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Second interim final rule implements additional protections and addresses the independent dispute resolution process. On Sept. 30 2021 the Department of Health and Human Services HHS the Department of... [ Read More ]
HEALTHCON Regional 2021 got off to a great start and the level of excitement remained high going into the third day. Many attendees both inperson and virtual began their day with the networking breakf... [ Read More ]
Those attending the first day of AAPCs Charleston regional conference hit the ground running and day two was no different. The day began with an early networking breakfast and a barrage of sightseeing... [ Read More ]
Education networking and good times drew hundreds of medical billers coders auditors and other healthcare business professionals to an AAPC regional conference today. The threeday conference Oct. 46 c... [ Read More ]
Time to make sure your practice is current on the 20212022 codes and payment allowances for flu vaccine and administration. With the novel coronavirus continuing to circulate and cause severe illness ... [ Read More ]
Can anyone please verify the correct way to bill a pap that was part of annual preventative but was done on a different date of service?
A patients comes in we bill 99396 with Z00.00, insurance pays v... [ Read More ]
What is the date of service reference to bill out 59515, the date of the first post partum visit?? Our organization, when appropriate, bills out 59430 when the global package is broken up, we never bi... [ Read More ]
We are considering using oral sedation in the office for ABR’s on young children. Can you give me some information on the codes that might be involved for the drug administration, monitoring and et... [ Read More ]
We have an auditing company auditing our notes and coding for nail trims and diabetic exams. They are telling us that we CAN NOT code from the body of the note, only from the Assessment and Plan. For... [ Read More ]
I was looking for some guidance on the midpoint for 99402- code reads approx. 30 mins. We spent 20 minutes with a patient so would this qualify for the billing of 99402 since we crossed the midpoint o... [ Read More ]
Can a coder enter diagnoses codes under assessment prior to office visit (to remind providers to capture HCC codes)?
I've been asked by my supervisor to review charts prior to appt and in the assessm... [ Read More ]
I have a new provider in our practice. My management staff wants her to start seeing patient's even though her set up is not completed with our PPO contracted insurance companies. Can I bill shared ... [ Read More ]
I have a question about the external ECG code sets. We do not bill a global code because we do not own the equipment and vendor does the scanning analysis and report portion. My question is related ... [ Read More ]
Hello: Can anyone tell me if there is a free site which provides Dental crossover codes to medical?
If anyone could provide the medical CPT crossover for HCPC D7730?
Thank you in advance.... [ Read More ]
I have a particular provider who is not a huge fan of documentation, and generally relies on his diagnoses and/or his prescriptions to justify billing a 99204/14 vs the 99203/13. According to all of t... [ Read More ]