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In a final rule CMS expands telehealth coverage but enforces budget neutrality mandate. After a slight delay the Centers for Medicare 38 Medicaid Services CMS has finalized 2021 payments and policies ... [ Read More ]
Update your understanding of how to code telehealth services now and in the future.The post Telemedicine Takes Healthcare Into the 21st Century appeared first on AAPC Knowledge Center.... [ 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 ]
Its finally time to take that important business trip or longanticipated vacation. Youve packed the essentials planned your itinerary and made your travel arrangements. But are you completely prepared... [ Read More ]
If longterm care LTC facilities want to save a bundle and ensure compliance with federal regulations the answer is obvious. On Dec. 24 2003 the Securities and Exchange Commission SEC promulgated new i... [ Read More ]
i am a facility cath lab coder . i have cardioversion cpt 92960 denied from healthoptions( medicaid plan) stating its hitting cci edit component 2 coding. they couldn't tell me which cpt exactly was h... [ Read More ]
Can anyone help me with the LCD for both cpt codes 64451 & 64625. I have called Medicare and they showed me where to get the LCD but does not give you what you need to get the medical necessity f... [ Read More ]
Our office is wanting to start giving the blood transfusions in the office. The product will be coming from the hospital so I know they will be billing that portion. All research has led me to HCPCS 3... [ Read More ]
Patient had lobe excised 12/27/18. Saw the Pulmonologist 2/19 who referred patient to Oncology for adjuvant chemotherapy but stated not sure patient was a candidate due to comorbidities. Saw Oncolog... [ Read More ]
Our company does OCM coding, it's an HCC type model for Oncology.
We haven't started yet but we are looking at a program that will allow us to catch missed codes.
This program has a list of missed HC... [ Read More ]
I have two questions relating to ER's. The first is- If a patient comes in for a uncomplicated wound re-check and is seen by Dr. B but the simple suture repair (12001) was performed by Dr. A,... [ Read More ]
Q) In an initial review of ENT notes, I'm finding lower levels this year than last year for 99213 established patient E&M CPT codes.
Factoring in presenting problems from first column, If 1 or l... [ Read More ]
I need help with this.
For the new time coding: can providers document accounts with E&M codes time ranges without selecting specific time? or they have to document time within the range.... [ Read More ]
I was curious how other coders were handling risk with the new 2021 guidelines. The minimal and low categories no longer have examples, and the guidelines state that the risk levels ... [ Read More ]