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Make sure your physician practice is prepared for renewed scrutiny of Medicare claims. Medicare Part B postpayment servicespecific medical reviews resumed Aug. 17 2020 after a brief hiatus due to the ... [ Read More ]
No time to read all those wordy transmittals Heres news you can peruse in under 5 minutes. Catch up on the latest Medicare Part AB news communicated via Medicare Learning Network MLN articles on your ... [ Read More ]
AAPC Chapter Association Board of Directors recognizes Schmidt and others who were nominated. The AAPC Chapter Association Board of Directors AAPCCA BOD is honored to announce Emily Schmidt CPC CPCP C... [ Read More ]
Check your diagnosis coding for this patient encounter. PREOPERATIVEPOSTOPERATIVE DIAGNOSIS Recurrent right inguinal hernia. PROCEDURE PERFORMED Laparoscopic right inguinal herniorrhaphy with mesh. BR... [ Read More ]
AAPC member160Patricia Sonnemann CPC COC CIC CIRCC CPMA works for Concept Plus LLC where she audits medical records for correct coding for Tricare members. Sonnemann has been in the industry for over ... [ Read More ]
Our provider was on call at hospital let orthopedic resident see pt in ER then the patient came into Doctors office for a " follow up". Since the provider didnt actually see pt in hospital w... [ Read More ]
I'm sure you have all heard there is a BCG shortage. The latest recommendation for subsequent treatments is to use 1/3 dosage and treat 3 patients from one vial. We have been searching for proper codi... [ Read More ]
My provider did surgery on the foot, the note reads "identified ganglion cyst, which was excised, and underneath this was a small bone spur that was debrided with a rongeur." Are we able to... [ Read More ]
Pre op diagnosis: Vaginal lesions
In pathology report " Epidermal inclusion cyst"
OPERATIVE FINDING: There was a vaginal lesion noted to be arising at the right upper vulvar area approxi... [ Read More ]
i work for a large oncology practice that has a hospital system doing their coding for them. the coding is provider based & the setting is an outpt clinic within the hospital. my question is: ho... [ Read More ]
Has anyone had any feedback from their physicians regarding the new Medicare LCD put out for colonoscopies? The LCD does not have Iron De as a covered indication! This just went into effect 3/21/21.... [ Read More ]
When an RN performs the Medicare annual wellness visit, is a cosign required by the physician? We've gotten contradicting information. As of 5/20/21, Palmetto GBA said a cosign is required because it ... [ Read More ]