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Three new diagnosis codes for reporting COVID19 vaccination status will go into effect April 1 2022. The codes were presented by the National Center for Health Statistics NCHS at the Sept. 1415 ICD10 ... [ Read More ]
Latest Medicare rule changes aim to increase payment rates and improve health equity and quality of care for those with endstage renal disease. On Oct. 29 2021 The Centers for Medicare 38 Medicaid Ser... [ Read More ]
The 2022 MPFS final rule promotes greater telehealth utilization and boosts payment rates for vaccine administration. The Centers for Medicare 38 Medicaid Services CMS has finalized 2022 payments and ... [ Read More ]
HEALTHCON 2022 in Washington D.C. is coming quickly This will be yet another unforgettable event for medical billers coders and other healthcare business professionals. Come take in the sheer beauty o... [ Read More ]
The second and final day of AUDITCON AAPCs virtual conference dedicated to the world of auditing kicked off with attendees eager to learn more about the ins and outs of auditing. The chat wall was ful... [ Read More ]
Could a fracture due to osteoporosis be coded with both the osteoporosis fracture code (M80.08XA) and S32.050A to specify the location? Or would that be coding the same fracture twice?... [ Read More ]
Has anyone used the COSC training course? I have the practice exam and the study guide already, which is just about 24 practice cases. This is supposed to give you more to study.
Please let me know t... [ Read More ]
Hello everyone, I need some help with how to code the open reduction of the left radiocapitellar joint. The report is below, any help would be deeply appreciated.
Codes I was going to use:
24685 x ... [ Read More ]
Right total knee arthroplasty with use of patient matched implants. Doctor performed a medial capsulotomy with the patella everted and knee flexed. The implant were input onto the femur and tibia. ... [ Read More ]
need to know how we bill for doing botox interdermal on the palms which requires serveral injection across the palm of the hand to mininize sweating.
procedure takes about 30 min. we will be using j0... [ Read More ]
Is it correct if the patient was diagnosed before being admitted you would answer yes? If patient was diagnosied during stay the answer is no?
For example, if an elderly women arrived to the ER with ... [ Read More ]
Hi! Would 52315 be appropriate for this procedure? The patient had an encrusted ureteral stent, the stent was removed and the encrustations fell off into the bladder and needed to be crushed in order ... [ Read More ]
Can anyone tell me the difference between 64451 and 64493?
64451-states Injection of anesthetic; nerves innervating the sacroiliac joint
64493 states Injection of paravertebral facet joint (... [ Read More ]