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Claim denials cost the medical industry over 1 million annually. How much of that comes from your practice You spend time interpreting sometimes confusing health plan benefits and coverages and wordy ... [ Read More ]
Hello! I am scratching my head on how to code this. The general surgeon removed a bone spur from the frontal area and right temporal area. The provider made a simple incision and dissected free fro... [ Read More ]
Hi, I was wondering those who recently took the CPMA exam- what auditing tool did you use? How many did you bring? I took the course in February and it was still going by old E/M guidelines for OVs, i... [ 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 ]