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AAPCs coding expert Raemarie Jimenez gives you the scoop on next years updates. Code update season is always an exciting time of year. With it brings new revised and deleted CPT codes and coding guide... [ Read More ]
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can we gather CEU's for next year if the current year CEU requirements are met?
do we need to store extra CEUs in tracker or after submitting the current year CEUs only we can store in CEU tracker?
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I billed T84.093S as the only code for IP visit with CPT 99222. I know this code is exempt from POA reporting so it doesn't need a PA indicator code. What could be a reason for the denial? The denial ... [ Read More ]
Re: 2021 E&M audit tool. Or is there a specific audit tool for E&M for ENT?
Any idea where I can find examples of documentation for the different levels of care? Such as 99212, 99213, 9921... [ Read More ]
Hello. Could you please tell me if i can add 44110 to the excision of Ovary 58661 in the report below or I should just add a modifier -22? Thank you very much in advance. I am a new coder.
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Hello. We are a CAH and have an outpatient dialysis department. One of our patients is now an inpatient (not Covid related) and needs his dialysis. We cannot transfer right now because of Covid and... [ Read More ]
Good Morning. I wonder if any of the exams are being rescheduled due to the Covid-19 virus. Mine is scheduled at Waterbury Hospital on Dec 12,2020. What protocols do they have in place to ensure safet... [ Read More ]
I am currently training my Urology doctors on the new E/M changes for 2021. Can someone tell me what they are saying to their doctors regarding Cat 2 "Amount and/or Complexity of Data t... [ Read More ]