Diagnosis. I have been res... [ Read More ]
Hello! I need help with coding an RN certified in Lactation Education. Lately I have been including her services in the E/M and accounting for time along with the physician's assessment. Is there a... [ Read More ]
Pt has a bleeding AVF aneurysms. They go in for a revision of AVF( resection aneurysms, and Artegraft placement)
Is this all covered under the revision code or can the AVG placement be additionally c... [ Read More ]
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My name is Jessenia. I am new to Medical Coding. This is my first post ever to AAPC. First post in my life on AAPC. Hello Hello!
Question: Will I be taking my classes through t... [ Read More ]
I have a surgery that I am stumped on, and was hoping someone could help me figure this one out.
my doc was planning on removing a mass but after getting closer to the "mass" he realized it... [ Read More ]
Hoping someone can assist with this. Florida Blue is denying claims with these codes billed stating a modifier is needed. These were performed in the office place of service and have always paid bille... [ Read More ]
One of our doctors performed an arthroscopic labral repair with capsular repair. He stated that the patient had an acute posterior labral tear and an acute posterior glenohumeral ligament tear. For th... [ Read More ]