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Get answers to the top 10 questions about coding for office and other outpatient services in 2021. Ever since the release of the new 2021 evaluation and management EM guidelines for office and other o... [ Read More ]
In a final rule CMS expands telehealth coverage but enforces budget neutrality mandate. After a slight delay the Centers for Medicare 38 Medicaid Services CMS has finalized 2021 payments and policies ... [ Read More ]
Update your understanding of how to code telehealth services now and in the future.The post Telemedicine Takes Healthcare Into the 21st Century appeared first on AAPC Knowledge Center.... [ Read More ]
An unprecedented relaxation in regulatory guidelines will give U.S. hospitals and nontraditional care sites a fighting chance to meet the high demand of COVID19 hospitalizations expected in the coming... [ Read More ]
Coding initial hospital care became more challenging after Medicare stopped paying for inpatient consult codes several years ago but that cant be the only factor driving the startling error rates for... [ Read More ]
Has anyone going through the same issue that IEHP has been denying code 93623, stating - "Procedure modifier 26 was invalid on the date of service" and to submit with a diff... [ Read More ]
I got confused with a denial claim and thought someone can help me out here.
For initial visit (on which decision to perform Pacemaker insertion was made )- coded 99223 - 57 modifier
T... [ Read More ]
Our ASC manager was told by our new ophthalmologist the hospital he did his residency got paid for PanOptix through the VA.
An OPTUM CCN rep told her to get the code added to the auth and yes they wil... [ Read More ]
I am not able to get my out of state BCBS claims to properly route to the BCBS of OK. I have changed all payor IDs for the out of state policies (for example, BCBS of Texas) to be that of BCBS of OK ... [ Read More ]
We are trying to see if we are able to bill 82985 (Glycated protein) at the same time as 83036 (Hemoglobin; glycated) and if there are limitations on frequency. There is no Medicare LCD and very litt... [ Read More ]
I have a provider that tends to see pts for their AWV, ACP and often a seperate E/M code on the same visit. Lately I am being told that insurance will not cover the ACP 99497 portion of the visit. We ... [ Read More ]
I have an office who is wanting to do only telemedicine visits, even after COVID. They are a regular outpatient provider office. The will be "seeing patients" on telemedicine visits that ar... [ Read More ]