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Look for three things in the documentation to accurately report encounters in ICD9CM and ICD10CM. According to the American Burn Association an estimated 486000 hospital admissions and visits to hospi... [ Read More ]
Patients in our practice get their Evenity injections, J3111, in bilateral arms. I have been sending these out as 96372, 96372-XS, J3111. Only one of the injection codes will pay. Is there any way to ... [ Read More ]
My provider did a Intravascular lithotripsy in the tibial/peroneal artery and we have billed CPT C9772 for the same in POS 22 as the patient was admitted and discharged on the same day(facility settin... [ Read More ]
Patient comes in to a dry eye clinic and upon exam it is discovered there are excrements, etc under the lid. We perform a debridement to clean the lids with the goal of improving the dry eye issue. ... [ Read More ]
I took the CPC exam last October 22, 2011 and I failed it. Any advise? I also studied the 2011 CPC CD Final Exam book, what have I done wrong? Should I retake it again?
Papoose... [ Read More ]
Wondering if we are able to bill both the 76830- transvaginal and the 76857 (?59 modifier) limited transabdominal on the same day? The reason for the transabdominal is we are unable to locate the ovar... [ Read More ]
Our provider Documents History and separate section of Review of Systems for Initial Hospital visit. He does not document a "history of present illness."
The more closely I look, the more I... [ Read More ]
I am in the process of doing the Practicode program and am finding it very challenging. I did well in the CPC course and on the certification exam, but am having a really tough time with Practicode. ... [ 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 ]