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Ever since the publication of the Office of Inspector Generals OIGs portfolio Medicare Needs Better Controls to Prevent Fraud Waste and Abuse Related to Chiropractic Services in February 2018 chiropra... [ Read More ]
A new ICD10CM code for reporting vapingrelated disorders has been created. This new code and updated guidance supersedes previous vaping coding guidance released in October 2019. ICD10CM code U07.0 Va... [ Read More ]
PH WHO groups key to understanding I27 codes. Despite the fact that pulmonary hypertension PH is a frequently identified highly morbid condition associated with increased mortality hospitalizations ... [ Read More ]
I am thrilled and honored to be able to introduce myself to all the AAPC members in Region 7. Although Im physically many miles from all of you Im just a quick email away About me Ive been in healthca... [ Read More ]
Hello! Right now I have my CPC-A and am working on my COC. I am getting ready to purchase my 2021 books and have a question.
What is the difference on AAPC's website between the ProFee Coder Bundle... [ 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 ]
We are using CPT code 21085 for the Somnogard device. We order the guards and our physicians shape and fit the appliance . Do you think the description "This code should only be used when physic... [ Read More ]
I have been a veterinary technician for 16 yrs and have recently received my CPC-A certification . I am looking for a coding position or a position that will utilize my newfound coding skills. I am l... [ 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 ]