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In my last blog Special Rules Apply to Endoscopic Sinus Surgeries I discussed the change to the Multiple Endoscopy Rule for multiple surgeries when performed within the family of endoscopic sinus code... [ Read More ]
An Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment System ASC PS update that took effect July 1 2019 changes billing instructions for various payment policies and codes. Here is what you need to know to properly b... [ Read More ]
Conduit alleges whistleblower lawsuit and feds agree. The Department of Justice DOJ intervened in a whistleblower lawsuit against Questcor Pharmaceuticals now a part of Mallinckrodt ARD LLC formerly k... [ Read More ]
As of January 25 only 62 percent of healthcare providers submitted feeforservice claims with the new Medicare Beneficiary Identifier MBI according to the Centers for Medicare 38 Medicaid Services CMSM... [ Read More ]
Hello, Can someone assist me in what code to use for the Allograft templating for the attached surgery. Provider has given me 20932 which is not correct. Wondering if unlisted code 27899 is approp... [ Read More ]
How do you bill for a visit with the OB/Gyn provider when the patient presents for their pelvic/pap if they've already had a physical with their PCP (commercial insurance)? If I bill an office visit w... [ Read More ]
Our providers are now doing telehealth visits And the patient is also seen for chemotherapy The same day. Is it appropriate to attach a 25 modifier and a 95 modifier?
Another question if the chemo p... [ Read More ]
I took the CPC exam on Saturday 9/15, and since Sunday night, it has been saying in transit to the AAPC. I know they said it could take up to 10 days to get the results, but how long will it generally... [ Read More ]
I am trying to determine if my large Physician Group can have a drive through COVID testing site. Can the group have patients go to the corporate office parking lot for testing? if so how would the ... [ Read More ]
Hello. Could you please tell me if i can add 44110 to the excision of Ovary 58661 in the report below or I should just add a modifier -22? Thank you very much in advance. I am a new coder.
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So if I have an associates degree and completed two years in health information management plus a year working in the field as a medical coder would I still be assigned the apprentice status? This is ... [ Read More ]
STAR Medical Auditing Services is looking to fill both outpatient and inpatient coding positions. We are looking for part time (20+hrs) or full time Facility Inpatient coders and ProFee Outpatient cod... [ Read More ]
I have been trying to find a coding job for a year now. Where are the jobs? I mean good paying jobs. I don't mean $14 an hour. I am thinking of switching careers back to telecom. I don't think coding ... [ Read More ]