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The latest changes to the CPT code set will help clinicians distinguish seasonal infections from COVID19 in their reporting. Three new CPT codes have been created Oct. 6 that will allow clinicians to ... [ Read More ]
Over the past several months as the COVID19 pandemic has raged on the American Medical Association AMA has expedited the approval and release of CPT codes to enable reporting of the various testing me... [ Read More ]
The updated code set includes EM code revisions and more. Here8217s a preview. Medical coders will get a bit of a reprieve next year when it comes to learning new procedure codes. The CPT Editorial Pa... [ Read More ]
With the novel coronavirus continuing to circulate and cause severe illness in the United States and worldwide getting a flu vaccine is more important than ever. The 202021 influenza season will coinc... [ Read More ]
How to code Medicare Part B claims for reimbursement. These past few months have been a whirlwind for everyone but its fair to say medical coders have been hit with a category 5 hurricane. New codes a... [ Read More ]
I understand the new changes for 2021 but I had a doctor question if they can pick either the 2021 or the 1995 guidelines. I am not sure if they can pick a guideline I would think they have t... [ Read More ]
This is probably going to sound like a pretty obvious question, but I am really starting to struggle with this after discussions with my coworkers on code assignment.
When I was first starting out as... [ Read More ]
When coding smoking cessation, does the time documented in the notes need to be a specific time, or is a range of time (5-6 minutes) ok to use? Is anything else required for documentation of smoking ... [ Read More ]
My doctor is billing doing multiple bilateral injections on shoulder, hip, elbow and knee. Is the correct coding 20550 with modifier 50 or 20550 x 30 (as this is the total units being done)?... [ Read More ]
Plastic surgeon documented bilateral breast implants with mastopexy, He states specifics on the right breast then states attention to the left breast. Procedure was repeated using 450 mL i... [ Read More ]
Need a little help with this we have a patient that is seen individually and with dad, however 90846 is being selected when patient is seen during the scheduled family session but dad does not show. ... [ Read More ]
Any thoughts for the PCS code for this phrase?
MRI of the brain was performed utilizing precontrast
Doesn't need to be super specific. Just the basic PCS for this particular phrase.
Thanks... [ Read More ]
Please may someone advise on this?:
Is there anyone biller/collector/coder that has submitted a CPT 62380 (2017) code to any W/C carrier and refused payment reimbursement due to an old W/C f... [ Read More ]