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Chronic care management CCM services are services that do not involve facetoface patientprovider contact. The Centers for Medicare 38 Medicaid Services CMS implemented Medicare coverage for CCM in Jan... [ Read More ]
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October 1 is a scary time for medical coders. There are fourth quarter updates to HCPCS Level II codesand code editors. Payment system and fee schedules are updated. And ICD10CM code changes go into e... [ Read More ]
I get rejections from NM medicaid on cpt code 99402 stating "only recipients under the age of 21 are eligible for these services". I CANNOT find ANY information on any website (CMS included)... [ Read More ]
If our provider ordered a lab and we are not billing for it, we would count a point towards Ordering of tests. Would we also count a point for Review of test for that same lab? I am confused when to u... [ Read More ]
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For the new time coding: can providers document accounts with E&M codes time ranges without selecting specific time? or they have to document time within the range.... [ Read More ]
I've been having a really hard time getting my physical therapy evaluations paid when any other form of therapy was provided during the same session, and I'm hoping someone can help.
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Hey guys. I need help please! My question: When coding a Left heart cath and the dr does a PCI, can I code these together? I am getting a CCI edit that states these procedures can't be billed together... [ Read More ]
Hey all! I used to be able to bill a pt eval 97164 w/mod 59 and then also bill therapeutic exercise (97530) and get paid for both. Recently I have been getting paid only for the 97530 and denied the... [ Read More ]
Looking to get some information on the 8 min rule. I code for ortho (New to Physical Therapy) and our PT department bills everything by the 8 min rule. After lots of research- I know the cpt codes are... [ Read More ]