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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 ]
Any one have any good resources in regards how to under and code debridement of ulcers , routine foot care and trimming of nails. I feel there is so much info and looking for sources to help understan... [ Read More ]
Our office is having difficulty with the reimbursement of 11045,11046,11047 when the debridement is greater than 10 units. I've tried billing using units & multiple line items without success. Man... [ Read More ]
Anyone familiar or knows how to calculate HCPCS Q4186. Code description is per square centimeter.
Here is an example:
Size of epifix graft applied: 4 x 4.5 cm = 18cmNumber of gra... [ Read More ]
I am fairly new to Podiatry and not sure how to code this one:
Procedure: Arthroplasty of 2nd metatarsophalangeal joint, left foot with Weil osteotomy and screw fixation
I was able to find CPT 28308... [ Read More ]
what would be the correct code for food poisoning - A05.9? or T62.91XA? and why?
There is no other specification on food poisoning. The patient went to doctor for nausea, abdominal cramping and bloody... [ Read More ]
I am curious to know how everyone is billing Lower Extremity angioplasty when performed in the AT, PT and peroneal arteries. I am not attaching a report as this is for general knowledge as I have see... [ Read More ]
I am just needing to know if I can bill for prolonged services with an ER E&M for a Medicaid patient that also has an office visit on the same date of service? Thank You in advance for your time!... [ Read More ]