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Failure to adopt the XESPU modifiers may be putting your practice at risk for Medicare fraud. Modifier 59 Distinct procedural service continues to be the mostused modifier among Medicare Part B provid... [ Read More ]
Quite a few code changes and revisions were made to the Radiology section of CPT for 2020. Less confusing language and expanded code categories will make life easier for medical coders. Heres a quick ... [ Read More ]
Updates to the list of codes that sometimes or always describe therapy services under Medicare Part B go into effect Jan. 1 2020. Make sure your coding andbilling staff are aware of the following upda... [ Read More ]
Recently established coverage of the revolutionary cancer therapy Chimeric Antigen Receptor Tcell CAR Tcell provides Medicare patients with access to this cuttingedge treatment.The articleInnovative C... [ Read More ]
When a provider takes a phone call from a patient and the patient is in the parking lot of the facility would the visit be billed as a face to face or a telephone encounter? We are a FQHC facility.... [ Read More ]
Can anyone advise help on what to put on my resume please?
I am a very experienced coder, I've been certified Like 20 years. I have a stable work history. My problem is this, I have not been codin... [ Read More ]
Anyone know if 31239 Dacryocystorhinostomy and 68815 Probing of nasolacrimal duct, with or without irrigation; with insertion of tube or stent can be coded together? I don't see any NCCI edits but was... [ Read More ]
Does anyone know the definition of "SESSION" in the following codes?
G0339 Image-guided robotic linear accelerator-based stereotactic radiosurgery, complete course of therapy in one sess... [ Read More ]
I have a new provider that wants to know the cpt code for a tilt EEG. Does anyone know what this procedure is and how to bill it? The only tilt table procedure that I found is an ECG.
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I code the injections for my practice which are completed in a sx setting for our physiatrists....I am looking for a seminar, webinar or some kind of informational tool to increase my knowledge of the... [ Read More ]
For an Ear, Nose and Throat practice, is it permissible by CMS and other insurance companies to have a Physician's Assistant see and treat a new patient in the office and to have the Physician's assis... [ Read More ]
Has anyone used the eBook version of the coding books offered by AAPC? If so, what are your thoughts? I am considering trying them in addition to print but I don't want to spend the extra ~$100 w... [ Read More ]