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Since 1963 February has been American Heart Month and the American Heart Association has been leading its awareness. The goal during this month is to acknowledge heart disease and to raise money for r... [ Read More ]
AAPCs coding expert Raemarie Jimenez gives you the scoop on next years updates. Code update season is always an exciting time of year. With it brings new revised and deleted CPT codes and coding guide... [ Read More ]
Follow these insider secrets to help ensure a successful virtual meeting. Theres a big change to local chapters this year and chapter officers are thrilled to share the news. Virtual meetings are now ... [ Read More ]
When diagnoses are linked by with ICD10CM presumes a causal relationship but should you There are 11 possible definitions of the word with according to MerriamWebsters dictionary. In ICD10CM with has ... [ Read More ]
A doctor placed upper crawford tubes on a patient. My doctor was called to make sure it was secured. Is there a cpt code for that because I cannot find one. I have code 68815 for the tube insertion so... [ Read More ]
I understand GC is informational only. What I don't understand is, what is done with the information? How does the use of modifier GC impact the teaching hospital program down the line?... [ Read More ]
Needed some help in coding this? Would I code 27310? What about the repair would that be inclusive since it is due to the excision? Thank you .
Procedure Performed: Excisional Biopsy left gout... [ Read More ]
For certain tibia pilon or tibia plateau fracture presentations, my providers will utilize a uniplane external fixator to distract the knee or ankle joint so that the fracture can be visualized and re... [ Read More ]
We have a cardiologist that is new to our practice and would love any insight into whether i am capturing all the charges accurately. Thanks so much for any help!
i came up with:
75716 2659 (bilat... [ Read More ]
Hi, I will be moving to the Fort Belvoir, VA area really soon and looking for someone who knows about their hospital networks. I have searched for coding positions at all local hospitals and I am not ... [ Read More ]
I have 17 years of professional education experience, but no coding experience. I recently passed my CPC exam and also the practicum to remove the "A" from my CPC. I am having a tou... [ Read More ]
We are receiving conflicting information and Tricare's manual is worded in a confusing manner. If we have an RBT (Registered Behavior Technician) that is Tricare certified, do we bill for their servi... [ Read More ]
I took exam on Sunday night and Monday morning.
This is my fault, I knew, I was not fully prepared. I was taking practice exams through CCO, and was getting 65% and less. I just decided... [ Read More ]