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The Centers for Medicare 38 Medicaid Services CMS released the July 2020 update of the Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment System ASC PS last month. Providers and suppliers billing Medicare Administrat... [ Read More ]
Know how to find the answer and improve your clean claims rate. Medicare revises its National Correct Coding Initiative NCCI edits on a quarterly basis. As a medical coder not only must you keep up wi... [ Read More ]
The Centers for Medicare 38 Medicaid Services CMS released on May 13 the July 2020 quarterly update to the HCPCS Level II file. There are 61 added codes to describe healthcare equipment and supplies n... [ Read More ]
Healthcare providers are granted even more latitude for use of telehealth services during the COVID19 public health emergency. On a Friday at monthend theCenters for Medicare 38 Medicaid Services CMS ... [ Read More ]
Hi everyone, does anyone know if ordering an EKG can be part of the cancer workup or follow up care? Or if it will be covered for cancer (ie. breast, colon, stomach etc) if patient is having continuat... [ Read More ]
Good morning, I am new to chiropractic coding and billing. I am working for a chiropractor that provides mobile chiropractic care for patients. I am billing for some mobile visits and the sites are at... [ Read More ]
I have a patient that had an I&D by a different provider, in fact a different health system all together. My doc saw this patient for repacking/dressing change. Anyone have a clue what CPT code I ... [ Read More ]
My office is thinking about writing off some claims in the 120+ bucket because they are "uncollectible." Does anyone else do this as well and is there a certain way to document these write o... [ Read More ]
DX: Anogenital wart
Procedure performed: Anoscopic cauterization of the anorectal wart
Intraoperative findings reveal a perianal wart at 5 o'clock position. Endoscopic examination revealed again ac... [ Read More ]
Surgeon performed a breast lumpectomy with adjacent tissue transfer of 56 sq. cm.
I have always coded 19301 with 14301,58.
However, someone pointed out to me that according to CPT, 14301 is "used... [ Read More ]
I have a 2 yr old that has a R Hand injury with fractures of the third, fourth and fifth metacarpals. No manipulations were done, just a clam shell splint and wrapped with an ace wrap. Do I bill 26... [ Read More ]