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Operation Warp Speed OWS a partnership of the Department of Health and Human Services HHS the Department of Defense DOD and the private sector aims to ramp up the development manufacturing and distr... [ Read More ]
Healthcare providers are granted even more latitude for use of telehealth services during the COVID19 public health emergency. On a Friday at monthend theCenters for Medicare 38 Medicaid Services CMS ... [ Read More ]
The novel Coronavirus COVID19 has changed the way most of us are living. Offices have been moved to living rooms restaurants and stores have been closed events have been postponed and conferences have... [ Read More ]
Chronic low back pain cLBP is traditionally treated with both pharmacologic opioids and nonpharmacologic therapy medicine. Acupuncture has long been considered by some a safer more effective alternati... [ Read More ]
HCPCS Level II code changes for 2020 were published by the Centers for Medicare 38 Medicaid Services CMS on Nov. 8. These changes include a comprehensive list of new revised and deleted codes used to ... [ Read More ]
Does anyone know why different payors use different edit programs? What is the difference between NCCI Edits and McKesson edits? Sometimes, we get denials from payors even there is no edit between c... [ Read More ]
I know that stimulations cannot be billed on same DOS as E&M codes, unless of course separate and significant, however I'm not finding a clear answer regarding billing IMRT planning 77301 on same ... [ Read More ]
Does anyone know how soon after submitting payment online I should received access to the ICD-10 Ebooks I purchased? I assumed I would receive access immediately upon payment but have received no dire... [ Read More ]
What ED Facility Level are you using for a patient who:
* drives up to ED, stays in car
* nurse does triage
* then nurse does a Covid swab
* Dr comes out to talk to patient for a few minutes
* patien... [ Read More ]
Does anyone know where I may find a quick guide or table showing the new E/M changes so that I may train my staff and give it to them as reference? So that when it comes time for them to code an offic... [ Read More ]
This is a group practice with Obgyn and Maternal Fetal Medicine subspeciality.
Patients are scheduled among the 4 office locations depending on their medical needs.
The doctors circulate among the 4 ... [ Read More ]
As part of a retrospective review, the services requiring time documentation, what is the best practice when the time IS NOT documented? Are your auditors recommending coding to the lowest service or ... [ Read More ]
My perinatology physician will often do ultrasounds/consultations for future surrogates. Can she bill a consultation code (9242-99245) when the requesting provider is a surrogacy agency not a physic... [ Read More ]
Hello, my name is Marina and I just recently passed my CPC exam. I also am currently working on getting my A removed and just sent what is needed to remove my A to the apprentice removal email. I curr... [ Read More ]