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A fourth COVID19 vaccine code has been released by the American Medical Associations CPT Editorial Panel along with a proprietary administration code. The AMA released on Jan. 19 2021 CPT code 91303 ... [ Read More ]
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 ]
Please help clear up a question on correct billing for Exparel in an ASC and provided by either the Surgeon or Anesthesiologist.
We are billing for the facility on this.
Are there only certain pro... [ Read More ]
Hello Coding experts,
I have a question on the coding for BMI from an AWV. IF the provider does not address the BMI or the diagnosis of overweight, obesity, or morbid obesity, can the coder code for... [ Read More ]
Hi -- How would I code a patient being seen by the PCP after COVID is resolved but the patient still has pneumonia that was caused by COVID? The guidelines state to code J12.82 for pneumonia due to C... [ Read More ]
If a provider orders a test such as MRI (that we are not billing for) is it included In the MDM at this time? If it is included in MDM when ordered can you also include it in MDM when the patient retu... [ Read More ]
I'm new to spinal procedure coding and need help coding the following procedure:
PROCEDURE: LEFT L4-5, L5-S1 LAMINOTOMIES, FORAMENTOMIES, AND MEDIAL FACETECTOMIES.
THE SKIN INCISION WAS MARKED WIT... [ Read More ]
The physician shingled a rib to prevent uncontrolled breaking of the rib during a Segmentectomy (32484). Then once done with the procedure he repairs the rib. Can you bill seperately ... [ 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 ]
I understand that eye codes are used and sometimes identified by some payors as a yearly routine code, but if a patient comes in for yearly CE with concerns of dry eye, the doc uses an eye code. is it... [ Read More ]