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With understanding comes passion for this obgyn niche. Obstetrics and gynecology obgyn coding is one of those specialties you either love or just dont get. Or maybe you love it but just dont get it. P... [ Read More ]
Deciding which code to use starts with determining each payers policy. The Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System HCPCS has two principal subsystems referred to as Level I and Level II. Knowing whe... [ Read More ]
AAPCs senior VP of products answers your questions about coding for office and other outpatient services. Ever since the release of the new 2021 evaluation and management EM guidelines for office and ... [ 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 ]
Every year we take direction from the most recent CPT code book but its important to recognize that it doesnt have the final say on how to document and code evaluation and management EM visits. For th... [ Read More ]
I am looking for anybody that can refer me to some remote coding companies that supply computer equipment. I am a CPC with 1 year of schooling and 2 years on the job experience. Thank you!... [ Read More ]
In what sort of "facility setting" can 99483 be billed. Sure, Office (POS 11) is okay, as is ALF (POS 13). SNF (POS 31) apparently is not, tried a few services and all were rejected.
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My provider performed a difficult malpositioned Nexplanon removal under fluoroscopic guidance in the OR after a failed attempt in the office. Does anyone have experience with this situation? I have bi... [ Read More ]
We are a pediatric group and currently giving Covid vaccine to our patient. We are using Pfizer (91307) and admin code of 0071A and 0072A) Blue Shield and Health Net are rejecting our claims . Can ... [ Read More ]
I have a provider who sometimes is not present during an office visit. He signs off on the notes as agreeing to the assessment plan the NP wrote. Do I still bill this visit as a regular visit, (ex: 99... [ Read More ]
please advice , what is the correct CPT code for excision of NON-PRESSURE CHRONIC ULCER OF SKIN OF SITES W UNSP SEVERITY, I billed the CPT code 11423 to Medicare was denied for 'medical necessity'... [ Read More ]
My name is Chelsea and I am a new member of AAPC! I have self studied since August and I plan on taking the CPC exam in the next week or so. I finally found a career that both excites and brings joy t... [ Read More ]