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Thanks to all those who participated last month we had a larger than usual turnout for our LC Q38A discussion on hosting virtual meetings. We hope you found it helpful and if so well look forward to y... [ Read More ]
Quite a few code changes and revisions were made to the Radiology section of CPT for 2020. Less confusing language and expanded code categories will make life easier for medical coders. Heres a quick ... [ Read More ]
Do your healthcare workers have what it takes to excel in a consumerdriven marketplace The landscape of healthcare organizations is changing dramatically. In recent years the concept of healthcare con... [ Read More ]
Ten new HCPCS Level II codes for drugs and biologicals will be payable for Medicare effective for claims with dates of service on or after July 1 2019. HCPCS Level II is a standardized coding system t... [ Read More ]
Weve all heard of opioid addicts who make up aches and pains fake injuries or hurt themselves in hopes of being prescribed Vicodin Percocet etc. As the opioid crisis grows so do its boundaries with fa... [ Read More ]
I NEED TO VERIFY SLEEP MEDICINE PROCEDURE CODES - I USE G0399 WITH MODIFIER 26 AND 95806 MOD 26 BUT CAN ONLY GET PAID FOR ONE PROCEDURE PROCEDURE CODE G0399 DONE AT HOME WITH PLACE OF SERVICE 12 A... [ Read More ]
DOES ANYONE KNOW THE CORRECT POS WHEN BILLING G0399 (HST)? THE INSTRUCTIONS ARE GIVEN TO THE PATIENT IN THE OFFICE BUT THE KIT IS TAKEN HOME. WE USUSALLY BILL G0399 FOR OUR TC, POS BEING HOME. AND 95... [ Read More ]
Please help clear up a question on correct billing for Exparel in an ASC and provided by either the Surgeon or Anesthesiologist.
We are billing for the facility on this.
Are there only certain pro... [ Read More ]
The physician shingled a rib to prevent uncontrolled breaking of the rib during a Segmentectomy (32484). Then once done with the procedure he repairs the rib. Can you bill seperately ... [ Read More ]
i am a facility cath lab coder . i have cardioversion cpt 92960 denied from healthoptions( medicaid plan) stating its hitting cci edit component 2 coding. they couldn't tell me which cpt exactly was h... [ Read More ]
I have a strange question: due to Covid, we have parents asking providers to write formal letters, on letterhead, stating why flying isn't "medically reccomended" for a patient, due to their... [ Read More ]
does anyone have PA's (physician assistant) perform and bill procedures?? questioning if PA can bill RFA vein ablation (cpt 36475) alone but a supervising physician
is available in the office.... [ Read More ]