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I am thrilled and honored to be able to introduce myself to all the AAPC members in Region 7. Although Im physically many miles from all of you Im just a quick email away About me Ive been in healthca... [ Read More ]
Clinical diagnostic laboratories that fulfilled orders for targeted genomic sequence analysis panel CPT code 81455 between March 16 2018 and March 31 2018 may need to resubmit these claims to Medicare... [ Read More ]
Moderate sedation also sometimes referred to as conscious sedation is a druginduced depression of consciousness. A patient who has been sedated in this way is relaxed and generally insensitive to pain... [ Read More ]
Have you met Rik Salomon If you frequent AAPC conferences and events or if you make use of AAPCs Facebook group to find answers to your professional questions chances are youve run into at some point.... [ Read More ]
In addition to updated guidelines summarized in Novembers Healthcare Business Monthly Change Is Here Review the 2019 ICD10CM Guideline Updates pages 3236 the 2019 ICD10CM code book gains 279 new codes... [ Read More ]
I have a new SR. Management team that wants to change the way we bill out therapy codes based on what the insurance would cover so for instance- Medicare would be billed how we always have been in the... [ Read More ]
Hi - in my role as a privacy officer for a large system, I have encountered multiple complaints about practices charging patients or our providers for records sent to our providers when patients eithe... [ Read More ]
I have billed 36247 and 75630 26, 59 with DX of I70.211, I70.212, and I70.0. The insurance is Humana Medicare both are being denied for needing additional Diagnosis. I have been res... [ Read More ]
Hello! I need help with coding an RN certified in Lactation Education. Lately I have been including her services in the E/M and accounting for time along with the physician's assessment. Is there a... [ Read More ]
Pt has a bleeding AVF aneurysms. They go in for a revision of AVF( resection aneurysms, and Artegraft placement)
Is this all covered under the revision code or can the AVG placement be additionally c... [ Read More ]
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My name is Jessenia. I am new to Medical Coding. This is my first post ever to AAPC. First post in my life on AAPC. Hello Hello!
Question: Will I be taking my classes through t... [ Read More ]
I have a surgery that I am stumped on, and was hoping someone could help me figure this one out.
my doc was planning on removing a mass but after getting closer to the "mass" he realized it... [ Read More ]
Hoping someone can assist with this. Florida Blue is denying claims with these codes billed stating a modifier is needed. These were performed in the office place of service and have always paid bille... [ Read More ]