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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 ]
It may have been the third and final day of HEALTHCON 2020 but the energy level was high. Attendees started the day off right by using HCON Chat and Facebook to post lots of inspiring pictures of the ... [ 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 ]
The quality of evaluation and management documentation is paramount for clinician reimbursement. Evaluation and management EM services are the most vulnerable to billing errors because it is complicat... [ Read More ]
I have a doctor trying to find a code for a trial procedure he will be performing. It is a desmoid tumor injection. He is providing an experimental treatment protocol developed by Mayo Clinic and invo... [ Read More ]
i'm working for multi specialty health center. we billed 99203 for new patient to dermatology. few months later patient is seen with urgent care as new patient as well and billed 99203 as well. oxford... [ Read More ]
Diagnosis is Left ring finger PIP joint infection. I need help with the CPT. Maybe 26080?
Description of Procedure:.... The dorsal aspect of the PIP joint was identified and a longitudinal incision... [ Read More ]
patient given J&J Covid -19 vaccine as first vaccine then follows up with booster of Moderna or Pfizer.
how would you code the admin of the booster?
1st admin CPT for either Moderna/Pfizer sinc... [ Read More ]
One of our patients was seen by two providers of different specialties at our office on the same day during the post-op period for spinal surgery and it seems like it was about the same underlying con... [ Read More ]
I am having issues getting a claim paid through horizon, the patient was inpatient at a rehab facility, but was at a hospital outpatient center for resection of intracranial reasons with stereotactic ... [ Read More ]
Provider coding 33464: Valvuloplasty, tricuspid valve; with ring insertion
I don't believe the documentation supports the repair of the valve nor a ring insertion and cannot find a code that describe... [ Read More ]
I am looking for someone in the Podiatry field i can get info from . I am going to start a new Podiatry office in a couple weeks and need to gain some knowledge about the billing/coding and the DME e... [ Read More ]
How would you bill botox injections for pelvic floor muscles? Would it be the same code for trigger point injections 20552 or 20553? There is no code that I can find for chemodenervation of pelvic flo... [ Read More ]