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Understand consent laws and other factors that affect HIV diagnosis coding. By G.J. Verhovshek MA CPC and Renee Dustman QIve been told that depending on the patients insurance carrier a written consen... [ Read More ]
Make Assigning HIV and AIDS Diagnosis Codes Straight Forward. By Katherine Abel CPC CPMA CPCI CMRS Assigning ICD9CM codes for human immunodeficiency virus HIV and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome AI... [ Read More ]
Have any of your office implemented a "cheat sheet" for the front desk staff for POS Collections? We are currently implementing a sheet for the front desk to know what to collect if the pat... [ Read More ]
My Dr did a Minimally Invasive Direct off-pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting x 1 using a single arterial graft and short segment vein jump graft (Lima-svg-lad via a left anterior mini-thoracotomy)
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I want an opinion on this report. Doctor did an endoscopic repair of right choanal atresia with posterior septectomy and outfracture of inferior turbinates. I have the whole report below and I have th... [ Read More ]
if i have a new patient seen by an orthopedist in a multi specialty group and then refer to a pain physician in the same group do you bill a consult code, established patient or new patient?... [ Read More ]
My doc wants me to bill for the trigger finger portion and the nodule excision, but I feel like the nodule was incidental? Am I incorrect?
Preoperative diagnosis: Right long trigger finger Dupuytren... [ 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 ]
This is probably going to sound like a pretty obvious question, but I am really starting to struggle with this after discussions with my coworkers on code assignment.
When I was first starting out as... [ Read More ]
Hello, would this be considered fine needle aspiration? 10021? Any help is appreciated. New to neurology. thank you
Procedure: A 22 gauge angiocath was inserted subcutaneously, and a syringe was ... [ Read More ]