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Anatomy is important when applying bundling rules to procedures. The shoulder is a complex joint and proper coding for shoulder procedures requires a strong foundation of knowledge in anatomy and phys... [ Read More ]
Understand their purpose and triggers to help hospitals improve performance ratings tied to payment. In this climate of quality care the ability to measure and track clinical performance and outcomes ... [ Read More ]
Doing so requires understanding the 2019 coding changes for reporting these two services during the same session. Effective Jan. 1 2019 new CPT codes were introduced to report fine needle aspiration F... [ Read More ]
Clinical diagnostic laboratories submitting claims to Medicare should be aware of 12 new tests recently approved by the FDA. The new Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988 CLIA waived test... [ Read More ]
I was wondering if anyone had any suggestions on how to bill this.
I have a physician who continually is not documenting his exam on his new patients. We have talked to him about it and he says he wil... [ Read More ]
Dear hiring manager, I am a business professional seeking entry level coding/billing to re-enter healthcare field. Seeking a remote position, part time or full time.
I have attached my resume for you... [ Read More ]
i work for the DoD and coders are expected to code "across the board". So far I have been doing good with the exception of ACUPUNCTURE! I have a provider who is doing BFA (battlefield acupun... [ Read More ]
Procedure list in detail:
1. Repeat right lower extremity arteriogram
2. Discontinuation of thrombolytic therapy with catheter removal
3. Percutaneous atherectomy with Hawk 1 device of the peroneal... [ Read More ]