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What does the New Year mean It is a blank slate that allows for more time with family and friends. It is a chance to give more and time to settle all goals and dreams which could not be attained in th... [ Read More ]
Updates to the list of codes that sometimes or always describe therapy services under Medicare Part B go into effect Jan. 1 2020. Make sure your coding andbilling staff are aware of the following upda... [ Read More ]
Mary Wood CPC CPCI CRC and I are looking forward to the October AAPC Regional Conference in Seattle. It is an exciting time to be a coderauditorpractice manager as CMS is making sweeping policy change... [ Read More ]
Mary I want to welcome my AAPC NAB partner Dr. Michael Warner and his wife Dr. Margaret Warner to California. Michael has taken a position as an associate professor at Touro University California Col... [ Read More ]
At HEALTHCON 2019 Mary and I enjoyed meeting with Region 8 members at the AAPC Region luncheon. We also proudly represented our region by giving a presentation on electronic health record template abu... [ Read More ]
We have partnered with Quest, and have a physician owned lab. We are being told to bill as “office” place of service as opposed to “independent lab.” We have gone back and forth with our bil... [ Read More ]
When coding an EMG, would you pick up the "abnormal study" R94.131 in addition to the dx for example abnormal study: study shows carpal tunnel bilateral.
Would you code dx as: G56.... [ Read More ]
Hello everyone, and Happy Thanksgiving! Wondering if anyone can help me with the below...?
- When the doctor is not affiliated with a company and he performs an echo, can we bill that Echo under the ... [ Read More ]
I've searched all over the internet and I cannot locate a spine coding cheat sheet. Does anyone have one by chance?
I don't need the ICD-10 information, as I'm mainly looking for the CPT only s... [ Read More ]
I am looking for a Certified Professional Coder in the North Texas area. The position is remote with some office time required so I prefer someone in the genersl area. The job listing and applicatio... [ Read More ]
pt Comes in for arm pain and mentions they have been out of lisinopril For 5 days , Which they take for long term use for their htn . Pt isn’t having any bp issues. Final arm pain. Under the MDM MD... [ Read More ]
For Risk Adjustment, have you encountered guidance to pick up the osteoporosis that is listed in the 'problem list/past medical history' if in the current encounter the patient comes in for a femur fr... [ Read More ]