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AAPCs coding expert Raemarie Jimenez gives you the scoop on next years updates. Code update season is always an exciting time of year. With it brings new revised and deleted CPT codes and coding guide... [ Read More ]
Karen DeSalvo MD MPH MSc opened 2019 HEALTHCON at Caesars Palace Las Vegas April 29 with a deep dive into how social determinants affect the business of healthcare. Claiming one of her best memories w... [ Read More ]
Healthcare practitioners may soon have 23 new ICD10CM codes to use for reporting social and environmental factors that affect their patients health. The American Medical Association AMA and UnitedHeal... [ Read More ]
Every year there are reports of measles outbreaks among children who have not been vaccinated and it can be fatal.While death rates have been falling worldwide as more children receive the measles vac... [ Read More ]
Bundled payments seem to be cutting healthcare costs. One of the salient goals of the Affordable Care Act was to bring down the cost of care. As a result the federal government attempted to assist in ... [ Read More ]
Patient is seen for first postpartum visit on day #22, s/p primary low transverse cesarean. Patient c/o small amount of yellow/pinkish discharge from incision site. denies odor or pain.
On PE, steri... [ Read More ]
Hello! I'm hoping someone can help me. I work at a convenient care clinic that has gone to all telehealth appointments. We do not test for COVID-19 but have patients being seen who need back to work n... [ Read More ]
I am hoping I can get some feed back with the new E/M Coding in Eye Care. What tests are appropriate in eye care in the data elements? Contrasts sensory, Sherma, tear break up tests?, D... [ Read More ]
My provider has question. Can he bill for lab codes? Lets say if he were to get the lab company that runs the test charge his account. Can he then in turn bill the patients commercial insurance compan... [ Read More ]
Doc coded the appointment with 99213, 93793 and 36592. There is rejection for both 93793 and 36595 can not bill with 99213
Is there another way to receive reimbursement for labs?
Should it be a dif... [ Read More ]
I work for an independent lab, was wondering if any other labs are having luck getting paid on appeal for G0481,G0482 and G0483 with Humana? Their drug testing policy states not covered but we have a ... [ Read More ]
From a independent lab standpoint, Can you tell me if a doctor test for Flu or Strep via clia waived POC test in the office will the lab be able to test and bill for the PCR FLU and Strep or Strep cul... [ Read More ]