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Become a coding superhero with Xray vision. When is imaging separately reported and how The relative value units RVUs for some codes include the providers use of imaging to accurately visualize the sp... [ 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 ]
July is a busy month for medical coders and billers because so many CPT and HCPCS Level II code changes are implemented July 1. It8217s hard to keep track of all the changes but it8217s essential that... [ Read More ]
Karen DeSalvo MD MPH MSc opened 2019 HEALTHCON at Caesars Palace Las Vegas April 29 with a deep dive into how social determinants affect the business of healthcare. Claiming one of her best memories w... [ Read More ]
Yes officer training is required even if youve served recently or in the past. There are always changes some significant and some subtle but it is important to participate anyway. The good news is tha... [ Read More ]
I am hoping you can help me with finding a CPT for this procedure performed. (93623??)
ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY PROCEDURE REPORT: Procainamide infusion study
Pre-procedure diagnoses... [ Read More ]
Hi everyone, Is physician directed home exercise program considered an order for the new CPT guidelines?
The physician provides directions but not to another healthcare provider. Since I could bill a... [ Read More ]
I am trying to code for amputation of all toes and midfoot on the right side (transmetatarsal). the question I have is would I use the code for the foot as well as for the great toe and lesser toes or... [ Read More ]
Can some one please help me to understand Bi Lateral Injections? Report is as follows:
*Start Penicillin G Benzathine Suspension, 2400000 UNIT/4ML, as directed, Intramuscular, once in clinic, 30 day... [ Read More ]
I work for a family practice and I am having Humana denials on vaccines for reason:
This decision was based on a Local Coverage Determination (LCD). We have called them several times and sent in doc... [ Read More ]
Hello - I just recently starting coding for Rheumatology. We have a drug - Acterma; CPT J3262 that we bill with 2 different NDC #'s and units. An example is: we use 600 units and bill as 1 line with 4... [ Read More ]
Can I get some insight on unbundling services? I have a couple of scenarios.
1. 64633-50, 99070, S0020, J3301 ( RF Ablation with use of lidocaine, Marcaine, and Kenalog. 99070 was billed for misc supp... [ Read More ]
I have a colleague asking me if he can purposely just not bill for a lab done in house so he can add a point to the MDM. To me, this is not correct coding but on my own I cannot find the documentati... [ Read More ]