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If an NP in a multispecialty office does an exam, provides some infusions and then also has a PT provide some therapy services on the same day, can both the NP and PT put charges on the same HFCA form... [ Read More ]
58-year-old patient who is presenting with acute ischemia of the right leg.
CTA showed thrombus in the popliteal artery and poor flow from the mid calf down
He is here for a right leg... [ Read More ]
I am working for NW Asthma and Allergy as a biller and one co workers asked me how we could get some claims paid on the administration of a experimental drug; Ligelizumab. this is her que... [ Read More ]
I need feedback from Auditors and fellow coders. Let me start off by stating this provider does handwritten notes, which in itself is an issue. It is not at all helpful in justifying the level of care... [ Read More ]
What ICD10 would you assign to: Pancreatic neck mass, Low-grade neuroendocrine tumor. Here are the guidelines I have been given: Any help appreciated.
Neuroendocrine tumors are almost always ... [ Read More ]
Our practice seems to be having an issue with the visual acquity screening (99173) being billed with a E/M service(99391-99394). We append modifier 25 to the E/M service and on the 99173 we have tried... [ Read More ]
The effective date for 0081A0083A and 91308 is June 17 2022. The Food and Drug Administration FDA granted emergency use authorization EUA to the PfizerBioNTech COVID19 vaccine for patients ages 6 mont... [ Read More ]
Check updated survey memo to ensure your facility is working in compliance. With the COVID19 public health emergency PHE fully into its third year providers have been wondering about their ongoing res... [ Read More ]
Learn about AAPCs global expansion and the growing demand for welltrained medical coders. Over the last several years AAPCs international membership has expanded to 43 countries. Today AAPC has more t... [ Read More ]
The law has evolved over the years and its about to change again. HIPAA compliance is an evermoving target. To get a better grasp on what HIPAA regulations mean to the healthcare industry you need to ... [ Read More ]
AAPC member Sarah Krug CPC CPMA CRC CEMC COPC CEMA has worked in healthcare administration for 22 years. She began her career in patient checkout and spent several years in billing before launching a ... [ Read More ]