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It may have been the third and final day of HEALTHCON 2020 but the energy level was high. Attendees started the day off right by using HCON Chat and Facebook to post lots of inspiring pictures of the ... [ Read More ]
Thank you for participating in HEALTHCON 2020 our first virtualconference Were excited for you to learn from inspirational and dedicated industry leaders connect with new and old peers across the coun... [ Read More ]
The Pacific Northwest welcomed hundreds of healthcare professionals medical coders billers clinical documentation improvement and compliance specialists auditors and revenue cycle and practice manage... [ Read More ]
Obstructive sleep apnea causes those who suffer from it to sleep poorly and always feel tired. Obstructive sleep apnea is also indicative for heart problems and complications. It is not a good idea to... [ Read More ]
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I am trying to determine if it is acceptable to use a 57 modifier on the E/M code used for an exam if we already have the surgery scheduled with the surgery center.
I have two different scenar... [ Read More ]
Hello there, So the company I work for tells us to always put a Q modifier. but the problem is half the time I only have enough information for 1 class B finding and 1 class C finding. So what the hec... [ Read More ]
I have a question about a procedure that a co-worker and I are tossing back and forth as to which way to code. Patient admitted with an obstruction and CT shows a mass. Doctor decided to d... [ Read More ]
The patient comes into the hospital outpatient department to have it hooked up, which can be billed as 95700. Can the tech charge for unmonitored EEG (95708) be billed 1 time per day when performed at... [ Read More ]
I am wondering if you can reschedule the CPC exam if you are already scheduled and a there is a conflict with the date. My exam is scheduled in September so it is more than a month away and I don't wa... [ Read More ]
One of our providers who is an Orthopedic Oncologist removed a sarcoma of the left shoulder CPT 23078 in September. He has continued to bill regular office visit codes rather than post op visits becau... [ Read More ]
We have a new Pediatrician in our office and she would like to bill cpt code 96161 (Edinburgh depression screening) for the mom on the babies well visit chart. Can we do this?
Monica Salvat... [ Read More ]