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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 ]
Hello! I am scratching my head on how to code this. The general surgeon removed a bone spur from the frontal area and right temporal area. The provider made a simple incision and dissected free fro... [ 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 ]
Does anybody know the way to get reimbursed for the mandatory observation after administration of Sprevata or Ketamine infusion for depression or PTSD? I have the website from the manufacturer b... [ Read More ]
Welp. I am registered to take the exam on 10/23/2021. I am SO nervous. I purchased the class, the books, and I am about to begin Module/chapter 4. I did great in the first 2 chapters but not so great ... [ Read More ]
Patient has had a gastric bypass surgery, now needs a gastrostomy tube insertion. Under CT guidance, access was achieved with a 5 fr. Yueh catheter. The stomach was insufflated, and 4 gastropexy sutur... [ Read More ]
We are having difficulties with the proper ICD 10 coding for prophylactic radiation therapy. We have two different scenerios: 1) if patient is having prophylactic brain therapy due to lung cancer and... [ Read More ]
I am hoping to get some advice coding this surgery.
The doctor performed laparotomy, de-torsion left ovary, left ovarian cystectomy, left salpingectomy.
Laparotomy- the ovary had a large cyst a... [ Read More ]