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The Jan. 13 social hour focused on updates to AAPC curriculum and certification exams. The bimonthly live sessions in the AAPC Facebook group have grown in popularity since their inception last Februa... [ Read More ]
Does new lost revenues clarification help or hurt agencies On Dec. 16 2020 the Department of Health and Human Services HHS announced that it added 4.5 billion to the Provider Relief Funds PRF phase 3 ... [ Read More ]
Several changes have been recently made to the ICD10CM Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting for fiscal year FY 2021. The guidelines changes affect code assignment for conditions and symptoms r... [ Read More ]
CPT 2021 code updates for quarters 2 and 3 have been released by the American Medical Association AMA. The new revised and deleted codes will be updated in Codify by AAPC as the changes go into effect... [ 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 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 ]
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 ]
Does anyone have any tips for getting Medicare to Reimburse for Intensive Outpatient Programs (IOP)? I've been reading and looking over guidelines and I can't find anything useful. To make matters com... [ Read More ]
Does anyone have any type of MAT billing tools? A clinic in TN is wanting to start Methadone treatment in 2021 with the Medicaid MCO's and I have no guidance for them and how to do their billing. Onli... [ Read More ]
Does any one know who to code the NDC for these films?
I have J0574 for the CPT and then my NDC is 47781-0357-03. Which is the new NDC 11-digit. But when I call Medicaid they are stating that the NDC... [ Read More ]