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Get your physicians to document correctly or leave money on the table. By Holly J. Cassano CPC To be descriptive enough to create a clear picture of the procedure performed debridement documentation i... [ Read More ]
I was curious how other coders were handling risk with the new 2021 guidelines. The minimal and low categories no longer have examples, and the guidelines state that the risk levels ... [ Read More ]
We are having an internal battle on what codes you can use for a cardiopulmonary bypass that was done after a valve replacement. The patient was experiencing increased bleeding from the chest tubes wi... [ Read More ]
We are having to book double slots to perform covid testing and providers are all documenting total time of 25-35 minutes with each patient even with negative covid tests and diagnosis is something si... [ Read More ]
I am hoping I can get some feed back with the new E/M Coding in Eye Care. What tests are appropriate in eye care in the data elements? Contrasts sensory, Sherma, tear break up tests?, D... [ Read More ]
Does anyone know which code would be appropriate to use for a triple pelvic osteotomy? I am in dire need of this code so if anyone can help it would be greatly appreciated.
Thanks in advance!... [ Read More ]
The following example was used in training our providers on the new 2021 E/M guidelines. The final code was a 99212. Using the new 2021 MDM table and AMA definitions, credit was given for:
Number and... [ Read More ]
This is a group practice with Obgyn and Maternal Fetal Medicine subspeciality.
Patients are scheduled among the 4 office locations depending on their medical needs.
The doctors circulate among the 4 ... [ Read More ]
We are having trouble locating concise data that tells us which mdm we need to use for TCM starting January 1, 2021. Do we use 95/97 or the new 2021 E/M guidelines?
Any help would be appreciated!
Than... [ Read More ]