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Physicians can now offer more services via telehealth and get paid. The Centers for Medicare 38 Medicaid Services CMS is adding 11 codes to the list of telehealth services payable under the Medicare P... [ Read More ]
Millennials are everywhere in the news They are attracting marketers entering the workforce and shaping our trends. Now that these young adult consumers are exceeding the baby boomer population its re... [ Read More ]
But for how long nobody knows. Allergy otolaryngology and primary care practices can breathe a sigh of relief as the new Compounding Pharmacy USP standards set to go into effect Dec. 1 2019 have been ... [ Read More ]
Pick one that helps practitioners improve efficiency and quality of care. Electronic health record EHR templates have deservedly received a bad reputation in medical records. As a result the Centers f... [ Read More ]
Understand split billing modifier and copay rules for urodynamics to keep your revenue stream strong and consistent. Urodynamics or URODS pronounced yurodds refers to a diagnostic test that evaluates ... [ Read More ]
Hello. I am in Nebraska and I thought I read somewhere that the commercial plans and Medicare are not going to be covering pre-surgical testing for Covid. Has anyone else heard or read this anywhere... [ Read More ]
I'm looking for help in coding a posterior cervical fusion in which our doctor used Dtrax for stabilization. This was at 1 level, C3-4. It's a Medicare patient. Has anyone ever tried billing for this?... [ Read More ]
I know there is software out there to help convert Snomed codes into ICD-10 codes. Does anyone know of an automated service or method that does the reverse? To go from ICD-10 to Snomed?... [ Read More ]
What would be the correct ICD-10-CM code for right femorotibial occlusion, please? I am referencing the ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS Coding Handbook, with Answers and this dx is listed in one of the exam... [ Read More ]
The new MDM grid under "Complexity of Data" Category 1 lists Ordering of each unique test, Review of the result of each unique test. In my practice we order x-rays and interpret the x-rays t... [ Read More ]
Can a closed reduction and percutaneous both be billed together or would the closed reduction be included in the perc. pinning?
Closed reduction and percutaneous pinning of the metacarpal bone in the... [ Read More ]
I'm not sure how I should code the calcific tendinitis excision? I've been looking at possibly 23000? Also, would the open rotator cuff repair bundle in, I know it's 23412, but does the documentation ... [ Read More ]
Do you know if a modifier is required if a patient is seen for individual therapy (90837) at one location but group therapy (90853) at another location (2 different providers and locations) on the sam... [ Read More ]
I have a case where my doc did an PIP arthroplasty on the 4th toe and then excised the bone spur on the fifth toe. I understand the PIP arthroplasty but I don't understand the spurring excision. Is t... [ Read More ]