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Learn about AAPCs global expansion and the changes underway to support the needs of its growing international community. Seeing just how far AAPC has come in the last 20 years is exciting. When it was... [ Read More ]
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 ]
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 ]
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 ]
Does anybody know the way to get reimbursed for the mandatory observation after administration of Sprevata or Ketamine infusion for depression or PTSD? I have the website from the manufacturer b... [ Read More ]
Welp. I am registered to take the exam on 10/23/2021. I am SO nervous. I purchased the class, the books, and I am about to begin Module/chapter 4. I did great in the first 2 chapters but not so great ... [ Read More ]
Patient has had a gastric bypass surgery, now needs a gastrostomy tube insertion. Under CT guidance, access was achieved with a 5 fr. Yueh catheter. The stomach was insufflated, and 4 gastropexy sutur... [ Read More ]
We are having difficulties with the proper ICD 10 coding for prophylactic radiation therapy. We have two different scenerios: 1) if patient is having prophylactic brain therapy due to lung cancer and... [ Read More ]
I am hoping to get some advice coding this surgery.
The doctor performed laparotomy, de-torsion left ovary, left ovarian cystectomy, left salpingectomy.
Laparotomy- the ovary had a large cyst a... [ Read More ]
Per Medicare PTAs are not enrolled. Per Medicare allows therapist assists to provide therapy services in an outpatient private practice setting. as long as services are performed under the direct sup... [ Read More ]
I have billed a 99214 to Medicaid and getting the 107 error - related or qualifying claims/service not identified on claim. I am not in global, just an ordinary office visit. Any help/insight?... [ Read More ]
My practice is considering staring RPM "Remote Physiologic Monitoring" I would like to get any insight from anyone who has work with RPM.
I understand the codes 99453, 99454, 99457, and 994... [ Read More ]