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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 ]
HEALTHCON 2019 is two and a half weeks away and we are getting excited. It is that time of year when we get to get together with our fellow coding and billing professionals many of whom who have becom... [ Read More ]
Every year the Centers for Medicare 38 Medicaid Services CMS updates their Designated Health Services DHS Code List.What are designated health services and why should you care The Link to Designated H... [ Read More ]
Secure hospital revenue integrity by implementing best practices for compliant charge capture. When billing hospital services its important to know the fundamental elements of the Charge Description M... [ Read More ]
Re: 2021 E&M audit tool. Or is there a specific audit tool for E&M for ENT?
Any idea where I can find examples of documentation for the different levels of care? Such as 99212, 99213, 9921... [ Read More ]
can we gather CEU's for next year if the current year CEU requirements are met?
do we need to store extra CEUs in tracker or after submitting the current year CEUs only we can store in CEU tracker?
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Hello. Could you please tell me if i can add 44110 to the excision of Ovary 58661 in the report below or I should just add a modifier -22? Thank you very much in advance. I am a new coder.
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Hello. We are a CAH and have an outpatient dialysis department. One of our patients is now an inpatient (not Covid related) and needs his dialysis. We cannot transfer right now because of Covid and... [ Read More ]
Good Morning. I wonder if any of the exams are being rescheduled due to the Covid-19 virus. Mine is scheduled at Waterbury Hospital on Dec 12,2020. What protocols do they have in place to ensure safet... [ Read More ]
I am currently training my Urology doctors on the new E/M changes for 2021. Can someone tell me what they are saying to their doctors regarding Cat 2 "Amount and/or Complexity of Data t... [ Read More ]
How would you code a CT Cystogram? It doesn't seem like you would code 51600 with 74430, since the exam was performed by CT.
I am questioning if 51600 and 72192 should be coded?
72192=Computed tomogra... [ Read More ]
Hello. Could someone tell me please if I can add 12041 intermediate repair in the case below? Thank you in advance.
Pt has On EUA, external genitalia noted to have polypoid scar tissue at site of prev... [ Read More ]