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By Nancy Clark CPC CPCI Modifiers are crucial in telling the story of the claim by identifying procedures that have been altered in some way without changing the core meaning of the codes submitted. L... [ Read More ]
Make Assigning HIV and AIDS Diagnosis Codes Straight Forward. By Katherine Abel CPC CPMA CPCI CMRS Assigning ICD9CM codes for human immunodeficiency virus HIV and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome AI... [ Read More ]
By Beverly Welshans CPC CPCI CPCH CCSP The same care your providers take when administering preventive care to assure all has been covered must be taken when coding those services as well. It never hu... [ Read More ]
I am new to podiatry coding. Can someone tell me when it is appropriate to bill office visits 99xxx vs the G0245-47? If I use the G codes, would I use the 11055, 110721... codes. What documantation... [ Read More ]
I am new to podiatry coding. There is a physician billing 28003 and 28005 (which are NCCI bundled with the following)... 28122, 28062, 28222, 28120.... Mostly diabetic foot infection procedures for de... [ Read More ]
Mr Dr. I bill for is seeing patients via telehealth who are admitted in the hospital. I'm wondering what POS are you guys using for this situation? We are using 02 ? But I'm not sure if that is right.... [ Read More ]
An NPP has billed many visits with 99358 in SNF place of service.
99358 is rarely billed. These visits are billed stating a generic statement - Extensive MR review, Rx review, detail discussion wit... [ Read More ]
Provider performed a MPJ amputation along with the proximal 1/3 of the metatarsal - he calls it a 5th ray resection. I'm finding conflicting info on whether I can code this as 28810 - since he did no... [ Read More ]
Hi, This is Rama Rao Gasikanti ,CPC-A Certification holder. I passed the exam online( Dallas) in the month of August 2021.
I am an Anesthesiologist too with 25 Years in Medical Field. All my Medica... [ Read More ]
28285 was performed at the IPJ for hammertoe and 28270 performed at the MPJ for add'l contracture.
Can these be reported separately because of the different joints or is the 28270 bundled into the 282... [ Read More ]
I have a coding question. I am new to neuro. I am looking for a code for mass screw fixation of the cervical 4,5 and 6. I found 22841 but it doesn't state just screws. Any ideas?
Thank you in advance... [ Read More ]
I took my CPMA and just found out I did not pass. I got a 63%. I had taken the online course and completed the 3 practice exams that came in the bundle I purchased.
My questions is: would is be ad... [ Read More ]