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Make sure your physician practice is prepared for renewed scrutiny of Medicare claims. Medicare Part B postpayment servicespecific medical reviews resumed Aug. 17 2020 after a brief hiatus due to the ... [ Read More ]
And that8217s not all CMS has issued new coding guidance too. The Centers for Medicare 38 Medicaid Services CMS implemented 12 new ICD10PCS codes to allow Medicare and other insurers to identify the u... [ Read More ]
Just when you thought you had all the COVID19 coding for laboratory testing figured out hold the phone there are three new CPT codes. These newest codes are effective June 25 2020. CPT Code Long Des... [ 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 ]
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 ]
Hi, This is Rama Rao Gasikanti ,CPC-A Certification holder. I passed the exam online( Dallas) in the month of August 2021.
I am an Anesthesiologist too with 25 Years in Medical Field. All my Medica... [ Read More ]
28285 was performed at the IPJ for hammertoe and 28270 performed at the MPJ for add'l contracture.
Can these be reported separately because of the different joints or is the 28270 bundled into the 282... [ Read More ]
Mr Dr. I bill for is seeing patients via telehealth who are admitted in the hospital. I'm wondering what POS are you guys using for this situation? We are using 02 ? But I'm not sure if that is right.... [ Read More ]
I have a coding question. I am new to neuro. I am looking for a code for mass screw fixation of the cervical 4,5 and 6. I found 22841 but it doesn't state just screws. Any ideas?
Thank you in advance... [ Read More ]
I took my CPMA and just found out I did not pass. I got a 63%. I had taken the online course and completed the 3 practice exams that came in the bundle I purchased.
My questions is: would is be ad... [ Read More ]
Our ENT MD sees patient in hospital for first time.
She spends an hour at bedside.
Her History is not Comprehensive, so she only scores a 99221 for MDM, 1995 guidelines..
But CPT says 50 minutes is us... [ Read More ]
This is a silly question, but does anyone know if we are to use the pre or post debridement measurements to correctly code for wound debridements eg. 97597-97598, 11042-11047? I've looked into this bu... [ Read More ]
I am starting to see a lot of denials for office visit levels 4 with B12 injections and CPT 96372. Documentation is supportive of the level patient has 2 chronic stable conditions, is getting medicat... [ Read More ]
we have a biller in our office who states Medicare told her to use 76 modifier on 30117. I dont agree that this is a "repeat procedure" they have paid on several claims , but i am wor... [ Read More ]