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AAPCs coding expert Raemarie Jimenez gives you the scoop on next years updates. CPT 2021 includes 206 new codes 69 revised codes and 54 deleted codes. All sections of CPT received changes in codes and... [ Read More ]
Prepare for the unexpected when the patient is expecting. Oh those cute little babies All those fingers and toes and noses when I grow up I want to be one of those volunteers in nurseries who just si... [ Read More ]
CPT 2020 Category I errata and technical corrections released by the American Medical Association AMA are effective Jan. 1 2020. If you have a CPT 2020 code book get out your marker. Youll need to kno... [ Read More ]
An article in Healthcare Business Monthly prompts further discussion as guidance is applied to orthopedic coding. I was quite inspired by the article Lesions Masses and Tumors Oh My October pages 3032... [ Read More ]
Cardiology subspecialties are like subcontractors who bring different skills to help maintain the functionality of a healthy heart. Cardiology is the branch of medicine that specializes in the disease... [ Read More ]
I am needing so help with Locums Tenens, we have physicians that wanting to hire a locum tenens physicians to perform Vascular office-based procedures for our dialysis patient. The phy... [ Read More ]
Does contract work as a risk adjustment coder count towards removing your apprenticeship from the CPC-A certification? And do other employers such as hospitals consider it as experience?... [ Read More ]
Post -op dx: Sagittal band rupture of the right 3rd finger
Procedure performed: reconstruction of sagittal band with extensor tendon transfer.
A zigzag incision over the dorsum of the 3rd metacarpo... [ Read More ]
Hai ,i am just waiting for my AAPC exam result.I would like to search job in UK. kindely please give me the instructions for that..i would like to know IELTS is reguired or not to go there?... [ Read More ]
My doctor has a claim for a patient with a personal history of breast cancer getting a screening colonoscopy. Medicare won't accept Z85.3 as a diagnosis code for G0105- what would you use? No other fa... [ Read More ]
I'm having denials from a HMO group stating the CPT code (92134) is Mutually Exclusive procedures cannot be done on the same day/setting. Also "Procedure is incidental to primary procedure which ... [ Read More ]
I work for a company that has started supplying nutritional products, like Ensure, for patients. There are so many different codes that can apply for billing the HCPCS. Can anyone offer me some guida... [ Read More ]
I am needing so help with Locums Tenens, we have physicians that wanting to hire a locum tenens physicians to perform Vascular office-based procedures for our dialysis patient. The ph... [ Read More ]
Would anyone be able to give me clarification on some areas of the 2021 E/M Guideline changes?
For the amount and/or complexity of data to be reviewed and analyzed area, can the prov... [ Read More ]
We are going to start Covid testing in our office with nasal probe and rapid system for screening our pt's for prior to their surgery in our office. We were informed by McKesson to use CPT code 87426 ... [ Read More ]